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January 01, 1990 - October 05, 2012 + Design and Architecture

Battle for the Bottom: TOTO, Kohler and the Luxury Toilet listen Download

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"Is the world ready for a toilet with its own foot warmer, heated seat, bidet washlet and built-in music system, all controlled by a touch-screen...

A Field Operation in Santa Monica listen Download

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Can you design a great park by committee? Also, Japanese design, on display at Dwell on Design and Little Tokyo Design Week. Plus, the new...

L.A. Noire: The Game listen Download

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Rockstar's newest video game turns the gamer into a methodical detective in a hyper-realistic recreation of L.A. in 1947. How did they do it and...

Art in the Streets, In and Out of the Art World listen Download

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Street art gets the spotlight in a huge MOCA show. Also, Artecnica-Homeboy Industries' "quote" bag collaboration to give a voice to the graffiti work of...

Architecture and the BIG Idea listen Download

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A wow factor without waste, SF MOMA's How Wine Became Modern, Facebook's design "hackathon," and engineering to withstand catastrophe.

The Art of Rodarte: Black Swan and Design for the Movies listen Download

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What’s in a frock? Schlock, horror, and much more, when it’s designed by the Mulleavy Sisters of Rodarte. Join Kate and Laura Mulleavy as they discuss creating the ballet costumes...

Grand Visions, Rare Earths and Design's Fictions listen Download

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High Line designers Diller Scofidio + Renfro have unveiled their "veiled" new Broad Museum for Grand Avenue. But can architecture alone fix what ails Grand...

It Wasn't All Bad: Bright Spots in LA in 2010 listen Download

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2010 was hard on the design and construction industry in LA. But at the end of a difficult year, DnA looks at the upside and...

The Cadillac Reconsidered; LAMOTH Re-rooted, Permanently listen Download

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The quintessential American car is large and luxurious, but one Detroit giant hopes to change that perception. GM designer Niki Smart talks about rethinking the...

When Is a Logo a No-Go? listen Download

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After a lengthy and costly redesign process, Gap unveiled a new logo, to outrage from customers. So they went back to the old one. Frances...

Piano's Resnick at LACMA; CicLAvia and Biking in LA listen Download

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Renzo Piano's new Resnick Pavilion opens soon at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. LACMA director Michael Govan discusses how it fits into his...

John Leighton Chase: Grand Poobah of West Hollywood listen Download

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John Leighton Chase was a fantastic character and dear friend to many. He also worked below the radar to make a profound impact on West Hollywood, where...

Action-Reaction: Design and Transformation listen Download

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What's the connection between a new fan and a house in Malibu? Airplane technology. Find out when Frances Anderton talks to James Dyson about his new air...

Let There Be Shade listen Download

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Los Angeles is a hot place and the sun can be dangerous, but LA has a puzzling aversion to shade. Find out why with Jane...

Oil, Plastic and the Stuff that Surrounds Us listen Download

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Today on DnA, oil, plastic and the stuff that surrounds us. As oil spills into the gulf, we examine our dependence on products derived from ...