“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

AIA LA Restaurant Design Awards
What's the secret recipe for an unforgettable dining experience? The Restaurant Design Awards will showcase the winning...
AIA|LA Restaurant Design Awards at Dwell on Design
Dwell on Design will once again roll out the red carpet for the 9th Annual AIA Los Angeles Restaurant Design Awards, to be held...
Spotlight on Multidisciplinary Danish Design Studio, Norm Architects
With a sleek and minimalist Scandinavian aesthetic and a portfolio that includes industrial design, residential architecture,...
Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission Votes to Save Googie Design at Norms
After weeks of waiting on the Cultural Heritage Commission's nomination to designate Norms La Cienega an Historic-Cultural...
AIA|LA Announces Restaurant Design Awards Finalists
The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles (AIA|LA) has announced the top nominees for the 9th-annual Restaurant Design...
Head to 1960s Japan via AvroKO-Designed Restaurant in Chicago's West Loop
AvroKO—the hospitality design firm with serious muscle—expands its growing empire with an inaugural project in Chicago, Momotaro.
A Renovated Harry Gesner–Designed Midcentury in L.A. Wants $9.4M
Designed by visionary architect Harry Gesner and updated by Griffin Enright, this breezy post-and-beam residence boasts upscale...
Design Digest: Tom Dixon Opens in SoHo, a Robot Restaurant in Boston, and More
Tom Dixon stakes a new claim in SoHo with 25 Greene Street, MUJI and Ladies & Gentlemen Studio unveil a large-scale installation,...
An Introduction to Restaurant Design
Eating has always been a sociable event, from primitive campfire cooking to reclining on lectuli at lavish Greek and Roman...
Own a Charismatic L.A. Midcentury Designed by Rudolph Schindler For $1.8M
Bright and inviting, the Schlessinger House in Los Feliz was one of iconic midcentury architect Rudolph Schindler's last...
A Cute Mom-and-Pop Shop in L.A. Showcases the Latest Japanese Design
Tortoise General Store stocks a specialized inventory imported from Japan.
Italian Design: La Mappa
You know where your Parmesan cheese comes from: Parma. But which region offers the best chairs? We've mapped it out for you.
A Design Duo Made in Heaven: Norm Architects and Menu
Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen and Kasper Rønn founded Norm Architects, a multidisciplinary design studio, in 2008.
A Look at the Design of Noma Mexico, Tulum’s Pop-Up Restaurant Inspired by Local History
A group of local designers contextualized a historically-inspired space for René Redzepi's pop-up restaurant in Tulum.
A Midcentury Home For Sale in L.A. That Was Originally Designed For a WWII Pilot
This beautifully preserved midcentury gem in Southern California hits the market for $1.8 million—original charm intact.
The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone
Specializing in customized modular units for residential backyard use, the Los Angeles-based startup Cover is out to transform...
Reydon Grove Farm by Norm Architects
Reydon Grove Farm is a minimal farm located in Suffolk, England, designed by Norm Architects.
Sound Design for a Bustling San Francisco Restaurant
Bellota becomes the sixth Bay Area establishment to fine tune noise levels with Meyer Sound Constellation technology.
Must-Visit Restaurant Design Awards Finalists
The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles has selected 15 finalists for the 11th annual Restaurant Design Awards, to be...
Elvis Presley’s Former L.A. Midcentury Is Now a Swoon-Worthy Design Showroom
A midcentury modern owned by the King of Rock and Roll is now home to the "anti-retail" outpost of design gallery The Future...