Les Jardins Solar LED Modules Featured in New York Floating Art Installation
Plant-Integrated Architecture: The Union of City and Nature From year to year, the concern towards global climate change continues to grow. The mounting awareness has prompted many to take action towards unearthing new ways to reduce humanity’s carbon footprint. [...]
In the extensive legacy of Scandinavian design, Kosta Boda rises to the fore as one of the most prominent and sophisticated artisans of glass. With a history extending back to 1742 and a reputation for employing legendary glass masters, [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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.