• Education of the Textile Arts in California

    The 6th annual Education of the Textile Arts in California event is quickly approaching. This three-day event offers over 50 classes on sewing, knitting, and crafting. Take part in one of the exciting classes being taught by industry renowned sewing … Continue reading

  • The House that Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945–1985 [Ongoing]

    Sam Maloof (1916–2009) was a woodworker born and raised in Southern California who became a nationally recognized leader of the American studio furniture movement—a movement that favored the aesthetics of craft and the handmade over the machine and mass-production. His … Continue reading

  • Scion presents: USE ME [Ongoing]

    Art, craft, and culture come together in an exhibition of unique objects, and the designers who create them, that beg, USE ME. ARTISTS INVOLVED Eneri Abillar / Altar Native / Bea Valdes / Ben Venom / BRD Motorcycles / Carl … Continue reading

  • Sympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist Architecture and Design [Ongoing]

    This exhibition is the first to focus on the formidable range of architectural historian Esther McCoy’s practice, and affirm her unassailable role as a key figure in American modernism. Co-curators writer Susan Morgan and MAK Center director Kimberli Meyer have … Continue reading

  • Proof: The Rise of Printmaking in Southern California [Ongoing]

    The first goal enumerated upon the founding of the Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Los Angeles in 1960 was to “create a pool of master artisan-printers in the United States” in an effort to revive the method of fine art lithography. … Continue reading

  • The Original Print: An Introduction to Printmaking in the Postwar Period [Ongoing]

    The art world of the late 1950s experienced a groundswell of interest in printmaking that forever changed the artistic landscape of America. By that time, the most avant-garde of artists had become interested in making editioned works on paper with … Continue reading

  • Fabulous! Ten Years of FIDM Museum Acquisitions, 2000-2010 [Ongoing]

    This exhibition celebrates the past decade of collecting at the FIDM Museum in Los Angeles. With a surge in extraordinary donations and purchases between 2000 and the present, the FIDM Museum collection attained new eminence and richness, particularly in the … Continue reading

  • Gene Bauer: The Golden Natives 1972-1974 [Ongoing]

    From 1972 to 1974 Gene Bauer, an artist, teacher and gardener, created a remarkable series of screen-printed booklets on California native plants. As the first Chairman of California Native Flora for the California Garden Clubs, Inc., she launched this project … Continue reading

  • The Golden State of Craft: California 1960-1985 [Ongoing]

    From the 1960s through the mid 1980s, a vibrant and innovative group of artists working in California made significant contributions to the American Craft Movement. Working in wood, glass, clay, textiles, and metal, artists produced both functional and non-functional objects … Continue reading

  • Recent Acquisitions from the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts [Ongoing]

    In 1956 Los Angeles collector Fred Grunwald made an extraordinary gift of more than 5,000 works on paper to establish the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts at UCLA. Today the center’s collection has grown to more than 45,000 prints, … Continue reading

  • Peace Press Graphics 1967–1987: Art in the Pursuit of Social Change [Ongoing]

    Founded in 1967 by a group of L.A. activist-artists who created an ‘alternate everything’ printing and publishing business, Peace Press emerged from the tangle of progressive political and alternative groups that flourished during the decades between 1960 and 1990. This … Continue reading

  • Drawing the Line: Japanese American Art, Design and Activism in Post-War Los Angeles [Ongoing]

    A survey of the dynamic and diverse Japanese American contributions to the visual landscape of L.A. in the period following World War II. Works of art and historic documents—together with texts, images, and video clips from extensive oral histories—will illustrate … Continue reading

  • TypO Exhibition [Ongoing]

    TypO, an exhibition showcasing typography in art and design works. This special one-week only event will exhibit the works of design students from the USC Roski School of Fine Arts in conjunction with the AIGA USC student group. October 17th … Continue reading

  • Odile Decq: “Anisotropy/Anisotropie” [Ongoing]

    SCI-Arc is pleased to announce the exhibition Anisotropy/Anisotropie by Paris-based architecture firm Odile Decq Benoît Cornette, on view in the SCI-Arc Gallery from October 14 through December 4, 2011. Constructed of mirror-clad walls that create a series of unique geometric … Continue reading

  • Sympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist Architecture and Design [Ongoing]

