At Modern Luxury, connection and community define who we are. We use cookies to improve the Modern Luxury experience - to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also may share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. We take your privacy seriously and want you to be aware that we have recently made changes to our Privacy Policy, which can be found here.


Secret Source: The Creatives behind Cerno Reveal Their LA Essentials

By Los Angeles Confidential | September 20, 2019 | People

The design masterminds shine a light on their LA favorites.


Who: Laguna natives and lifelong surfers Bret Englander, Nick Sheridan and Dan Wacholder are the creative talents behind Cerno, a high-concept lighting firm celebrating its 10th anniversary. “We are proud of what we’ve built and are excited to improve as craftspeople and ethical business owners.”

Light Bright:Lightopia (2001 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach) showcases the best lighting designs and was the first to display Cerno.”

Dine by Design: “Designed by Robert McKinley, Hotel Joaquin (985 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach) is fresh, modern and understated.”

Mixology Must: “For a cocktail, we get to The Saloon (446 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, 949.494.5469)—Laguna’s version of Cheers!”

Culture Klatch: “We love the Laguna Art Museum (307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach). Despite the changes over the years, Laguna is still a group of surfers and artists, passionate about where we live.”

Photography by: COURTESY OF CERNO