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November 19, 2014–February 2015
The first-ever retrospective exhibition uncovering, examining and celebrating six decades of rich design history in West Hollywood. The curated ­­gallery will showcase design pioneers and present tastemakers through bold graphics, photographs and original product.

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Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio
February 20–May 24, 2015
This February, the Hammer Museum will present the West Coast debut of Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio, featuring the imaginative work of British designer Thomas Heatherwick and his London-based studio. Heatherwick is known for his unique design concepts ranging from products, such as a handbag for Longchamp, to large-scale structures like the new distillery for Bombay Sapphire Gin.

 

 

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Sep132012

California's Designing Women at The Autry

Two Women by Mary Hamilton Causse (Photo Courtesy of The Autry)The Autry Museum in Griffith Park is now showing "California's Designing Women," an exhibition highlighting the work of female designers' in the decorative arts from 1896 through 1986. The show features designs from the Arts and Crafts movement to Art Deco to Mid Century Modern and beyond. The broad mix of work displays influences from California’s rich array of cultures, among them Indigenous American, Chinese, Japanese, and Mexican.

Side Table by Greta Magnusson Grossman (Photo Courtesy of The Autry)The exhibition honors female designers who made major contributions to Californian and American design by incorporating the newest styles, materials, and technologies of their time into their work. As a result, the show features a wide range of mediums, such as textiles, ceramics, furniture, lighting, tapestries, jewelry, clothing, and graphics, the majority of which are being exhibited for the first time.

California's Designing Women runs until January 6th, 2013

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