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Barnes Giving Back Magazine Launch Event

Great event tomorrow!

Please join us on Thursday, November 2nd for the launch party of the magazine at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills from 4-8pm. BARNES has partnered for this event with PASSION & DREAMS funding, a non-profit to help empower kids at risk.

For tickets please go to: http://www.barnes-losangeles.com/giving-back/event/

And enter code 22226 to buy tickets and for more information on the event.

UCLA Extension Master of Interior Architecture CIDA Ranked #3 in the Nation

We are pleased to report that for the second year in a row the Master of Interior Architecture program has been ranked by Design Intelligence in the Top 10 Graduate Programs in the Nation. We moved up to position #3 CIDA Ranked. Thank you for your continued support of our terrific program!

Get ready for WESTWEEK 2017 at the Pacific Design Center!

Mar 22 – Mar 23 | 9am-6pm

VERANDA, Traditional Home, Luxe Interiors + Design and Architectural Digest Present Market Keynotes

Pacific Design Center’s WESTWEEK 2017 Spring Market theme … ICONS+INNOVATORS … celebrates today’s seminal standard bearers and groundbreaking influencers leading the design industry ever-forward, with presentations featuring top talent who both embody and deliberate on what it means to be iconic and innovative in the design world now.

Debuting an array of luxury furnishings and interiors resources crafted by today’s foremost design innovators, the two-day event introduces the latest offerings from among 2,200 product lines presented by 100 boutique to international showroom manufacturers. A comprehensive series of programs and events featuring the nation’s leading shelter publications, editors and tastemakers provide information and education to nearly 4,000 WESTWEEK trade professionals attending from across the west and around the globe.

For complete Keynote, Showroom Program, Open House and Product News info, check-out PDC’s Content Newsletter.


Connect here for Veranda, Traditional Home, Luxe Interiors + Design and Architectural Digest Keynote details.

Connect here for info on Showroom Programs, Open House Events and Spring 2017 Product Preview Lookbook.

Dwell on Design 2016 – America’s Largest Design Event – Tickets on Sale!


About Dwell on Design

Dwell on Design Los Angeles
Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26, 2016
Los Angeles Convention Center

A three-day exhibition and conference, comprised of one trade day and two consumer days, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, featuring world-class speakers, product demonstrations, continuing education classes for design professionals, and seminars for design-seeking consumers. Each year, Dwell editors carefully craft a program that invites you to “step into the pages of Dwell” and experience modern design.

  • 350+ exhibiting brands
  • 2,000+ modern furnishings and products
  • 250,000 square feet of Exhibition space to explore
  • 40+ onstage presentations for 3 days of Continuing Education Seminars
  • 450+ registered Press
  • 4 full-scale prefab homes
  • 3 days of Dwell Home Tours

Student Registration

As a gesture to future Designers, Artists, Architects, Builders and Planners, we are proud to offer a discounted Student 3-Day Pass for all currently enrolled high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Student attendees MUST show valid student credentials when picking up their badge (e.g. student ID card or copy of current transcript). REGISTER NOW!

Full Schedule

CLICK HERE to see a full listing of 2016 Dwell on Design on stage sessions.

home tours imgDwell LA Home Tours

In 2016, Dwell Home Tours are going coast to coast—and we’re inviting you to join us to experience a group of exceptional private homes curated by Dwell editors. LEARN MORE!

Dwell on Design Event Floorplan

To view the 2016 floor plan, CLICK HERE.

Look for the UCLA Extension Arc+ID Booth and stop by for some free swag!

Get ready for WESTWEEK 2016 at the Pacific Design Center!

Mark your calendars! WESTWEEK 2016 is right around the corner.