    This exhibition is the first to focus on the formidable range of architectural historian Esther McCoy’s practice, and affirm her unassailable role as a key figure in American modernism. Co-curators writer Susan Morgan and MAK Center director Kimberli Meyer have … Continue reading

  • Worlds at Art Center College of Design’s Williamson Gallery [Ongoing]

    For the past decade, the Williamson Gallery has produced a series of exhibitions superimposing domains traditionally imagined to be distant and estranged, if not located on opposite ends of a spectrum. The latest project in this continuing series is WORLDS, … Continue reading

  • Proof: The Rise of Printmaking in Southern California [Ongoing]

    The first goal enumerated upon the founding of the Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Los Angeles in 1960 was to “create a pool of master artisan-printers in the United States” in an effort to revive the method of fine art lithography. … Continue reading

  • LA Artcore October 2011 [Ongoing]

    LAArtcore is pleased to present a transcontinental group exhibition with artists, Robert Walker, Toyoko Katsumata and Matthew Thomas. Robert Walker, Toyoko Katsumata, Matthew Thomas | Curated by: Lydia Takeshita October 2-30 Gallery Hours: Wed-Sun 12-5  About the Artists: For over … Continue reading

  • The Original Print: An Introduction to Printmaking in the Postwar Period [Ongoing]

    The art world of the late 1950s experienced a groundswell of interest in printmaking that forever changed the artistic landscape of America. By that time, the most avant-garde of artists had become interested in making editioned works on paper with … Continue reading

  • Eames Designs: The Guest Host Relationship [Ongoing]

    For the first time, the words of Charles and Ray Eames will be the lens of an exhibit, enveloping the visitor in a 21st century typographic “surround”. Their philosophy of design and life will be explored through Eames’ quotes, shown … Continue reading

  • Peace Press Graphics 1967–1987: Art in the Pursuit of Social Change [Ongoing]

    Founded in 1967 by a group of L.A. activist-artists who created an ‘alternate everything’ printing and publishing business, Peace Press emerged from the tangle of progressive political and alternative groups that flourished during the decades between 1960 and 1990. This … Continue reading

  • Gene Bauer: The Golden Natives 1972-1974 [Ongoing]

    From 1972 to 1974 Gene Bauer, an artist, teacher and gardener, created a remarkable series of screen-printed booklets on California native plants. As the first Chairman of California Native Flora for the California Garden Clubs, Inc., she launched this project … Continue reading

  • Rogue Print: Works by Craig Stecyk [Ongoing]

    Craig Stecyk, a CSUN alumnus, is a multi-disciplinary artist active in printmaking, photography and design. Throughout his career he has pursued these media through a combination of guerrilla street installation and gallery exhibitions. Working with the CSUN campus and community … Continue reading

  • Fabulous! Ten Years of FIDM Museum Acquisitions, 2000-2010 [Ongoing]

    This exhibition celebrates the past decade of collecting at the FIDM Museum in Los Angeles. With a surge in extraordinary donations and purchases between 2000 and the present, the FIDM Museum collection attained new eminence and richness, particularly in the … Continue reading

  • The House that Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945–1985 [Ongoing]

    Sam Maloof (1916–2009) was a woodworker born and raised in Southern California who became a nationally recognized leader of the American studio furniture movement—a movement that favored the aesthetics of craft and the handmade over the machine and mass-production. His … Continue reading

  • The Golden State of Craft: California 1960-1985 [Ongoing]

    From the 1960s through the mid 1980s, a vibrant and innovative group of artists working in California made significant contributions to the American Craft Movement. Working in wood, glass, clay, textiles, and metal, artists produced both functional and non-functional objects … Continue reading

  • Drawing the Line: Japanese American Art, Design and Activism in Post-War Los Angeles [Ongoing]

    A survey of the dynamic and diverse Japanese American contributions to the visual landscape of L.A. in the period following World War II. Works of art and historic documents—together with texts, images, and video clips from extensive oral histories—will illustrate … Continue reading

  • California Design, 1930–1965: “Living in a Modern Way” [Ongoing]

    This exhibition is the first major study of California midcentury modern design. With more than 300 objects—furniture, ceramics, metalwork, fashion and textiles, and industrial and graphic design—the exhibition examines the state’s role in shaping the material culture of the entire … Continue reading

