Drinking and Dining at the Enticing Venues within LA’s Thompson Hollywood Hotel

Three restaurants and two bars range from a Côte d'Azur-inspired rooftop eatery to a sprawling lobby lounge

Opened in August 2021, Thompson Hollywood hotel comprises 190 guest rooms, 16 suites (one of which we stayed in during Frieze Los Angeles), an open rooftop with a picturesque pool, and five distinct food and beverage outlets—all within a new 11-story, glass-and-steel building. London-based interior architecture studio Tara Bernerd & Partners designed the elegant midcentury-inspired rooms and bright, welcoming lobby, weaving comfort into sophistication and style. No detail was left …

Studio Visit: Ceramic Artist Bari Ziperstein

Inside the new Los Angeles workspace for the BZIPPY design brand

A quiet calm permeates ceramic artist Bari Ziperstein’s new 9,000-square-foot studio. The recent move to this location provides double the design and production space, allowing for all their prolific creative output to occur under one roof—from fine art to BZIPPY, and BZ Collectible Design with The Future Perfect. The new office and private studio, along with the shared areas, reflect a passion for color, art …

Koreatown Dreaming

The Covid-19 pandemic and gentrification have threatened small businesses and iconic establishments in LA’s Koreatown, as well as the livelihoods of many in the neighborhood. To document, commemorate and celebrate the area, photographer Emanuel Hahn composed Koreatown Dreaming, a photo book that comprises the stories of 40 small businesses and immigrants with poetry and essays by Katherine Yungmee Kim, Lisa Kwon, Cathy Park and Dumbfoundead. …