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Photo Essay: CA Boom V

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Chillaxing at CA BOOM V | All Photos & Captions by Caroline On Crack and Zach Behrens for LAist

This past weekend was CA Boom V, a West Coast design show that gathered some of the best of the best design and architecture from the United States. Whether it was non-traditional, modern or contemporary, it was there at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. Curbed LA was there doing architecture tours and below is some of the exciting design items found.

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Who is this man and why should you know who he is? He is Julius Shulman, most well known for his famous 1960 photo of the Case Study House #22 with Los Angeles below

Harveys at is a Santa Ana based company. While they focus on bags at the moment, this chair prototype will be available in March 2009, selling for $1200. No specific carmaker is favored in the seatbelt production line.

CA Boom V is so hip, it had its own soundtrack

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Futuristic 1960s egg shell baby chairs from Bloom Baby

Also from Bloom Baby, baby rocking chairs

Icarus lamp and butterflies from Plushpod on 3rd Street

The outdoor patio eating, chilling, wine cocktail drinking area

Shelf from Ku Ambiance in West Hollywood

$1000 skateboards from Italian woodmakers, Bottega Montana

From Clay & Wood, a wife and husband team off of La Tuna Canyon in the Valley

From Not Neutral on Larchmont, the Los Angeles plate costs $50 and comes in a collection of four out of three.

By Long Beach based artist, David Gilmore

Some doghouse greenrrroofs from Sustainable Pet Design based in Ventura County

2nd Shadow Lamp by

Tord Boontje

, $195

So pretty, here it is again from


Of Van Nuys,

Charles Sherman's

Infinity Rings

Rug made of recycled bike tire tubes ($1,199) from Plushpod. Could be used for sound insulation, children's play room, or to butch up a guy's room.

Eames chair

It's the Fanny Pack, but updated from Silent Revolution. It's called the Ammo Bag ($78)

Special thanks to Caroline on Crack for photos, lounging and editing!

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