  • Collecting Eames: The JF Chen Collection [Ongoing]

    JF Chen has amassed an impressive collection of work from entire Southern California design lions Charles and Ray Eames. On display: over 425 pieces of Eames objects spanning the entire chronology of their production, including an actual pavilion designed by … Continue reading

  • Recent Acquisitions from the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts [Ongoing]

    In 1956 Los Angeles collector Fred Grunwald made an extraordinary gift of more than 5,000 works on paper to establish the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts at UCLA. Today the center’s collection has grown to more than 45,000 prints, … Continue reading

  • Scion presents: USE ME [Ongoing]

    Art, craft, and culture come together in an exhibition of unique objects, and the designers who create them, that beg, USE ME. ARTISTS INVOLVED Eneri Abillar / Altar Native / Bea Valdes / Ben Venom / BRD Motorcycles / Carl … Continue reading

  • Pure Logo

    curated by Skullphone October 22 – December 10, 2011 Opening Reception Saturday October 22, 7-10pm New Image Art is pleased to announce PURE LOGO, a group exhibition co-curated by Los Angeles artist Skullphone, which features the diverse multimedia artists Evan … Continue reading

  • Officially Unofficial Design Week / LA Kickoff Happy Hour

    Let’s celebrate the start of Design Week / LA with a casual happy hour get together! Join us as we load up on joviality, libations and more than a few tacos at Silver Lake’s El Chavito, the charming little bar … Continue reading

  • TypO Exhibition Opening Reception

    TypO, an exhibition showcasing typography in art and design works. This special one-week only event will exhibit the works of design students from the USC Roski School of Fine Arts in conjunction with the AIGA USC student group. Join us … Continue reading

  • de LaB Field Trip: Oyler Wu’s Netscape > SCI-Arc

    Join de LaB on this urban field trip to Netscape, the temporary pavilion installed in the SCI-Arc parking lot by our friends at Oyler Wu Collaborative. Using 40,000 feet of polypropelene rope, 600 feet of steel, and 300 square feet … Continue reading

  • DMA\LA: October 2011 “WORKFLOW. WORKFLOW. WORKFLOW.”

    WORKFLOW. WORKFLOW. WORKFLOW. Visual effects artist Natalie Eagan is proud to teach a new pipeline work flow at the DMA/LA. This work flow includes topics such as: building your own server system for achieving massive computational power in a small … Continue reading

  • Retail Design Institute PopUp Student Challenge

    Retail Design Institute’s nextGEN presents a night of retail design collaboration between students and industry mentors creating innovative, impactful and exciting pop up shop ideas and concepts. A night sure not to be missed. Please join us @ the East … Continue reading

  • News Flash: Comic Books Save the World

    Comics are an ancient and mysterious medium, combining the immediate emotion of images with the rational superpower of words. Join screenwriter and cartoonist Chris Fink on a journey to that magical world where words and pictures commingle, and learn how … Continue reading

  • MAK Center Esther McCoy Film Screening

    An evening film screening and discussion that will include Architecture West (1950), written by Esther McCoy and directed by Erven Jourdan; and, The Dodge House, 1916 (1965), written by Esther McCoy and directed by Robert Snyder. Event Site: http://makcenter.org/MAK_Exhibitions_Current.php

  • IDSA-LA Duncan Anderson Lecture Series: Christian Schluender – V.P., Frog Design

    Everything Changes: The Perspective From Inside frog frog talks a big game when it comes to change. frog has also built a successful business of developing change for over 40 years. The frog approach to change is definitely unique – … Continue reading

  • Capturing the Viewer: Elements of Graphic Arts: Color and Shape

    Artist Adam Harrison invites artists of all skill levels to join him in an investigation of the elements of design found in the Museum’s collection. Looking at paintings from the 20th century, learn how Henri Matisse, Richard Diebenkorn and Georges … Continue reading

  • MONA Neon Cruise 2011

    Become more than just the curious voyeur of bright glistening lights, and climb aboard the award-winning MONA Neon Cruise. Event Site/Registration: http://www.neonmona.org/flash/cruise2010/index.html

