Carren Jao

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KILLSPENCER is a Silver Lake-based leather goods company. DnA spoke to the founder, Spencer Nikosey, about starting his company from scratch.

KILLSPENCER: Designing Bags “Proudly Handcrafted in Los Angeles”

KILLSPENCER is a Silver Lake-based leather goods company. DnA spoke to the founder, Spencer Nikosey, about starting his company from scratch.

from Design and Architecture

Fancy turning a stretch of your ‘hood into a pedestrian plaza? Or a parking space into a mini-park or “parklet?” Or how about carving out a “bike corral,” a stretch…

LA Designer: We The People, Remaking L.A. into “People Streets”

Fancy turning a stretch of your ‘hood into a pedestrian plaza? Or a parking space into a mini-park or “parklet?” Or how about carving out a “bike corral,” a stretch…

from Design and Architecture

DnA DJ Carren Jao moved to the US from the Philippines in her teens.

Ten Typhoons a Year: Carren Jao Reflects on Life in the Philippines Before Haiyan

DnA DJ Carren Jao moved to the US from the Philippines in her teens.

from Design and Architecture

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