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Preservationists and Ray Bradbury fans were shocked when the late author’s former home in Cheviot Hills was suddenly torn down. And design buffs were bemused when the perpetrators turned out to be architect Thom Mayne and his wife Blythe Alison-Mayne. But it turns out they have plans for the site that might have piqued the late futurist’s interest.
Thom Mayne is principal of the architectural firm Morphosis, and …
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A new park replacing a defunct gas station coincides with the rapid transformation of Highland Park.
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One of the darlings of Chinese fashion and photography is making a mark on Los Angeles. But her work offers a fascinating window onto contemporary China.
This past Tuesday evening a spillover crowd — of largely youthful, fashion-conscious Asians and Asian-Americans — jammed the gallery of the venerable L.A. Louver Gallery in Venice for an appearance by the 34-year old Chinese superstar of fashion and art …
What will normalizing relations between Cuba and the U.S. mean for buildings in Havana?
Holiday, Recent Shows »
DnA marked the holiday season with a look at values-based capitalism, with advice on holiday gifts that support a good cause (below), interviews with social entrepreneurs Scott Martin and Jeff Denby, and a look at how you sort out the “good” from the “sounds good” now that social entrepreneurship is a booming trend.
If you walk the aisles of Whole Foods this holiday season you’ll find stands dedicated …
Holiday, L.A. Designer, Recent Shows »
DnA talks to the founder of The Living Christmas Company, a Southland business that rents out living trees during the holiday season.
The Christmas tree smell means the tree is dying and other fun facts.
Leah Hoffmitz Milken had taught typography and graphic design at Art Center College and Design for over 20 years when she passed away at the age of 61 after a long illness.
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