Salon Series: Cristian Zuzunaga

By: Rose Apodaca

You’re invited! Meet critically-acclaimed design Cristian Zuzunaga at A+R new downtown Los Angeles showroom. Digital meets analogue in Cristian’s Technicolor, prize-winning designs—furniture, lighting, textiles and fashion. The Catalan designer, who splits his time monthly between Barcelona and London, will speak on his creative process and the internationalism captivating the design world during this Thursday evening […]

The This-Rarely-Ever-Happens Sale

By: Rose Apodaca

Score BIG at one of the biggest sales A+R’s has ever held. Sealed and open-box merchandise and floor models are among the furniture, lighting and decor available at 30% to 80% off. Don’t rely on what’s on our SALE page online. The offerings and discounts exceed what is listed there. Sale will be happening at ROW—but […]

Preview the New A+R @ROWDTLA

By: Rose Apodaca

Join us in celebrating the opening of our new downtown Los Angeles showroom, June 9 from 6-9 pm. In conjunction with the LA Design Festival, the Friday evening soiree is a chance for a first-hand peek inside our grandest space to date.

We’re hiring…

By: Andy and Rose

FULL-TIME Design Adviser with EXPERIENCE in SALES and CUSTOMER SERVICE is sought for a growing Independent Modern Design Resource with a Showroom catering to Consumers and Trade in Los Angeles (in between Hollywood and Mid-Wilshire; soon in Downtown LA). Only candidates who are highly motivated, self-disciplined, career-minded, require a FULL-TIME schedule and can work weekends […]

Art Cleans Up: the Story Behind the Brillo Box

By: Rose Apodaca

Context is everything. On April 21, 1964, Andy Warhol marked his second exhibition by filling the Stable Gallery in New York with pine boxes silk screened exactly like the original boxes he found at his local supermarket packaging Brillo soap, Heinz ketchup, Campbell’s tomato juice, Mott’s apple juice, Kellogg’s cornflakes and Del Monte peach halves. […]

Valentine’s 2017

By: Rose Apodaca

Edition 7 of the annual Valentine’s card is an ode to values we hold dear, both personally and professionally. EQUALITY: He might be a white male, but Andy champions equal rights and respect for all regardless of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race or faith. TRUTH: As a career journalist before founding A+R, Rose upholds fact-based […]

A Shout Out in Wallpaper!

By: Rose Apodaca

Two of our faves in 1 cool feature: Wallpaper Magazine spotlights LeeBroom this weekend, in a feature on the critically acclaimed British designer’s newly opened US flagship in SoHo—and his dedicated space set to debut in A+R’s newest showroom at ROW DTLA. We heralded Lee to North America after meeting him at Salone de Mobile […]

Sale: Pablo Lighting

By: Rose Apodaca

Sale: RS Barcelona

By: Rose Apodaca

Sale: Anglepoise

By: Rose Apodaca

#BeautyMattersHui = 2 LU|HSW Credits

By: Rose Apodaca

Earn 2 LU|HSW credits at “Beauty Matters,” an exploration of aesthetics, design and future environmental sustainability by internationally acclaimed designer David Trubridge. The 35-minute talk, drawn from content from his Tedx and SXSW presentation transcends David’s work and kicks off his 6-city U.S. Hui tour. A hui is Māori  for a social gathering, a nod […]