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Design and Architecture

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Design and Architecture

Design and Architecture

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Host Frances Anderton looks at design and architecture from a Los Angeles perspective.

Latest Episodes

Long-time champion of public space reflects on impact of coronavirus on city life

LA was once a destination for people who wanted to get away from crowded East Coast cities. The ideal was a single home with a yard and a car in the driveway. But over the last few decades, planners, designers and activists like Aaron...

16 MIN6 d ago
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Long-time champion of public space reflects on impact of coronavirus on city life

Do handsewn face masks protect against coronavirus?

As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion companies. Are homemade masks helpful to medical staff?

7 MIN1 w ago
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Do handsewn face masks protect against coronavirus?

With spring design fairs and travel on hold, LA designers get creative with constraints

In a normal year, many Angeleno designers and showroom owners would be packing their bags soon to head to Milan for Salone del Mobile, the massive furniture fair. But now Italy is on lockdown, and the fair has been postponed, along with High Point...

16 MIN3 w ago
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With spring design fairs and travel on hold, LA designers get creative with constraints

Redesigning the California dream

Would you choose to rent or own a condo in a multifamily building, or own a single family home? If you are an Angeleno with the means, it is likely that you would choose the latter. After all, a house is a means to personal freedom, outdoor...

16 MINMAR 5
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Redesigning the California dream

Paula Benson, movie design detective

Paula Benson says she is “a nightmare to watch a film with.” That’s because she’s always pausing the screen to check the decor, ponder who designed the furnishings and where to get them.

15 MINFEB 26
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Paula Benson, movie design detective

Daniel Libeskind at the ‘Edge of Order,’ Sunset Magazine, and Sound Baths

Why does an architect have to be like a “camel in the desert?” Daniel Libeskind explains why in a conversation about his new book “Edge of Order.” He also shares thoughts about maintaining hope following trauma, not working for dictators,...

28 MINFEB 19
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Daniel Libeskind at the ‘Edge of Order,’ Sunset Magazine, and Sound Baths

Frieze and the art fair effect; Lita Albuquerque at Desert X Al Ula

Desert X started in Coachella Valley, and now it’s in Al Ula, Saudi Arabia. Los Angeles artist Lita Albuquerque shares why she chose to participate amidst a furor back home, saying she couldn't miss being in the country at a "historic...

28 MINFEB 12
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Frieze and the art fair effect; Lita Albuquerque at Desert X Al Ula

Architecture in Parasite; Movie villain homes

The movie “Parasite” is favored for many Oscars, including production design. Director Bong Joon Ho talks about telling a story of class through architecture, saying he gets “pathologically excited and euphoric” when he finds a good space....

28 MINFEB 5
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Architecture in Parasite; Movie villain homes

Setting up shop at the Bradbury Building and Beverly Center

Two new projects are putting their own design or architectural twist on LA landmarks. We visit the famed Bradbury Building in downtown -- a popular location for shooting films such as "Blade Runner." There’s a new tenant here: the...

28 MINJAN 29
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Setting up shop at the Bradbury Building and Beverly Center

Cross Colours; Fast fashion’s hidden costs

Remember Cross Colours? The LA-based urban streetwear line was a hit in the early 90s, with bright, bold designs and uplifting messages about unity. Now the label is back, and the California African American Museum is celebrating with a...

28 MINJAN 22
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Cross Colours; Fast fashion’s hidden costs

Latest Episodes

Long-time champion of public space reflects on impact of coronavirus on city life

LA was once a destination for people who wanted to get away from crowded East Coast cities. The ideal was a single home with a yard and a car in the driveway. But over the last few decades, planners, designers and activists like Aaron...

16 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Long-time champion of public space reflects on impact of coronavirus on city life

Do handsewn face masks protect against coronavirus?

As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion companies. Are homemade masks helpful to medical staff?

7 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Do handsewn face masks protect against coronavirus?

With spring design fairs and travel on hold, LA designers get creative with constraints

In a normal year, many Angeleno designers and showroom owners would be packing their bags soon to head to Milan for Salone del Mobile, the massive furniture fair. But now Italy is on lockdown, and the fair has been postponed, along with High Point...

16 MIN3 w ago
Comments
With spring design fairs and travel on hold, LA designers get creative with constraints

Redesigning the California dream

Would you choose to rent or own a condo in a multifamily building, or own a single family home? If you are an Angeleno with the means, it is likely that you would choose the latter. After all, a house is a means to personal freedom, outdoor...

16 MINMAR 5
Comments
Redesigning the California dream

Paula Benson, movie design detective

Paula Benson says she is “a nightmare to watch a film with.” That’s because she’s always pausing the screen to check the decor, ponder who designed the furnishings and where to get them.

15 MINFEB 26
Comments
Paula Benson, movie design detective

Daniel Libeskind at the ‘Edge of Order,’ Sunset Magazine, and Sound Baths

Why does an architect have to be like a “camel in the desert?” Daniel Libeskind explains why in a conversation about his new book “Edge of Order.” He also shares thoughts about maintaining hope following trauma, not working for dictators,...

28 MINFEB 19
Comments
Daniel Libeskind at the ‘Edge of Order,’ Sunset Magazine, and Sound Baths

Frieze and the art fair effect; Lita Albuquerque at Desert X Al Ula

Desert X started in Coachella Valley, and now it’s in Al Ula, Saudi Arabia. Los Angeles artist Lita Albuquerque shares why she chose to participate amidst a furor back home, saying she couldn't miss being in the country at a "historic...

28 MINFEB 12
Comments
Frieze and the art fair effect; Lita Albuquerque at Desert X Al Ula

Architecture in Parasite; Movie villain homes

The movie “Parasite” is favored for many Oscars, including production design. Director Bong Joon Ho talks about telling a story of class through architecture, saying he gets “pathologically excited and euphoric” when he finds a good space....

28 MINFEB 5
Comments
Architecture in Parasite; Movie villain homes

Setting up shop at the Bradbury Building and Beverly Center

Two new projects are putting their own design or architectural twist on LA landmarks. We visit the famed Bradbury Building in downtown -- a popular location for shooting films such as "Blade Runner." There’s a new tenant here: the...

28 MINJAN 29
Comments
Setting up shop at the Bradbury Building and Beverly Center

Cross Colours; Fast fashion’s hidden costs

Remember Cross Colours? The LA-based urban streetwear line was a hit in the early 90s, with bright, bold designs and uplifting messages about unity. Now the label is back, and the California African American Museum is celebrating with a...

28 MINJAN 22
Comments
Cross Colours; Fast fashion’s hidden costs
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