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April 29, 2015
This year's Dwell on Design Los Angeles show is shaping up to be our biggest and best event yet, with a larger showroom floor than ever before and a growing list of star speakers. Take a sneak peek at the star-studded talent joining the event here.
Meet Designer Nate Berkus at the 2015 Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015

LG is giving away a free kitchen design consultation with Nate Berkus and a trip to Dwell on Design L.A. In addition, he'll join Dwell Senior Editor Heather Corcoran on stage to discuss the importance of the kitchen and his approach to design.

Schedule: TBA

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LG
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John Lautner Chemosphere modern architecture restoration

Dwell welcomes architect Helena Arahuete of Lautner Associates onstage for a presentation of her life’s work. Arahuete began collaborating with world-renowned architect John Lautner in 1971 on the Arango Residence in Acapulco. She served as Project Architect on numerous Lautner projects, and rose to become the Chief Architect in John Lautner’s office until his passing in 1994. She is now the principal of Lautner Associates, Helena Arahuete Architect. Arahuete will walk the Dwell on Design audience through her career, touching on her collaborations with Lautner and how she continued his vision on many projects.

Saturday, May 30, 3:30 p.m., J Geiger Stage

Originally appeared in Featured Panel: Historic Restorations
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Moby by Carlos Detres

Musician and L.A. devotee Moby will share photos he has taken for his blog, Moby Los Angeles Architecture, to explore the city’s revered, undiscovered, and bizarre buildings. "I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it many times again in the future, tautologically," writes Moby on his blog, "but we live in a very odd city county place."

Sunday, May 31, 4:00 p.m., Stage A

Originally appeared in Moby, the Architecture Blogger
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Architect and A. Quincy Jones expert Cory Buckner will speak at Dwell on Design Los Angeles May 31, 2015

Architect Cory Buckner’s forthcoming book, Crestwood Hills: The Chronicle of a Modern Utopia, revisits the obstacles faced by the Mutual Housing Association (MHA) in 1947, as they worked to develop a utopian, post–World War II community in Brentwood, California. The struggling Crestwood Hills project (originally called the Mutual Housing Tract) eventually put the MHA on the map as the only successful large-scale modern housing cooperative in the west. The cooperative hired Southern California modernist architects A. Quincy Jones and Whitney R. Smith to design 28 floor plans to offer its members. Onstage at Dwell on Design, Buckner will reveal rare images from her new book, and discuss this very unique development in Southern California’s history.

Sunday, May 31, 3:30 p.m., J Geiger Stage

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Cory Buckner
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Already legends in the field of architecture and design, in 1977 Charles and Ray Eames set out to adapt a book by a Dutch educator into a short documentary, Powers of Ten. The film shows the human environment slowly receding as the camera zooms out over a park in Chicago into outerspace. In a matter of seconds, the Eamseses put the city in a radically new perspective, and began a new conversation about scale. After a screening of Powers of Ten, Eames and Llisa Demetrios, Charles and Ray’s grandchildren, will discuss the short film’s legacy onstage.

Saturday, May 30, 2:30 p.m., Stage: TBA

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Actor and environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr. will speak at Dwell on Design Los Angeles to discuss the building of his net-zero home

Fresh from completing construction on his net-zero home in Los Angeles, actor, environmentalist, and Dwell on Design veteran Ed Begley, Jr., will share images of the finished design onstage, and enlighten the audience on how to build a green home in the city. Begley will sign books at the Dwell Bookstore after his presentation.

Sunday, May 31, 3:00 p.m., Stage A

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EdBegley.com
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HGTV Designer David Bromstad's Twitter profile photo

Join design star David Bromstad on staycation, where he will discuss how to glamp up your outdoor space for summer. Don’t miss his teepees in Dwell Outdoor and the Modern Family pavilion, which promise to inspire you with high-design surprises for grown-ups and kids alike.

Sunday, May 31, 2:00 p.m., J Geiger Stage

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Dolenz and Daughters Fine Furniture portrait.

Micky Dolenz, the famed Monkees star, comes to Dwell on Design with his daughter Georgia, with whom he started a handmade wood furniture company called—what else?—Dolenz and Daughters in 2013. The two will share their designs and their dedication to carrying on the tradition of craftsmanship in the design world.

Saturday, May 30, 3:00 p.m., Stage A

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Dolenz and Daughters Fine Furniture
Originally appeared in '60s Rock Superstar Micky Dolenz Creates Handmade Furniture with His Daughter's Help
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Designer Katie Stout and Carpenter Karl Champley win top prize in Ellen's Design Challenge on HGTV

This year Ellen DeGeneres, in collaboration with HGTV, made a splash in the design world with Ellen’s Design Challenge, which featured six aspiring designers jockeying for a grand prize of $100,000. We welcome Katie Stout, the winner of the competition, and her carpenter, Karl Champley, for a discussion with Dwell Editor in Chief Amanda Dameron, who was one of the judges on the show.

Saturday, May 30, 4:00 p.m., Stage A

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Ellen's Design Challenge
Originally appeared in Behind the Scenes with Ellen's Design Challenge Winners Katie Stout and Karl Champley
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Moooi co-founder and 2015 Dwell on Design keynote speaker Marcel Wanders.

Dwell is pleased to welcome Marcel Wanders as the keynote speaker for the 10th annual Dwell on Design Show. A visionary thinker and designer, Wanders often speaks to the importance of open-mindedness and the responsibility of bringing humanity into the design industry's work. Wanders's goal—to "create an environment of love," and inspire a life filled with passion—embodies a desire to connect, communicate and push boundaries, all of which align with Dwell on Design's unconventional approach to the traditional design show.

Friday, May 29, 6:00 p.m., Stage A

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Marcel Wanders
Originally appeared in Meet Marcel Wanders, 2015 Dwell on Design Keynote Speaker
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Meet Designer Nate Berkus at the 2015 Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015

LG is giving away a free kitchen design consultation with Nate Berkus and a trip to Dwell on Design L.A. In addition, he'll join Dwell Senior Editor Heather Corcoran on stage to discuss the importance of the kitchen and his approach to design.

Schedule: TBA

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