If you’ve had the good fortune to have a meal at one of Il Buco‘s restaurants, you likely left feeling the warm afterglow of a good meal and good conversation. The experience is less like dining in a restaurant and more like attending a cozy candle-lit dinner party.
It makes sense then that the motto of Il Buco Vita, the tableware and home decor store that sprang from the original restaurant, is: “Every Table, A Story.” The stories here, though, belong to the ceramic plates, hand-blown glasses, woven tablecloths, and other artisan-made Italian housewares curated by its founding team—Donna Lennard (the owner and founder of the restaurants), architect Lorenzo Radi, and artist Antonello Radi. The shop is a place for the three friends to share their handmade finds, much of it from the Old World.
Last month, Il Buco Vita opened its first West Coast outpost, in an open-air shopping center in Culver City, CA. Unlike their small shops in NYC’s East Village and Amangansett, NY, their LA location is large and airy, with an industrial vibe: “Previously it was a Japanese-inspired fish restaurant opened by a group from Australia,” says Donna. “We softened the space with our signature palette of soft whites, incandescent lighting, and warm antique rugs and furnishings.”
Below, she shares the details on Il Buco Vita’s new digs at at 8820 Washington Blvd, Suite 101.
Photography by Ingalls Photography, courtesy of Il Buco Vita.
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Frequently asked questions
What is Il Buco Vita?
Il Buco Vita is a tableware and home goods store located with locations in Los Angeles, New York City, and Amangansett, NY.
Where is Il Buco Vita located?
Il Buco Vita is located in Los Angeles, California.
What does Il Buco Vita sell?
Il Buco Vita sells a variety of home goods, including rugs, lighting, tableware, and accessories, all of which can be purchased at the store or on their website Ilbucovita.com.
Do they offer shipping services?
Yes, Il Buco Vita offers shipping services for their products. Customers can inquire about shipping options and costs in-store.
Can I return or exchange products purchased from Il Buco Vita?
Yes, Il Buco Vita allows returns and exchanges within a certain time frame, provided the product is in its original condition. It is recommended to contact the store directly for more information on their return policy.
What are the store hours of Il Buco Vita?
Il Buco Vita is open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Tuesday through Saturday.
Is Il Buco Vita closed on Sundays and Mondays?
Yes, Il Buco Vita is closed on Sundays and Mondays.
Does Il Buco Vita offer any design services?
Yes, Il Buco Vita offers design services. Customers can consult with their design team for assistance with home decor and furniture selection.
Is there parking available near Il Buco Vita?
Yes, there is parking available near Il Buco Vita. Customers can use street parking or nearby parking lots.