Design and Architecture

Design and Architecture

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

LA was once a destination for people who wanted to get away from crowded East Coast cities.

Long-time champion of public space reflects on impact of coronavirus on city life

LA was once a destination for people who wanted to get away from crowded East Coast cities.

As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion…

Do handsewn face masks protect against coronavirus?

As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion…

What to watch: Westworld Season 3 for a tour of hypermodern buildings; Craft in America's video library of amazing makers and artists; a webinar on how digital fabrication can address…

5 design things to watch March 26 - April 1

What to watch: Westworld Season 3 for a tour of hypermodern buildings; Craft in America's video library of amazing makers and artists; a webinar on how digital fabrication can address…

In 1992, Peter Loughrey founded Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), specializing in 20th Century design and art. The first piece he ever auctioned was a Frank Lloyd Wright window.

Peter Loughrey, founder of Los Angeles Modern Auctions, leaves us at 52

In 1992, Peter Loughrey founded Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), specializing in 20th Century design and art. The first piece he ever auctioned was a Frank Lloyd Wright window.

Merry Norris, the private art consultant and longtime public advocate for art and architecture in Los Angeles, died Monday night from pneumonia at age 80. Frances Anderton pays tribute…

Merry Norris, force in L.A. art and architecture, dies at 80

Merry Norris, the private art consultant and longtime public advocate for art and architecture in Los Angeles, died Monday night from pneumonia at age 80. Frances Anderton pays tribute…

With events cancelled and many Angelenos grounded, DnA brings you instead 5 great design things to watch.

5 design things to watch March 19 - 25

With events cancelled and many Angelenos grounded, DnA brings you instead 5 great design things to watch.

In a normal year, many Angeleno designers and showroom owners would be packing their bags soon to head to Milan for Salone del Mobile, the massive furniture fair.

With spring design fairs and travel on hold, LA designers get creative with constraints

In a normal year, many Angeleno designers and showroom owners would be packing their bags soon to head to Milan for Salone del Mobile, the massive furniture fair.

Coming up: Flashback to the 70's Southern California surf scene; check out the Los Angeles Pottery Show; see 100 more reasons to appreciate the Japanese-inspired art of Tōshee;…

5 design things to do March 12 - 18

Coming up: Flashback to the 70's Southern California surf scene; check out the Los Angeles Pottery Show; see 100 more reasons to appreciate the Japanese-inspired art of Tōshee;…

Would you choose to rent or own a condo in a multifamily building, or own a single family home?

Redesigning the California dream

Would you choose to rent or own a condo in a multifamily building, or own a single family home?

Coming up: See the human form in clay at Craft Contemporary, and make some masks; celebrate the work of Elena Manferdini at SCI-Arc; meet "Transcendients" at the Japanese American…

5 design things to do: March 5-11

Coming up: See the human form in clay at Craft Contemporary, and make some masks; celebrate the work of Elena Manferdini at SCI-Arc; meet "Transcendients" at the Japanese American…

Paula Benson says she is “a nightmare to watch a film with.”

Paula Benson, movie design detective

Paula Benson says she is “a nightmare to watch a film with.”

Coming up: Learn about the Afro-Latin homes and culture in early Los Angeles; see Elizabeth Gahan's embellished photos capturing the soul of LA architecture; mingle with ceramics by…

5 design things to do Feb 27 - Mar 4

Coming up: Learn about the Afro-Latin homes and culture in early Los Angeles; see Elizabeth Gahan's embellished photos capturing the soul of LA architecture; mingle with ceramics by…

See art take over the Lovell House; celebrate the people and spaces of old Hollywood Park; help save the very un-Soviet styled Melnikov House; hear about "crazy creative" Asian…

5 design things to do: Feb 20 - 26

See art take over the Lovell House; celebrate the people and spaces of old Hollywood Park; help save the very un-Soviet styled Melnikov House; hear about "crazy creative" Asian…

Feeling overwhelmed by the constant barrage of noise in our lives?

Can a Sound Bath Cure Bad Sound with Good Sound?

Feeling overwhelmed by the constant barrage of noise in our lives?

The Influence of Sunset Magazine in California and the West 
  
  Sunset magazine was launched in 1898 by the Southern Pacific Railroad to lure Easterners to California. In the late…

Sunset Magazine: “The Bible of Western Living”

The Influence of Sunset Magazine in California and the West Sunset magazine was launched in 1898 by the Southern Pacific Railroad to lure Easterners to California. In the late…

After years teaching and designing on paper, architect Daniel Libeskind built his first building at age 53. It was an instant game-changer: the Jewish Museum Berlin.

Daniel Libeskind is at the ‘Edge of Order’

After years teaching and designing on paper, architect Daniel Libeskind built his first building at age 53. It was an instant game-changer: the Jewish Museum Berlin.

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.