A worldly quirkiness- Stroll through the new Adesso Eclectic Imports in Pasadena and the treasures inside span continents and centuries.
Artistic mash-ups- Seattle-based artist and furniture maker Roy McMakin is known for whimsical pieces. An opening reception runs 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday; the show runs through April 20. 6150 Wilshire Blvd., L.A.; (323) 933-9911.
Tile's paper trail- English wallpaper firm Graham & Brown offer up Contour, its line of textured vinyl wallpaper
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