In terms of human history, the process of urbanization, the development of cities and the emergence of city planning are relatively new. Consider the earliest cities—those which sprung up and thrived due to access to routes of commerce, the [...]
With a slight smile, a noticeable glint in his eye and an elongated pipe perched happily in his mouth, images of Italian designer Joe Colombo make him appear easygoing and satisfied. An adventurous innovator of the 1960s, it’s easy [...]
Throughout 2017, we watched pop-up shops transform into interactive spaces, museums and galleries support visitor engagement and retail spaces become multi-sensory experiences. In this, we saw the rise of a new mode of branding and outreach that signals a [...]
Explore two historic Los Angeles gems designed by visionary architect, Lewis Arthur Smith. The Vista Theatre and Majestic Ventura Theatre show Spanish Mission style with a charmingly eclectic twist.
The WestEdge Design Fair, now in its fifth year, swept Santa Monica’s Barker Hanger last weekend, running from Thursday, October 19 to Sunday, October 22. An extensive showcase of modern design, WestEdge 2017 served as a perfect platform for [...]
DRS and Associates is made up of a wonderful team of creative and hardworking professionals, and now you can get to know them a little better. Here’s a look at our very own Ginger! […]
In the NoHo Arts District, just a block away from the DRS and Associates headquarters, lies Groundwork Coffee’s Californian roasting facility. We were intrigued by the delicious aroma of coffee beans roasting in the middle of our work days, [...]
DRS and Associates is made up of a wonderful team of creative and hardworking professionals, and now you can get to know them a little better. Here’s a look at our very own Cassie!
American Psycho, by Brett Easton Ellis, is a diabolical story of a businessman gone mad in the big apple. Despite the book’s graphic depiction of excessive drug use, polyamory, and psychopathy, it also serves as an archive of New York City’s biggest brands circa 1991. The narrator Patrick Bateman’s obsession with elegance stems from fashion, constantly noticing and name dropping mega-designers like Ralph Lauren, Versace, and Calvin Klein. However, other industries also pass Bateman’s luxury taste-test, including interior bathroom products distributor (and DRS and Associates’ client) Hastings Tile and Bath.
DRS and Associates was a Platinum Sponsor for the Design Bloggers Conference 2017 last month right in our backyard at The Beverly Hilton. Our team focused on meeting and building connections with design bloggers, representing our clients and communicating their brand stories while developing valuable partnerships with the designers.