Wed Mar 23 – Thu Mar 24

House Beautiful, Interiors Magazine, A+D Museum and The Hollywood Reporter Present Market Keynotes

Pacific Design Center’s WESTWEEK 2016 … MAD ABOUT DESIGN … celebrates today’s rebels, bon vivants and creative emergents innovating new concepts and bold statements that reference design’s early influencers yet push creativity ever-forward. Join us as this year’s Spring Market gives focus to the joyous enthusiasm and larger-than-life approach to the design process that is the trademark of the industry’s most creative aesthetes from across the disciplines. Throughout the 2-day Market enjoy nearly 100 presentations, keynotes, events and product intros featuring national editors, A-list thought-leaders and inspired craftsmen you can’t help but be “Mad” for, too!

For complete Keynote, Showroom Program, Open House and Product News info, check-out PDC’s Content Newsletter.


Connect here for keynote info on House Beautiful, Interiors, A+D Museum and The Hollywood Reporter.

Connect here for info on Showroom Programs and Open House Events.

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Announcing The Homes of Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015

Dwell on Design will be holding three separate days of Home Tours which will take place on Saturday, May 23rd, Saturday, May 30th and Sunday, May 31st.

Each separate home tour will be focused on modern homes found in a specific area or region of Los Angeles. This year we will be covering the West Side, South Bay, and Midtown & East Side neighborhoods.



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Dawnsknoll – Saturday, May 23, 2015



2 ©Chang Kyun Kim-South Bay-Koenig Renovation-Crest_road_residence_final_07

Koenig Renovation – Saturday, May 30, 2015



3 ©Magnus Stark Photography-Eastside-Walker Residence-Walker Res Magnus_DSC2627

Walker Residence – Sunday, May 31, 2015


Join fellow design lovers and listen to the architects speak about their challenges, inspirations, and successes in designing and building the homes featured on the tour. The Meet the Architects Night, sponsored by TOTO, will take place Thursday, May 21 and Thursday, May 28, (locations TBD) from 6:30pm to 9:30pm (presentations start promptly at 7pm).

Home tour tickets are $90-$100 (*Early Bird registration ends March 31); Meet the Architects Night tickets are $25 (Ticket Pricing).

Note: Home tour tickets can be purchased through Dwell on Design Registration.

Each year at Dwell Home Tours a team of dedicated volunteers helps us to produce our event. This year we are once again are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to assist with a diverse range of tasks. CLICK HERE for more information.


Get ready for WESTWEEK 2015 at the Pacific Design Center!

Mark your calendars! WESTWEEK 2015 is right around the corner.

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Pacific Design Center’s WESTWEEK 2015 Spring Market, the West Coast’s definitive showcase for global design, debuts Wednesday, March 25 and Thursday, March 26, 2015. The two-day event provides a comprehensive series of informative presentations and engaging events featuring internationally-renowned tastemakers, while also debuting the latest luxury furnishings and interior resources crafted by today’s foremost design innovators. The 2015 year also commemorates PDC’s four decades of design leadership, serving as an iconic architectural landmark anchoring L.A.’s historic design district. 


WESTWEEK 2015 Showroom Program

WESTWEEK 2015 Open House Events



17th Annual SoCal Student Lighting Competition – Register Today!

You’re invited to join us for the 17th Annual SoCal Student Lighting Competition!

This year the Design Lighting Forum (DLF) challenges lighting, interior design, architecture, or engineering students to design and build a children’s bedside table lamp utilizing two different lamps for a high and low setting.

Entry into this competition is free – but limited to students currently enrolled in a design program. There are over $4,000 in cash money prizes available for the winning projects. Be sure to download the competition brochure, and then head on over the registration page to enter the competition.



Registration Deadline: April 26, 2015
Competition & Judging: May 13, 2015
– Fixture Drop Off: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
– Private Judging Session: 2:00pm – 6:00pm
– Reception: 6:00pm
– Final Student Presentations: 7:00pm

Double Tree Hilton Ballroom
888 Montebello Blvd.
Rosemead, CA 91770
Hotel Phone: (323) 722-8800

Jeremy Windle
Designers Lighting Forum

Dwell on Design – 2 Days of LA Dwell Home Tours!

See an awe-inspiring group of Dwell selected modern homes that reflect the best in livable, innovative architecture and design. Be sure not to miss Meet the Architects Night on Friday June 13, when the architects of homes on the tour share their experiences.


