ABOUT THE PRINCIPAL
Design authority Sean Yashar manages talent in the decorative arts sphere. He consistently heralds bold new makers, designers, and artists.
In 2010 Yashar launched The Culture Creative, a holistic management and communications agency for the decorative arts.
A Los Angeles native, Yashar has developed projects and programming for the West Hollywood Design District and the La Cienega Design Quarter.
2012 saw Yashar’s creation of West Hollywood’s flagship annual design event, “D.I.E.M.” (Design Intersects Everything Made) ushering in a new direction for the city as an international design hub.
In 2015, Yashar founded AUX (pr. Auxiliary), The Culture Creative’s production house, dedicated to experimental design, art, and craft.
In 2017, Yashar co-founded FURTH YASHAR &, a pop-up exhibition space for Los Angeles dedicated to collectible contemporary design.
Yashar has been recognized in such publications as Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, Interior Design Magazine, Wallpaper, Cultured, The Hollywood Reporter and C Magazine.
He has been featured as a design expert on NPR, and has appeared as a judge on Ellen’s Design Challenge on HGTV.
Yashar ran a vertically integrated friendship bracelet company in the 4th grade. He’s been building brands ever since.