Tour Apple Tower Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA).

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Apple Tower Theater is an Apple Store in a historic Los Angeles Broadway theater in the Broadway Theater district of the Historic Core of Downtown Los Angeles. The building is Beaux-arts architecture with Baroque decors and styling.

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5 Living Room Trends in 2021

With spring just around the corner, in case you are planning to refresh up the home, today we are going to share 5 trends for living room in 2021.

  1. Warmer color palettes. As we spend more time at home than ever before, we pay more attention to our home and color nomally comes first. Color often affects how we feel–light, happy, moody, romantic and enveloped. A warmer color palette is on-trend in the year of 2021 since warmer color tones make us feel cozy, relaxing, safer and grounded.
A soothing and relaxing muted neutral color palette
A soothing and relaxing muted neutral color palette
Chocalate brown creates a very warm, inviting and intimate atmosphere to carry on a conversation
Chocalate brown creates a very warm, inviting and intimate atmosphere to carry on a conversation

Oatmeal, chocate brown , tan and cream combined with plush textiles create a very comfy environment for us to lean to, rejuvenate and get away specially in the uncertain times.

2. Green starts to pop up among natural earthy tones to enliven any space –a hopeful message to look upto the bright future.

 pop of green in the minimaism living room
The pop of green in the minimaism living room
Green makes this modern living room enliven
Green makes this modern living room enliven!

green plaster walls envelops this living room with a cozy vibe
The green plaster walls envelops this living room with a cozy vibe.
Green on the wall has a historical feel
Green on the wall has a historical feel.

3. Old-world charm. Instead of stark minimalism or mid-century modern, the furnishings with old-world charm and vintage vibes are becoming the star since they bring us a sense of comfort and famililarity in the uncertain time. It is also because we are intending to create a more interesting living space by adding details to please our eye. Pieces like heir-loom antiques, classical-framed artwork, skirted table-cloth, ruffled sofa covers, vintage area rugs, unique classical-form chairs, chinoserie wallpaper, antique mirrors will help create an unique and personalized living space to enjoy.

Charming classical chairs add a touch of sophitication to  this glamorous living room
Charming classical chairs add a touch of sophitication to this glamorous living room.
Vistorial marble mantle contrasts nicely with the rest of modern furnishings in the room
Vistorial marble mantle contrasts nicely with the rest of modern furnishings in the room.
A large-scale of chinoierie wallpaper provides a interesting backdrop for a modern seating set.
 vintage area rug adds a sense of history to this all0white room
The vintage area rug adds a sense of history to this all0white room.
antique mirror over the fireplace has an old-world charm to make this conversational zone interseting
The antique mirror over the fireplace has an old-world charm to make this conversational zone interseting.
An antique gilded mirror over a red modern sofa crteates a timeless design
An antique gilded mirror over a red modern sofa crteates a timeless design.

4. Knotted light fixtures add drama and natural element to create a eye-catching focal point and coastal feel. Who wouldn’t want it specially when we still cannot travel far away?

An oversized chanderlier is a focal point in this airy and organic living room.
An oversized chanderlier is a focal point in this airy and organic living room.

5. Yes, a touch of yellow, please.

The yellow chest brings in a touch of youthfulness
The yellow chest brings in a touch of youthfulness.
A pair of modern channeled chairs add warmth and happiness to this well-designed cozy living room
A pair of modern channeled chairs add warmth and happiness to this well-designed cozy living room.

Yellow is Pantntone color of the year 2021. It is a happy color and will add a touch of sunshine to any space. We love to pair yellow with green, grey, brown or blush to create a very fashion-forward living space.

A modern tufted yellow sofa nicely contrasts with the brown cabinetry in the back
A modern tufted yellow sofa nicely contrasts with the brown cabinetry in the back.
Yeloow and pink is a happy and romantic pair
Yeloow and pink is a happy and romantic pair.
Yellow pired with blush here is fresh, youthful and playfu
Yellow pired with blush here is fresh, youthful and playful.

5. Soft edges and curved shapes create a more harmonious and relaxing living space.

The yellow curved sofa is a playful statement in this blue-grey formal living room
The yellow curved sofa is a playful statement in this blue-grey formal living room.
The  sofa here invites you to take a seat
The sofa here invites you to take a seat.
The soft-edged sofa here adds a high-style in this minimalism living space.
The soft-edged sofa here adds a high-style in this minimalism living space.
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Who wouldn’t want to take a seat here for a afternoon nap?

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Light Blue Velvet Curved 94″ Round Arm Sofa

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Simona 150.4" Armless Curved Sofa

CAMDEN RYE VELVET SOFA

CAMDEN RYE VELVET SOFA
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Mermelada Estudio puts a slightly ’70s spin on this vintage-inspired sofa, upholstered in a plush cotton/poly blend velvet. Wraparound arms add architectural interest while three loose back cushions keep it comfortable. 

