12 Apr Deirdre Doherty Designed Simone Restaurant on Robb Report’s “13 Most Beautiful Restaurants in America” List
For people who love Art Deco design, this was a great year for them in the restaurant world. As the omnipresent midcentury design begins to fade, across the country deco is taking its place. One of the best is Jessica Largey’s debut restaurant Simone in Downtown LA’s thriving Arts District. Housed inside a 1920s building, designer Deirdre Doherty created a space evocative of the era with antique mirrors, leaded glass windows, velvet banquettes, brass-edged walnut tables, and geometric light fixtures.