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Proposed New Craftsman Landmark District Will be Considered Tuesday by City Commission

The City of Pasadena’s Historic Preservation Commission is expected to decide Tuesday on an application to designate the Craftsman Heights neighborhood as a Landmark District in the City. As proposed, the district will be bounded by Prescott Street on the north, North El Molino Avenue on the east, Eldora Road on the south and North Los Robles Avenue on the west. The neighborhood has about…

ArtCenter Runways Human and Puppy Fashions Designed by Students

Students from the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena are mounting an innovative fashion show featuring wearable products and “soft goods” for adults, children and dogs on Friday, April 14, from 7 to 9 p.m.…

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…

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.…

ArtCenter Earns National Endowment for the Arts Grant to Inspire Next Gen Mobility Designers

ArtCenter College of Design is the only organization in California to receive a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant in the design category to inspire youth to explore design as a career. The grant…

Three Design Pioneers Honored by ArtCenter

Michael Reese, Rob Ball and Jessie Kawata Receive Alumni Awards for Creating Meaningful Change through Design at Fall Commencement Ceremony December 18 Three distinguished alumni…

One of a Kind Dual Exhibit Brings Cuba and Berlin to Pasadena

Aspiring designers travelled overseas to Havana and Berlin in an exclusive Art Center program that not only helped to broaden student knowledge, but also brought…

ArtCenter Student Wins Award for Design that Helps Young Burn Patients in Latin America

Project lead, Alvin Oei, an ArtCenter Environmental Design major, oversees construction of the burn treatment clinic lobby in Santiago, Chile. Photo courtesy ArtCenter College of…

An Inside Look at the Gamble House As It Celebrates 50 Years As a Museum

It’s synonymous with the character of Pasadena. The Gamble House, a living, untouched example of the Arts and Crafts Style, is celebrating 50-years since its…

Step Into the Magical Pasadena Showcase House Starting April 17

The annual Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts brings together local designers to transform a historic house at a top secret location. This year, the designers let their creativity soar at a Mission Revival estate that exudes stately elegance and pervades a sense of early California style. Designers preserved some of the existing chandeliers and decorated the elevators – all while bringing a sense of elegance to the home. Small touches like an iPad next to the bed and framed photos in the Grandparent’s Room add sparkles of personality to the house. In addition to the home itself, another essential…

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