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Archive for December, 2014

The Professional

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Christopher W. Mount talks about his new gallery and what collectors need to know now.

by Maile Pingel and Jessica Sample
There are many paths one can take in the field of architecture and design; those who are lucky explore more than one. For Christopher W. Mount, who launched his eponymous gallery in both Los Angeles and New York last May, it’s been a particularly fascinating 30-year journey. He’s been Associate Curator for the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York; Editor-in-Chief of I.D. Magazine; Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs at Parsons The New School for Design in New York; Executive Director of the Pasadena Museum of California Art; and he’s currently a guest curator for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. Rounding out those prestigious posts are teaching positions with colleges including CalArts, Otis, the Cooper-Hewitt, and Bard, as well as contributions to publications both scholarly and glossy. Suffice it to say, Mount, who with his wife and son divide their time between LA and Manhattan, isn’t an easy man to catch.
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Bigger is Better at David Sutherland

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David Sutherland has expanded its showroom at the PDC to better showcase its handcrafted products, now occupying twice as much display space to create a more welcoming and inspirational environment for L.A. designers.

Read the whole story at GoDesignGo.

Pindler Fabrics Expands Hearst Castle Collection

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Despite being nearly 100 years old, the Hearst Castle by William Randolph Hearst continues to be an inspiration for architects, designers and fabric juggernauts like Pindler. In 1998 the company introduced the Hearst Castle Collection and has since grown to more than 300 exclusive fabrics including its newest addition of four new embroidery designs.

Read the whole story at GoDesignGo.

Kravet’s New Collection is “JAM-Approved”

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It’s not easy for a fabric company to receive Jeffrey Alan Marks signature “JAM Approved” stamp, which makes his collaboration with Kravet all the more intriguing. The collection mirrors the designer’s signature design-by-nature philosophy, referencing his laid-back California lifestyle.

Read the whole story at GoDesignGo.