This piece originally appeared on My Domaine. A few months ago, we announced—with sheer delight—that Kate Spade New York would be launching a home décor and furniture line, and now, the day has come!

Posh black and white tile floors, plush throws, white marble offset with dark timber, velvet sofas, and Valentino coffee table books?

1. Who is your biggest role model?Actor Steve McQueen, he was the quintessential "King of Cool." I remember he was quoted as saying, “When I believe in something, I fight like hell for it.” I think that mindset is what you need to succeed in business and in life.

The Sausalito-based retailer, Serena & Lily, has surprised us all by opening a design shop right in the heart of West Hollywood this week.

This piece originally appeared on Elle Decor.Halloween has a reputation for being an over-the-top holiday – kitsch and clichés dually noted. But your party doesn't have to follow suit.

1. Who is your biggest role model?  Coco Chanel. She was a woman in her own business before women had businesses. 2. Which movie or play do you wish you could have designed the set for? Roman Holiday. 3. What is the best way to gauge a client’s personality before starting a project?

Designed by Arquitectonica and with interiors by Marmol Radziner, the Emerson is a luxe rental property in heart of DTLA’s architectural transformation.

1. Who is your biggest role model?I don’t have one role model really, I like to take a little of this and a little of that and learn from different people.2.

Sure, for your first visit to New York, you’ll probably want to stick close by 57th Street and Fifth Avenue. After all, it’s near Rockefeller Center and Central Park, the high-end stores, the Empire State Building.

Design FairWestEdge Santa Monica Here's your chance to hobnob with LA's design community as you gather ideas for your living room refurb. This year's opening party benefits the Architecture + Design Museum and promises a festive evening of cocktails, design talks, and door prizes.