Los Angeles–based furniture designer Stephen Kenn sounds off about his military-inspired sofas, his inspirations, and the local design scene.
In this interview with
“The belt that we use on our furniture is modeled after a Swiss mule belt that used to get wrapped around pack mules.”
“I’d always made bags out of military canvas, and I wanted to make one out of all leather. I wanted something to never wear out, but keep getting better and better. That idea of passing one object on from one generation to the next was such a romantic idea for me.”
“We’re working on a fun project downtown where we’re gonna create a showroom that has an overnight stay component…It’ll serve as a gallery for us to talk about the brands and people we’re excited about.”
“[Our events] would be a way for us to do a way more focused, intentional timeline giving people a really unique experience in Los Angeles.”