Tips and Guides

This Los Angeles Airbnb Pop-Up Stands Out with Eclectic Moroccan Details

Take a peek inside this compact space with lovely details that you'd want to have in your own home, too

Shares

Located in the heart of Los Angeles’ Art District, this Airbnb Pop-Up home by Justina Blakeney pulls inspiration from East L.A., North Africa, and American actress Lake Bell. The tiny house features aluminum sidings and a Moroccan theme of bold colors and interesting geometric patterns. Aside from the beautiful design, what makes the house truly special is the fact that it was actually curated by and collaborated with Lake and her mom, designer Robin Bell.

The pop-up consists of one living pod which houses the bedroom and peppered with interesting pieces of furniture. An entire wall features sliding glass doors that bring in plenty of natural light.

Off to one side is the entrance made of more glass doors that open out to the side deck and a separate pod for the bathroom.

The bed itself is a Moroccan beauty. The dark brown frame of the bed and the headboard highlight intricate details that complement the bed linens chosen by the designer. While the canopy adds to the lavish feel of the space, the accent wall that features orange geometric patterns plays off the light from the glass doors really well.

Blakeney added pieces that pay tribute to the different cultural communities around the area. The metallic origami-shaped chair is a nod to the nearby Little Tokyo area, while the floral tray is a reference to the Latino community.

A play of geometric patterns can also be appreciated outdoors. Moroccan tables were strategically placed within the area to give the people outside a feel of what to expect inside. The Bougainvillea trees add more color to the space and give it a refreshing vibe. 

The eclectic Moroccan pop-up is part of Airbnb’s "Hello LA," a hospitality experience which highlighted the most interesting people, places, and events in Los Angeles back in 2013.

Source and Photos: Humble Homes. To learn more about this space and to see more photos, visit Airbnb and Emily Henderson.

More on Realliving.com.ph

Take a Peek Inside this Bright and Cheerful Studio Apartment in Paris

3 Interesting Shops For Compact Furniture

5 Easy Ways to Create a Grecian-Inspired Bedroom

Shares

Latest Stories

A Taguig Condo With Cool Storage Features And Vintage Accents

This 80sqm unit has everything that its owners need: light and airy spaces, an interesting mix of furniture, and nifty storage tricks

8 Celebrities Who Are Also Amazing Artists

From John Lloyd Cruz to Ian Veneracion, these famous faces put a new spin to being creative

Katrina Halili’s House in El Nido, Palawan

Found inside her own farm, the tranquil sanctuary features spacious rooms and an incomparable view of the lush outdoors

10 Designer-Approved Coffee Tables

Sisters Cynthia and Ivy Almario, first ladies of Philippine interior design, discuss their favorite coffee tables.

These High-End Villages Have Tripled Average Land Prices in the Last 6 Years

Do you live in one?

The Ultimate Quiapo Bargain Shopping Guide

Ready to go on a Quiapo adventure? From Ilalim ng Tulay to Plaza Miranda, you are bound to spot a budget home find. Read on for our list of stores and buyers tips.

The New Holiday Balikbayan Guest Solution: Airbnbs

They will surely feel right at home!

Your P2,000 Budget Can Afford A Mini Makeover

Turn sad corners and uninspired nooks into spaces that wow

18 No-Fail Building Materials For Your Home

These designer-recommended products would make your home last a lifetime, saving you money in the long run

You'll Love These Pieces That Combine Style and Function

An elegant blend of design and style, these picks make a great addition to any room.

All The Breathtaking Design Details At The ASEAN Summit

In photos: Pinoy design and Asian elements took center stage, from the arrival area to the closing ceremonies

This Is How To Choose The Best Products For Your Home

Top tip: seek professional advice!
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!