The inaugural WestEdge Design Fair launched in Los Angeles last week, offering the West Coast its own, much-needed destination for architects, designers and collectors.
One of the fair's founders, Megan Reilly, says Los Angeles was the ideal place for WestEdge, given its unique character created by all its different communities. "Los Angeles is so large and spread out," Reilly says.
Each area seems to have such a unique identity, from the more glamour-infused West Hollywood and newly developed downtown, to the bohemian-chic stores in Venice and old world appeal of Pasadena. There are so many pockets, all with interesting histories and stories to tell, with so many creative types doing and making things here. I think that combo makes for a great design destination.
Here are my top ten design moments from WestEdge 2013.
I look forward to seeing Westedge in its second year, October 2-5, 2014.