Japan Archive

Celebrating A Life in Color: Deborah Sussman

By: Rose Apodaca

Fearless strokes of vermilion, turquoise, fuchsia and ochre flushed the visual identities of everything Deborah Sussman realized during her 60-plus years of creative output—from fashion brands to the 1984 Olympics—and both the entities she defined with her joyful strain of supergraphics and those of us who experienced it were transformed for the better for it. […]

WestEdge Puts Designs on the West Coast

By: Rose Apodaca

You’re invited this week, Oct. 3-6, to join us at the inaugural WestEdge Design Fair happening at The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. Hit design seminars and workshops, culinary demos, book signings and a celebrity-hosted opening-night benefit for Heal the Bay. Among the 150 international brands selected to showcase at the four-day trade and consumer […]

Human Pods and Tranquil Havens

By: Emily Chang

Desperate for privacy, a cocoon-like pod provides refuge from the ubiquitous presence always listening. Even then, the space-flying egg is no escape for Dr. Poole and Dr. Bowman from HAL, the menacing machine in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. Be it an EVA space pod or under the cover of a bed sheet, humans […]