Into The Woods Holiday Market!

November 23, 2016
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We’re heading north to Bend, OR for 3 green filled days of festive inspiration alongside home decor brand Steel Life from 25th – 27th November.

We’ll be jumping straight into holiday activities with a pop-up DIY bar on Friday at Celebrate the Season – Backyard Farm Boutique complete with all the trimmings and a splash of tipple for you to create and take home your own wreath – a great night out for you and a bunch of friends!

Book your spot at http://lilabdesign.com/shop/pop-up-decor-bar/

We’re so excited to head up and hang out with these folk in Bend – It looks like such a creative group and we’re honored to be part of it!

See you all soon!

Anjou Spa Axiology Bryar Wolf Emily Gibbons Jewelry Design Fern and Fjord Found Natural Goods Heather Lane Cosmetics J Paige & Co Jem Organic Nut Butters Joolz Restaurant

Cooks & Craftsmen

November 16, 2016
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As the year draws to a close we’re gearing up for a holiday celebration along with a roomful of our San Francisco favorites!

We’ll be showing you how to deck out your home this season at our brand new wreath making bar whilst a bunch of local creatives help you top up your stockings with a range of artisan goods up for sale.

COOKS&CRAFTSMEN

Come and join us as we’ll have the fire crackling and chestnuts roasting to get you in the holiday spirit!

Explore the wares of full line-up below:

Pseudo Studio, Studioco, Paige Russell, Ses Petites Mains, Lemon Twist, Marie Turnor, Odsy Workshop, CognoScenti, & GO POCKET

Letting Go. Slowing Down. Soaking In.

January 1, 2016
Posted by in Classes

In December 2014 a flood engulfed my studio and destroyed most of the contents. Was it a sign?

walking in japan garden

‘Take a Break!’ it may have said…or at least that is what I chose to hear. It had been Go! Grow! Expand! More! More! More! since I had started Lila B. Design in late 2006. A bit of weariness had set in for me and maybe that ‘voice’ was right?

I took a deep breath, let go of my list of ‘shoulds’, and hit the road.

Thai Garland, Farm, Kokedama, Vietnam

‘Take a Break’ was replaced with ‘Re-discover, unlock curiosity, and create flow.’

In retrospect, it wasn’t a break at all but a re-connection. A re-discovery of what and who I love.

Vero, Bangkok, Macy's
What I found was a heartening. My connection to plants and to family was an ongoing theme in my travels. My work and life didn’t need hard-lined break, it just needed a slight adjustment.

A year after the…

Making beautiful statements with living things