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Barton Myers: Works of Architecture and Urbanism
September 12–December 12, 2014
With works as varied as a Vidal Sassoon Salon from 1968, the U.S. Expo Pavilion in Seville, Spain in 1992, and his steel houses, this exhibit will present an overview of almost fifty years of architecture. Barton Myers first attracted attention in the late 1960s for his civic buildings and urban projects in Canada. He returned to the United States in 1984 to open a Los Angeles office and became known for his performing arts centers, campus buildings, and steel houses among many projects. 

The Barton Myers papers were donated to the Architecture and Design Collection of the AD&A Museum, UC Santa Barbara in 2000.  The archive covers Myers’s work from 1968 through 2002 and includes sketches and computer drawings, watercolors, images by well-known photographers, detailed study models and models of blocks-long sections of cities, as well as research notes, correspondence, lectures, and writings.

The West Hollywood Design District Presents Decades of Design 1948–2014
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.

Heath Ceramics Annual Sale
November 21–25, 2014
Heath's annual sale at their locations in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sausalito offer deals on merchandise along with special presentations.

FOG Design + Art Fair
January 15–18, 2015
Benefiting the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), FOG Design+Art is a four-day celebration and exploration of modern and contemporary design, architecture, and art with dynamic exhibits, custom installations, art galleries, lectures, and discussions with leaders in the art and design worlds.

 

 

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Registration Opens: October 1
Breaking New Ground
The California Endowment

Deadlne: November 30
Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award
International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA)

Deadline: December 8

2015 Diversity Scholarship
Gensler

Deadline: December 15
2015 Preservation Awards
Santa Monica Conservancy 

Deadline: December 31
Kitchen Design Contest
Wolf and Sub-Zero 

Deadline: January 16
Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition 2015
Ceramics of Italy 

Deadline: February 23
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Mar242014

SHOWROOM: A New Outdoor Collaboration

LINLEY and Summit collaborated on a new line of outdoor furnishings. The new pieces feature subtle detailing and singular style. Image courtesy Summit. Two icons of design have come together for something brand new. Summit, of chic, teak outdoor furniture fame, and LINLEY, the venerable British design house have teamed on a new range of furnishings available in the United States just in time for spring.

The new line brings with it a transitional look to Summit, but retains the elegant styling found across the company’s collections. Case in point: “The two-seater sofa is designed with comfort and relaxation in mind, the welcoming shape complemented by the polished stainless steel feet to create a sharp, yet beautiful contrast with the teak,” says Alex Isaac, LINLEY’s creative director. The piece features dovetail details, too, a nod, it would seem, to LINLEY’s roots cabinetmaking roots.

A coffee table and lounge chair join the sofa in the initial launch and echo the design of the sofa with the same curving frames and subtle detailing. The result is a timeless look that will fit in a range of projects. Look for a chaise longue, an occasional table and a dining table and dining to be added down the road.

Summit and LINLEY’s recent partnership grew out of longstanding knowledge of and relationship with each other. LINLEY has often specified Summit pieces for its projects, and the European side of Summit is based in London as is LINELY. Given their history, it made sense then, when LINLEY was exploring building a lifestyle brand that would include an outdoor collection, that the two firms should collaborate, bringing their decades of shared design experience together.

Of course, outdoor living isn’t complete without outdoor accessories, so LINLEY has also created a picnic hamper, an outdoor dining set and rechargeable outdoor lamps for a complete summer experience. 

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