During the era of urban renewal, construction of the interstate highway system and suburban flight, Lawrence Halprin wanted to breathe new life into cities. His landscapes were meant to suggest the rugged wilderness of nature.
Vehicles are increasingly being used as weapons, as seen in the London Bridge attack over the weekend and in New York’s Times Square last month. The Compton-based company Calpipe is designing security bollards to help make public spaces safer.
In “The Handmaid’s Tale,” costume and color are used to powerfully signal status and state of freedom for the different social groups. Costume designer Ane Crabtree says the producers wanted to give it a sense of being completely current, and not a costume drama.