Mark your calendars: The Remodelista and Gardenista editors and their favorite California designer/makers and store creators will be at two-day holiday markets at either end of the state next month. Join us:
- Los Angeles (Saturday and Sunday, December 5-6): The Remodelista Market will be in residence at Big Daddy’s Antiques at 3334 La Cienega Place near Culver City from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
- San Francisco (Saturday and Sunday, December 12-13): The Remodelista Market will be in the factory space at Heath Ceramics at 2900 18th St. in the Mission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
The assembled talents will include up-and-coming stars as well as longtime Remodelista favorites. Expect a one-stop holiday shop. See you there–we’ll be doing our shopping at the markets, too.
Here’s a preview of some of the highlights.
Above: More than 30 local artisans will be showcasing their wares at Big Daddy’s, including (clockwise from top left):
Jessica Wertz Ceramics: Handmade tableware with clean lines and a cottage vibe.
Edible Gardens LA: Designs for garden and home by organic vegetable garden designer Lauri Kranz and friends. That’s a bird feeder shown above.
De Jong & Co.: Wooden serving boards, pepper mills, and elemental furniture by three talented siblings.
Mohinders: Made-in-India woven leather “city slippers” that our own Jessica Marshall has crowned the world’s most comfy shoe.
Windy Chien: Wooden spoons from a master carver (and former punk rocker and Apple exec).
Knotwork LA: Inventive porcelain air plant hangers, inlaid stoneware, and wooden baby rattles made by an architect-industrial designer couple.
Mt. Washington Pottery: Neo-hippie ceramics from bells and talismans to tableware from a happening Topanga Canyon studio.
Wrk-Shp: Japanese-accented accessories–wooden wall cleats and chic paint-dipped canvas bags included–from an architect couple in LA.
Block Shop: The cult following for sister duo Lily and Hopie Stockman keeps growing. In addition to Indian block-printed scarves, they’re now producing pillows.
Above: More than 40 sellers will be at our fourth annual holiday market at Heath Ceramics, including (clockwise from top left):
Julia Turner: Graphic enamelwork and other jewelry from a California College of the Arts teacher.
Elsie Green: An inspired collection of new and vintage finds for the home gathered from markets in France and beyond.
Len Carella: High-fired sculptural, minimalist ceramics by a San Francisco artist.
Coyuchi: Organic cotton sheets, bedding, and tableware from a now classic Northern California brand.
Petel: From a couple who met while she was in the Peace Corps in Mauritania, small-batch goods, including feather-edged pillows and wooden bowls, that combine San Francisco design and West African materials.
True Nature Botanicals: A Mill Valley line of skin potions that we swear by.
í€plat: Ingenious canvas bags for toting pies, produce, baguettes, and bouquets.
The Citizenry: Thoughtfully designed fair-trade home goods created by artisans from around the world.
For more, go to Remodelista Markets.