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Cliff Garten Opens “Heart of Compassion” in Koreatown

Posted May 13, 2015 by | Comments Off
Los Angeles Opens Its Hearts of Compassion, designed by Cliff Garten

Artist Cliff Garten has a new public sculpture open at The Vermont in Koreatown.

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PHOTOS: Dance + Design II, The Language of Dance: The Eloquence of Astaire

Posted May 13, 2015 by | Comments Off
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I’m a Los Angeles-based photographer and I had read about DANCE+DESIGN II The Language of Dance: The Eloquence of Astaire, here on DnA’s blog. I decided to attend and photograph the performance, and discussion, which took place at Gensler’s striking offices in downtown Los Angeles. 
The performance was the second in the DANCE + DESIGN series, and was performed by American Contemporary Ballet.
Enjoy!

 

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5 Design Things To Do This Week

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

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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 | Comments Off
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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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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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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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