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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

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Harveys at seatbeltbags.com 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.

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

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Futuristic 1960s egg shell baby chairs from Bloom Baby

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Also from Bloom Baby, baby rocking chairs

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Icarus lamp and butterflies from Plushpod on 3rd Street

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The outdoor patio eating, chilling, wine cocktail drinking area

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Shelf from Ku Ambiance in West Hollywood

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$1000 skateboards from Italian woodmakers, Bottega Montana

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

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

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By Long Beach based artist, David Gilmore

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Some doghouse greenrrroofs from Sustainable Pet Design based in Ventura County

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2nd Shadow Lamp by

Tord Boontje

, $195

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So pretty, here it is again from

Plushpod

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Of Van Nuys,

Charles Sherman's

Infinity Rings

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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.

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Eames chair

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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!