Whether you live in California or are just visiting, West Hollywood is one of the best areas to shop for home furniture. Known to the locals as WEHO, the area is frequented by some of the best interior designers who visit the many showrooms in the world famous mall. Pacific Design Center. But it’s also home to a plethora of independent stores as well as tried and true chains including CB2, West Elm, RH and Design Within Reach.
I recently spoke with two interior designers who are involved in the latest advertising campaign. creators of west hollywoodto find out their favorite shopping spots in the area. This campaign focuses on exploring the “new luxury” that has recently arrived in the city, as well as what creators see in what drives their inspiration.
Whether you’re looking for original artwork, bespoke furniture, or the softest sheets you can sleep on, here’s a guide to some of the best places to shop for home decor and home decor in West Hollywood.
Mary Ta’s Choice
Mary Ta is not just a designer, she owns and operates two furniture stores in West Hollywood.Massa Beverly as well as Minotti. One of her favorite places to shop is James Persian Home. She tells me, “I love the giant cheese boards, integrated and designed like surfboards, their bedding is made from soft materials of the same quality as T-shirts.”
While the brand is best known for its stylish apparel, the home line is no less chic. James Pearce has a showroom at the Pacific Design Center as well as a mall on Robertson Boulevard. The store has everything from sheets to towels, bedding, some large pieces of furniture and even an antique collection. Don’t forget to grab some T-shirts while you’re there.
She is also a fan Bang and Olufsen store in Roberston. “Their own showroom on Robertson where you can create anything custom,” explains the designer. The brand is best known for its stylish electronics. Wireless speakers, TVs and BeoSound products are truly like no other. After visiting this place, you can easily understand why the brand is popular with both audiophiles and interior designers.
On the other hand, if you’re looking for art, Ta suggests checking out Louis Stern Gallery. She likes Bertoia’s sculptures. She tells me that this artist is “an icon of the West Hollywood art scene.” With unique exhibitions from a variety of rotating artists, there is always something new to see at Louis Stern.
Sauce Adair Curtis’ Secret Design
Celebrity interior designer and co-founder JSN StudioAdair Curtis loves to shop at The border on Robertson Boulevard “Their collections are chic and include one-of-a-kind pieces that fit my design aesthetic. Every time I go there I find things that are perfect for my projects. The owners have become my great employees,” he says. With a large selection of large items and décor from independent designers, this store is the perfect place for eye-catching items.
More Home Goods Stores in West Hollywood
In business since 1986, Between the sheets is a pillar of Robertson. This is the best bed linen, bath accessories and decor from Europe. The store’s private label line will make you say “Holy Leaf” because the prints are truly unlike anything else. From stripes to flowers and even bird prints, Between The Sheets has some of the most sophisticated bedding on the market. For those with a more neutral sense of style, the store also stocks plenty of high-density luxury bedding, as well as throws and bedspreads. Need a special housewarming gift? There is no better place to find something as thoughtful and unique.
House in Atacama offers an impressive selection of luxury handicrafts from Latin America, Spain and Portugal. Founded by Javier Carbo and Dora Medrano, this Melrose Avenue store has stylish contemporary décor: sculptural pieces of glass perfect for accenting bookshelves and tables, baskets and essentials including dishes and rugs.
Located on Melrose Avenue, Gracie was founded in 1898 by Charles R. Gracie. The fourth generation family business offers a stunning selection of hand painted wallpapers. From chinoiserie to wood and flower ornaments, traditional home lovers will happily give away their credit cards. Gracie also has framed panels as well as Asian antiques and lacquer furniture.
Phyllis Morris on Robertson has been making custom furniture for over sixty years. From beds to dining tables, sofas, cabinets and seating, this is the perfect place for maximalists to create the pieces of their dreams. Morris creates everything in his own style, which combines elements of Hollywood regency and California eclecticism, baroque and fantasy.