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on November 2, 2018

Jason Wu and Sharon Takeda in Conversation at LACMA Featured in C Social Front

On Friday, October 26, designer Jason Wu joined Sharon Takeda, Senior Curator and Head of the Department...

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on November 1, 2018

Jason Wu Masterclass Featured in LA Times

Designer Jason Wu on the importance of looking at the past and why he made...

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on October 29, 2018

Jason Wu LACMA Talk Featured in WWD

Jason Wu on Meghan Markle, Next Generation and Letting His Guard Down The designer was...

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on October 27, 2018

Jason Wu featured in Wallpaper

Jason Wu is encouraging a touch of LA-based leaning, and is collaborating with the Otis College of...

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on October 26, 2018

Conversation with Jason Wu and Sharon Takeda

New York-based fashion designer Jason Wu discusses his creations, career, and current collaboration with Otis...

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on October 25, 2018

Jason Wu and LACMA featured in Los Angeles Magazine

Jason Wu and LACMA Teamed Up for a Workshop on How Women Dress for Work...

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on October 22, 2018

Conversation with Jason Wu and Sharon Takeda Featured on KCRW

Fashion designer Jason Wu, famed for his designs for First Lady Michelle Obama, joins Sharon...

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on October 19, 2018

Homes For Hope Featured on Dezeen!

Tackling homelessness with modular temporary housing: Homes For Hope!...

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on October 16, 2018

Fashion Design Masterclass with Jason Wu and LACMA Featured by Unframed!

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on September 3, 2018

LACMA Event with Jason Wu and Sharon Takeda! Get tickets now!

Talk: Conversation with Jason Wu and Sharon Takeda...

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on August 14, 2018

Dezeen features Wall and Space by Riccardo Blumer!

Riccardo Blumer Atelier worked with a team of students to create this machine on show...

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on August 7, 2018

Riccardo’s exhibition at the Venice Biennale featured in Interior Design Magazine!

Particularly intriguing were the paired projects presented by Riccardo Blumer, architect and professor of architecture...

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on August 7, 2018

Automatic Architecture featured on Interior Design Magazine!

Particularly intriguing were the paired projects presented by Riccardo Blumer, architect and professor of architecture...

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on August 1, 2018

Riccardo Blumer’s featured on Domusweb!

The director of the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio tells us about his project at...

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on July 10, 2018

MADWORKSHOP Welcomes New Board Member Sharon Takeda

Senior curator, head of LACMA Costume and Textiles...

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on June 26, 2018

Shelter Squared featured on Interior Design Magazine!

Think shelter and its associated needs: a place to sleep, a place to eat, storage,...

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on June 26, 2018

USC Furniture Studio Featured on Interior Design Magazine!

Think shelter and its associated needs: a place to sleep, a place to eat, storage,...

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on June 14, 2018

Homes For Hope Featured in LA Magazine

You don’t need us to tell you that the city and county are in the...

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on June 11, 2018

Riccardo Blumer’s Wall Exhibit featured on Architects Newspaper!

Wall was designed and realized during Riccardo Blumer’s collaborative workshop at the Academy of Architecture...

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on June 8, 2018

Riccardo Blumer’s Wall and Space featured in Azure Magazine!

The 16th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale, curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley...

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on June 7, 2018

Riccardo Blumer’s Wall Exhibit featured on Designboom!

Wall was designed and realized during Riccardo Blumer’s collaborative workshop at the Academy of Architecture...

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on May 8, 2018

Shelter Squared Featured in Archinect

Designed by Jeremy Carman and Jayson Champlain, two of MADWORKSHOP's 2017 fellows, the flat-packed, approximately...

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on April 17, 2018

Shelter Squared Featured in ArchDaily

MADWORKSHOP Fellows Jeremy Carman and Jayson Champlain have designed a unique approach to emergency post-disaster shelters....

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on April 1, 2018

New MADWORKSHOP Video!

New MADWORKSHOP Institutional Video!...

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on April 1, 2018

MADWORKSHOP Featured on LA Curbed!

For close to 100 years, Los Angeles has been a haven of architectural innovation and...

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on March 28, 2018

Light Theaters in Architectural Digest Italy

A Villa Panza, a Varese, dieci installazioni esplorano il rapporto tra la luce e l’architettura...

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on March 26, 2018

Give Me Shelter Featured in Curbed LA

Finding architectural solutions to LA’s homelessness crisis A new book highlights the work of students...

