Flora Nero’s High Design Elevates Cannabis-Centric Homewares

This LA-based brand aims to create products that needn't be hidden away

Founded by Anna and Eli Peer, LA-based design house Flora Nero creates luxuriously crafted wares that center on cannabis, but it’s not a cannabis brand. While that might sound like an oxymoron, it makes perfect sense when understanding the Peers’ relationship: they are married, they cohabitate, and one of them consumes marijuana daily while the other never partakes. For the two high-design enthusiasts sharing a …

Holiday Gift Guides 2022: Design Desires

Subtle objects, bombastic additions, items imbued with thoughtful messages and wildly impressive pieces, too

The introduction of one new element of furniture or decor—whether that’s a lamp, textile, mirror or another object—can change an entire room. And while everyone’s design preferences are distinctly personal, gifting design items can be deeply meaningful, with a glimpse of something on display acting as a reminder of shared memories or familial moments. With this in mind, we’ve assembled our Design Desires gift guide, …

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 …