So in today’s age of ikea knock-offs and expensive DWR reproductions, where can you go to achieve true contemporary design? The answer is the Twentieth Store / Gallery (founded by Stefan Lawrence in 1999. Twentieth is at the forefront of contemporary and innovative design working with many artists to bring anything you can dream of. That is If you dream of Sci-fi pod beds to horsehair covered bar stools, melted hand-blown functional amber glass, giant animal shaped lamps, unique porcelain accessories, stylish Credenzas, contrasting Sofas, Sculpted Chairs…….
What made this a wonderful experience for us was the truly welcoming staff that just loves design and are happy to share their knowledge and chat design history with you. It was inspiring to see so much creativity. There are many design stores posing as galleries these days and Twentieth is the best mix of eclectic design, signature pieces, and pure style!
Some of the designers represented from around the world include Italy – Mattia Biagi (with his Tar creations), California- Ron Reihel, Marcel Wanders, Tom Dixon, Zaha Hadid, Mexico – Alberto Fria (the creator of “transport” pod bed) as well as Jasper Morrison, Ross Lovegrove, Amanda Levete, Maarten Baas, Piet Boon, Bertjan Pot, Jurgen Bey, Sergio Rodriguez ……
Twentieth Design Gallery & Store Info
7470 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90036
10:00 – 18:00 Monday – Friday
12:00 – 17:00 Saturday