2013 June Archive

Party with Us in 3D: Showcase on 3D Printing 6/27

By: Rose Apodaca

Celebrate the inaugural Design Shopping Night this Thursday, June 27, from 6 to 9 p.m., in 3D at A+R La Brea. We are so thrilled to be showcasing a few of the world’s firsts in this revolutionary field, including the Cube by Cubify, the easiest, most reliable 3D printer certified for safe at-home use by […]

Wish Upon an A+R: Trina Turk

By: Rose Apodaca

In the midst of launching her very own signature Malibu Barbie and prepping for her much-anticipated afternoon talk “Re-Imagining California Classics” at Dwell on Design Friday, lifestyle designer Trina Turk took a few minutes out to inaugurate our series “Wish Upon an A+R.”  In this regular column, we will regularly feature A+R pals sharing what […]

Be Our Guest

By: Rose Apodaca

Starting today, we are giving away a pair of tickets daily to this weekend’s Dwell on Design show at the Los Angeles Convention Center. That is a $60 value, and entering is easy. DoD is a design slam open to trade and consumers, with a schedule rife with talks, activities, tours, designer meet-and-greets and a […]

First-Ever A+R Sale!

By: Rose Apodaca

With this year’s thorough spring cleaning we’ve decided it’s high-time A+R holds its first-ever annual sale. The big sale starts this Saturday, June 15, at 4 p.m., and is taking place ONLY at our location at 171 S. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles. It’s part of the inaugural Summer Series Block Party hosted by the […]

West Side Home Tour 2013

By: Conor Ford

We’re thrilled to serve as the box office this Saturday morning for the West side leg of the hotly anticipated Dwell on Design Home Tours series. Five homes in A+R West’s backyard, nestled in the beach-side communities of Venice and Santa Monica and selected by Dwell Magazine editors, will open their doors to some 500 […]

Get Your Tix: Rose Chats with Michael Schmidt at LACMA

By: Rose Apodaca

Madonna, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Cher, Tina Turner and a galaxy of pop culture’s supernovas owe a flash of their sparkle to Michael Schmidt, whose imaginative, provocative costumes and accessories are innovations in craftsmanship and materials—as disparate as plastic Legos, razor blades, Swarovski Elements and sterling silver links. This spring the Los Angeles designer made history […]

ICFF Recap: Persistence of Memory

By: Rose Apodaca

So much to see, and in so little time. Extended as the weekend was for us in New York, hitting everything we wanted to see during the design fair anchored by ICFF required a measure of fortitude, strategy, wit and equal parts caffeine and cocktails. Only two of our four fast and furious days were […]

Love Dad

By: Conor Ford

It’s only one official day a year that we get a full 24 hours to celebrate the fathers in our lives. Mark the occasion with something the Old Man might actually love. We’ve pulled together a few items that not only make us think fondly of Dad, but when he pulls off the bow and […]