Art Inhabits and Enhances The LINE Hotels

A diverse creative program aims to inspire a sense of curiosity and individuality

Each interior of The LINE‘s first three hotels is designed in response to its architecture and surrounding neighborhood. Every one aims to create an overarching atmosphere of curiosity and creativity. Accordingly, the properties are home to various art activations and events that are created to appeal to visitors and locals alike. With the hard work of site-specific creative directors (Aengus Cawley in LA, Jacqueline Gilles …

FLUTTER Pop-Up Museum, LA

More than photogenic, this show encourages artists to play and experiment

Akin to the Museum of Ice Cream, there’s been a surge of installations and quasi-museums infiltrating cities—many of which seem to be built purely for social media. In what might be a happy surprise to some, FLUTTER, a new Los Angeles show, is centered around working artists as it provides a space for them to have fun. Instead of selecting a theme, FLUTTER looks to …

The Design Minds Behind LA’s Firehouse Hotel

The nine-room downtown newcomer exists in a beautifully transformed historic building

On Santa Fe, just south of 7th Street in the downtown LA Arts District, a firehouse built in 1927 has freshly painted red doors that now open each day to reveal the Firehouse Hotel. The team behind the DTLA newcomer—including Hotel Covell‘s Dustin Lancaster, along with designers Sally Breer and Jake Rodehuth-Harrison of ETC.etera and Evan Raabe from Creative Space—found themselves exploring, upgrading and adding to …