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Interior Designer Natasha Baradaran Adds Luster to the Homes of the Global Elite

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Born and raised in Los Angeles, Natasha Baradaran is an interior designer and furniture maker who launched her own firm back in 2000. On this week’s DnA, we spoke with Baradaran in the context of a discussion about so-called “zombie urbanism,” namely, the urban impact of the growing trend for investors to park money in — but rarely occupy — residential real estate in global cities.
She spoke of a …

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In Defense of Lady Gaga’s Red Gloves and Other Bold Oscar Style

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Aside from debating over which actors and filmmakers are worthy of Oscars each year, the public also appoints itself as fashion police of the red carpet. Best and worst dressed lists have become a fixture of awards show coverage.
But Simon Doonan, creative ambassador at large for Barneys New York and author of The Asylum, thinks they are missing the point: self-expression.
“When I look at …

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Production Designer Dennis Gassner Creates a Dark and Enchanting Forest for ‘Into The Woods’

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Into the Woods, directed by Rob Marshall, is the film adaptation of the 1987 Steven Sondheim musical of the same name. Even though the film intertwines the stories of many classic fairy tales including Cinderella, Jack and the Bean Stalk, Rapunzel and Little Red Riding Hood, few characters get a fairy tale ending.
Longtime production designer Dennis Gassner, who is nominated for an Oscar for his work …

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Nathan Crowley Constructs a Beautifully Grim Future in Space for Interstellar

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DnA spoke with Nathan Crowley, the Oscar-nominated production designer about how he created the look of Interstellar.

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5 Design Things To Do This Week

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Oscar-Nominated Maria Djurkovic Designs ‘The Imitation Game’ in Stunning Detail

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Maria Djurkovic discusses how she created the look of ‘The Imitation Game.’

Changing L.A. »

8 Ways Los Angeles is Becoming Less Suburban

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L.A. is becoming less suburban. Here’s how.

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5 Design Things To Do This Week

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Adam Stockhausen on Creating the Vibrant World of The Grand Budapest Hotel

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DnA talks to Adam Stockhausen, production designer of The Grand Budapest Hotel, about creating the whimsical details of the film.

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