LA Design Festival’s official magazine and podcast.
Design, etc. features stories about the creative people who are driving the design dialogue in LA and beyond, and much more. Hence, the etc.
Design, etc. LIVE is a three-day series of fast-paced confabs with smart people who are driving the design dialogue forward. Friday and Saturday conversations take place in an outdoor amphitheater while Sunday's conversations take place in the American Apparel theater. This is essentially the LA Design Festival podcast, IRL. All conversations will be recorded and published at a later date on the Design, etc. podcast. Here is a list of the 2018 speakers.
Check out all of our episodes below.
January 30, 2018
KCRW's Frances Anderton and Please Do Not Enter co-founder, Nicolas Libert kick off our inaugural episode with a discussion on what makes Los Angeles a Global Design City.
March 15, 2018
A-Frame Studio principal photographer and author of The Modern A-Frame, Ben Rahn shares about his work and the appeal of the classic A-Frame.
March 28, 2018
Dwell on Design Content Director Paul Treanor and CHA:COL architect Apurva Pande gave LA Design Festival the scoop on what to expect in this year’s Dwell on Design show, April 5-7, 2018.
March 29, 2018
Mexican Design pop up NERO48 co-founder Illya Haro explores how modern design can be used to promote a traditional heritage.
April 16, 2018
Industrial designer Linda Hsiao of Knotwork LA talks to us about her journey and return to Los Angeles. Hsiao is one of five artists featured in the Design is for Everyone exhibition.
April 23, 2018
Photographer and industrial designer Krizia Flores of Concrete Geometric taught herself how to cast concrete and now she creates unique homewares for modernists. Flores is a featured artist in the Design is for Everyone special exhibition.
May 1, 2018
Two-time Oscar-nominated costume designer Ruth E. Carter is the 2018 ICON Recipient. Carter has worked on over 40 films, including most recently Marvel's Black Panther. She tells us about her design process, inspiration, and leaves us with a story about Michael B. Jordan.
May 14, 2018
Designer and author Tim Campbell tells us more about his bicoastal life and his point of view of the importance of beauty, and his new book Intentional Beauty.
May 17, 2018
We sit down with founding members of World Design Weeks in Milan. Back in LA, Lana Sutherland, one of the founding members of TEALEAVES tells us more about the power of tea.
May 23, 2018
On an otherwise quiet street in the Arts District, these very noisy makers can literally create anything. Design, etc. sits down with Preston Johnston (Fathom & Form) and Nick Knudsen (Dr. Knudsen), two of the artists who work out of a warehouse on Kohler Street.
May 29, 2018
Design, etc. continues our exploration of Kohler Street in the Arts District, sitting down with two of the original members of the Kohler Collective, a loose - but tight - group of friends and makers. Provocative metal worker and furniture fabricator Meyghan Hill of (wh)ORE HAüS Studios and skilled glassblower and lighting designer and fabricator Uri Davillier of Neptune Glassworks sat down with us to talk about the genesis of Design Night, creative collaboration, and how it all started.
May 30, 2018
Design, Etc. was live at Dwell On Design for a fascinating conversation featuring two very interesting individuals, Clay Alexander CEO of Ember and Erik Charlton CEO of Noon Home. They run companies that are trailblazing the path toward fully integrated products and home automation. The conversation was led by Josh Cooperman (who also produces Design, Etc.). They discuss their products and how they envision an integrated home.
June 3, 2018
Design, etc. sits down with the always fashionable, preeminent curator of all things beautiful, Rose Apodaca, co-founder of A+R to talk about the evolution of the LA design scene, how it’s changed, and where it might be headed. We also uncover a few interesting life stories about when she used to own a bar. Make sure to attend the LA Design Festival June 7th-10th at ROW DTLA. Subscribe for episodes recorded LIVE for the festival. Design, Etc. is produced by Convo By Design Studios.
June 6, 2018
Design, etc. visits textile designer Annabel Inganni of Wolfum in her Alhambra workshop that she shares with her husband and his business partner, both furniture makers and woodworkers. Together with her husband Annabel is creating something special for Design is for Everyone that will really let their imaginations set sail. We stood in a sea of sawdust and learned more about where all the ideas come from. Design, Etc. is the 'official' podcast of the LA Design Festival. It's hosted by LA Design Festival founder, Haily Zaki and produced by Convo By Design Studios.