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All Hail the Crop Top: Is Coachella L.A.’s Unofficial Fashion Week?

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Doesn’t it seem like every store has a Coachella section these days?

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Coachella Getaway: Brad Dunning and Moby Talkfest in Palm Springs

Posted April 10, 2015 by | 1 Comment

If your idea of fun is listening to two droll, hip (NOT hipster) and erudite men talk about buildings, music, cities, Sci-Fi, and why L.A. is so much better than anywhere else (especially New York), then leave the crowd at Coachella on Sunday April 19 and hightail it to Palm Springs Art Museum, to hear Brad Dunning and Moby in conversation.
Brad Dunning is a designer who …

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Send Us Your Awesome Drought-Friendly Gardens

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Send us your beautiful drought-tolerant yard pictures!

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Set Decorator Peter Gurski Finds Sanity in Pysanky Egg Decorating

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Peter Gurski is a Los Angeles-based set decorator and interior designer who is currently working on a new TBS sitcom called Clipped.
But when Easter comes around he picks up tools and dyes and goes back to the decorating tradition he grew up with: Pysanky, the ancient Ukrainian art of egg decorating.
Read on for more on Pysanky, how to do it — without cracking an …

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Thomas Lavin Lights Up The Showroom Business

Posted March 25, 2015 by | 0 Comments
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Westweek, the annual springtime showcase of interior design hosted by the showrooms of the PDC’s “Blue Whale” (the Cesar Pelli-designed building marks its fortieth birthday this year) kicks off today.
And one of its most genial hosts will be the always dandyfied Thomas Lavin, welcoming visitors since ten years to his large showroom, now displaying nearly 100 furniture, lighting and fabric lines, including the …

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Frei Otto Dies, Wins Pritzker, As His Ideas Become New Again

Posted March 10, 2015 by | 1 Comment
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Frei Otto, the German architect of gorgeous lightweight tent-like structures, has been awarded the Pritzker Prize, just two weeks after his death at 89.

But his influence lives on, most notably in the design for a new Googleplex by Bjarke Ingels and Thomas Heatherwick.

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Does the Apple Watch Reflect Jony Ive’s Love of Past and Future?

Posted March 10, 2015 by | 1 Comment
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The Apple Watch has been displayed to the world and the jury is out on its genius.

But one thing that some pundits seem sure of, this is a product of Tim Cook’s tenure.

Or rather, is it Jony Ive’s baby? Based on a past encounter with the lauded designer, DnA thinks it might be.

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