On Sunday, July 7, 2019, Hollyhock House, Frank Lloyd Wright’s first house in Southern California, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It and seven other structures were…
Jul. 16from Design and Architecture
When Guo Pei started studying design in 1982, shortly after China opened up to the world, she has said no one knew that clothes were supposed to be designed.
Fifty years ago - on July 16, 1969 - the Apollo 11 rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center. The launch and the moon landing a few days later marked the highpoint of the Space Age.
Famed televangelist Robert Schuller got his start preaching at a drive-in theatre and went on to build himself an all-glass church in Garden Grove designed by powerful New York…
Jul. 9from Design and Architecture
Can digital billboards be beautiful? Or are they a blight on the urban landscape?
When news broke that Jony Ive would leave Apple, where he served as the company’s design guru for 30 years, the company’s share price dropped by $9 billion.
Jul. 2from Design and Architecture
This week, you can: Appreciate printmaking and finished works from Self Help Graphics & Art; revisit daydream houses from 1970s Los Angeles and what they mean today; see how designers…
Jun. 24from Design and Architecture
he La Brea Tar Pits have waited nearly 40,000 years for a makeover. Three architectural firms are rethinking the 12-acre area, which includes the tar pits, the George C.
Jun. 20from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Uber has “disrupted” taxi cabs, e-scooters and bikes. Now the company’s airborne division, Uber Elevate, wants to add a ride-hailing service in the sky, called Uber Air.
Jun. 18from Design and Architecture
It looks like a big, white flying saucer that landed on its four legs, and if you’ve taken off or touched down at LAX in the past 50 years, chances are you’ve noticed it.
Jun. 13from Greater LA
In the 1970s, American fashion was defined by Halston. He designed women’s clothing that was loose and freeing. Think minimal draped gowns and his famed jersey halter dress.
Jun. 11from Design and Architecture
Fifty years ago, in late June, 1969, the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York.
Jun. 4from Design and Architecture
Los Angeles is considering revising its regulations around billboards to allow more digital signs all around Los Angeles.
May. 29from Design and Architecture
Rudi Gernreich redefined how the world saw swimsuits. The avant-garde darling of 1960s and 1970s fashion challenged conventional standards of beauty, gender, and identity.
May. 29from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Jerry Schubel, oceanographer, president and CEO of the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, has been dreaming for decades of creating a venue to raise awareness about ocean…
May. 28from Design and Architecture
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.
May. 23from 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.
May. 22from 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…
May. 21from Design and Architecture
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…
May. 20from Design and Architecture
Acclaimed architect I.M. Pei has died. He was 102.
May. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand