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Now We’re (No Longer) Cooking With Gas: Hollywood Embraces Induction Cooking

Coming soon to L.A.: the end of gas appliances in new construction. As voted on by the Los Angeles City Council in May and set to start Jan. 1, 2023 (in a tiered phase-out), no new buildings, including residences, may include gas stoves, water heaters, furnaces or gas-powered clothes dryers. Following in the footsteps of […]

WIIP CEO Paul Lee on Why He Opened Hotel-Inspired Offices in Hollywood

“I wanted to subvert the expectation of what an office space should look like,” explains Paul Lee, the CEO of production company wiip, which has produced a slew of acclaimed fare including Mare of Easttown, Dickinson and The Summer I Turned Pretty since its founding in 2018. “Plus, if I’m being honest, I’d spent far too long in the cold corridors […]

How One Designer Created Homes for Three ‘Veep’ Stars

It’s not unusual, given the intimate nature of the entertainment business, for enthusiasms to be shared among associates and colleagues. That’s especially true for actors working on a series, with their intense schedules and long days. Tony Hale, Timothy Simons and Clea DuVall not only forged a close-knit friendship while working on HBO’s Veep, they […]

11 Best New Home Design Shops and Pop-Ups in Los Angeles

KALON STUDIOS Topped by a landscaped roof deck designed by Teremoto, Kalon’s first space highlights the beauty of its minimalist wood furniture, owned by the likes of Kylie Jenner and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. 3559½ Casitas Ave., Atwater Village; kalonstudios.com PIERCE & WARD Interior design duo Louisa Pierce and Emily Ward, creators of homes for the likes […]

The Best New Hotels and Restaurants in Palm Springs

Marquee music festivals Coachella and Stagecoach are returning to Riverside County in 2022, Palm Springs’ beloved Modernism Week runs Feb. 17 to 27, and the desert playground beckons with a host of new spots. “I’m really drawn to Palm Springs as an escape from my normal, often hectic, schedule,” says design expert and Emmy-nominated Queer […]

Interior Designer Jake Arnold’s “Modern” and “Cozy” Home Redesign for an Entertainment Executive

Los Angeles-based interior designer Jake Arnold recalls the first time he saw the 13,558-square-foot house, which was built as a spec. “Everything felt very cold,” says Arnold, who is known for his signature style featuring rich, resonant hues and custom furniture designs. His clients — Mike Mahan, vice chairman of MRC Live & Alternative, and […]

How to Design Your House Over Zoom With an A-List Hollywood Designer

For some, lockdown was an endless parade of binge-watching and binge-eating. Not for Jake Arnold. The interior designer, 31, who made THR’s 2019 Top 20 designers list, managed to launch virtual platform The Expert (theexpert.com) with entrepreneur Leo Seigal (co-founder of Represent, Pop & Suki and Prizeo). The site directly connects interior designers with consumers […]

Watching the Grammys From Home: Inside a Music Exec’s “Polished” Retreat

 A new book on L.A. firm DISC Interiors spotlights the abode of Interscope’s Sam  Riback and his wife, nonprofit exec Gina Schulman, who’ll be rooting for label stars including Billie Eilish from their couch on the big night.

Best in Bloom: 9 L.A.-Based Florists to Brighten Anyone’s Day

These reopened florists, a mix of entertainment-industry favorites and new names who have done weddings for the likes of Cameron Diaz, George Lucas and Ellen DeGeneres, all offer contactless delivery

Affectionate Confections: 9 Luxurious Chocolate Treats for Valentine’s Day

Forget Swiss chocolate. Put a Hollywood spin on Valentine’s Day with seven selections from Los Angeles-based makers beloved by J.J. Abrams and Rebel Wilson.

‘Queer Eye’ Star and Interior Experts Break Down L.A.’s Fresh Crop of Design Shops

'Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk and other interiors professionals give their picks for the top places to find everything from Bauhaus-inspired textiles to outrageous pieces like a $14,400 stuffed-animal chair.

Top 20 Interior Designers in Los Angeles

For The Hollywood Reporter's list, nearly 40 design experts and showroom heads weighed in on who matters in creating Hollywood homes today for clients including Beyonce and Jay-Z, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, and George and Amal Clooney.