Design

The Lovell Health House is at the edge of Griffith Park. The depression-era home was built in 1929 and was completely radical for its time.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One of the biggest aquariums in the country is getting even bigger. The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach has added a 29,000 square foot wing called Pacific Visions.

from Greater LA

Fifteen fashion design students at Otis College of Art and Design just spent nine months working with celebrity designer Jason Wu, famed for his sumptuous inaugural ball gowns for…

Jason Wu goes to school

Fifteen fashion design students at Otis College of Art and Design just spent nine months working with celebrity designer Jason Wu, famed for his sumptuous inaugural ball gowns for…

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This week, you can: Meet the colorful designer Gere Kavanaugh; hear about how architects slay dragons (and other reasons why you should hire one); listen to the art of acoustic…

5 design things to do this week: May 20 - 26, 2019

This week, you can: Meet the colorful designer Gere Kavanaugh; hear about how architects slay dragons (and other reasons why you should hire one); listen to the art of acoustic…

Acclaimed architect I.M. Pei has died. He was 102.

Remembering famed architect I.M. Pei

Acclaimed architect I.M. Pei has died. He was 102.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

During his influential career, the Pritzker-winning architect designed everything from schools to skyscrapers. Known for spare, geometric forms, Pei said the goal was to "eliminate the inessential."

I.M. Pei, architect of some of the world's most iconic structures, dies at 102

During his influential career, the Pritzker-winning architect designed everything from schools to skyscrapers. Known for spare, geometric forms, Pei said the goal was to "eliminate the inessential."

from NPR

There’s a $14 billion renovation going on right now at LAX, and the city is adding a whole new expansion plan on top of that with an eye towards the 2028 Olympics.

What to expect at the future LAX

There’s a $14 billion renovation going on right now at LAX, and the city is adding a whole new expansion plan on top of that with an eye towards the 2028 Olympics.

from Greater LA

For the last 30 years classic LA modernist houses by the likes of Richard Neutra, Rudolf Schindler, Pierre Koenig, John Lautner and others have been bought, lovingly restored and have…

Lovell Health House seeks pick-me-up

For the last 30 years classic LA modernist houses by the likes of Richard Neutra, Rudolf Schindler, Pierre Koenig, John Lautner and others have been bought, lovingly restored and have…

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In the 1960s, few fashion designers were pushing the envelope like Rudi Gernreich.

Fearless fashion designer Rudi Gernreich gets his due

In the 1960s, few fashion designers were pushing the envelope like Rudi Gernreich.

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The Wing is the latest shared workspace to join a growing crowd in LA.

Inside The Wing, a pastel haven for feminists

The Wing is the latest shared workspace to join a growing crowd in LA.

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What does Los Angeles in 2019 mean to you? The LA County Arts Commission would like to know.

What would you put in a 2019 time capsule?

What does Los Angeles in 2019 mean to you? The LA County Arts Commission would like to know.

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In the spirit of Passover, DnA explores an exodus story with a profound design impact.

How the Bauhaus inspired a new architecture for the 'reborn Jew'

In the spirit of Passover, DnA explores an exodus story with a profound design impact.

from Design and Architecture

This week, you can: learn about the trans-media career of a pioneering digital designer; appreciate keshiki in Japanese ceramics; track down wildlife in Los Angeles; discuss…

5 design things to do this week: April 15 - 21, 2019

This week, you can: learn about the trans-media career of a pioneering digital designer; appreciate keshiki in Japanese ceramics; track down wildlife in Los Angeles; discuss…

Video showed the beloved building on fire, with smoke billowing into the sky. The cause of the blaze was not immediately known, but the structure has been been undergoing renovation.

Spire falls at Paris' Notre Dame as cathedral is engulfed in flames

Video showed the beloved building on fire, with smoke billowing into the sky. The cause of the blaze was not immediately known, but the structure has been been undergoing renovation.

from NPR

Edward Goldman talks about the architectural glory of Los Angeles, with iconic buildings by Pritzker Prize winners within walking distance.

Gods of architecture smile upon LA

Edward Goldman talks about the architectural glory of Los Angeles, with iconic buildings by Pritzker Prize winners within walking distance.

from Art Talk

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is undergoing a major overhaul that’s projected to cost $650 million.

LACMA redesign arouses passions as it moves forward

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is undergoing a major overhaul that’s projected to cost $650 million.

from Design and Architecture

This week: hear from your favorite authors; load up on art books; appreciate the beautiful, culturally disrupting art of Kwame Brathwaite; tour sustainable gardens that nurture nature;…

5 design things to do this week: April 8 - 14, 2019

This week: hear from your favorite authors; load up on art books; appreciate the beautiful, culturally disrupting art of Kwame Brathwaite; tour sustainable gardens that nurture nature;…

In 2013, Swiss architect Peter Zumthor proposed a redesign of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

The history of LACMA’s redesign

In 2013, Swiss architect Peter Zumthor proposed a redesign of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Fans of the rapper Nipsey Hussle are remembering his music as well as his contributions to South LA, where he was raised.

Destination Crenshaw was a Nipsey Hussle dream

Fans of the rapper Nipsey Hussle are remembering his music as well as his contributions to South LA, where he was raised.

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On April 5, 1994, Kurt Cobain died of an apparent suicide. The singer and guitarist of the mega-rock band Nirvana was just 27 years old.

Kurt Cobain, accidental fashion icon

On April 5, 1994, Kurt Cobain died of an apparent suicide. The singer and guitarist of the mega-rock band Nirvana was just 27 years old.

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