In 2008, Joe Lucas, owner and Principal of Lucas Studio, Inc. opened Harbinger, his first to-the-trade showroom in Los Angeles, with then-partner Parrish Chilcoat. Located in the heart of the La Cienega Design Quarter, Harbinger is a multi-line showroom that carries an eclectic mix of textiles, wallpapers, lighting and furniture, along with antiques and other vintage finds from around the world. The Harbinger assortment expanded further with the launch of Harbinger by Hand, Joe’s own furniture collection, designed and manufactured in Los Angeles, CA.
Known for a classic east coast traditional style meets West Coast cool, Traditional Home magazine named Lucas Studio, Inc. one of the “Top 20 Young Design Firms to Watch” in 2009. House Beautiful magazine recognized the firm as one of their American Design Trailblazers in 2011. The firm has completed residential projects in Los Angeles, Montana, Florida, Chicago, Memphis, Philadelphia and several houses in Rumson, Little Silver and Bay Head, NJ. Current work includes ground up construction projects located in New Jersey, Seattle and throughout the greater Los Angeles area.