Maura Lucking

DnA DJ

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Design Journalist for KCRW's DnA, historian, writer, curator

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Some of you may remember when Memphis furniture and Charles Moore’s Piazza d’Italia (above) bounced into the world, reminding designers steeped in Braun-era minimalism and high-minded…

Just When You Thought it Was Safe. . . Postmodernism Makes a Comeback!; Maura Lucking talks to AQQ’s Matthew Sullivan

Some of you may remember when Memphis furniture and Charles Moore’s Piazza d’Italia (above) bounced into the world, reminding designers steeped in Braun-era minimalism and high-minded…

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Matthew Sullivan is an artist and furniture designer based in LA and he has his own firm, Al Que Quiere – loosely translated from the Latin, "for he who wants it."

Matthew Sullivan

Matthew Sullivan is an artist and furniture designer based in LA and he has his own firm, Al Que Quiere – loosely translated from the Latin, "for he who wants it."

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On this week’s show, DJ (design journalist) Maura Lucking interviews fashion designer Bryan Sanderson.

LA Fashion with a German Twist

On this week’s show, DJ (design journalist) Maura Lucking interviews fashion designer Bryan Sanderson.

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