We’ve noted the farm-to-table eatery renovation down the street and the refurbished pied-à-terre across town. Get ready for a sneak peek at the projects influencing us now, Los Angeles.

Did you see the beach bungalow seeking transformation? Did you see the rooftop tavern just two blocks over, with a soft opening next week? If not, we have the latest information. You may think you’re up-to-date on the latest new concept, every space experiencing growth and updating. In a metropolis like L.A., with off-the-beaten path locales and spots unseen, we’ve unveiled hidden gems. We’ve scoped out the redesigns in progress, as well as those coming soon.

In order to gain a new design outlook, it’s necessary to stretch the limits of our own capability. It’s imperative to study the philosophy and craftsmanship of others.

We’ve amassed an archive aligned with your sophisticated taste. It’s a place to explore projects of fellow passionate architects, contractors, interior designers, and novice design professionals. It’s the insight on envied redesigns and on how they develop the planning stages to finished product. Learn about the faces behind Los Angeles's most-talked-about restorations and repairs. With a glimpse inside these recent renovations and renderings, we hope to spark your own innovative fire.

Remember that abandoned warehouse you always envisioned turning into loft apartments? Think of that rooftop you picture undergoing a terrace conversion. Or there’s that deserted space that screams potential for a new java joint.

Perhaps these are the ideas that need extra inspiration, and a push of confidence to move forward.

A Diamond from the Rubbish

The refreshing interior of Rubies + Diamonds in Hollywood marks yet another design success for Silver Lake’s most sought-after designer, Scott Mangan

Designing an Experience

Immersive retail, such as Pirch in New York City, uses hands-on design methods to create unique shopping experiences.

An Icon Reborn

World-renowned Danish furniture maker Carl Hansen & Søn offers a colorful new twist on the iconic Hans J. Wegner Wishbone Chair.