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Artist Kendell Carter Solo Exhibition at TL PDC

at Thomas Lavin, PDC

Presenting Kendell Carter: Excerpts from the Book of Love, a solo exhibition of Los Angeles based artist Kendell Carter. Featuring six artworks from four moments in the artist’s oeuvre over the past decade; the objects exemplify the artist’s enduring commitment to pursue the notion of Love as a radical catalyst of transformation and change. Organized in conjunction with Edward Cella Art+Architecture, the exhibition is part of an ongoing series of collaborations opening dialogs between artists, designer professionals and collectors in Los Angeles and beyond.


Thomas interviews Kendell Carter on CA Home + Design here.

View the exhibition in person by appointment Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM with appropriate social distancing measures in place.

For further information or to schedule a tour with Edward Cella, please email or call 323 525 0053. Or contact your TL sales associate.

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Next Gen Design Competition Round 2

Hey Next Gen Design Professionals!

Design the room of your dreams with Thomas Lavin, Round 2!

Rules & Guidelines:

• Use ONLY lines represented at Thomas Lavin to create your dream room—bedroom, living room, whatever you have been fantasizing about.
• Design MUST include 2-3 pieces featured on the showroom floor (at the PDC or the Laguna Design Center). These will be utilized alongside sketch in the kiosk displaying the winning entry.
• You can spec all other pieces in your dream room with finishes and materials that are different from floor samples, but ALL must be available through Thomas Lavin. Be sure to check out the Thomas Lavin textile, wall & floor covering, accessory, and art options for inspiration.
• Submit a ONE-PAGE PDF or JPEG of your beautiful room—this could be a rendering, a painting, a sketch, a collage, etc.
• Include with submission a separate page that lists all of the Thomas Lavin pieces featured in room image (e.g.: “Bias sofa by Atelier Purcell”).
• Feel free to add some copy about your inspiration, process, featured items, etc. to the above page.
• Be sure to include on the PDF a legible representation of your name and/or company name. We will be displaying submissions in the showroom and want everyone to know your name!
• After winning design is announced, the lucky designer will translate their sketch into a design suitable for installation in the Thomas Lavin kiosk on and will work with the Thomas Lavin team to resource assets from the showroom.

To participate, submit your dream room by Thursday, February 27 to Questions? Contact your salesperson at 310 278 2456

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