Local Finds

We’ve curated all the most-talked-about spots for you to visit in your neighborhood—and beyond.

You never know what’s going on right down the street, what’s trending in every area of this concrete jungle. Our local design experts set out on a mission to locate what’s worth the wait—and the distance. We’re always striving to shed light on the city’s premium draws, whether it’s the luxurious weekday brunch spot starting to get noticed or the treasured flower market you may not have noticed quite yet.

Los Angeles is unparalleled in eccentric hot spots, avant-garde eateries, local pop-ups, and undiscovered design finds.

L.A. is brimming with dozens of neighborhoods, each one boasting unique cultural flavors and attractions, and your driving obsession is to uncover the novelties that define them all. But with more trendwatching sites popping up than ever before, it’s near impossible to keep track of every recent debut.

That’s what we’re here for. We do all the digging and discovery to satisfy your curiosity. We are the city’s ultimate style seekers, and we are your design go-getters. We’ve surrounded ourselves with the city’s most powerful draws.

We’re in tune with new exhibits at LACMA, the MOCA, and the numerous other galleries and museums all over town. We have the scoop on the most impactful art meccas, and their trending artists just like you, that are quintessentially Los Angeles. We’re seeking out the latest revivals in Korean BBQ and French bistros—because we know every creative mind appreciates the art of cuisine that’s globally infused. We’re scouring the streets and boutiques for the retail rarities. We zero in on the shops carrying all your design desires, from vintage to modern.

We highlight the very best venues to fulfill every style expression. So the next time you begin your search for inspiration, simply start with us.

Roast of the Town

Recreate the colorful cafe experience of Verve Coffee, the Santa Cruz–based roaster discovering the perks of setting up shop in Los Angeles.

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

Design-Find Paradise in Venice

Designers from all over L.A. brave the Abbot Kinney crowds to get their hands on the perfect pieces for their projects—and it’s easy to see why.

Designing an Experience

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

A New Standard for Hotels

The Line Hotel in Los Angeles’ Koreatown features industrial-chic design, as well as unique restaurant spaces in Commissary and POT.