It’s no exaggeration to say that Tricia Benitez Beenum is making waves in the design world. If you ask the Pop Up Home family, their amazing designs extend beyond their industry. It tells a story much bigger than the individual, a story that can’t always be perfectly planned, an emotion that is at the core of Beenum’s movement. “Nostalgia drives innovation, not mass production of the same thing,” she explains. “We live in a very disposable world right now.”
Known for his exceptional skills in estate sale shopping, Beenum began making a name for himself as a top bargain finder in 2005. “I was ignored for years,” she recalls of her early days in the industry. “I literally sold all these great pieces out of my car and nothing appealed to me…But I’m a fire starter.” I believe it’s all thanks to my mother. “That was always the message from her mother: Do whatever you want to do, but do your best at it,” she laughs.That same inner hustle, driven by a refusal to be ignored, coupled with undeniable taste and talent, runs the Beenum showroom. of A destination for designers and tastemakers from around the world.
Through this piece, Beenum speaks about the investment value of durable, well-made vintage items, and encourages consumers to think more about transforming design rather than simply replicating the same thing. Pop Up Home has become a place where people can expect to find unique conversation pieces organically curated throughout the eye-catching new space.
Comfortably nestled in a coveted spot in Los Angeles’ Melrose Hill neighborhood, home to several new retailers and galleries like Zwirner, our pop-up home showroom measures 7,000 square feet to be exact and is nestled among changemakers. occupies its rightful place in. But Beenum reminds us that it wasn’t always that way. “Even the designers who come into my space today used to look at me like I was a sleazy person.” A job that began with a passion for finding vintage furniture, he only opens once a month. We started renting a warehouse (by the way, there is no signboard). That is the origin of the company name “Pop Up Home”. Almost 20 years after it all began, she now sits inside a two-story oasis, lending a much-needed voice to a rapidly changing region. Don’t miss the evolution of Beanum.