Saturday, July 1, 2017

Recap of DWELL on Design Outdoor 2017

Photos by Karen Ostlund
(Los Angeles, CA) Recap of DWELL on Design, June 23, 25th downtown LA Convention Center. Many booth came from West Hollywood Design District to show.

DWELL popular pavilion showcased a full-size prefab home from Method Homes and a tiny home from Kim Lewis Tiny Home. AutoCamp  hosted a special contest, and Happier Camper featured a photo booth and hosted a bar at the Opening Night Reception, June 23rd. 
Dwell on Design was excited to showcase the best in outdoor design with the return of Dwell Outdoor at 17,000 square feet space. Dwell Outdoor highlighted contemporary outdoor furnishings, a full-size modern prefab home, a custom-built tiny home, and design forward brands for the adventurous. This year’s homes, all available to tour, included the Kim Lewis Tiny Home and the Method Homes Prefab. The camping brand, AutoCamp, had their luxurious Airstreams on-site and the modular trailer company, Happier Camper. 
Kim Lewis Design House

Dwell Outdoor welcomed Kim Lewis, the "The Little Lady with Big Ideas", best known as the Lead Designer behind ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and founder of Kim Lewis Designs in Austin, Texas. Her latest design project, Kim Lewis Tiny Home, is a series of custom built small homes each designed around a specific theme and aesthetic. Her third Tiny Home, the Joshua Tree Tiny Home made its debut at Dwell on Design, and featured white ship-lap walls, copper pipe shelving, LaCantina sliding doors, and a 24-inch colored range from Blue Star, among many  great brands. 

Method Homes returned to Dwell Outdoor and showcased its new Annata Model. The Annata is designed by Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture and comes in two and three module versions. Brands featured in the Annata include Daltile, European Home, Hästens, Sugatsune, and Mohawk Industries to name a few. It is designed with a focus on indoor/outdoor living and is ideal for the wine country and coastal areas of California. 
 Dwell Outdoor was also home to the Architecture and Design Film Festival (ADFF). Open Air Cinema provided screens for attendees to view a curated, highly anticipated group of short architecture and design films.
AutoCamp, the unique California Airstream lodging experience hosted their Adventure Experience Live at Dwell Outdoor. The experience  transported guests to an innovative outdoor setting which features their chic and contemporary Airstreams where camping meets modern luxury. 
Happier Camper
Happier Camper, the California-
based friendly camper brand
showcased their popular HC1
model on-site. Retro-modern at
heart, delivering affordable
adventure and ground-breaking
flexibility in an ultra-light
package, the HC1 is the result of a
lifetime of enthusiasm and years
of careful design. The AdaptivTM
modular interior features included
a huge rear hatch, wide entry
door, classic fenders, honeycomb
fiberglass floor and large panoramic windows.
About Dwell on Design
June 23- 25, 2017 / Los Angeles Convention Center
is a three full days of dynamic exhibitions, unparalleled educational opportunities, new home technologies, onstage panels, 40+ speakers, and more than 2,000 innovative modern furnishings and products, Dwell on Design is the largest modern design event on the west coast. In addition to featuring over 200 exhibiting brands, Dwell on Design encourages an ongoing design dialogue.
Dwell is a media and technology brand focused on design and architecture. Through an award-
winning magazine that has been published since 2000, and a sharing platform launched in 2016,
Dwell promotes an architecture that is optimistic and innovative. In December 2016 Dwell
launched a collection of products with Target called Modern by Dwell Magazine. Dwell, Dwell
Homes, Dwell Prefab, and Dwell on Design are registered trademarks of Dwell Media, LLC.
Dwell Media, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Dwell Life, Inc. 

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