Pet Design »

9 Ways Pets Can Live A Designed Life in L.A.

Posted September 4, 2014 by | Comments Off
blue collar working dog

Pets + design. What more do you need?

L.A. Designer, People, Pet Design »

L.A. Designer: Pam Juba and Carlie Campesi Put Doggie in The Window

Posted September 3, 2014 by | 2 Comments
play area with dogs

As household pets outnumber children, they are spawning a new industry of goods, services and accessories tailored to our increasingly pampered pooches and kitties.
So when Found Animals, a nonprofit founded by billionaire medic and philanthropist Gary Michelson and his wife Alya, planned Adopt & Shop, a one-stop adoption, pet accessories, doggie grooming, training and daycare center headquartered in Culver City, they challenged interior designers Carlie Campesi and Pam Juba to create a “safe …

L.A. Designer, Recent Shows »

5 Cool Architects Compete To Design LGBT Center

Posted September 3, 2014 by | 3 Comments
Current center exterior

Twenty years ago many architecture firms did not want to be associated with the L.A. Gay and Lesbian center. Now it is a sought-after client that has attracted some noted firms from Los Angeles and beyond in a limited competition to design a new campus: Michael Maltzan, Frederick Fisher, Predock Frane, MAD and Leong Leong. Hear CEO Lorri Jean talk about the goals for the center, and read about the shortlisted …

Five Design Things »

5 Design Things To Do This Week

Posted September 1, 2014 by | Comments Off
losangelesplaysitself_toppage

Your week in design events from DnA.

Drones »

Look Down, Not Up: Ad-bearing Drones Sputter over Downtown

Posted August 28, 2014 by | Comments Off
Drones and their pilots in search of a launch pad

KCRW got tipped off that Art Center College of Design was planning a publicity stunt Thursday involving drones flying around the corporate towers on Bunker Hill. It is part of an ongoing campaign to convince unhappy human “drones,” shackled with “practical” jobs like lawyering or finance, to go back to school and study a creative trade.
The concept was for worker bees to view, through their hermetically-sealed windows, a moving …

L.A. Designer »

L.A. Designer: Warren Techentin Builds an Open Cage in Silver Lake

Posted August 28, 2014 by | Comments Off
WTARCH_LaCageauxFolles_06Linsley

The latest installation at Materials & Applications is La Cage Aux Folles, a steel “cage” designed and built by architect Warren Techentin in collaboration with a largely volunteer team of designers and makers. The cage explores the contortionist possibilities of steel. But it also explores ideas about confinement (gilded birdcages, and prisons) while serving all summer as a very open stage for performance and for play. DnA talked to Warren about a structure that has become a summer gathering place.

Five Design Things »

5 Design Things To Do This Week (and Labor Day Weekend)

Posted August 25, 2014 by | Comments Off
Screen Shot 2014-08-25 at 9.43.53 AM

Your week in design events from DnA.

Design, Exhibits, People »

Deborah Sussman Passes After Long And Vivid Career

Posted August 20, 2014 by | 3 Comments
DebSussman_0277-NOWatermark

Deborah Sussman, environmental designer who created the colorful identity for the Los Angeles 1984 Olympics, has died. She was a woman with style and personality as vivid as her work.

Recent Shows, Speak Out »

L.A. Recreational Water Use By the Numbers

Posted August 19, 2014 by | 3 Comments
water

Recreational Water Use in L.A., by the numbers.

L.A. Designer, People, Recent Shows »

L.A. Designer: Howard Cummings and Ellen Mirojnick Create The Look For The Knick

Posted August 19, 2014 by | Comments Off
764100_KNICK103_092913_MC_0015 (1)

Howard Cummings, production designer, and Ellen Mirojnick, costume designer, last worked together on creating Liberace’s glittery world for Behind The Candelabra. Most recently they got down in the muck and marvels of medicine at the turn of the last century, creating the astounding look for Steven Soderbergh’s new show The Knick.
It’s a look that both supports the characters ­­and gives us an enthralling window into …

Related Posts with Thumbnails

BROUGHT TO YOU BY