  • MONA Neon Cruise 2011

    Become more than just the curious voyeur of bright glistening lights, and climb aboard the award-winning MONA Neon Cruise. Event Site/Registration: http://www.neonmona.org/flash/cruise2010/index.html

  • Classes at International Printing Museum: Printing on a Platen Press I

    Learn the basics of operating a floor model platen press. From locking up your form to simple press adjustments, you will learn ways of correcting for all the mishaps that can occur as you move through the process on the … Continue reading

  • Classes at International Printing Museum: Vandercook Letterpress II: Advanced

    This course will take your basic skills with Vandercook Letterpress and advance them with projects complex registration of multiple colors; working with handset type, cuts and polymer plates; press adjustments; and problem-solving techniques to train your “printer’s eye” in order … Continue reading

  • Art Center Car Classic 2011

    Join top vehicle designers, automotive companies, collectors and enthusiasts as Art Center explores the continuing global influence Southern California has on transportation design. With more than 20 advanced automotive design studios located here, as well as companies leading the charge … Continue reading

  • AIA Los Angeles takes you Eastbound with its Fall 2011 Home Tour

    Take the crawl east with AIA|LA! With such an array of luxurious and spacious architectural treasures the tour begins in the glamorous Hollywood Hills, ending with the hidden wonders of Los Feliz. Carlo Caccavale, AIA|LA Associate Director states, “We are … Continue reading

  • Unfrozen Music 2011: Architects in Concert

    Shimahara Illustration presents the 3rd annual Unfrozen Music: Architects in Concert Classical piano, chamber music, indie rock, and jazz… all performed by LA area architects! Master of Ceremonies: Sam Lubell, California Editor at The Architect’s Newspaper FREE Admission Doors open … Continue reading

  • MAK Center Fall Fundraiser 2011 / Lovell Beach House Open House

    In conjunction with the exhibition Sympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist Architecture and Design, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House is pleased to open the Lovell Beach House (R.M. Schindler, 1926) … Continue reading

  • Computational Design Strategies

    This class will examine techniques for creating form generating systems in the context of computational design. We will discus the history and theory of procedural and algorithmic work using examples from architecture and design. While examining short code samples in … Continue reading

  • Protected: Los Angeles Printers Fair

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  • AIGA Studio Tour: Blind

    The 2011 Studio Tour series continues at Blind. Learn about the inner workings of established studios, see where their magic happens, and acquire the answers to all of your burning questions. Since 1995, Blind has produced projects from conception to … Continue reading

  • Rodarte, Catherine Opie, Alec Soth

    Without any formal training in fashion, California-raised sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy, known as Rodarte, are among the most celebrated American designers at work today. The Mulleavy sisters join Catherine Opie and Alec Soth in a discussion about their recent … Continue reading

  • SCI-Arc Lecture: “Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas: Back to the Future”

    Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas is a professor of Architecture at the University of Granada, Spain, and a visiting professor at the Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio, Switzerland. His works have been acknowledged internationally, and received awards including the European Prize for … Continue reading

  • Discussing California Design: Living in a Modern Way

    D.J. Waldie, contributing writer for Los Angeles magazine and contributing editor for the Los Angeles Times, has written extensively on midcentury Los Angeles. His 2005 book, Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir, was hailed by critic Patricia Hampl as “nothing less … Continue reading

  • Who Gets in Communication Arts Magazine?

    In a rare Los Angeles appearance, Communication Arts editor Patrick Coyne presents an illustrated survey that spans the magazine’s full half-century. Patrick reveals the hows and whys of which creatives get featured. Find out what it takes to be “in,” whether you’re in … Continue reading

  • Diana World Tour Los Angeles Opening Party

    The Diana World Tour has finally made its way to Los Angeles! Come to the Lomography Gallery Store LA on Thursday, October 14 for our Opening Night Party to catch a glimpse of the world-famous Detrich Collection, feast your eyes … Continue reading

  • SOVIET-UNTERZOEGERSDORF: Dare Not Forget the (un)Dead Media of the Past

    monochrom’s project “Soviet-Unterzoegersdorf” started ten years ago as the implementation of a “false reminiscence” into the European cultural memory — a fictitious, tiny country, first presented as a prankish theatrical LARP performance and public intervention, then turned into a adventure … Continue reading

  • Los Angeles Book Arts Guild Organizational Meeting

    Are you interested in Book Arts? Consider joining the new Los Angeles Book Arts Guild! The Book Arts Institute (BAI) is in the process of forming the Los Angeles Book Arts Guild. Utilizing the BAI’s wealth of resources, the organization’s … Continue reading

  • Adobe Creative Suite 5 Workshop

    Our speaker is Brian Wood from Adobe Systems.  Brian is top notch.  He is web developer and a certified Adobe Instructor in Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, etc. He has published 5 training books and developed over 90 hours of video tutorials.  He has worked … Continue reading

  • What Does It Take to Succeed As A Graphic Designer or Art Director?