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on March 12, 2018

Give Me Shelter Book Launch

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and Artist Shepard Fairey visit "Homes For Hope" and "Give Me...

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on March 5, 2018

Light and Matter Studio Featured in Interior Design

The Villa Panza, Varese’s 18th-century gem housing an extraordinary collection of modern art including works by Dan...

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on January 2, 2018

The Next Generation of Furniture Designers at USC

About a decade ago, architect David Martin launched a furniture design studio at the University of Southern California. It took...

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on December 30, 2017

MOCA Studio featured on USC News!

The School of Architecture partnered with MADWORKSHOP and ArtCenter College of Design this semester to reimagine and animate the street...

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on December 17, 2017

Buy Give Me Shelter Now!

We’re so excited to announce the release of our Homeless Studio’s book titled, “Give Me...

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on December 14, 2017

MOCA Studio on USC News!

Particularly intriguing were the paired projects presented by Riccardo Blumer, architect and professor of architecture...

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on December 12, 2017

Give Me Shelter Review by Edie Cohen on Interior Design Magazine!

Increasingly aware of LA’s dire homeless situation, David and Mary Martin, founders of Madworkshop, opted...

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on December 10, 2017

Pre-order Give Me Shelter Now!

Available on Amazon and in your local Barnes and Noble!...

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on November 22, 2017

MADWORKSHOP Board Meeting

On June 22nd 2017, the MADWORKSHOP family came together to talk about current issues, projects,...

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on November 17, 2017

Check out our Homes For Hope Video featured on Mashable!

Watch our exclusive video about Homes for Hope made by Mashable!...

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on November 17, 2017

Mashable features Homes For Hope!

Homes for Hope was created by USC School of Architecture students during the Fall 2016...

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on November 1, 2017

MADWORKSHOP Featured in PBS Episode!

Want to check out our feature? Go here to the full episode!...

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on October 22, 2017

Homes For Hope Featured in Los Angeles Daily News!

By: Susan Abram Oct. 12, 2017 http://www.dailynews.com/2017/10/12/these-small-pods-could-bring-a-big-solution-for-la-countys-homeless-crisis/...

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on October 22, 2017

Thank you KABC News for featuring our Homes For Hope Project!

New Design For Homeless Shelters Created by USC Architecture Students USC Architecture Students think they...

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on October 16, 2017

Congratulations Karen Hofmann on Being Appointed as Interim Provost of ArtCenter!

Congratulations, Karen!...

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on October 15, 2017

Thank you KABC for mentioning our Homes For Hope Project!

Check out what KABC had to say about Homes For Hope...

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on October 8, 2017

MWS MOCA Studio Featured in Interior Design Magazine!

September 22, 2017 By Edie Cohen...

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on August 26, 2017

Homes For Hope on the front page of Damn Magazine!

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on August 26, 2017

MADWORKSHOP + RICCARDO BLUMER + Villa Panza + FAI Trailer!

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on August 17, 2017

David Martin’s Joy Ride Lecture + Book Signing at Huntington Library

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on August 6, 2017

Homes For Hope featured on ArchDaily!

Aug. 6, 2017 By: Thomas Musca http://www.archdaily.com/877132/usc-architecture-students-and-madworkshop-collaborate-to-combat-las-homeless-epidemic...

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on July 25, 2017

LA Times Reviews David Martin’s book: Joy Ride!

July 25, 2017 By: Agatha French http://www.latimes.com/books/la-et-jc-david-c-martin-joy-ride-20170725-htmlstory.html...

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on July 19, 2017

The Press Enterprise Shares The Homeless Studio Video!

July 19, 2017 By: Alicia Robinson http://www.pe.com/2017/07/19/riverside-woman-hops-aboard-tiny-house-trend-by-living-in-old-school-bus/...

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on July 17, 2017

Archinect News Shares The Homeless Studio Video!

July 17, 2017 By: Anastasia Tokmakova http://archinect.com/news/article/150017969/usc-s-homeless-studio-debuts-a-new-video...

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on July 13, 2017

MADWORKSHOP’s David Martin, Sofia Borges, and R. Scott Mitchell goes to AIA LA as guest speakers!

DESIGN FOR DIGNITY Homelessness | Housing | Neighborhoods Housing An Inclusive Community Friday, July 14 (8am –...

