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).



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.


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.


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


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