Based in Los Angeles, Anonymous Architects was founded by Simon Storey in 2005 with the aim of bringing together theory and architecture. Simon believes that these two worlds are constantly evolving and inseparable. The office aims to avoid rote design and find unity in the process of creating architecture. Current projects include several custom residences in Southern California.
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This Los Angeles-based collaborative architecture firm produces design that navigates between popular culture, art and architecture. Recent projects include custom residences, art environments, collaborative installations, graphics and commercial spaces. Barbara Bestor is the author of Bohemian Modern: Living in Silverlake (Harper Collins 2006). The studio's work has been published in a wide range of media including national and international print journalism and video. The office’s manifesto, embedded in the work, is “Everyone should experience strange beauty everyday."
Emily Jagoda, owner of Jagoda Architecture, is known for creating open plans that provide ample natural light and spaces that respond to the lives of the inhabitants. Her practice, formerly based in Los Angeles and now in San Francisco, focuses on carefully constructed custom residences.
Larson Shores Architects
Larson Shores is a robust architecture firm that offers multidisciplinary design, from architecture to interiors, that is thoughtful and elegant. Larson Shores currently has a portfolio that is focused on residential design, commercial design and full-scale interior design projects. Its body of work demonstrates the firm’s commitment to connecting buildings that are detailed specifically to their function, with a considered approach to their impact on the context.
An interior designer and former consultant for Smith & Noble, Melissa Kirkpatrick shares her insider knowledge of the world’s most venerated fabric houses with her new line, MK Collection. The line offers an extensive array of fine fabrics, rugs and wallcoverings sourced in partnership with the world’s leading textile artists and design fabricators. The marriage of just the right color, pattern, material and texture is signature of Melissa's work. Intertwining history, painterly color and its founder’s passion for fine art, MK Collection envelopes spaces in elegance and emotion.
Space International is an award-winning design studio that is dedicated to producing innovative, perceptive design in a rapidly evolving and expanding culture. Since its inception in 1998, the goals of Space International have been to heighten the experience of the natural and physical realm through the conception and realization of situated works of architecture, landscape and interior environments. Michael Ferguson is a founder of Space International.
Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, Zinc Details is an independently owned showroom, gallery, modern design authority and essential resource for the San Francisco creative community. Founded in 1991 by Vasilios “Vas” Kiniris and his wife Wendy Nishimura Kiniris, Zinc Details assembles an exuberant mix of art, design and craft that is expertly curated from sources around the globe. With an ever-changing array of new products, this unique collection brings together brand names like Knoll, Herman Miller and Vitra with work by emerging talents and local Bay Area artists.