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Now Arriving: Roche Bobois

Officially opening their doors to the city on Wednesday, July 22nd, the modern furniture store Roche Bobois celebrated their new showroom with a soiree. The high-end brand, best known for cutting-edge concepts and collaborations with the likes of Jean-Paul Gaultier and Missoni, offers a range of modern furniture, wallpaper, and accessories that are as well crafted, as they are unique. From a glass dining table…

Art Center Students Pave the Road into the Future of Autonomous Cars

First cars to travel The Arroyo Seco Parkway in 1940. Photo (detail): Los Angeles Public Library In On the Road, Jack Kerouac wrote, “What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they…

Parsons Creative Team Earns 10 Awards for Design Excellence

Parsons is pleased to announce that the creative team for the corporation’s transportation business unit has earned 10 American Inhouse Design Awards. Core Services received awards in seven categories: Advertising; Announcements + Invitations; Brochures +…

Art Center Teacher Says Cars of the Future Will Need to Balance New Features with Safety

Still from Media Design Practices students Elaine Cheung’s and Shan Shen’s Connected Mobility. Last week, Chevrolet announced that more than a dozen of its 2016 cars and trucks would be compatible with Apple’s CarPlay and…

2015 Pasadena Showcase House of Design Premiere Night Glitters

Core Team Standing from L-R: Benefit Advisor MaryAnn Clayton, Designer Liaison Eileen Reilly, Exterior Co-Chair Kathryn Hofgaarden, Exterior Co-Chair Brigett Guitron, PSHA President Katherine Watkins, Exterior Assistant Chair Barbara Qurtman. Sitting L-R: Interior Co-Chair Stephani…

Saturday, August 01

Pasadena Heritage Will Show You the Secrets of Pasadena’s Original Downtown

Pasadena Heritage members, friends and visitors will have an opportunity to tour Pasadena’s original downtown on Saturday, August 1 at 9:00 a.m. Old Pasadena has gone from…

Sunday, August 16

The Gamble House Brings Back its Popular ‘Upstairs Downstairs’ Tour this Summer

The Gamble House, Servants Rooms. Photo credit: Alexander Vertikoff For a limited time this summer the Gamble House will once again open its servants’ quarters…

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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 Auditorium Exhibition Hall’s ribbon‐cutting ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 8, followed by an exhilarating patriotic orchestral performance by MUSE/IQUE. Constructed in 1931 and opened in 1932, the restored 17,000­‐square‐foot facility last served as an exhibition hall and ballroom in 1976. It held the Pasadena Ice Skating Center rink from 1976-­‐2011. Pictured are (left to right) Richard A. McDonald, Pasadena Center Operating Co. board member; Matthew Lancey,…

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