Summer rains finally gave way to a clear night in Venice, California, for the FvF Friends Dinner LA. Freunde von Freunden and onefinestay collaborated to put on this evening of creative conversation, delicious eats, and a type of communion for FvF collaborators.
For this event, the ‘Californication House’ or ‘McKinley Avenue’, coined for its routine appearance on Showtime’s Californication, provided the perfect environment – the warm wood tones, high ceilings and subtle integration of outdoor space proved galvanizing, as guests from all walks of life gathered at the long table. Tucked behind a wall of lush flora, the eco-friendly brainchild of architect David Hertz, the house boasts a compound made up of four discrete two-story buildings linked by three enclosed bridges that all face onto the courtyard, in a style one might call Balinese Modern.
[Guest post – see the full article on freundevonfreunden.com.]