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Posted February 13, 2015 by | 0 Comments
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“Crafting the Cocktail:” Handmade Objects for Modern Libations/Brandyn Tepper Talks

Posted February 12, 2015 by | 1 Comment
Pamina Traylor, Honeycomb Decanter and Glass Set, blown glass (Photo- Christopher Olin)

Ever think of drinking a Martini out of wood instead of glass? Or champagne out of a ceramic cylinder? Those are some of the variants by artist-craftspeople on the accouterments of cocktail culture you’ll find at “Crafting the Cocktail: Handmade Objects and Implements for Classic and Modern Libations,” an exhibition currently on display at the Craft in America Center. Christopher Olin went for a visit, and returned both shaken and …

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Nathan Crowley Constructs a Beautifully Grim Future in Space for Interstellar

Posted February 11, 2015 by | 1 Comment
INTERSTELLAR

DnA spoke with Nathan Crowley, the Oscar-nominated production designer about how he created the look of Interstellar.

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Jon Jerde, Design Czar for the 1984 Olympics Who Remade Retail Destinations, Dies at 75

Posted February 9, 2015 by | 2 Comments
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Jon Jerde, an architect who had a profound impact on the cityscape of Los Angeles and beyond, through his reinvention of the shopping center as an “experiential” and entertainment destination, has died after a long illness.
About Jerde’s contribution, the architect Craig Hodgetts once wrote: 
“Jon Jerde is one of that breed of innovative architects whose contagious vision redefines not only an era, but so shapes the …

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Oscar-Nominated Maria Djurkovic Designs ‘The Imitation Game’ in Stunning Detail

Posted February 4, 2015 by | 1 Comment
THE IMITATION GAME

Maria Djurkovic discusses how she created the look of ‘The Imitation Game.’

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House Music, Gehry Style, by Composer Andrew Norman for L.A. Chamber Orchestra

Posted February 4, 2015 by | 0 Comments
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Frank Gehry’s iconic Santa Monica House has inspired a piece of music by composer Andrew Norman, to be performed this week by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Sarah Spitz gives this preview.

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8 Ways Los Angeles is Becoming Less Suburban

Posted February 2, 2015 by | 2 Comments
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L.A. is becoming less suburban. Here’s how.

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