Steal This Look: Barbara Bestor Dining Room by

Issue 45 · LA Finds · November 4, 2008

Steal This Look: Barbara Bestor Dining Room

Issue 45 · LA Finds · November 4, 2008

Los Angeles–based architect Barbara Bestor wrote the book (literally) on bohemian modern. We love her refreshingly low-key approach, on display in her own Silverlake abode, especially this easy-to-recreate dining area (see an LA Times slideshow of Bestor throwing a dinner party).

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Below: The Blu Dot Strut Dining Table is available in ivory, robin's egg blue, olive, or watermelon; $1,299 for the 90-inch-long size, $1,099 for the 75-inch size at Design Public.

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Bestor uses the Philippe Starck Objet Perdu chair designed for Driade (and reminiscent of Gio Ponti's Superleggera Chair, designed in 1957). The Object Perdu chair is available with either a natural wicker seat or a black interlaced plastic seat; $1,264 for a set of two at Unica Home.

Below: This pair of Object Perdu chromed side chairs is currently available at Home 114 through 1st Dibs. http://giopontichrome.jpg

Below: Bamboo rattan Leran Pendant Lamp; $89.99 for the 24-inch size (smaller shades available) at Ikea.

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Below: Bohemian Modern: Living in Silver Lake, by Barbara Bestor; $23.07 at Amazon.

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