MEET THE YOUNG L.A. DEALER WHO’S CHANGING THE GAME

If you’ve ever fantasized about shopping your chicest gal pal’s downtown pad, let us introduce you to Gabriela Rosales, the 28-year-old Vassar and USC alum who’s curated the apartment of your dreams. Based out of L.A., Rosales is the owner of Formative Modern, a gallery-apartment hybrid specializing in rare 20th Century modernist design.

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IN PROFILE: FRAN HICKMAN

Meet design’s newest Brit It Girl: Fran Hickman. A born and bred Londoner, Hickman earned her impeccable design pedigree courtesy of turns at Soho House Group and Colefax & Fowler before founding her namesake firm, Fran Hickman Designs, in 2014. Since then, Hickman has been outfitting luxe spaces around the English capital for an incredibly posh roster of clientele. From upgrading a row of Belgravia horse stables into Moda Operandi’s dreamy showroom to transforming a neglected Mayfair townhouse into the sleek, members-only Chess Club, Hickman has proven that she can spin any space into an enviable interior.

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INSIDE THE HAAS BROTHERS’ ECCENTRIC L.A. STUDIO

When your first jobs include constructing cabinets for Toby McGuire and set props for Lady Gaga it can be tough to generate a worthy follow up act. Fortunately for Niki and Simon Haas of the Haas Brothers that hasn’t been a problem in the least.

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THE SYMPHONIC SCULPTURE OF HARRY BERTOIA

Haunting, church-like, soul-cleansing. When it comes to the sounds produced by Harry Bertoia’s musical sculptures, there’s no shortage of words to describe them. While most associate Harry Bertoia with the iconic, diamond-shaped chairs he created for Knoll, chairs were only a small part of the equation for the Italian-born sculptor and designer. His true muse? Metal. Bertoia was transfixed by metal and the ways in which it could be manipulated to create not just furniture and sculpture, but sound. Read More