• Rumba Rumba

    This Saturday, join us for an evening of original artwork by emerging Los Angeles artists!    

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  • An Education in Mid-Century Modern

      It’s 2017 – the end of February to be exact, and we can all agree that its time for all this rain (and snow for some folks) to subside. Another thing on my mind – 2017 Interior Design Trends. In recent years we’ve seen an array of highly stylized interiors – from the very …

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  • Exquisite Mosaique Throws

    At rumba we have a range of tastes, modern, eclectic, you name it. But we are always drawn to products that are simple and timeless. Which is why we love our coverlets by Exquisite Mosaiques. The Los Angeles based company sources handmade products from Tunisian artisans. Between the natural fibers and handmade quality, you can’t help …

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  • Valentine’s Day Trunk Show 2-11 & 2-12

    Because we LOVE our clients and community, we invite you to join us this weekend!

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  • A Mid-Century Valentine

    It’s that nostalgic day we all wait for….. the day where an estimated 1 billion cards are sent out. It’s the day red balloons are seen as just as often as passing cars. It’s the day we eat those “delicious” red chalky hearts clad with the silliest of sayings. It’s the day we receive roses, truffles dressed in shiny red tin wrappers and embossed cards with romantic prose…and it’s almost here!

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  • Art Los Angeles Contemporary

    Art Los Angeles Contemporary is an international contemporary art fair featuring today’s most renowned galleries, both established and emerging. ALAC is in its 8th year and, luckily for us, it is housed in the Barker Hanger at the Santa Monica Airport, just down the road from Rumba. One of the first booths as we entered the …

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  • Designer Highlight: Ward Bennett

      Ward Bennett’s contribution to chair design was well known to designers of luxury interiors in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Bennett designed more than 150 chairs, many of which have become classics. Simplicity and comfort were always his goals.   Bennett was born in New York and wore many hats throughout the twentieth century, including …

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  • Fog Linen

    Some of our favorite tablewares and linens come from Japanese company Fog Linen. The brand’s creator, Yumiko Sekine founded her first business in 1993, not producing fabrics, but importing used books and housewares to Japan. Being familiar with home decor and finding inspiration in the common housewares she grew up with, Sekine began to design …

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  • It’s all in the details

    Charles Eames said “The details are not the details. They make the design.” At rumba we believe in details. Which is why we carry home accessories by great designers like Fog Linen, Colomba Living, Hammalique, Mr. Merz, Objet Trouvée, and many more. We’ll be updating our blog with profiles on some of our favorite designers. …

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  • LA Art Show

    Last week we visited the Los Angeles Art Show with a client to scope out some art. We saw great work from galleries from all over the globe. Check out a few of our favorites…

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  • Richard Neutra’s Compact House

      The Hailey Residence was built by Richard Neutra in 1959. It is located in the hills north of the Hollywood Reservoir, and if you’re driving by, you might just miss this hidden modern oasis. On the inside, the house sleek and cozy, with modern interiors to match the architecture. Overall, the home is 1,129 …

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  • Joan Wulf at rumba

    Joan Wulf’s beautiful work has adorned the walls of Rumba since November. We’ve extended the show through January so make sure to come by and check out Joan’s incredible and unconventional paintings!

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  • New Website!

    In the spirit of ringing in a new year, we thought we’d put a fresh foot forward by introducing the newly designed kimbahills.com. Explore our new site and you’ll find easy ways to shop our products, check out our design projects, and keep up to date with what’s going on over at rumba!

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  • Priscilla Woolworth Book Signing at Rumba

    On Saturday, December 12 (the day of our trunk show!) rumba will be welcoming a special guest: Priscilla Woolworth.

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  • You’re Invited: Holiday Trunk Show at Rumba!

    December 12 from 10AM-5PM is rumba’s holiday trunk show, and you’re invited! We’ll be showcasing items from several designers I’m really excited about, and hosting a book signing by Priscilla Woolworth (stay tuned for more info about that). Read on for details on what we’ll be showing, and special pricing!

