Designers of the 2018 Virginia Robinson Gardens Showcase Estate & Garden Tour!

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The Friends of Robinson Gardens is so grateful to the extremely talented designers who will transform the rooms of Virginia Robinson’s home into settings of enchanting beauty for the annual Garden Tour on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Don’t miss this breathtaking event! Each designer is listed alphabetically along with the room/area they are decorating so that you will know where to find them when you visit the Showcase Estate at Robinson Gardens on Garden Tour day.

Kenneth Boyer of Atelier K (see featured image of the 2015 Virginia Robinson home library design) directs his talents in a multifaceted approach to design. Embracing current trends—while alluding to classic roots, form, and function—he continues to evoke creativity and balance in his work. His passion for interiors is similar to music that captivates you—there is a beautiful melody and rhythm that draws you into every interior.  www.atelierkla.com. Kenneth Boyer of Atelier will be located in the Morning Room of the VRG home.

Design by Kenneth Boyer of Atelier K - 2015 Masterpiece Garden Tour
Design by Kenneth Boyer of Atelier K – 2015 Masterpiece Garden Tour

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Interior designer Carrie Livingston of CL Design has an exquisitely sophisticated signature style: a mix of both modern and classic, her love for vintage finds, and her passionate affinity for art. She sources unique pieces from around the world to create stunning residential and commercial projects in destinations as far-flung as Moscow, St. Barts, Sardinia, and Angola. Livingston and her work – known for its seamless fusion of luxury and livability, with bold accent pieces such as custom neon fixtures – have appeared in the pages of VogueElleTown & CountryCoastal Living and Angeleno, to name a few. carrielivingston.com, email: shop@carrielivingston.com and carrie@carrielivingston.com; cell (310) 463-6543; office (310) 550-1204/ Carrie Livingston Designs will be located in the Library of the VRG home.

Carrie Livingston Designs
Carrie Livingston Designs

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Since 1830, Christofle, the Parisian silversmith, has been celebrating art de vivre with their exceptional pieces for the table, home, and beyond. With locations in more than 70 countries, Christofle is committed to maintaining its proud heritage, uniting time-tested excellence with a spirit of creativity that is always in step with modern trends. Ask for Beth Schoenmann 323-330-1229. www.christofle.comChristofle will be located in the Dining Room and Ivo’s office of the VRG home.

Christofle
Christofle

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Since 1860, Frette has endeavored to produce linens and home furnishings of unparalleled quality. From its bases in Monza and Milan, Frette employs only the finest fibers and most skilled artisans to craft a range of products that have come to embody luxury, comfort, and creativity across the globe. Known for its chic, original design, and inimitable finish and feel, Frette bed linens can be found in many of the world’s most prestigious hotels, from Claridge’s to The Peninsula, as well as in the most discerning private homes, yachts and aircraft. (310) 273-8540. www.frette.comFrette will be located in the Master Bedroom of the VRG home.

Frette - 2017 Legendary Beverly Hills Garden Tour
Frette – 2017 Legendary Beverly Hills Garden Tour

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Inspired by the small-town spirit of Beverly Hills, Grande Maison de Blanc represents a vast library of offerings from the finest European bedding and bath collections. “The experience is our focus,” states Katherine. The knowledgeable and approachable team creates a warm and inviting atmosphere while helping to create customized selections for projects of any size or style. “Our in-house designers provide a complimentary concierge service to ensure you get the best out of your luxury experience.  After all, you spend 1/3 of your life in bed.  Enjoy it!” continues Katherine. (310) 598-1982. www.gmblanc.com. Grande Maison de Blanc will be located in the Guest Bedroom of the VRG home.

Grande Maison de Blanc - 2015 Masterpiece Garden Tour
Grande Maison de Blanc – 2015 Masterpiece Garden Tour

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K Spiegelman Design Studio is renowned for its distinctive collection of rare antiques, original designs, accessories, and art. We also create custom and reproduction pieces, design staging layouts and offer restoring and refinishing services for your treasured pieces. We have numerous celebrity clients who value our sophisticated aesthetic taste and appreciate our innovative approach to collecting beautiful quality objects. We encourage you to visit our showroom and design studio in Los Angeles to browse and fully experience our style. 310.273.2255. www.kspiegelmaninteriors.com. Kathleen Spiegelman Interiors will be located in the Front Terrace of the VRG home.

