architecture

LA Design Festival | TALK: Meet the ICON – Elena Manferdini

Meet the 2019 ICON Elena Manferdini. Designer and Clever podcast host/producer Amy Devers sits with the incredibly talented, multi-cultural, fearlessly creative architect, designer, artist in this special conversation. The talk is free, RSVP here. Find…

Clever Ep. 82: David Schwarz of HUSH

Experience designer David Schwarz grew up “seeking weird things to explore, make and build.” Fast forward to adulthood and he’s still at it. As co-founder of Hush he spends his…

Clever Ep. 69: Dan Brunn

Architect Dan Brunn was born in Tel Aviv and moved to Los Angeles at age 7. The architectural contrast between the two cities made a deep impression and informed his…

Clever Ep. 65: Drew Seskunas

Architect and founding partner of experimental design studio The Principals, Drew Seskunas grew up surfing, getting arrested for skateboarding and navigating the social divide between jocks and artists. In high…

Clever Ep. 59: Barbara Bestor

Architect Barbara Bestor’s childhood memories involve Brutalist architecture and purple carpeted stairs. She divided her youth between the East Coast, Germany and the Midwest, before venturing to Los Angeles, the…

Ep. 57: Clever Extra – Neoculture

We teamed up with Tarkett for this Clever Extra to take a deep dive into Neoculture – a term coined to describe the way diverse cultures are coming together as…

Clever Ep. 42: Paola Antonelli

MoMA’s senior curator of Architecture & Design, Paola Antonelli, grew up steeped in the design culture of Milan and developed a sense of fearlessness from frequent travels to foreign lands….

Clever Ep. 32: Craig Steely

Architect Craig Steely grew up tinkering in a family whose motto was ‘custom anything’ so it’s not all that surprising that he’s scaled that idea up to the design of…

Clever Ep. 31: Leslie Witt

Architect, digital designer, and design thinker extraordinaire Leslie Witt moved around a lot as a youth, which made her very adaptable, but sometimes resulted in fashion mishaps as a teenager….