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Hiking by Design – Adamson House and Malibu Canyon

Join Valerie Thomas for a special tour of the historic Adamson House designed by Stiles O. Clements and John Holtzclaw in 1929, followed by a walk around the Malibu Lagoon and its natural and architectural delights on October 12th. There … Continue reading

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Lights of Scotland and England

It is a wonderful thing to be inspired by your work. My colleague David Calligeros created a mobile app for a series of annual design conferences that maps out significant or noteworthy light installations in the cities or countries that … Continue reading

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Tony Duquette Splashing Water Chandelier by Remains Lighting in The New York Times

We were thrilled to see the Splashing Water chandelier in the Home section of the New York Times: Bathed in the Glow of Splashing Water By Linda Lee  “As much theatrical designer as interior designer, Tony Duquette occupied a studio … Continue reading

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Alan Wanzenberg named to Elle Decor’s A-List

Among his many accolades, Alan Wanzenberg is one of the ten new designers named to the 2013 Elle Decor A-List, the magazine’s “fourth annual salute to the country’s top talents-designers who continue to excite, inspire, and intrigue us.” We are … Continue reading

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The Museum of Things

My friend and former colleague from Remains, Bryn Veditz, gave me a tour of her new gig in the Museum of Things a few weeks back. She won a yearlong fellowship in curatorship/museum studies in Germany and I overlapped with … Continue reading

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Industrial Architecture in Berlin: P. Behrens’ AEG Turbine Factory

I tricked two friends to ride 15 kilometers from our hotel on rented bikes to check out the architect Peter Behrens’ 1909 turbine factory on a recent unseasonably freezing cold morning. Michael Graham and his partner Phil Leiderbach of Leiderbach … Continue reading

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Hiking by Design: Solstice Canyon

Valerie Thomas of Remains Lighting Los Angeles will be leading a hike to Solstice Canyon in Malibu this Saturday April 27th to explore two of her favorite passions: hiking and design. Valerie will guide an easy 4 ½ mile loop through … Continue reading

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From Darkness, Light

It’s spring. Buds are breaking on twig tips, fine sprays of grass fringe walkways, and a shifting palette of salt, slate and blue in the foggy mornings lifts to reveal gently sunny afternoons. With spring comes an itch to move: … Continue reading

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