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Best Home Décor Hotspots In Los Angeles

October 7, 2010 1:10 PM

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Los Angeles has plenty of design tastemakers and aficionados, but like everything else, finding good design is about location.

LA CIENEGA DESIGN QUARTER

www.lcdqla.com

La Cienega Boulevard, from Melrose to Santa Monica is the Mecca for high-end antiques, furnishing and materials. The shops, galleries, showrooms and neighboring Pacific Design Center are where designers shop.

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Lee Stanton Antiques

769 N. La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles 90069
(310) 855-9800
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Lee Stanton carries stylish 17th and 18th century British and European Antiques. The airy showroom and rear pied-a-terre were designed to feel like an extension of the antiquarian’s home.

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Jean de Merry

8417 Melrose Place
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 655-9193
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Hidden on Melrose Place, this exquisite showroom features lighting, seating and textiles that are hand-cut, hand-forged or hand-died in the French tradition of craftsmanship. Custom 20th century furniture as well as singular drapery and lighting are just a few of the offerings.

Maison Schembri

812 N La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 657.8797
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Maison Schembri has a large collection of unusual modern antique furniture from around the world including pieces from designers like Gio Ponti, Jacques Adnet and Karl Springer.

3RD STREET

Small boutiques with design personalities as diverse as their owners are intermingled among clothing stores and restaurants in this hip shopping district near The Grove.

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Room Service

5901 W. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
www.roomservicestore.com

Owners John and Taryn Bernard design most of this store’s furniture, an eclectic mix of mid century, Hollywood Regency and reproductions of iconic designs from the 1960s and ’70s. Celebrity clientele like Megan Fox and Kim Kardashian aren’t as impressive as the staff who are über welcoming and knowledgeable.

DOWNTOWN

Looking for reclaimed architectural elements or furniture? Go Downtown.

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Olde Good Things

1800 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 746-8600 / (213) 746-8611
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This massive warehouse has everything from bronze sconces from New York’s Toy Building to Brazilian wood beams reclaimed from Coney Island. For decorative metal, hardware, chandeliers, industrial goods, or any reclaimed item you could possibly want, they will have it or help you find it.

Kim Kuhteubl is obsessed with lamps, chandeliers and the “guts” of buildings. For more visit www.bykimk.com or follow her on Twitter @byKimK.
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