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Layla interior
Layla interior

Avec Nous French Bistro, Beverly Hills, California; Layla, Sonoma, California

Designer: Kara Smith

Celeb Clients: Fergie and Josh Duhamel, Pete Wentz

“Inside Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills, Smith’s KES Studio project involved a white-marble-wrapped bar and an elegant twist on the mushroom lamp that softly glows atop a gold base. In another area, off-white sculpt chairs shine under a trio of circular light fixtures adorned with exposed bulbs on their rims. Another California restaurant project of Smith’s is Layla at MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa in Sonoma where wicker light pendants and subtly striped dining chairs preach the power of neutrals.” – Kristine Hansen, Architectural Digest

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MacArthur Place is open for hotel stays, spa treatments and dining. The Bar at MacArthur is now open daily, and Layla is open with expanded hours including weekend brunch. View hours, menus and make reservations here.