The Mendé Helmet Mask – Tribal African Art

The Mendé people are one of the most fascinating ethnic groups from Sierra Leone in West Africa. Each of their villages is ruled by a chief – a descendant of the founder of the territory who overseas groups of farmers,… Continue Reading

Fall Finds – Moroccan Lanterns~Gorgeous

Moroccan Lantern Fall Finds Summer just ended and the weather is perfect for front porch evening sittings.  Decorating a front porch or a back patio can be summed up easily with these well crafted Moroccan lanterns.  Stunning enough to admire… Continue Reading

Perfectly Petrified !

Perfectly Petrified ! Did you know that petrified wood is formed by minerals that fill every pore and cavity of the wood, thus petrifying it?  Mineral matter is what makes the wood incredibly solid, heavy and hard.  The woods replacement mineral is… Continue Reading

Finishing Touches

Sometimes it’s the little things. Mix is full of amazing pieces, some truly larger than life – like the enormous, one of a kind Haveli entry gate in our South Garden Lot, or our doors (we have a ton of… Continue Reading

Press Shout Out :: CasaSugar

Mornings at Mix are fun. Gardens are opened up, fountains are filled, music from Django to Jazz, Brazilian to world Beats is turned on, coffee is sipped and before any customers come in, home décor blogs are religiously browsed. A… Continue Reading

Custom Design Work :: Retail Edition 2

This post continues our profile on the custom design work for retail outlets, restaurants, hotels and hospitality world-wide that the owners, buyers and visual merchandisers behind Design Mix Furniture are continuously working on. Today we’re sharing recent work done for Johnny Was.… Continue Reading

Modern Art ~ Zulu Tribal Shield

Traditional South African wood carved round Zulu Shield.  Bold black & white Geometric Designs are uniquely modern with a touch of the coveted  ethnic style.  Groupings are always stunning and are a stunning focal point.  Originally used in African tribal… Continue Reading

Custom Design Work :: Retail Edition 1

One thing a lot of our customers might not know about Design Mix Furniture is that, aside from importing beautiful furniture, art, fabric and accessories from all over the world, we also do custom design work for retail outlets, restaurants,… Continue Reading

Statues and Art that WOW!

Design MIX Furniture offers a vast collection of original African and Asian statues as well as unique art and artifacts.  MIX large variety is ever changing and they import hand selected special pieces from around the globe.  Larger than life… Continue Reading

Ode to Spring :: Daybed Edition

Well, it’s HOT (here in LA) and the days are getting longer. Forget Spring, it feels like Summer has already come! What better time to start outfitting your outdoor space? Here at MIX we mark Spring (or early Summer) with… Continue Reading