    This program is designed specifically for graphic design students.  At this presentation students will learn: • The best thoughts on launching a successful career. • The best ways to prepare for an interview. • The best time and rules to … Continue reading

  • Multimedia Effects in the Haunted Mansion workshop

    Arguably the most multimedia-rich experience at Disneyland is the Haunted Mansion, and although over 40 years old, it still leaves visitors scratching their heads as to how the effects were produced. In this 4-hour workshop, Chris Weisbart, hardware hacker and … Continue reading

  • Introduction to Millinery: Fascinator Class

    Originally worn in the 1800’s as a smaller version of the fanciful hats women wore to parties and balls, Fascinators have come back in style recently in diverse forms. In this class you will learn to make your very own fascinator … Continue reading

  • KERNSPIRACY’s “Design Week / LA Farewell Brunch”

    The final day of Design Week / Los Angeles is upon us, so let’s get together and reminisce at Highland Park’s neighborhood gastropub, The York on York! Join a few of your fellow designers and design enthusiasts as we discuss the … Continue reading

  • IxDA LA Presents: Interactive Spaces – Art, Design & Engineering

    Join IxDA Los Angeles for an evening of stimulating discussion with six local artists, designers and architects, all of whom are helping to define boundary between art and design. Five brief presentations and a panel discussion on the nature of … Continue reading

  • AIA|LA Urban Design Committee presents “USC: Master Planning for the University Park Campus”

    Established in 1880, USC is one of the most enduring institutions in the city of Los Angeles. While others have forsaken the city, USC has recommitted itself to Los Angeles, stirring civic pride with the success of its academic accomplishments, … Continue reading

  • Second Annual Charles & Ray Eames Foundation Fundraiser

    Enjoy an explosion of scale inspired by the Eameses’ film classic Powers of Ten on 10/10/10 at the second annual Charles & Ray Eames Foundation Fundraiser… and help preserve the Eames House for the next 7 generations… no, let’s make it 10! … Continue reading

  • Armenotype.com Launch Party

    Armenotype.com, the new home of Armenian typeface design and typography will be launching on Holy Translators Day, Saturday, October 9! Peruse the site and on the following day come to Abril Bookstore to discuss type and typography with other armenophiles … Continue reading

  • Ed Fella, “I’m History” at Pasadena City College Art Gallery [Ongoing]

    Ed Fella is an internationally acclaimed graphic designer and typographer – a recipient of the AIGA medal and the Chrysler Design Award — whose insistently personal art practice has influenced generations of designers. “I’m History,” at the Pasadena City College … Continue reading

  • Basics of Screenprinting at The Public School (Class 2)

    Class 2 – Setting up a home system (possible visit to screenprinting studio) Saturday, October 16th, 1:00-3:00 PM We will cover: – Various techniques for getting an image onto the screen – Inks: Types of ink, non-toxic options – How … Continue reading

  • Basics of Screenprinting at The Public School (Class 1)

    Class 1 – Preparing art for screenprinting: The architecture of the printed image Saturday, October 9th, 1:00-3:00 PM We will cover: – Basic technical explanation and history of screenprinting – Examples of screenprinters’ work – How to produce artwork and … Continue reading

  • SEGD Healthcare Wayfinding Business Models Workshop

    Healthcare wayfinding has become a complex design environment where human support, graphics, publications, the web, and interactive media all work together. This workshop will focus on design processes, research, and metrics used to make stakeholder and business cases for design … Continue reading

  • Panels: A Comics Panel

    Design Week / LA now comes fortified with… comics! A panel of outstanding local artists who are inspired by both comic books and graphic design will gather at Meltdown Comics on Friday, October 15th, at 7 p.m. for a discussion … Continue reading

