Wendy Riva and Andrea Gibbin met 20 years ago when they were, respectively, an art director and a set decorator in the film biz. Fast-forward two decades and you’ll find that they’re transforming more than sets these days. Their stylish, globally inspired design vision has left its eclectic and colorful mark on top-tier Hollywood homes, on the editors of Elle Decor (who dubbed it “bohemian chic”), and in myriad stylish spaces throughout San Francisco and LA.
Japanese lacquer chest on stand. Great as a
cocktail table.Opened by David Serrano and Robert Willson in 1996, Downtown is a favorite venue for designers in search of fresh ideas, noted for its fearless color combinations and unique mix of ...
Pair of Japanese black lacquer wood candle stands.A
hub of eclectic objects spanning centuries and continents, J.F. Chen's vast inventory includes modern and vintage furniture, lighting, accessories, and art. Omnipresent throughout the collection is the curatorial eye of Joel Chen, ...
Vintage Japanese clothing chest with pullout kimono shelves
and drawers from Kyoto. Original hand-forged brass and iron hardware. Motif of paulownia leaves in the middle lock plate with handles. Now mounted on a black lacquer wood stand. Taisho period, circa ...