Interior Archive

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: RS Barcelona

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 […]

Join Us for “Beauty Matters” + David Trubridge

By: Rose Apodaca

Can design be good design if it is not sustainable and beautiful? Internationally acclaimed designer David Trubridge answers this as part of his latest Hui, a 6-city US tour kicking off at A+R on April 28. Join us to gather, learn and share in this exploration on aesthetics, design and the environment. A hui is […]

The R+A Behind A+R

By: Andy and Rose

As we mark this winter 2015-2016 season by celebrating a decade of A+R, it’s telling in this age of Amazonian retailers and “boutique” brands backed by VC’s, that there are always clients surprised to learn that there really is someone behind the “A”—Andy Griffith—and the “R”—Rose Apodaca. (Yep, and we count on an amazing team […]

#LaPetiteAplusR #Giveaway! (Hashtag That?)

By: Rose Apodaca

In celebration of our partnership La Petit Magazine, we holding a giveaway to win editor-in-chief #RachelleFrancey‘s favorite #FlipTable by @Menu and @Normarchitects. And it’s all on Instagram! How to Win: 1. Follow @aplusrdesign @kenziepoo (that’s Rachelle) on #Instagram. 2. Repost this image and comment by telling us where in your home you would feature your […]

In Pixelated Color with Cristian Zuzunaga

By: Rose Apodaca

“The pixel is the icon of our time,” declares the Barcelona-born designer Cristian Zuzunaga. Certainly, with the elemental pattern in his command, he more than makes his argument with an expanding range of décor and fashion products realized in his signature graphic Technicolor textiles that are fast raising the 30-something designer to icon status. Digital […]

White Hot

By: Rose Apodaca

Maybe it was the 81-degree weather by 8 o’clock this morning, but I craved the crispness of white today. Normally clad in black, I slipped into an over-sized white shirt, a recent acquisition from the COS for Opening Ceremony collab. On my feet, my comfy white Puma ballet slipper-like sneakers, and on my nose my […]

Be My Guest as I Moderate: Designing with Art

By: Rose Apodaca

An art lover, I’ve never been one to advocate that any work be shoehorned into a color scheme: a Jackson Pollack because it matches the confetti-colored sofa? (To wit, I also don’t care for matching my toe and finger nail lacquer shades.) Yet art, the art you want to proudly enjoy in your home or […]

WestEdge Come and Gone

By: Rose Apodaca

The WestEdge Design Fair this last weekend had its moments, but far and above the standout was winning an award from Metropolis Magazine for the Karimoku New Standard Collection showcased in the A+R booth. Karimoku was among the 8 incredible lines, many of them new to North America, which we presented during the 4-day design […]