This week we’re convening on the West Coast. Read on for where we’re headed.
- The mysterious people at Vespertine in LA have let us know they’re taking reservations. Pick up the phone if you’re up for a dinner inspired by architecture. (See also Destroyer: An Under-the-Radar Restaurant Serving Food from the Future.)
- Father’s Day is tomorrow. Still need a gift? Consult our Editor’s Picks.
- New York City readers: Julie recommends a pop-up to celebrate Simple Fare, today at noon.
- Inside an all-time favorite.
- Revisiting a guide to SF’s best.
- On our bookshelf: Ornament is Crime by the founders of the Modern House.
- Here on the East Coast, Margot’s checking out Hypermobility at the Whitney, a show of Alexander Calder’s kinetic sculptures.
- We’re fans of Murray Moss, who held court at his eponymous SoHo design gallery for years. Margot’s been tracking his comings and goings: He has decamped to an orangey-red historic house in Connecticut.
- June brides, consider yourselves warned: Don’t put these on your wedding registry.
- Izabella is considering a stay at a New York hotel with guest rooms like ship’s cabins.
- This week’s most popular post? An actress’s Gramercy Park apartment, transformed.
- Heading into SF Design Week, Meredith is bookmarking Corbusier’s pigments, hands-on; a talk featuring Catherine Kwong (a member of RADD); and a screening of Yohji Yamamoto: Dressmaker.
- Plus, don’t forget: Enter our Considered Design Awards before it’s too late. (Submissions close on June 22.)
For more of what we’ve had our eye on lately, check out our recent finds:
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