Design News and Events: Looking back at the Month of September

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During the month of September, we rounded out the last few weeks of Summer (tear rolling down my cheek) and introduced the Fall Season. Even though I may associate September with the end of warm summer nights, I did enjoy a strong month of design news and events. The month kicked off with one of my favorite design trade shows in Paris - Maison&Objet. Many new products were introduced and you can find a trend report from the event on The Lonny Blog

New York's Fashion Night Out

Not only do I love design, I LOVE fashion and was so bummed that I couldn't make it to Fashion's Night Out in New York. Since I couldn't make the event, I decided to take inspiration from the runway and pair it with interior spaces. You can't go wrong with forest green in fashion and interiors!

LACMA California Design, 1930-1965 Exhibit

Love California architecture that was built during the 1930s - 1960s. The Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art (LACMA) is hosting the exhibit California Design, 1930-1965, which will be open to the public this weekend. 

Lamps Plus Featured Around the Web:

Real Simple lists Lamps Plus as a great source for an extensive selection of light fixtures.

Love it when you find a way to create a high end look for less? Our Robert Abbey Genie Silver and Orange Ceramic Table Lamp was featured on a "look for less" inspiration board on Tobi's Blog.

Lamps Plus was listed in's roundup of best sources for tech lighting.

Next month...Architecture Month in Los Angeles. The City of Los Angeles officially proclaimed the month of October Architecture Month, so take the month and appreciate and celebrate local architecture and historical landmarks.


Images: Maison&Objet, LACMA, Shopbop & Apartment Therapy via How to Translate NY Fashion Trends into Your Home

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  • FYI - The California Design exhibit at LACMA is part of a larger project called Pacific Standard Time, with exhibits at museums all across Southern California.

    There's more info here:

    UC Santa Barbara has a interesting show on architect Cliff May and the rise of ranch style home architecture.

Design News and Events: Looking back at the Month of September