June 4, 2012
After working for Gaetano Pesce and Frank Gehry, Matt Gagnon established his studio in 2002 to pursue a broad-based design practice. Whether in the realm of product, architecture, or installation, his work combines an obsession with material and process, old craft and new technology with a desire to question and improve the built environment. His work has been published internationally and clients have included W Resorts, Four Seasons Hotel, Ogilvy, and the Los Angeles Fire Department. Here the LA-based architect discusses the importance of boundaries in his ideal live/work space. Read more
June 1, 2012
Take a look at what we’ve been reading all week long.
1. Dwell’s Q&A about authentic design with Marj Mojzak, our Director of Retail.
2. This interview at Confessions of a Design Geek with Michelle Ogundehin, Editor in Chief of Elle Decoration and champion of the “Fight the Fakes” campaign in the UK.
3. A peek inside the offices of the U.S. Green Building Council at Office Snapshots.
4. Inthralld’s look at this loft conversion in San Francisco.
5. The qualities of a successful entrepreneur at GOOD. (Do they surprise you?)
6. Felt & Wire’s smart Creative Chain series.
7. The Fitzroy Terrace by Welsh & Major Architects in Redfern, Australia, on Arch Daily.
8. WireShade lighting by Marc Trotereau spotted at Contemporist.
9. The Mid-Centuria Tumblr (hat tip: our contributor Jamie Latendresse).
10. Would be more than happy to celebrate the start of summer sitting outside around one of these incredible pools on California Home + Design. (Who’s in?)