Here is a great write up in Performances magazine
'One of the qualities that make Silver Lake such an appealing section of Los Angeles is its wealth of commercial storefronts in which artistic creation is celebrated, whether it be fashion, home furnishings or cuisine.
One such establishment, its Silver Lake Boulevard neighbors previously featured in these pages include LA Mill and Alimento for dining, Lawson-Fenning for design and OK for objets d’art is Müsh, whose merchandise ranges from furniture to jewelry.
Founded in 2007 by the husband-and-wife team of Emmanuel Todorov and Michelle van der Heijden, Müsh was originally located in East Hollywood before moving to a 650-square-foot space in Silver Lake, a neighborhood the couple appreciates for its eclecticism.
“We wanted to create a space where people could come in and think differently,” says van der Heijden, noting that the store is densely packed but not overwhelming. “There’s a depth to the space, and people are constantly noticing something new,” she says.
“All of our customers, regardless of age, are looking for something different, not cookie-cutter,” says van der Heijden, a design industry veteran. “That’s why they come to Silver Lake.… It feeds them.” Todorov, an actor, says, “It’s not just the locals who drop in. We have a very loyal following, and many customers travel from the Westside to see us.” Van der Heijden explains that the approach was novel in an era when more strictly composed spaces were in vogue. “As a decorator, I would travel to flea markets and estate sales to discover unique finds that add character to a home,” she recounts.
During the Great Recession, jewelry was introduced to Müsh, and the couple continue to support creative, approachable designers. “I’ve always liked bright colors, but when the market crashed, the style became very monochromatic, in both furnishings and fashion,” says van der Heijden, suggesting that people with limited resources avoid taking chances. Fortunately, that trend has reversed, and Müsh is once again awash in vibrant colors. are effective even in ultramodern environments.
Original mid-century pottery includes a striking black and red floor vase ($895) from Germany and an Aldo Londi designed vase ($225) from Italy. The shop offers very affordable art, such as an unsigned Picassoesque depiction of the Pietà ($520) from the 1970s and a 1967 oil-on-board floral folk art painting
($590) by Nikolai Nickoff. There are also some pricey pieces available, such as a set of 10 signed Warhol proofs ($29,000) and Dancer (on sale at $16,000), by Arthur Secunda. “For a small space, we have a lot of art,” observes Todorov, who adds that Müsh’s curated selection of collectibles is snapped up quickly. “As for the super-eclectic, one-of-a-kind items that come into the shop, nothing stays longer than a couple of weeks.”