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Robert ‘Bungalow Bob’ Winter of Pasadena Enjoyed Rare Possessions Which Are Emerging into the Public View

Dr. Robert Winter Courtesy-copy Precious property of historian Robert “Bungalow Bob” Winter will be going back on the auction block in March 29, following two significant sales this week at Bonhams’ Modern Design | Art Sale in Los Angeles. Winter, known for his research of and love for the Arts and Crafts Movement, passed away Feb. 9, 2019. But some of his most beloved treasures…

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts Announces the 2020 Showcase House of Design

Pasadena Showcase for the Arts announced it has selected a magnificent Arcadia home for the 2020 Pasadena Showcase House of Design, now in its 56th year. Known as the Locke House, the 1937 Federal-country estate…

Visit Beautiful Homes for the Holidays During the Pasadena Symphony Association’s Holiday Look In Tour

Festive Holiday Decorations, Live Music and stunning floral designs highlight Pasadena Symphony Association’s Holiday Look In Tour on December 7 and 8, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tour beautifully decorated spaces in four lovely…

Corvette Caravan Roars Through Pasadena Bound for Bowling Green Party

Corvettes Limited Los Angeles was not going to be left out of the anniversary party and so on the morning of Aug. 22, some 220 “Vettes” took off from the Pasadena Elks Lodge for Bowling…

When is a Podcast, Art? Installation-Broadcast Series Aspires to Artful Communication With Inaugural Performance

Pulitzer Prize winning biographer and professor Jeffrey Stewart will conduct the Keynote Conversation at the Armory Center [Updated] Podcasts have found their place in society but will be regarded as works of art when a…

Pasadena Showcase House Designer: Top Tips to Making Your Living Room a Room Well Lived In

For the upcoming Pasadena Showcase House of Design, Interior Designer Louise O’Malley was tasked with designing the Living Room, Bar and Main Hallway. This year’s…

The Huntington Library Goes Hollywood with Rodarte Runway

This past Tuesday, Hollywood and fashion’s finest arrived at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, Botanical Gardens to witness Rodarte debut their fall-winter collection. High-profile guests…

2019 Pasadena Showcase Season Kicks-Off with Empty House Party

It’s Showcase season! Nearly 250 design enthusiasts and patrons of the arts attended the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts’ (PSHA) annual Empty House Party…

Rare Fireplace Created by Famous Pasadena Arts and Crafts Ceramicist Faces Uncertain Future

Ernest Batchelder, a famous Pasadena tile maker and designer, shown inspecting one of his works, a frame holding tiles. Circa 1930. From the Security Pacific…

ArtCenter Grads Present Their Visions of the Future of Car Design

Click to enlarge Students graduating this Saturday from the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena showed what cars will look like in the decades to come, with designs ranging from a 3D-printed hydrogen turbine-powered two-seater to a mid-engine hybrid two-seater that its designer said would be “the Corvette killer.” At Thursday night’s Grad Show, the students from any number of majors – illustration and entertainment design, to photography and sculpture, to transportation design – put out their projects for professors, fellow students and potential employers to see. AutoWeek described many of the car designs as relating to an autonomous, robotic…

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