LOS ANGELES (May 14, 2018) – The LA Design Festival (www.ladesignfestival.org) is
an inclusive and interdisciplinary celebration that occurs annually each summer. The
Festival’s eighth edition will take place June 7 to June 10, 2018 featuring 40+ events at
ROW DTLA and throughout the City at various locations. Events range from
conversations and workshops to studio tours, design shows, exhibitions, installations,
and parties. The LA Design Festival is reflective of the immense creative diversity and
talent in LA. “Design is for Everyone” is the overarching theme that informs the program
this year, celebrating LA’s rich culture of creative freedom and collaboration.
LA Design Festival will feature film screenings, including the West Coast premiere
of ELEVATIONS, dezeen’s first-ever drone documentary, as well as Color In Sight, a
documentary on the details of color in sight created by Tea Leaves.
LA Design Festival Happenings Citywide
LA Design Festival continues throughout the city, with events varying from studio tours
to design crawls. Studio and project tours will take place throughout the city with
CannonDesign, Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney (EYRC), MASHstudios, Rios Clementi Hale
Studios (RCHS), and Shimoda Design Group. Spatial Affairs Bureau hosts three
separate events including: a studio tour with Feral Office, a rare tour of
TBWA\CHIAT\DAY, and a Venice Bungalow Home Tour. Design Celebrations will
take place all over LA, including: Design Night hosted by whoreHaus Studios, Dr.
Knudson, Neptune Glassworks, Fathom Form, and Londubh Studio; designer Eric
Trine’s Long Beach Design Showcase hosted at Amigo Modern; an afternoon Patio
Party with Brendan Ravenhill; a special reception with Croft House; ending the weekend
with Gel Lab Residency at The ACE Hotel. The Dutch artists behind the Chromatic
Dinner bring their neo-futuristic multi-sensory pop-up dinner series to SCI-arc,
partnering with Impossible Foods and Imperfect Produce for three tasty evenings.
The full program for the 2018 LA Design Festival is posted at www.ladesignfestival.org.