Natalie Blackmur

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Designers’ Digs: Sonja Rasula’s L.A. Studio

Today: Sonja Rasula’s office in the heart of downtown L.A.’s burgeoning Arts District. Sonja is a designer and the brains behind State of Unique, the enormous two-day marketplaces that take place in San Francisco, L.A., and New York and only sell American-made products.

Designers’ Digs: Illustrator Kate Bingaman Burt

This spring, we’re taking a peak at a few of our favorite designers’ studios and workshops. Today, we meet illustrator-designer-maker-of-things Kate Bingaman Burt in her Portland studio, which is just upstairs from ADX, a communal workshop for crafter-thinkers.

Trina Turk’s 5 Picks for Palm Springs

Back in December, SoCal designer Trina Turk and her iconic prints splashed onto the pages of our Design Boom feature. As Palm Springs ramps up for its festival season (Coachella! Stagecoach!), we asked Trina—who splits her time between the desert town and L.A.—for an under-the-radar tour.

A (Not so) Top-Secret Canadian Treehouse

Joel Allen actually built the super-duper top-secret tree house we all dreamed about as kids. He calls it the HemLoft, and it’s perched among a grove of old-growth trees on a hillside that overlooks the Whistler wilderness.