Founders Adam Blackman and David Cruz of Blackman Cruz are fixtures of the Los Angeles designscape, known worldwide for their distinctive creative vision and unconventional approach to collecting and curating antiques, art, and objects through their eponymous Los Angeles showroom. Since opening their first gallery in 1993, they’ve developed their own unique artistic panache, intertwining their different interests and points of view to create unique pieces for consumers nationwide. Their book, Beauty & Mischief: The Design Alchemy of Blackman Cruz, celebrates the firm’s 30th anniversary in the business, showcasing the famed design duo’s eye for evocative design, giving readers a look into their collections and personal homes in Los Angeles, Ojai, and Mexico.