CA+D Presents: Designophile


Join the Culver City Education Foundation (CCEF) 7th Annual Sip for Our Schools fundraiser event Saturday, October 17th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The proceeds from the event support and enhance quality education for students in the Culver City Unified School District. Sample fine wines, craft beers and light bites from Sorrento Italian Market, B&G Bar and Garden along with City Tavern. Enjoy the mellow harmonies of CCHS Jazz Combo on… Read More

We were more than excited to attend the elegant press preview for the new Broad Museum downtown, and watched the event planners set up the press conference early in the morning. Over 60 news crews, and 200 journalists were present for the occasion. The museum is stunning inside and out, and reflects a honeycomb-like exterior, and a vault-like interior, housing some outstanding works from the Broad Collection including pieces by Cy Twombly,… Read More

Join friends and colleagues in honoring Frank Gehry for his remarkable achievements in product design as he accepts the Henry Award at the Museum of California Design’s 12th annual Award Benefit and Auction. The event takes place on Sunday, October 25th from 2:30 – 5:30 PM at JF Chen@1135. We hope to see you there!

On Wednesday, September 2nd, over 100 designers and architects gathered for an elegant evening at the beautiful Urban Hardwoods showroom on Montana Ave in Santa Monica. Hand crafted in Seattle using locally salvaged wood from trees that have been cleared for city planning, Urban Hardwoods gives trees a second life by re-purposing them into stunning pieces of furniture. The evening was a huge success, as guests sipped on sustainably sourced cocktails and… Read More

The A+D Museum Gala is June 27 in their terrific new space in downtown L.A. We hope to see you there!

On Sunday, June 21, 4:00 pm, Jacaranda Music Series presents the spectacular Lyris Quartet as its special season kickoff. Jacaranda was selected by BBC Magazine as among 20 concerts to attend in North America, and has been noted as “Best of the Year” and “moving beyond local to national significance” by the Los Angeles Times. We encourage you to RSVP today for the June 21st event. Seating is limited to only 50… Read More

We had a wonderful time at Westweek 2015 at the Pacific Design Center! Highlights included the Architectural Digest keynote panel, the book signing with California Homes Magazine, the social media panel at Crestron Electronics with Design Milk and Christian May, selfie sticks with Domaine Magazine at the Reagan Hayes showroom, Seon Ghi Bahk’s charcoal art at CMay gallery,  cocktails at Janus et Cie, posing with Mary McDonald and her gorgeous floral textiles… Read More

This Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 3-4:30pm at Hennessey + Ingalls Santa Monica, Andrea Ponsi will sign his new book, “San Francisco: A Map of Perceptions.” Ponsi’s illustrations unravel the multifaceted beauty of one of America’s favorite cities.

When: Sunday, April 19, 2015 11am Where: West Los Angeles, CA Who: Rachlin Partners Architects Tour #1: 11:00 AM Tour #2: 12:00 PM Join AIA Los Angeles for this special tour of the Sawyer House led by Michael Rachlin of Rachlin Partners Architects Transformation of the Sawyer House began with gutting the entire interior of the 2,000-square-foot structure in two phases. A typical 1950s California residence, the house lacked a definable style… Read More