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CURVO SOFA

CURVO SOFA

St. Tropez 108″ Velvet Recessed Arm Curved Sofa

St. Tropez 108" Velvet Recessed Arm Curved Sofa

Kendall 89.7″ Velvet Recessed Arm Curved Sofa

Kendall 89.7" Velvet Recessed Arm Curved Sofa

84″ Velvet Tuxedo Arm Sofa

84" Velvet Tuxedo Arm Sofa

Kearney 60″ Flared Arm Loveseat

Kearney 60" Flared Arm Loveseat

GWYNETH BOUCLE LOVESEAT

GWYNETH BOUCLE LOVESEAT

BRACE CREAM BOUCLE SOFA

BRACE CREAM BOUCLE SOFA
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1970s Italian-inspired sofa designed by Jannis Ellenberger makes lounging look vintage. Curvaceous design is wrapped in a creamy ivory boucle that brings soft texture and dimension to the piece. Four metal braces add structural detail to each end. Luxe sofa is low, deep and so easy to sink into.

Maxx 95″ Tuxedo Arm Sofa

Maxx 95" Tuxedo Arm Sofa
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PIAZZA ESPRESSO 4-PIECE MODULAR FULL SOFA SECTIONAL

PIAZZA ESPRESSO 4-PIECE MODULAR FULL SOFA SECTIONAL

METRIC LEFT ARMLESS 3-PIECE SECTIONAL

METRIC LEFT ARMLESS 3-PIECE SECTIONAL

GWYNETH IVORY BOUCLE CHAIR

GWYNETH IVORY BOUCLE CHAIR

BRACE CREAM BOUCLE CHAIR

BRACE CREAM BOUCLE CHAIR

BRACE LEATHER CHAIR

BRACE LEATHER CHAIR

BACIO CAMEL BOUCLE LOUNGE CHAIR

BACIO CAMEL BOUCLE LOUNGE CHAIR

Sinclair

Sinclair

Ila Solid Wood Swivel Armchair

Ila Solid Wood Swivel Armchair

Elosie

Elosie

Avondale Linen Blend Slipcovered 

Avondale Linen Blend Slipcovered

27″ Wide Armchair

27" Wide Armchair

Kingpin 21″ Wide Barrel Chair

Kingpin 21" Wide Barrel Chair

Maxime Metal Lounge Chair

Maxime Metal Lounge Chair

Metal Lounge Chair

Metal Lounge Chair

Acapulco 2 Velvet Upholstered Slat Back Arm Chair

Acapulco 2 Velvet Upholstered Slat Back Arm Chair

Womb Style Chair

Womb Style Chair

Egg Chair

Egg Chair

LEATHER POUF

LEATHER POUF
18″Wx18″Dx14″H

Kacie 37.8″ Wide Velvet Round Standard Ottoman

Kacie 37.8" Wide Velvet Round Standard Ottoman

Handsome hide. Introduce hide to your habitat via authentic aniline-dyed buffalo leather, revealing natural grain and texture that wears and softens over time. Hand-stitched quadrants shape up sides with flange edging. Squares up as ottoman or occasional seating.


Cream Curved Channeled Chair
Martinique 29'' Wide Tufted
Martinique 29” Wide Tufted
Kearney 35'' Wide Tufted Barrel Chair
Kearney 35” Wide Tufted Barrel Chair

Upholstered Arm Chair in Beige

Upholstered Arm Chair in Beige

Ivory Key Solid Wood Dining Chair

Ivory Key Solid Wood Dining Chair

London Dining Chair (Set of 2)

London Dining Chair (Set of 2)

London Dining Chair (Set of 2)

London Dining Chair (Set of 2)

100% Cotton Wingback Chair

100% Cotton Wingback Chair

St. Charles Upholstered Dining Chair

St. Charles Upholstered Dining Chair

Sheraton Solid Wood Genuine Leather Armchair

Sheraton Solid Wood Genuine Leather Armchair

Adair Solid Wood Armchair

Adair Solid Wood Armchair

Otisco Solid Wood Barrel Chair

Otisco Solid Wood Barrel Chair
Channeled Yellow Side Chair
Channeled Yellow Side Chair
Cleo 28'' Wide Velvet Armchair
Cleo 28” Wide Velvet Armchair
Cleo 26'' Wide Velvet Armchair (Set of 2)
modern yellow lounge chair with brass legs



30" W Velvet Barrel Chair with lucite legs and channeled back


30″ W Velvet Barrel Chair

Maxwell Upholstered Bench

Maxwell Upholstered Bench

Tristin 35.8” Wide Velvet Barrel Chair

Tristin 35.8'' Wide Velvet Barrel Chair

Antique Mirror
Antique Mirror

Anvil 22" W Top Grain Leather Side Chair
Anvil 22″ W Top Grain Leather Side Chair

French Country Accent Mirror

French Country Accent Mirror
Williamsburg Traditional Beveled Accent Mirror

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5 Ways to Dress Up Chic and Pretty for the 4th of July 2020

With approaching of the 4th July next weekend, it is that time again to wear the festive patriotic theme of red, white, blue, stars , stripes and sparkles with some fun. Life is about celebrating each moment to make them memorable. Today, we are going to share 5 ways to dress up for 4th July in style without being too cheesy and overboard. Read on to find out how.

