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5 Design Things to do This Week

Posted November 30, 2015 by | 1 Comment

Celebrating young architects and designers, harvesting rainwater, and a sneak peek at the new Petersen Automotive Museum. Your week in design events from DnA.

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Mobile Village: Kitchen Brings Nutrition and Good Design To Foster Kids

Posted November 25, 2015 by | 0 Comments

So often architecture is associated with pricey custom homes and fancy institutional buildings.
But many designers are also helping shape the city with pro bono work for nonprofits in less affluent neighborhoods. One in the news recently is the Campus For At-Risk Children in Watts, being designed by Frank Gehry.
And unveiled Saturday – with a celebratory Thanksgiving meal — is Mobile Village: Kitchen, designed by LA architect Deborah Richmond for Peace4Kids, a …

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5 Design Things to Do This Week

Posted November 23, 2015 by | 0 Comments
’Life Is a Time-Based Medium,’ a recent piece shot near Jaipur, India PHOTO: ALEX DELFANNE, COURTESY OF HAUSER & WIRTH

A video installation of monkeys in a Hindu temple, a feast in a historic downtown cafeteria, and an art marketplace in a former karaoke studio. Your week in design events from DnA.

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“My name is Nohemi Gonzalez and I feel very fortunate to have found Design so early in my life”

Posted November 18, 2015 by | 5 Comments
Nohemi Articulating Cube Demo 04,png

Among those killed in last Friday’s terrorist attack in Paris was Nohemi Gonzalez, a 23-year-old industrial design student from Cal State Long Beach who was in France as part of a foreign exchange program at the Strate School of Design in Paris.

The study of design is one that demands commitment, dedication and skills in numerous areas — and a joy in creativity.

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5 Design Things to Do This Week

Posted November 16, 2015 by | 0 Comments
Rendering of ActionLab section of "A Path Appears" at the Skirball. Courtesy C&G Partners.

Learning from Olympics past, envisioning a future without water, and the latest in automotive technology. Your week in design events from DnA.

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LA County’s first bike-sharing program comes to Santa Monica

Posted November 11, 2015 by | 2 Comments
Santa Monica Breeze Bikes at a station at Cloverfield and Broadway. Photo by Avishay Artsy.

Thursday, Nov. 12 is a big day for local cyclists.
The city of Santa Monica plans to unveil its much-anticipated bike-sharing program – the first of its kind in Los Angeles County.
Five hundred bikes will be docked at about 80 different hubs across Santa Monica, and parts of Venice. You sign up online or through an app, which shows you where available bikes are parked. You …

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Exploring lost landscapes with Rick Prelinger

Posted November 10, 2015 by | 0 Comments
Beany's Drive-In Restaurant in Long Beach, from "Lost Landscapes of Los Angeles"

Our schizophrenic feelings towards mass transit may be because despite all the problems presented by the car, it still represents personal freedom and mobility. And in the event you’d forgotten that feeling, look no further than a very intriguing film called “No More Road Trips?” It’s one of two movies made by veteran film archivist Rick Prelinger that will screen in Los Angeles this …

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Tyrone Drake Redesigns the Black Panthers’ Ten-Point Plan

Posted November 4, 2015 by | 0 Comments

Tyrone Drake was fed by the Black Panthers when he was a child growing up in Oakland, California. Now he is a graphic designer and teacher at Art Center College of Design and he has re-visualized the Panthers’ Ten-Point Plan, for an exhibition opening this weekend.

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5 Design Things to Do This Week

Posted November 2, 2015 by | 1 Comment
Angels Flight railway

Designing the Broad, rare viewing of “M” featuring Angels Flight, typography honoring the Black Panthers and stylin’ retail. Your week in design events from DnA.

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Singing in the Rain Room: Hannes Koch and Florian Ortkrass

Posted October 28, 2015 by | 1 Comment
Florian Ortkrass and Hannes Koch of Random International

Why would New Yorkers and Londoners choose to ponder an artwork that delivers them yet more rain — which pauses around the human body as it walks through? Why would thousands of Angelenos reserve tickets to experience that installation?

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