Los Angeles-based Lawrence of La Brea has cultivated a sophisticated, refined, and thoroughly unique collection of rugs and textiles, passionately winning over the most discerning clientele.
Owner David Nourafshan has 25 years of experience, working directly with the most sought-after and artistically groundbreaking designers in the world.
Lawrence of La Brea sets the stage for individual style. Fine rugs and exotic textiles are the heart of our talent, apparent in our vast selection from around the world. We collaborate with and are inspired by the international interior and fashion design community. In addition to beautiful rugs, we provide expert care in installation, restoration, cleaning, and appraisal services.
We believe a patterned rug is not just a decoration. It’s a way of life – and a powerful expression of an individual’s personality. Lawrence of La Brea strives, at all times, to deliver the most rare and extraordinary rugs to our customers. We will source any design or custom look and work with our vast manufacturing resources to achieve the desired result.
We look forward to providing you with just the perfect rug!
David first started working in his family business of selling fine rugs when he was just thirteen years old.
Caroline was a pre-law major with plans to become an attorney after studying political science in college when she met David, fell in love and got married.
When he was just eighteen years old, Armen followed in his family’s footsteps and started working at Lawrence of La Brea.
A talented multi-tasker, Alma oversees custom orders and assists with sales and customer service. She started working at the company in 1995.
Victor is the Supervisor of Sales and is in charge of all customer service. Originally from Nicaragua, Victor has a background in graphic design and printing.
A one woman show, Evelyn is in charge of all the accounting at Lawrence of La Brea and has been with the company for over a decade.
The multidisciplinary designer specializes in furniture for the contract, hospitality and residential markets, as well as lighting, packaging.
Based in Amsterdam and Milan, Cobb’s creative process begins with materiality and an empirical approach that is highly experimental.