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Rare Fireplace Created by Famous Pasadena Arts and Crafts Ceramicist Faces Uncertain Future

Ernest Batchelder, a famous Pasadena tile maker and designer, shown inspecting one of his works, a frame holding tiles. Circa 1930. From the Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection maintained by the Los Angeles Public Library A rare fireplace created by famed Pasadena ceramicist and leader in the Arts and Crafts Movement Ernest Allan Batchelder will have to be moved, but where nobody knows. The…

Graphic Designer, Photographer, Artist and Innovation Leader Honored by ArtCenter College of Design

ArtCenter College of Design will honor four distinguished alumni at the 2018 Alumni Awards Dinner on Saturday evening, October 27 at the Chevy Chase Country Club. The event, held in conjunction with the College’s inaugural…

After 13 Years, Designer Con Leaves Pasadena

Designer Con, the annual art and design convention that smashes together collectible toys and designer goods with urban, underground and pop art, is moving this year to Anaheim after 13 years of being staged at…

Design Commission Will See Plans to Remodel Original Panda Inn and a McDonald’s, Build Facility for the Elderly, and Relocate the Historic 1908 Pinney House

Pasadena’s Design Commission will review a slate of construction projects when it meets on Tuesday, May 22. Projects coming before the Commission include a proposal to construct a new six-story, 232-unit residential building and remodel…

ArtCenter Grads Present Their Visions of the Future of Car Design

Click to enlarge Students graduating this Saturday from the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena showed what cars will look like in the decades to come, with designs ranging from a 3D-printed hydrogen turbine-powered two-seater…

Sunday, December 30

Pasadena Heritage Presents Architectural Legacy Walking Tours

On December 30th, 2018, Pasadena Heritage invites you and your holiday guests to take a walking tour featuring many of Pasadena’s architectural treasures! Attendees have…

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The American Society of Interior Designers Present 2017 Design Trends Showcase

The Pasadena Chapter of The American Society of Interior Designers gathered to network and share their insight on popular trends for 2017. The ASID is the oldest organization for interior designers and brings together vendors and other industry professionals to foster collaboration. This year’s event featured vendor booths, networking and presentations by designers. We spoke with ASID vendors and attendees about the colors, furniture and style trends they’re seeing for this year. Shelby Fowler, Design Account Executive at Sherwin Williams, said that this year’s color is Poised Taupe, a new neutral derived from nature. She adds that Deep Navy is…

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