West Side Home Tour – Saturday, June 14th

Join us on this self-driven tour through Los Angeles’ West Side. We love the bohemian haunts of Santa Monica and Venice.



East Side Home Tour – Saturday, June 21st

Join us on this self-drive tour through Los Angeles’ East Side, which substitutes hills for beaches and hipster enclaves for coastal fog. This isn’t a part of L.A. that many tourists get to see.


Dwell Home Tours are incredibly popular, have limited capacity and will sell out! Don’t wait to get your spot reserved today.  Click Here for more information.


AWA+D Annual Brunch Symposium: Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground: Stories of Innovation + Success
10:00am – 2:00pm  | Sunday, April 27, 2014
Helms Bakery District
8711 Washington Blvd., Culver City 90232

As ​reported ​in ​the ​recently ​released ​2013 ​Otis ​Report ​on ​the ​Creative ​Economy, ​California ​is ​home ​to ​virtually ​all ​artistic ​disciplines, ​and ​a ​focal ​point ​for ​innovation. ​The ​Los ​Angeles ​region ​has ​one ​of ​the ​highest ​concentrations ​of ​creative ​professionals ​in ​the ​world, ​and ​as ​a ​result, ​a ​wealth ​of ​entrepreneurial ​spirit ​and ​accomplishment. ​AWA+D’s ​2014 ​symposium, ​Breaking ​Ground: ​Stories ​of ​Innovation ​+ ​Success ​will ​highlight ​five ​women ​entrepreneurs ​engaged ​in ​the ​urban ​realm ​who ​have ​started ​their ​own ​practices ​in ​LA. ​Join ​us ​as ​we ​explore ​their ​stories ​of ​inspiration, ​obstacle, ​reward ​and ​diversity, ​and ​learn ​who ​in ​your ​backyard ​is ​helping ​to ​reinforce ​Los ​Angeles ​as ​the ​undisputed ​creative ​nexus ​of ​California.

Registration is open, so grab your seat early for this limited capacity event. AWA+D’s 2014 Symposium will highlight design entrepreneurs Ana Henton, Rania Alomar, Therese Kelly, Liz Mahlow and Louisa Relia and explore their stories of inspiration, obstacle, reward and diversity. Limited sponsorship opportunities are still available, but don’t wait; this event sells out quickly and early-bird pricing for general admission tickets will end April 13th!




Ana Henton – a principal and founder of MASS Architecture, Ana Henton is one of the most sought after architects in Los Angeles. Recognized for projects like Gold Bar in Echo Park, Intelligentsia Venice, Bacaro and Breadbar locations, her work is recognized for design quality, imagination and originality.

Rania Alomar – born in Iraq and educated in Britain before coming to Los Angeles, Rania Alomar founded RA-DA, envisioning it as a nimble and highly creative entity that tackles projects from graphic design, to interiors, to architecture. Working with a variety of clients, the firm specializes in complex programs and compound client types and continually pushes established norms.

Therese Kelly – as a licensed architect and a member of LA’s Urban Rangers, Therese Kelly is envisioning and discovering urban open spaces and mixed use projects, all with a focus on community involvement, public-private partnerships and the creation of more livable cities. She employs evocative cartographic explorations and innovative outreach tools to engage and build consensus in her projects with community, state and federal agencies.

Liz Mahlow – a principal and founder of Nous Engineering, Liz Mahlow is building a new kind of engineering practice. As a structural engineer, Liz is recognized for sophisticated engineering solutions developed through advanced structural analysis tools, application of complex structural systems, materials and fabrication technologies, all with an emphasis on collaboration.

Louisa Relia – Louisa Relia is a landscape artist, designer and planner noted for her ability to develop landscapes and elemental art that integrate her multi-disciplinary vision and involve richly layered experiences in artful and buildable forms. As a global citizen and native Australian, she seeks clients who are willing to embark on journeys of experimentation, development and refinement of design principles and ideals.