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Pulse on Industry

A Design Slam Dunk! Sports entertainment and design firm ROSSETTI in association with Perkins + Will will be designing a state-of-the-art training and operations facility in El Segundo for the L.A. L...

Urban Harmony

A review by Michael Webb As China races to urbanize, its major cities have become dystopian concrete jungles, hideously polluted and congested, and hazardous to health. Ma Yansong, the most ambitious...
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We Can Build: Re-Envisioning Rosie

On May 21, 2015, a new photographic exhibition titled Women Can Build will open at Union Station in Los Angeles. But this project isn’t just another art exhibit. The exhibit, put on by the Jobs...
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City Life: Tokyo in a Coffee Cup

Capturing Japan’s street life isn’t as simple as drinking a cup of coffee, but Australian illustrator Adrian Hogan has managed to do just this. Based in Tokyo since 2013, the talented art...
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The Cosmos in a Tea Bowl

For the Japanese, the tea ceremony is an ancient ritual that brings people together in a shared experience–aesthetic, spiritual and social. At the heart of that ceremony is the tea bowl, and no...
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Wayback Wednesday: Of Museums & Men

In our Mar/Apr 2009 issue, writer Ina Drosu covered the revitalization of several museums by some of today’s most notable architects including Tadao Ando and Frank Gehry. The piece offers insig...

A Closer Look at Catherine Opie

Catherine Opie, Tavir (Gas Station), inkjet print, Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles © Catherine Opie The built environment of Los Angeles has served as a muse for Catherine Opie for over 25 ...