Joel Chen with his daughter Bianca at their showroom on Highland Avenue. Photo by Frances Anderton.
IKEA’s success, North Westlake Design District, Joel Chen
From this Episode:
IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad dies - what’s his legacy?
You can love or hate its cheap, cheerful furnishings, but “if it wasn’t for IKEA, most people would have no access to affordable contemporary design.
A proposed design district for Historic Filipinotown
Echo Park might be considered a case study in gentrification, from the renovation of its lake to third-wave coffee shops lining Sunset Boulevard.