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on July 11, 2017

Karen Hofmann Named Provost of ArtCenter College of Design!

Think shelter and its associated needs: a place to sleep, a place to eat, storage,...

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on June 27, 2017

매드워크샵 기사가 중앙일보에 나왔습니다. MADWORKSHOP featured on Koreadaily!

June 27, 2017 By: Jiyoon Kim http://m.koreadaily.com/news/read.asp?art_id=5381389&referer=...

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on June 27, 2017

MADWORKSHOP Featured in LA Weekly

Homes for Hope named the #6 way to fix Los Angeles!...

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on June 26, 2017

Dwell On Design 2017

This year Dwell on Design invited MADWORKSHOP for their annual convention to showcase our ongoing...

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on June 26, 2017

USC visits MADWORKSHOP at Dwell on Design!

June 26, 2017 By: Ron Mackovich http://news.usc.edu/124278/tiny-shelter-built-by-architecture-students-could-offer-a-solution-to-homelessness/...

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on June 25, 2017

LA Times Visits MADWORKSHOP at Dwell On Design!

June 25, 2017 By: Meg Bernhard http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-usc-homeless-ln-20170625-story.html ...

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on June 25, 2017

MADWORKSHOP featured in ATOD Magazine!

ATOD Magazine Dwell on Design | Madworkshop’s Social Impact MADWORKSHOP to Showcase Social Impact Design at...

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on June 25, 2017

David Martin’s Joy Ride Book Signing at Dwell On Design!

David Martin came to join us at Dwell On Design for his book signing event...

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on June 22, 2017

MADWORKSHOP Board Meeting

June 22, 2017 Board Meeting...

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on June 12, 2017

MADWORKSHOP will be at the Dwell On Design 2017 Convention!

MADWORKSHOP and The Homeless Studio will be at the 2017 Dwell On Design Convention! The...

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on June 7, 2017

Homes For Hope featured on The Building Centre!

The Building Centre https://www.buildingcentre.co.uk/homes-for-hope...

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on May 26, 2017

MADWORKSHOP featured in Dwell on Design Magazine!

May 26, 2017 By Heather Corcoran https://www.dwell.com/article/how-to-get-architecture-school-student-ideas-from-concept-to-reality-53319e9f...

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on May 6, 2017

The Homeless Studio featured on Interior Design by Edie Cohen!

May 6, 2017 By: Edie Cohen http://www.interiordesign.net/articles/13238-students-create-tiny-home-for-madworkshop-auction-to-benefit-the-homeless/...

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on May 1, 2017

Karen Hofmann Joins the MADWORKSHOP Family as a Board Member!

Karen Hoffman joins the MADWORKSHOP Family!...

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on April 29, 2017

MADWORKSHOP goes to AIA 2017!

Apr. 10, 2017 http://conferenceonarchitecture.com/pro-series-day-1-power-panel/...

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on April 20, 2017

Coarchitects features Homes for Hope

Apr. 20, 2017 By: Lois Lee http://coarchitects.com/homes-hope-madworkshop-homeless-studio-usc-school-architecture/...

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on March 20, 2017

Homes for Hope won Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Award in the Student Category

Mar. 20, 2017 "Our 25 expert judges combed through more than 1,000 entries from around the...

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on March 20, 2017

Homeless Studio featured on Archipanic!

Mar. 20, 2017 Read More: http://www.archipanic.com/la-residential/...

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on March 17, 2017

Curbed LA: USC students design tiny cabins to house homeless women in LA

Mar. 17, 2017 By: Jenna Chandler http://la.curbed.com/2017/3/17/14671728/tiny-cabins-homeless-housing-usc...

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on March 10, 2017

LA Times: Architecture Students Design Temporary Shelter for the Homeless

Mar. 10, 2017 By: Sofia Borges http://www.latimes.com/opinion/livable-city/la-ol-homeless-measure-h-architecture-nimby-20170310-story.html...

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on March 1, 2017

Sanke Project by Sonia Lui plaque installed at MOCA!

Feb. 15, 2017 By: Sonia Lui x MADWORKSHOP x Art Center...

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on February 27, 2017

MADWORKSHOP Homeless Studio featured on Architectural Record

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on February 23, 2017

Architect Magazine: Architecture Students Design Temporary Shelter for the Homeless

Feb. 23, 2017 By: Victoria Carodine http://www.architectmagazine.com/design/architecture-students-design-temporary-shelter-for-the-homeless_o...

