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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 Alumni Reunion, honors those who best represent the impact of an ArtCenter education on the world to shape a more humane future. Groundbreaking graphic designer James Miho, class of 1955…

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…

Sprawling Altadena Mediterranean Estate Built for Widowed Sisters Revealed as This Year’s Pasadena Showcase House

Nestled near the Altadena foothills mostly unseen to street traffic lies a nearly 12,000 square foot estate that was revealed to be this year’s Pasadena Showcase House of Design site where nearly two dozen designers…

Sunday, September 30

Architect, Historian and Preservationist Yoshihiro Takishita Lectures on the Art of Shiguchi

Japanese architect, historian and preservationist Yoshihiro Takishita is now in Pasadena as Co-Curator of a new exhibit on “shiguchi,” the historic art of Japanese joinery,…

Sunday, October 07

Designers Announced for the ASID Pasadena Fall Home Tour

L-R: Jennifer Bevan, Rozalynn Woods, Christine Santana In a one day event on Sunday, October 7, the Pasadena Chapter of the American Society of Interior…

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Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts Empty House Party Hints at Exquisite Designs

The annual Empty House Party for the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts was held at a stunning 1916 English Tudor home. This party provided a preview of the designer’s visions for the home’s makeover. This year’s house featured a minty green interior, original chandeliers, and a badminton court. Over 20 designers worked within a preassigned color palate to create their rooms and express their own unique aesthetic. Rooms ranged from a celestial themed nursery with a Victorian puppet theater to a glam rock style teen bedroom. Construction and decorating will begin shortly and the house will be open for…

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