Design and Architecture

Design and Architecture

Host Frances Anderton looks at design and architecture from a Los Angeles perspective.

At Desert X Al Ula, artist Lita Albuquerque found the experience a joy and the critics "myopic." She said, “The structure of politics is something else, but the people are amazing."

Lita Albuquerque ‘comes alive’ at Desert X Saudi Arabia

At Desert X Al Ula, artist Lita Albuquerque found the experience a joy and the critics "myopic." She said, “The structure of politics is something else, but the people are amazing."

Frieze LA is back for a second outing, bringing a bonanza of art fairs. But not all artists are excited about it.

Frieze LA heats up LA art scene

Frieze LA is back for a second outing, bringing a bonanza of art fairs. But not all artists are excited about it.

Celebrate Mid-Century design and more in Palm Springs; explore Frieze LA on the back lot of Paramount Studios; and visit several other art fairs and related events across town;…

5 design things to do: Feb 13 - 19

Celebrate Mid-Century design and more in Palm Springs; explore Frieze LA on the back lot of Paramount Studios; and visit several other art fairs and related events across town;…

"Parasite" won four Oscars on Sunday, including Best Picture. Director Bong Joon Ho explains how he tells a story of class through architecture.

'Parasite' tells a story of class through architecture

"Parasite" won four Oscars on Sunday, including Best Picture. Director Bong Joon Ho explains how he tells a story of class through architecture.

Movie villains may want to blow up the planet. But they have great taste in architecture.

Why movie villains have the best houses

Movie villains may want to blow up the planet. But they have great taste in architecture.

Browse the pop-up galleries at the LA Art Show; participate in a symposium on climate change and the built environment; browse and shop for fine art prints antiquarian books; see films…

5 design things to do: Feb 6 - 12

Browse the pop-up galleries at the LA Art Show; participate in a symposium on climate change and the built environment; browse and shop for fine art prints antiquarian books; see films…

One of LA’s most famous malls, the Beverly Center, is upscaling. Owner William Taubman has brought in The Webster, a luxury fashion boutique that first opened a decade ago in Miami.

David Adjaye designs ‘pink cathedral’ for The Webster

One of LA’s most famous malls, the Beverly Center, is upscaling. Owner William Taubman has brought in The Webster, a luxury fashion boutique that first opened a decade ago in Miami.

A storied Victorian-era building in downtown LA has opened its doors to a new tenant: the private shared working space and social club NeueHouse.

NeueHouse moves into the storied Bradbury Building

A storied Victorian-era building in downtown LA has opened its doors to a new tenant: the private shared working space and social club NeueHouse.

See the brutally delicate work of Chuck Moffit; support site-specific performance art at Sowden House; go to two events from Materials & Applications: watch a performance…

5 design things to do: Jan 30 - Feb 5

See the brutally delicate work of Chuck Moffit; support site-specific performance art at Sowden House; go to two events from Materials & Applications: watch a performance…

The late ‘80s and early ‘90s were tough on African-Americans in the inner city.

Early 90s LA streetwear label ‘Cross Colours’ is back

The late ‘80s and early ‘90s were tough on African-Americans in the inner city.

A constant turnover of on-trend clothes, knockoffs of runway styles, all at knockdown prices.

How to slow down fast fashion

A constant turnover of on-trend clothes, knockoffs of runway styles, all at knockdown prices.

Learn how the avant-garde of the 1960s and '70s is as important as ever; celebrate the beautiful banks of Millard Sheets; have an out of body multimedia experience; check out what's…

5 design things to do: Jan 23-29

Learn how the avant-garde of the 1960s and '70s is as important as ever; celebrate the beautiful banks of Millard Sheets; have an out of body multimedia experience; check out what's…

The hit TV show The Crown is being upstaged by a real-life drama: the Sussex Royals — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — are stepping back from the Royal Family.

Harry and Meghan: New Hollywood Royalty?

The hit TV show The Crown is being upstaged by a real-life drama: the Sussex Royals — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — are stepping back from the Royal Family.

Santa Monica is worried about people’s happiness, and has founded an Office of Civic Wellbeing.

Is it always sunny in Santa Monica? The city works to improve citizens' well-being

Santa Monica is worried about people’s happiness, and has founded an Office of Civic Wellbeing.

Starting this year, new homes built in California are meant to generate as much energy as they take off the grid.

Netflix’s home puts a new angle on solar

Starting this year, new homes built in California are meant to generate as much energy as they take off the grid.

Coming up: See the unapologetically punk prints of Raymond Pettibon; reset your mind in Oscar Oiwa's immersive dreamscape; learn how African Americans shaped leisure culture in the…

5 design things to do: Jan 16 - 22

Coming up: See the unapologetically punk prints of Raymond Pettibon; reset your mind in Oscar Oiwa's immersive dreamscape; learn how African Americans shaped leisure culture in the…

With the start of a new year and a new decade, there’s been a lot of reflecting on the last 10 years and prognosticating about the next.

A look in the rear view mirror - at what's ahead in LA in the 2020s

With the start of a new year and a new decade, there’s been a lot of reflecting on the last 10 years and prognosticating about the next.

Everything old is new again, and that’s literally the case with used clothing, a hot look among LA fashionistas right now.

Your ‘90s t-shirts are now 'vintage,' and other takeaways from ThriftCon LA

Everything old is new again, and that’s literally the case with used clothing, a hot look among LA fashionistas right now.

The 1982 cult movie   Blade Runner   had an unforgettable look: a dark, dirty Los Angeles with brooding streetscapes filled with a jangle of architectural styles and ominous vehicles…

Remembering 'visual futurist' Syd Mead

The 1982 cult movie Blade Runner had an unforgettable look: a dark, dirty Los Angeles with brooding streetscapes filled with a jangle of architectural styles and ominous vehicles…

This week: see tiptop modern and contemporary design at Nilufar's SQUAT Los Angeles; hear how Southland cities plan to build lots of new housing; attend the opening of Anish Kapoor's…

5 design things to do: Jan 9 - 15

This week: see tiptop modern and contemporary design at Nilufar's SQUAT Los Angeles; hear how Southland cities plan to build lots of new housing; attend the opening of Anish Kapoor's…