HBCA Outdoor Living 2017 / Bay Area Edition : Page 36

C AL E N D AR LEGENDS: Your True Colors 5/9-11 e elaborate window displays from more than 60 La Cienega Design Quarter galleries, storefronts and showrooms are the main draw for this fest, as artists, architects and industry insiders talk all things design during parties, receptions, keynotes and panels. Tickets $75, locations vary, L.A., lcdqla.com year’s tour kicks o with a new evening garden party the night before. 9 AM , tickets $50-$215, locations vary, La Jolla, lajollahistory.org the Bay Area, this year’s theme, Question Everything, invites you to think deeper about the role, usage and future of design. Locations vary, 2017.sfdesignweek.org Los Angeles Modernism Show 6/9-11 For her master suite at the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase, interior designer Tineke Triggs was inspired by the late David Bowie and his wife, Iman. Newport Harbor Home & Garden Tour 5/17 Good luck going home empty-handed at this collector’s haven, as shoppers browse a wide selection of art, furniture and wares. More than 40 exhibitors are set to attend. Tickets $15-$250, 3Labs, Culver City, lamodernism.com Hubbell/Ilan-Lael Foundation Father’s Day Open House and Studio Tour 6/18 In the Heights Decorators are the stars of the San Francisco Decorator Showcase , where 29 Bay-area designers unite to bring their signature style to an 11,000-square-foot Classical Revival mansion in Pacific Heights. Here, Director of Operations Jenny Borden previews what’s in store for the 40-year-old design event. April 29-May 29, tickets $40, decoratorshowcase.org –SH What do you look for when selecting a showcase house? Our goal is to get a house that’s more than 10,000 square feet. Size is the biggest factor since we want to get 30-plus designers in. We also need exibility from the owner so the designers can execute their vision. How do you know when you’ve found the right home? It varies. is house was purchased by the owners in late 2013 and early 2014. ey started doing renovations and reached out to us to take it to the next level. Why are homeowners so eager to open their doors for the showcase? If the house is for sale and has not been getting many o ers, sometimes owners will take it o the market and allow us to do a ve-month renovation and open it to the public. You get 10,000 to 15,000 people in a month to tour the showcase house. It’s a great opportunity to showcase your house and get upgrades in a short period of time. Who are some of this year’s participating designers? Half of the designers are new to Showcase this year, and the other half have participated in the past. We’re excited to have designers like Jon de la Cruz, Ian Stallings and Catherine Kwong participating. Which design trends can visitors expect to see? ree designers are using handpainted de Gournay wallpaper. We’ve seen quite a bit of green in all of the proposal boards from the designers, along with cobalt blue, turquoise and emerald. It’s going to be very vibrant house this year. The La Jolla Secret Garden Tour & Candlelight Garden Soiree 5/20 An annual fundraiser for the La Jolla Historical Society, guests of this self-guided tour gain rare access to the most immaculate, secluded gardens in the region. is SF Design Week 6/14-22 With more than 60 studio tours and 200 individual events lined up throughout 36 I NTE R I O R S S P R I N G 2 0 1 7 | M O D E R N L U X U R Y.C O M SAN FRANCISCO DECORATOR SHOWCASE PHOTO BY AUBRIE PICK PHOTOGRAPHY It’s not every day that you can browse the private homes and gardens of Orange County’s most stylish residents. Get design inspiration from your neighbors and raise money for the Newport Harbor High School during this annual home tour. 9 AM , tickets $85-$95, locations vary, Newport Beach, newportharbor hometour.com Home — So Different, So Appealing 6/11-10/15 A joint e ort between LACMA and e Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Home — So Di erent, So Appealing examines how Latin American and U.S.-born Latino artists use the concept of “home” in their artwork to provide commentary on the state of economics and development throughout the world. Tickets $15, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, L.A., lacma.org Built mostly by hand using the natural shape and materials found in nature, the home of artist James Hubbell is a must-see for SoCal design denizens. Attendees will tour Hubbell’s tranquil living quarters, studio, chapel and passage garden. 10 AM , tickets $50, Home of James and Anne Hubbell, Julian, ilanlaelfoundation.org Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior 6/24-8/20 While Frank Lloyd Wright is most known for his groundbreaking architecture, it’s his furniture and interior designs that are at the heart of this exhibit. is high-quality reproduction collection of rarely seen objects, drawings and furnishings provides new insight into the visionary’s take on functional design and interiors. Tickets $10-$15, Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, bowers.org

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