Backstage at Westweek 2011

See the show's best furniture, fabric, and more.

fabric in a fabric store
Orli Ben-Dor
Go behind the scenes with Miescisko senior editor Orli Ben-Dor during the Pacific Design Center's annual Los Angeles design event. She scoured the town for the top furniture, fabric, shops, and more.
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fabric in a fabric store
Orli Ben-Dor
Fabrics, Fabrics, Everywhere
Our first stop was Harbinger in the always-charming Almont Yard—an indoor/outdoor enclave of design shops in West Hollywood. If you love prints, check it out!
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man holding fabric
Orli Ben-Dor
At it Again
, the interior, furniture, and textile designer, shows off his new goods in his just-opened second shop on La Cienega—just a hop, skip, and a jump from his other location.
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fabric in a pile near a window
Orli Ben-Dor
Brilliant Fabrics
After a dreary winter in New York City, the sun streaming in made these new fabrics at look especially appealing.
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man looking at fabric
Orli Ben-Dor
Editor’s Touch
Newell gets up close and personal with ’s collection at .
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panel discussion with screen in background
Orli Ben-Dor
All Together Now
A momentous panel at the featuring four editors in chief, moderated by the design center’s Charles Cohen (far right). Topics ranged from how to get published to the direction of design today.
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Orli Ben-Dor
Documentary Design
A fabric remnant from the Hearst Castle archives inspired a bright indoor/outdoor collection at at the PDC.
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indoor outdoor furniture in a store
Orli Ben-Dor
Off the Wall
The David Sutherland showroom at the Pacific Design Center showcased these great modern tapestries by out of Paris.
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chandelier in los angeles showroom
Orli Ben-Dor
Rising Star
’s sweet, eponymous new shop just across from the PDC has favorite wallcoverings and fabrics from the likes of and . She’ll work with designers and homeowners, so give her a call!
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furniture in showroom
Orli Ben-Dor
That's outdoor?!
Decorator ’s collection of outdoor furniture at her eponymous shop on La Cienega really blurs the lines between what lives in the living room and the garden.
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vintage store filled with furniture
Orli Ben-Dor
Look Up
There’s not a surface at on La Cienega that’s not covered with funky vintage finds — don’t forget to look up!
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chess board
Orli Ben-Dor
Check Mate
At , a Mexico-based design firm that’s just opened a shop in LA, you can find anything from furniture to great gifts, like this industrial chessboard. Find it tucked away on N. Spaulding just off of Sunset Blvd.
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blue fur chair
Orli Ben-Dor
Thrown for a Loop
The boys at in Brentwood gave this iconic chair a groovy makeover. What would legendary decorator Frances Elkins say?
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colorful finials lined up in rows
Orli Ben-Dor
It's Electric
Remember these finials from our March issue? It was fun to see them all lined up at Hillary Thomas’s , also in Brentwood.
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chair in room
Orli Ben-Dor
Community Center
After a morning in Brentwood, we headed back to West Hollywood to check out , which launched their line with design firm . Here, a glimpse at the window display — very Don Draper meets LA!
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furniture store
Orli Ben-Dor
The Big Time
White House decorator ’s spacious new showroom on Melrose Ave. — steps from the PDC — features his own Jasper furniture and fabric line, along with a handful of other special sources.
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