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Discover What to Explore in Santa Monica During WestEdge Design FairTuesday 16 October 2018
Discover What to Explore in Santa Monica During WestEdge Design Fair ⇒ WestEdge Design Fair is entering its sixth edition and ready to offer the best solutions when it comes to modern and contemporary design. This year, the event will take place from 18-21 October at the Barker Hangar, in Santa Monica, California in an extremely curated environment that is bound to engage, entertain and inspire its visitors. Today, CovetED will talk not only about the essence of the trade show but also the best surrounding design locations one ought to visit during their stays, such as luxury hotels, restaurants, design showrooms, and other attractions.
The fair offers the opportunity to shop from premium home furnishings brands-many new to the West Coast and meet the designers behind thousands of inspiring products in various sectors, from rugs to furniture as well as technology, kitchen, outdoors, bathrooms, accessories, among many others. In addition, attendees gain insight from leading names in the design industry with a full series of educational programs/seminars and special events.
Home to internationally renowned museums, leading design schools, hundreds of manufacturing brands, and a prodigious number of leading architecture and design firms, the Southern Californian fair is one of the most progressive design platforms that seeks, above all, to promote creativity and innovation.
Now, CovetED has made a selection featuring some of the best design attractions and establishments one should consider paying a visit during their experience in Santa Monica.
Five-Star Hospitality Venues
Shutters on the Beach Hotel is nestled in one of the most desirable locations in Southern California. Here, guests can enjoy from white sand beaches and a gentle ocean breeze. The hotel is comprised of 186 generous guestrooms and 12 suites that feature interiors by the renowned designer, Michael S. Smith. Recalling the quintessential cottages of Cape Cod, the hotel offers yet a remarkable restaurant, a beach café and luxurious spa with organic wellness treatments.
⇒ Address: 1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405, USA
The Historic luxury hotel was inspired by the grand villas of the Mediterranean as well as the beachy vibe of Santa Monica. Its contemporary interiors were also designed by the Michael S. Smith. The hotel’s exterior structure benefits from the classic Italian Renaissance style.
⇒ Address: 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405, USA
At the Marina del Rey Ritz-Carlon Hotel, one can authentically experience the sophisticated spirit of Southern California. Guests have access to beautiful beaches, incredible cuisine, utterly well-appointed interiors, the only waterfront saltwater pool in LA, a luxury spa, among many other thrilling features.
⇒ Address: 4375 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, USA
A part of the Luxury Collection Hotels, Beverly Hills’ SLS Hotel masterfully combines boutique style with creativity and fun. The five-star hotel features remarkable interiors by Philippe Starck and guests can also be delighted by the culinary skills of Chef José Andrés.
⇒ Address: 465 La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
Since opening in 1975, Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills has been the epitome of Hollywood glamour and a place where entertainment and cultural icons have come to unwind and be inspired. Reigned by elegance, the hotel has redifined the concept of boutique and luxury hospitality.
⇒ Address: 9291 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90210, USA
Fine Dining Restaurants
From the intriguing seasonally-driven menu to its world-class wine list, Mélisse is a two Michelin Star Award-winning restaurant owned and operated by Chef Josiah Citrin. Mélisse inspires all of the senses with its chic ambience, superb, contemporary French cuisine and gracious service.
⇒ Address: 1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
Piero Selvaggio’s Valentino is widely regarded as one of the finest Italian restaurants in the U.S. The restaurant provides flawless and timeless menus repelte with memorable dishes such as the Antipasto. As a whole, Valentino is both a reflection of those classic Italian traditions and the changing lifestyles and expectations of today’s diner.
⇒ Address: 3115 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA
The New American cuisine restaurant is a lauded flagship fine dining venue in Santa Monica, led by the culinary expertise of chef Andrew Kirschner. The menus bring to one’s palate all types of globally inspired flavours, making it one of the best restaurants in the U.S.
⇒ Address: 602 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
Best Interior Design Showrooms/Stores to Visit
Regarded as one of the best interior designers of our generations, Michael S. Smith is best known for his elegant, luxurious and sophisticated aesthetic. From furniture collections to wallcoverings and fabrics, you can sense the designer’s unique approach to design in this exceptionally curated showroom.
⇒ Address: 1646 19th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
The renowned interior designer, Jonathan Adler opened up a mod-influenced design store in Santa Monica that features his vibrant line of contemporary furniture, lamps and accessories.
⇒ Address: 395 Santa Monica place #136, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
Located in a vintage 1930s brick building, DWR’s Santa Monica studio was recently expanded and remodelled. It showcases a series of novelties and classic products.
⇒ Address: 332 Santa Monica Blvd #2206, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
Discover Other Thrilling Desing Attractions in Santa Monica
Altogether, Santa Monica has quite a strong design community all around. Make sure not to miss the WestEdge Design Fair to find out its latest trends and news!
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