The Style-Defying, Community-Centered Ethos of NYC Showroom Love House

The eccentric vision putting a fresh take on contemporary design

On the second floor of an unassuming building in New York City’s Greenwich Village, the sun-drenched, open-concept showroom Love House presents an array of seemingly mismatched contemporary designs. Marrying muted tones, tiled tête-à-têtes, handblown lightbulbs, elegant bouclé sofas and cubed chairs of perforated steel and more, Love House boasts an aesthetic that’s neither aggressive nor wacky; instead, the room is cohesive and elicits a sense …

The Whimsical Design Within Objective Gallery’s Debut Exhibition, “Jebara X Shao”

The international organization opens an NYC outpost featuring wondrous works by 25 artists and designers

Open now through 24 April, Objective Gallery‘s inaugural exhibition—aptly named Jebara X Shao, after the destination’s co-founders—transports guests into a meticulous curation of eccentric, elevated furniture and decor. The design gallery, a new outpost of co-founder Chris Shao’s Shanghai-based operation, occupies a well-lit storefront where Tribeca, Soho and the West Village converge. Here, Shao and co-founder Marc Jebara seek to delight and inspire all those who …

At The DTLA Proper Hotel, Kelly Wearstler Converts a Former YWCA Basketball Court Into a Sophisticated Suite

This 1,300-square-foot guest space epitomizes the acclaimed designer's vision for the recently opened destination

In Downtown LA’s South Park District, the DTLA Proper hotel recently opened in a California Renaissance Revival landmark by the legendary Los Angeles architectural firm Curlett and Beelman. The iconic structure first housed a members club in the 1920s and then a YWCA in the ’60s. Acclaimed designer (and CH favorite) Kelly Wearstler worked with Proper Hospitality to transform the historic building into a warm-toned and welcoming hotel with …