  1. Red: Pair washed-up blue jeans with a red feminine ruffled top, finish the look with a on-trend woven handbag to create a chic, organic and festive summer vibe. This out will look great when you stroll around the city.
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A Day in Little Tokyo / Art District

 

Last weekend we did a small walk in China Town, DTLA.  It’s quite amazing experience and we quite like the authenticity of China Town and cannot wait to go back to get some Dim-sum.  This weekend we decided to visit Little Tokyo to check out what life look like during Post-COVID19. 

Little Tokyo also known as Little Tokyo Historic District, is an ethnically Japanese American district in downtown Los Angeles and the heart of the largest Japanese-American population in North America. With roots dating to the 1880s, Little Tokyo is a major cultural and civic center for Japanese Americans living in Southern California.  It is one of  only three official Japan towns in the United States.   Before COVID-19, we often came here to visit museums, restaurants, bars and all kinds of art events.  Read on for our walking tour today in Little Tokyo.

 

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A Drive-Through in DTLA

As you know, we had a little get-away in Historic State Park and China Down  yesterday.  We actually also had a quick drive-through in DTLA at the end of the day. After all, it has been more than three months we haven’t been there thanks to the pandemic lock-down.  Here is a quick video we put together.

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An Artist’s Process for a Portrait Drawing

We were invited toBarakat Gallery last Saturday for LA renown contemporary artist Robert Vargas‘s new portrait works’ opening reception.  We really like how Robert’s contemporary artworks  contrast with Barakat’s ancient antique collections. It is also such an amazing learning experience by observing Robert’s creating process. As a portrait artist,  although his work is in abstract art, he spent quite some time to adjust lighting to make sure the lighting is right for his art creation process. I noticed that he did apply those lighting effects on his model’s portrait drawing, which is very fascinating,

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And he did spent a little time to chat with his  model and tried to understand him.

 

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When he started the process, he started from drawing his eyes.

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Then a lot of fine tuning.

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And he finished the whole creation process without any pause.

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A Tribute to Kobe Bryant

Today, basketball icon Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were remembered at an emotional public tribute as thousands of mourners gathered at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. And several weeks ago , we visited LA Live square just as thousands others from the world to pay our tribute to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.

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Kobe’s quote On chasing success

“When you make a choice and say, ‘Come hell or high water, I am going to be this,’ then you should not be surprised when you are that. It should not be something that is intoxicating or out of character because you have seen this moment for so long that … when that moment comes, of course it is here because it has been here the whole time, because it has been [in your mind] the whole time.”

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Kobe’s quote on leadership

“The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great at whatever they want to do.” 

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Kobe’s quote on teamwork

“The important thing is that your teammates have to know you’re pulling for them and you really want them to be successful.”

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Kobe’s quote on hard work

  • “I can’t relate to lazy people. We don’t speak the same language. I don’t understand you. I don’t want to understand you.”
  • “I have nothing in common with lazy people who blame others for their lack of success. Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.”
  • “Dedication sees dreams come true.”

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Kobe’s quote on winning

  • “I’ll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it’s sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot.”
  • “The moment you give up is the moment you let someone else win”

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Kobe’s quote on resilience

  • “I’m here. I’m not going anywhere. No matter what the injury — unless it’s completely debilitating — I’m going to be the same player I’ve always been. I’ll figure it out. I’ll make some tweaks, some changes, but I’m still coming.”
  • “Everything negative — pressure, challenges — is all an opportunity for me to rise.”

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You can read more Kobe’s more quotes by clicking here

R.I. P. Kobe and Gina.

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Art & Design I from LA Frieze Art Fair Week 2020

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Frieze Los Angeles returns after the sold-out success of its inaugural edition last year and quite a few high-end furniture showrooms put up very  impressed curated art  displays together with their new furniture collections. From today, we will start to blog a series on art & design.

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RALPH PUCCI Los Angeles & Galerie Magazine present Jeff Quinn and Marjorie Salvaterra

 

About artist Jeff Quinn: Jeff Quinn was born in 1964 in Bucks County, Pa. Jeff graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1986 with a BFA in Painting. Residing in New York for 33 years, Jeff has worked numerous shows, group shows and commissions. In 2003 he presented his first show for Ralph Pucci, and is currently teaching drawing and painting at the Parsons School of design. In May 2012 Jeff created a painted installation of over 3,000 square feet of floor and walls for Ralph Pucci during ICFF’s furniture design week.

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We love how Jeff Quinn’s calming muted-color paintings pair with  mid-century bright orange sofa.

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Pop of red in the art bring interest into this vegnette. Love this marble cole.

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Art,  for sure , will invoke a conversation at  this cozy  seating area.

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Marjorie Salvaterra is an award-winning photographer, based in LA, who joined Ralph Pucci in 2017.

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This is one of our favorites.

 

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