K. Spiegelman Design Studio
K. Spiegelman Design Studio

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Ashley Canter of LA | CA Design has nearly 15 years of experience in the design and construction world, featuring a background in commercial real estate development, a graduate Interior Design/Architecture degree from Parsons (New York and Paris campuses), and a portfolio of high-profile residential and hospitality projects.

The founding principle of the firm is that beauty is found in nature’s artistry. If the form is beautiful, it doesn’t need adornment. LA | CA takes inspiration from the design principles of the European ZERO Art Movement, Art Povera, and the tenets of “wabi”. LA | CA Design specializes in boutique hotel design and designing interior solutions for large-scale residences. (310) 490-7208. la@lacadesign.com. LA/CA Design Studio will be located in the Master Bath and Dressing Room of the VRG Home.

L. Ashley Canter of LA | CA Design
L. Ashley Canter of LA | CA Design

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A fourth-generation Californian, Nathan Turner grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, surrounded by a large extended family. Deeply rooted in California heritage, he spent many weekends at the family ranch, where they would ride horses, raise cattle and cook scrumptious meals. Nathan’s parties, products, and designs have been featured in major publications including Architectural Digest, Domino, Vogue, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Food & Wine, C Magazine, NY Times, & LA Times. Nathan is also special projects editor at Architectural Digest & contributing editor at C Magazine.

Nathan will be signing his new cookbook, Nathan Turner’s I Love California: Live, Eat, and Entertain the West Coast Way at Virginia Robinson Gardens the day of Garden Tour. His book reflects his passion for California, cooking, and stylish settings, and features entertaining tips in never-before-seen interiors.(310) 275- 1209. www.nathanturner.comNathan Turner will be in the Back Terrace Entry of the VRG home.

Nathan Turner
Nathan Turner

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As the Principal Designer of Ohara Davies-Gaetano Interiors, Ohara embodies a natural and artful approach to design. The timeless allure and design sensibility of every home should be a true reflection of its occupants. It should translate and capture life’s past and future moments. Whether clean and minimal, quiet with subtle and unexpected beauties, or eclectic and traveled, a well-designed home is expressive and fluid.

Ohara offers her clients a timeless, unique and personal design experience. Named by House Beautiful as the ‘next wave’ of design, Ohara carefully considers the individual needs of each client, and she develops personalized environments that have a vitality and life all their own. Ohara and her designs have been featured in Veranda, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, LUXE, California Interiors, Riviera Interiors, and her work mentioned in Elle Décor. Providing comprehensive residential interior design services, Ohara’s portfolio includes a diverse range of project scope and genre of design – new construction design, renovations, and re-imagination of existing spaces.  (949) 566- 9390. www.odg-interiors.com. hello@odg-interiors.com. Ohara Davies-Gaetano Interiors will be in the Galleria of the VRG home.

Nathan Turner
Ohara Davies-Gaetano Interiors

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TableArt has become a premier destination for discerning shoppers not only in Los Angeles but across the US and throughout the world, focusing on the concept of entertaining and dining at home. Their collection is unique—presenting distinctive selections from some of the world’s revered brands, such as Meissen and Nymphenburg, as well as from smaller, independent producers with over 7000 objects of desire, function, and beauty to choose from on their website. TableArt prides itself on its custom/bespoke capabilities, ranging from tablecloths that are perfectly sized to fit the table to custom sterling silver masterpieces and custom dinnerware services. “TableArt believes in excellent customer service and makes a commitment to return to an era when customer service really meant something. Every one of our customers is special. That is our difference.”  (323) 653-8278. www.tableartonline.com. TableArt will be located in the Loggia of the VRG home.

TableArt
TableArt

 

Post by Linda Meadows
Friends of Robinson Gardens Board Member

 

 

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