  • L.A. Flex Monthly Meetup

    The L.A. Flex group has been going strong for years but we’re just now migrating to Meetup. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month. Meetings consist of 3 speakers from the community giving 20 minute presentations followed by … Continue reading

  • Re-Building Berlin after the Fall of the Wall: Key Challenges and Opportunities for Urban Design and Urban Planning

    The fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 presented formidable challenges and unique opportunities to the architects, urban designers and city planners entrusted with physically redeveloping and re-connecting the two halves of this scarred metropolis.. While several highly symbolic and … Continue reading

  • Behance/AIGA LA October Meetup

    Come join us once again for the monthly Behance / AIGA LA Meetup! A casual evening where members of the Behance community and AIGA LA can gather and mingle over cocktails. Not a Behance member? No problem! Joining Behance is … Continue reading

  • Cut&Paste Digital Design Tournament 2010

    Cut&Paste is back with the 2010 Digital Design Tournament, a live action battle in 2D, 3D and Motion design facing off the best of the best across ten cities worldwide. Once again the finalists from all international events will converge … Continue reading

  • Los Angeles Design Now

    A snapshot of design in LA today featuring four speakers from different areas of the design spectrum. Presented by Continuum, ISDA and LinkedIn MUST RSVP to event@dcontinuum.com by October 11 Event Site: http://idsala.wordpress.com/

  • 10-10-10 A Celebration of Julius Shulman

    Woodbury University will honor the legacy of renowned photographer Julius Shulman with two events that coincide with 100th anniversary of his birth. A celebration evening will be held on Sunday, October 10. Actress Diane Keaton will receive the 10th annual Julius … Continue reading

  • I Am Here Now: UCLA Design Media Arts MFA Exhibition Opening

    DMA MFA Exhibition Opening Thursday, October 14, 2010 The Broad Art Center The New Wight Gallery 5pm – 8pm Exhibition closes October 20 Daily Gallery hours 10am – 4pm Participants: Mattia Casalegno Jonathan Daniel Cecil Diego Gomez Peter Hawkes Kevin … Continue reading

  • IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW Symposium & Exhibition

    In celebration of Julius Shulman’s 100th birthday, the Julius Shulman Institute at Woodbury University presents:10-10-10 IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW, a symposium and exhibition exploring intersections between photography and the built environment. SYMPOSIUM PANEL DISCUSSIONS 3-6 PM $15 prepay or at door (seating is … Continue reading

  • A+D Museum’s Urban Hikes: Forgotten LA – Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill is an area in downtown Los Angeles. This hill is rich with art and history and adds a unqiue topography to the downtown Los Angeles skyline with it’s skyscrappers standing tall above the rest of downtown. Join A+D … Continue reading

  • IDSA-LA Duncan Anderson Lecture Series: Damien Vizcarra

    Damien Vizcarra, from the LA studio of global innovation and design consultancy Continuum, talks about branding through the eyes of a designer. Event Site: http://idsala.wordpress.com/duncan-anderson-lecture-series/

  • Coffee: A Photography Workshop

    Love your java? Let coffee inspire your creativity, and document the ways it touches your life through photography while also learning about digital photography and printing.  Students will need to bring their own digital camera. Note: Classes continue on 10/19 … Continue reading

  • Adobe Technology Xchange Meeting

    The Adobe Technology Xchange is a not-for-proft educational forum for graphic designers, photographers, fine artists, multmedia creators, and television and film artists. Event Site: http://www.atxsocal.org/bulletins.html

  • Adobe Photoshop Workshop at The Apple Store

    Discover the key features of Adobe Photoshop CS4, the world’s leading image-editing application. Explore its workspace, images and file navigation. Work with layers, channels, color controls, filters, paint tools, masks and typographic effects. Event Site: http://www.apple.com/retail/thegrove/

  • The 1000 Journals Project at Skirball Cultural Center [Ongoing]

    Launched ten years ago by Brian Singer, a San Francisco designer, the 1000 Journals Project sent blank journals with cover designs by a variety of emerging and well-known artists into the world with an open invitation to add writing, art, … Continue reading

  • ENERGY at Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery at Art Center College of Design [Ongoing]

