“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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Googie Gas
It's an understatement to say that we're living in a weird time, but when it comes to all things automotive, it's especially...
Steel Preserve
With a new skeleton, a brick house on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., gets an eco-friendly upgrade—without losing its local...
Arastradero Preserve
In Palo Alto, CA an oasis of savanna grasslands amongst the silicone makes for an inviting summer escape.
Date Night for Architects: New York's Newest Restaurant with Design Cred
A restrained interior by architect Annabelle Selldorf adds gravitas to restaurateur Danny Meyer's latest hotspot, Marta, inside...
Spotlight on Multidisciplinary Danish Design Studio, Norm Architects
With a sleek and minimalist Scandinavian aesthetic and a portfolio that includes industrial design, residential architecture,...
A Half-Buried Home Fights for Sunlight
A ribbon of light ties a concrete kitchen to its picturesque landscape.
Product Spotlight: Norm 12
Normann Copenhagen releases the Norm 12 lamp designed by: Simon Karkov.
Preserving New England Houses
In the past few decades, overdevelopment throughout New England has erased some of the region's most inspired Modernist homes.
At Home in L.A.
Currently on view in Los Angeles is an unconventional show organized by the artist Fritz Haeg, best known for his Edible Estates...
Modern Wares by Norm Architects Make Us Fall in Love with Scandinavian Design All Over Again
Multidisciplinary studio Norm Architects was founded in 2008 by Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen and Kasper Rønn.
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,...