Lawson-Fenning opened its first store in 1997, while Glenn Lawson and Grant Fenning were still students at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. It has since evolved into a Los Angeles fixture, with showrooms in Silver Lake and the design corridor of Beverly Boulevard. Their line is a contemporary one with a sense of place and history: Modern shapes and finishes mingle with traditional details and context, and 20th-century pieces are eloquently mixed with new designs from their own line of sustainable, locally crafted furniture.
Large midcentury Italian ceramic bowl or ashtray in
a hand-painted teal, aqua, green and gold pattern designed by Aldo Londi for Bitossi, circa 1960. Marked “Italy.” Light wear with rim nick.