    ENERGY is one of a series of Art Center projects that explores the intersection of the left and right brain—of art and science—a nexus that provides a vision for sustainable and innovative design in the Twenty-First century.  The exhibit investigates how … Continue reading

  • Norman Klein and Margo Bistis: Baroque Modernism: An Uneasy Alliance of Power and Culture

    All buildings speak to power, simply in the way that they are designed and constructed. The process of putting up a building is a narrative that leaves traces. Join Norman Klein and Margo Bistis as they discuss a collective unconscious … Continue reading

  • Von Tundra goes to A-Z West

    Brooks Hudson Thomas is pleased to announce a new High Desert Test Sites project co-hosted by SPECIFIC, Von Tundra and Andrea Zittel at A-Z West and the new HDTS HQ in downtown Joshua Tree. Von Tundra, the Portland, OR based design-team and … Continue reading

  • AIGA Los Angeles presents Talk Story with Jeni: “Going Metro” with Michael Lejeune and Matt Raymond

    Join us as two guys and a girl, all locally-born and raised in Southern California, jawbone the future of L.A.! Michael Lejeune and Matt Raymond, both of Metro Los Angeles, are sitting down with Jeni Herberger for a live, on-location … Continue reading

  • AIA|LA Fall Home Tour – “Off Sunset: Brentwood to Palisades”

    The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles invites you to join us for our Home Tour on Sunday October 17, 2010, featuring 4 beautiful houses by some of Los Angeles’ leading architects. You can see the homes, talk to the … Continue reading

  • Megan Geckler: Every Move You Make, Every Step You Take [Ongoing]

    Receive FREE admission to the Pasadena Museum of California Art during Design Week / LA! Click here to download and print your complimentary pass! The work of Los Angeles-based artist Megan Geckler lies somewhere between art and design, with architectural … Continue reading

  • Aperture Workshop at the Apple Store

    Aperture 3 combines powerful performance with iPhoto simplicity to help you refine images, showcase your photography, and manage massive libraries on your Mac. With more than 200 new features and enhancements, it can help you take your photography to the … Continue reading

  • MAK Architecture Tour 2010

    The MAK Center is pleased to present its 2010 Architecture Tour on the 100th birthday of renowned architecture photographer Julius Shulman, on Sunday, October 10, 2010. To celebrate Shulman’s influential work, the tour will feature modern residences shot over the … Continue reading

  • AIA|LA CA Office of Emergency Services Post Disaster Safety Assessment Program (SAP) Evaluator Training

    The goal of the California Office of Emergency Services (CA OES) Safety Assessment Program (SAP) is to help local government perform accurate facility safety assessments as quickly as possible. This will allow people to use safe homes and businesses, and … Continue reading

  • AIA|LA ARE 4.0 Seminar Series: Building Systems – Mechanical

    Each year, the AIA Los Angeles Chapter offers a seminar series to help candidates get ready for the licensing exam given by the California Architects Board. One seminar is dedicated to each of the sections of the ARE and there … Continue reading

  • October UX Book Club meeting: Confessions of a Public Speaker

    After a super long summer hiatus, UX Book Club Los Angeles is back! We will be meeting Wednesday, October 12th at 7pm to discuss Confessions of a Public Speaker by Scott Berkun. This is a really entertaining, easy read (5 stars … Continue reading

  • MONA Neon Cruise 2010

    Become more than just the curious voyeur of bright glistening lights, and climb aboard the award-winning MONA Neon Cruise. In just three-hours see the highlights of LA from downtowns Broadway Theater District, Hollywood, and Chinatown. Guided by urban anthropologist, Eric … Continue reading

  • Skirball Architecture and Gardens Tour

    The Skirball campus has been recognized for its intimate scale and sensitivity to the surrounding natural environment. Tour the buildings and grounds and learn about the vision of the Skirball’s renowned architect, Moshe Safdie. Comfortable walking shoes, hats, and sunglasses … Continue reading

    • Presenting Partners

    • AIA Los Angeles
    • AIGA Los Angeles
    • IDSA Los Angeles
    • IXDA
    • SEGD
    • Supporting Partners

    • A + D
    • CSPG
    • deLab
    • Kernspiracy
    • MAK Center
    • Saga
    • Saga
    • Viscom