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  • Sweet Dreams: Bedding with Comfort and Style

    Even on the shortest, darkest nights of the year, a well-dressed room of cozy fabrics and textures promises to fill you with warmth. Winter’s subtle tones have inspired rumba’s new bedding collection—the perfect antidote to the season’s chill.

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  • Brass Beauty

    Amber leaves on frosty branches, orange flames in a stone hearth, caramel simmering on a blustery day…all these winter treats seem to live inside the golden tones of brass.

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  • SpeedDesign on Good Morning America!

    I’m just catching my breath from my latest SpeedDesign, which I’m honored and excited to have done on Good Morning America! The show offered me a challenge: turn a ho-hum Airbnb space into a wow—with a week-or-less timeline and a $500 budget. Love before-and-afters? Read on…

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  • Fantasy + Buster Store – Making the world a more beautiful place

    Known as the preeminent spot to find the finest, most distinctive lamps and custom lighting creations in Los Angeles, Fantasy Lighting, located just west of La Brea on Melrose Avenue, has been lighting up the Golden State for over 50 years. Want to turn a vintage Italian vase into a lamp or repair your beloved …

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  • Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year: Marsala

                        Every year we look forward to Pantone’s announcement of Color of the Year. Often surprised by its boldness (like 2001’s Fuchsia Rose) or randomness (like 2008’s Blue Iris), we especially loved Tiger Lily (2004) and Chili Pepper (2007), both versions of a wonderful orange hue. …

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  • Favorite Color Friday

    Don’t fear using our favorite color in the powder room! Orange is a flattering, warm hue, complementing all skin tones, and isn’t that what we all want in a powder room? We also love the idea of salon-style hanging small works of art in a cozy little loo, as it lends great fun and sophistication. …

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  • How the pros do the Rose Bowl Flea

    Want to know how the major players in the design industry (dealers, shop owners, designers, and collectors alike) take on the 2,500 vendors at the Rose Bowl Flea Market? Check out my tried-and-true personal tips (as well as pearls of wisdom from the likes of Scott Jarrell of Hammer & Spear and Bianca Chen of …

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  • Favorite Color Friday

    Goodbye, October! Hello, November! In honor of this last FCF of the month of October, we’re featuring an orange-obsessed collage from Beth Hoeckel’s CHROMA series. Carrots and candles and bowties and more… Happy weekending, everyone!

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  • Favorite Color Friday

    This installment of Favorite Color Friday brings you an uber white apartment in Goteborg, Sweden, spotted on freshome.com. The bright orange runner in the kitchen is absolutely perfect! (in full disclosure, we’ve used similar runners in a client’s home before!) Hope you’re getting ready for a wonderful weekend!

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  • Favorite Color Friday

    “Fall all leaves all fall.” – Ed Ruscha We’re loving this autumn beauty captured by Ali Inay of Montreal, CA. Happy Favorite Color Friday! (http://inayali.com/)

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  • D I G I T A L opens at rumba on October 18th

    We’re thrilled to present D I G I T A L, an exhibition featuring the abstract work of artists Max Estenger and Steven Van Nort. The opening reception at rumba is on October 18th, from 5-8 PM and this show will be on view until December 12th. D I G I T A L combines …

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  • Flash Art Sale at rumba

    Happy autumn! While we’re preparing for our next art exhibition (which will be amazing, by the way), we’re offering a flash sale on all in-house David Warren Gibson paintings. These resplendent figurative paintings and magnificent large-scale still lifes will be 20% off until Friday, October 17th. Previously a director, choreographer, and dancer, David studied at …

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  • Favorite Color Friday

    Happy Favorite Color Friday! We’re celebrating our favorite color with this awesome vintage screen-printed linen Springboard fabric by Lucienne Day (b.1917) for Heal’s. UK, 1954.

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  • Favorite Color Friday

    Another exquisite shot from Montreal photographer Ali Inay. A misty morning in the White Mountains featuring our favorite color in the woods and, better still, reflected in a beautiful pond. Happy Friday!

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  • Favorite Color Friday

    Indeed, Francis. Indeed. Happy Friday, y’all!

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