Design and Architecture

Design and Architecture

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

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.

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.