Matthew Sullivan and Design that Doesn’t Save the World

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Postmodernism was a colorful reaction to Modernism’s high seriousness. Now Matthew Sullivan and a new generation of designers are revisiting the attitude, the aesthetics, and the arcane theory of the rebel designers post-68. Maura Lucking and Matthew Sullivan discuss why. And, Matt Holzman explores a Santa Monica development that almost destroyed the Santa Monica Pier and moved a community from right to left.

Banner image: Display of work by Matthew Sullivan of AQQ Design at the KCRW/Helms Celebration of Design. Photo: Caught in the Moment



Frances Anderton