The Fig House, update #2 …

There is a ton of progress happening at The Fig House but demo and electrical and plumbing aren’t terribly photogenic – everything just kinda looks like a war zone for a couple months.  It all has to get worse before it gets better actually. But don’t worry, because this is about to happen:

fig house LA

S’right.  These are some of our major design elements in the two major rooms – the ballroom and the lounge area (the sconces are being divided in two different rooms, don’t worry). It’s totally elegant, yet still kinda bad ass. The deco elements we are bringing in are very exciting but still totally modern and clean. And that mill-work? Game Changer, folks.  One room will be all open and airy and garden-y and the other is going to be this rich, dark, dare i say sexy?, ballroom/reception space.  The lighting will be flattering, the colors will be flattering, the furniture will be comfortable, cozy and elegant; you have three GIRLS designing this space – we care about such things.

Meanwhile this is happening:

Fig House

Huge 14 foot trees have been brought in to line the perimeter of what will be the outdoor party area.  Instant secret garden for all of your make out needs.  Carnival lights, outdoor sculptural furniture, and one very special tree for all your ‘I do’ moments.

fig house

The inside is still pretty torn up but generally it stays like that until WHAM one day it’s done. It’s like everything has to happen at the same time so there is no reason to really make it look nice or clean until everything is done and then all of a sudden is cleaned, painted and then we can get to decorating.  Lord, I can’t wait to decorate.  Dean, Ginny and I (the most killer design team ever, these chicks are 100% indispensable) are road tripping to a state full of vintage goods outside of California to clean up.  Arizona doesn’t know what is about to happen to it.

Overall the project is going incredibly smoothly, mainly because of the team. Sure, we are behind schedule and over budget, but Steve, the owner, totally gets it.  There are times when us girls get overly excited about brass, fringe and stained glass and you can see the look of horror in his eyes, but he still doesn’t really say anything and kinda lets us do our thing. Most of you who have had clients know that so much of the project hinges on whether the client gets it or not, so that is a MASSIVE plus in this case.  The contractor Ken (from KD construction) is the best, most honest, most easy going contractor i’ve ever worked with. He thinks we are nuts, I can tell, but he also trusts it and approaches us in such a lovable way.  And then Dean and Ginny? Forget about it. I realized in this project more than any other that designing alone is VERY difficult. I can do the initial art direction and conceptualization by myself, but i really need collaborators to push it from being a pretty, well designed space, to being a really interesting, cohesive and noteworthy space.  I would die without these Dean and Ginny, that’s for sure – their ideas are so good and they work so hard.  So thank you VERY much.

Meanwhile here’s a photo of me pretending to be a bad ass:

I only do demo in heels.

The Fig House is scheduled to be open the beginning of September and they’ve already booked some wedding and events. For advanced bookings (with a huge ‘you took a risk having it not be done’ discount) email Meanwhile be sure to follow us/them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and their blog.  Also its run by the dudes that run RoomForty so follow them  and hire them if you like good food in your mouthhole.

In case you don’t know what The Fig House is, read this post and this post, and then start shining your dancing shoes.


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