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“Crochet Coral Reef” Melds Art and Math to Highlight Plight of Living Reefs

Posted May 6, 2015 by | 0 Comments
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A new book by Margaret and Christine Wertheim shows how art and math can go hand-in-hand in an explosion of colorful crocheted coral reefs.

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Don’t Weep For The Lawn: Your Drought-Friendly Gardens Reveal The Yard as Personal Art Statement

Posted May 5, 2015 by | 0 Comments
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Last week DnA’s Frances Anderton ran into a Hancock Park homeowner who bemoaned the fact he has to get rid of his lawn, asking what could take its place and preserve the loveliness of his Cape Cod-style house.
I assured him there are so many wonderful options, and that in fact, this is an opportunity for him to get creative, and create a personal statement …

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5 Design Things To Do This Week

Posted May 4, 2015 by | 0 Comments
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Your week in design events from DnA.

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When in Seattle, Check Out The Arctic Building

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Seattle’s Arctic Building tells fascinating stories about Seattle’s early days.

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Hadley and Peter Arnold Envision “Hydrologic Zoning” As a Way Out of Drought

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Hadley Arnold of The Arid Lands Institute explains what she believes could be feasible long-term solutions to California’s drought.

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5 Design Things To Do This Week

Posted April 27, 2015 by | 1 Comment
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Your week in design events from DnA.

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Eames Anthology by Daniel Ostroff Holds Lessons for Designers and Hollywood Storytellers

Posted April 24, 2015 by | Comments Off
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An Eames Anthology, edited by Daniel Ostroff, is the first-ever anthology of Charles and Ray Eames’ writings.

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Fitzsu Makes Their Business an Art Project

Posted April 22, 2015 by | 1 Comment
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Fitz and Su of Fitzsu explain their design business concept that has evolved in the age of e-commerce.

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Vincent Lamouroux Whitewashes Palm Trees in Projection

Posted April 21, 2015 by | 2 Comments
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An art project by Vincent Lamouroux whitewashes a hotel and it’s neighboring palm trees in Silver Lake.

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Michael Govan Defends Peter Zumthor’s Design For LACMA

Posted April 21, 2015 by | 1 Comment
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LACMA’s new building is emerging from an open design process and will blend antiquity and modernity in a beautiful experience for visitors, while satisfying present and future needs of the museum’s collections. That’s according to Michael Govan, defending the design by Peter Zumthor.

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