Until all in-store retail can safely reopen, window shopping will have to suffice at West Hollywood’s La Cienega Design Quarter. The cool corridor’s star-beloved home furnishings showrooms and decor boutiques would have been abuzz with inspiring panels, book signings, and creativity-filled soirées this week thanks to its annual Legends festival — but rather than cancel the beloved event due to the pandemic, LCDQ is bringing the pro-powered decor inspiration directly into our homes with its first-ever virtual summit.

Happening from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, May 21, #LCDQStrong promises a full schedule of panels, interviews, and more programming featuring superstars in architecture, art, and design, allowing attendees to get an insider’s glimpse into the design world.

Sessions include a conversation led by 1stdibs editorial director Anthony Barzilay Freund between L.A.-based interior designers Martyn Lawrence Bullard (whose clients include the Kardashian-Jenners, Cher, Tommy Hilfiger, and others) and Sarah Shetter; a magazine editors roundtable led by designer/author David Netto with the EICs of Elle Decor, House Beautiful, and Veranda; and a chat with architect Scott Mitchell and pop artist Ross Bleckner moderated by Galerie magazine editor Jacqueline Terrebonne; to name a few.

Sponsored by 1stdibs and The Shade Store with additional funding from Benjamin Moore, the one-day fest will also include design inspiration for every room in the house as well as advice on keeping abodes “cool, calm, and collected” during quarantine.

Ready for your next home reno? Check out the entire lineup and event times at LCDQ here.

Main photo: La Cienega Design Quarter

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