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Events: WestEdge Returns to Santa Monica

This week, WestEdge, the brainchild of design industry veterans Megan Reilly and Troy Hanson, marks its return to Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar, promising a fantastic group of exhibitors not to mentio...
Floretine architect Andrea Ponsi's sketches are featured at an exhibition at the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles. Image courtesy Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles.

Exhibitions: Florentine Sketchbook

By Michael Webb For centuries, architects sketched their work and recorded their impressions of the places they visited, and the Beaux Arts curriculum was based on a mastery of drawing. Software and ...
5+design's models, such as one for the China World Trade Center, blend cutting-edge technology with more traditional methods. Image courtesy 5+design.

FORM Tech: 5+design Goes 3D

For Hollywood-based 5+design, a global creative design studio, projects skew big and complex. Think retail and restaurant spaces for one of Royal Caribbean’s largest ships, the interiors of Russia’s ...