Design
Michael Burch Lectures on A Return to Authenticity

Preceding Pasadena Heritage’s Spring Home tour  will be a lecture on Monday, March 23rd, featuring Michael Burch from Michael Burch Architects. His firm is internationally recognized for its work in the Spanish Colonial and Mediterranean Revival Styles perfected in California during the 1920s and 30s. The 1920s and early 1930s was the peak of popularity in Spanish Colonial or Mediterranean Revival architecture in Southern California. Love…

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts Names Lynn Mehl as Benefit Chair

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) named Lynn Mehl as the Benefit Chair for the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House of Design. Brains, brawn, heart and leader are words that best describe Mehl. She has…

Restored Historic Pasadena Exhibition Hall Reopens to Fanfare and Delight

The community came out in force to help re-­open one of Pasadena’s oldest public event buildings. Hundreds of local residents, city officials, community leaders, and arts aficionados were on hand for the historic Pasadena Civic…

Art Center Alum Wields Transformative Impact on Starbucks’ Evolving Identity

Pasadena Art Center College of Design alum Andre Kim has been a senior concept design manager at Starbucks for only a year and a half, but his creative sensibility has already had a transformative impact…

Tickets for the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House of Design Go On Sale

Photo courtesy Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts Mark Everyone’s Calendars! Tickets for the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House of Design go on sale this Wednesday, February 4th. Tickets cost between $35-$45 and can be ordered…

Saturday, March 28

Paul Williams Home Tour

Tour a classic home designed by one of Southern California’s renowned architects on Saturday, March 28 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Built in 1927…

Sunday, March 29

Pasadena Heritage Announces Spring Home Tour

Join Pasadena Heritage for their 2015 Spring Home Tour, Spectacular Spanish on Sunday, March 29 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The tour will feature notable homes…

Sunday, April 26

140 Prancing Horses to Line Colorado Boulevard

On Sunday, April 26 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., three blocks of Colorado Boulevard in Old Town Pasadena will be transformed into an amazing…

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Contemporary Design as Tradition

Pasadena Bead and Design Show is January 15-18, 2015, at the Hilton Pasadena. It showcases both local and international artists, artisans, and designers –and in eight short years has become Southern California’s marketplace for contemporary artistic beads, jewelry, accessories, clothing, and hand-crafted textiles. Pasadena Bead and Design Show has rejuvenated the concept of contemporary design as tradition to a whole new generation of buyers who welcome one-of-a-kind products that are offered exclusively by the artisans themselves –like Kumihimo lariat, kiln-fired clay beads, and handcut gemstones. The quality of merchandise mirrors the beauty and refined design of antiques –including wearable art,…

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