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on February 22, 2017

EMERGENCY ARCHITECTURE: Request for Proposals

MADWORKSHOP announces an open call for two design fellowships for 2017 addressing the theme of Emergency...

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on February 21, 2017

Designboom highlights The Homeless Studio

Feb. 21, 2017 By: Philip Steven Read the full article: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/madworkshop-usc-architecture-students-homelessness-crisis-los-angeles-02-21-2017/...

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on February 17, 2017

The Architects Newspaper Announces MADWORKSHOP’s New 2017 Fellows!

Feb. 8, 2017 By: Antonio Pacheco Read Full Article Here: https://archpaper.com/2017/02/madworkshop-2017-fellows//...

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on February 17, 2017

Acquired Announces MADWORKSHOP’s New 2017 Fellows!

Feb. 7, 2017 Read Full Article Here: http://www.arquired.com.mx/cursos/madworkshop-confirma-a-cinco-becarios-2017/...

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on February 17, 2017

The Homeless Studio Featured on Laist!

Feb. 3, 2017 By: Tim Loc Read the full article here: http://laist.com/2017/02/03/usc_house_pods.php#photo-1...

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on February 6, 2017

Homes For Hope by The Homeless Studio Featured on Fastcodesign!

Feb. 1, 2017 By: KATHARINE SCHWAB Read The Original Article Here: https://www.fastcodesign.com/3067572/the-25k-pod-that-could-ease-las-homelessness-crisis...

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on February 1, 2017

Karen Hoffman Joins the MADWORKSHOP Family as a Board Member!

As Chair of Product Design and Director of the Color, Materials and Trends Exploration Laboratory...

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on January 25, 2017

The Homeless Studio Featured on Architectural Record!

MADWORKSHOP Students Develop Modular Homeless Shelters for L.A....

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on December 15, 2016

Homeless Studio on USC’s front page!

Architecture students design houses for L.A.’s homeless Trojans apply their skills to social ills, designing...

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on November 25, 2016

Homeless Studio Featured on Archinet!

At USC’s ‘Homeless Studio’, Students Work Towards Real Solutions to the City’s Homeless Crisis By:...

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on November 15, 2016

Homeless Studio Featured in Azure Magazine!

Architecture Students Imagine Housing Solutions for L.A.’s Homeless Tasked with devising shelters for those living on...

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on November 10, 2016

Sanke Installation Featured in MOCA No. 3 Newsletter

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on November 8, 2016

Behnaz Farahi Receives 2016 Innovation Award for Caress of the Gaze!

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on November 3, 2016

WIRED | Strikingly Imaginative Structures for Housing LA’s Homeless

Wired.com | By: Sam Lubell IF YOU’VE RECENTLY driven the streets of Los Angeles, you’ve...

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on October 14, 2016

MADWORKSHOP NYC Press Conference

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on October 12, 2016

METROPOLIS MAGAZINE

The LA Incubator Inspiring A New Generation of Maker-Designers Founded in 2015, MADWorkshop inspires young...

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on October 6, 2016

Sofia Borges Appointed New Acting Director of MADWORKSHOP

Sofia Borges is a practicing writer, architect, designer, curator, and trend consultant. She is a...

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on October 1, 2016

Joy Ride By David Martin

Foundation Project, 2016 Joy Ride: An Architect’s Journey to Mexico’s Ancient and Colonial Places is a...

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on April 5, 2016

Designer Carl Magnusson Joins MADWORKSHOP Advisory Board

The Martin Architecture and Design Workshop Foundation (MADWORKSHOP) is pleased to announce that renowned industrial...

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on January 6, 2016

Mary Klaus Martin New MOCA Board Member

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles has elected four new trustees to its...

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on December 1, 2015

David Martin appears in LA Magazine’s “Inhabiting a Legacy”

David Martin, along with other children of renowned architects, talk about how the last name...

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on October 27, 2015

Joint Venture: MADWORKSHOP & MOCA

Founder and Board Member of MADWORKSHOP, David Martin, FAIA (left) met with a select group...

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on September 4, 2015

MADWORKSHOP has been officially granted 501(c)(3) status

We are delighted to announce that MADWORKSHOP has been officially granted 501(c)(3) status. The Foundation...

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on May 29, 2015

MADWORKSHOP visits Historic Villa Panza

MADWORKSHOP visits historic Villa Panza, Varese Italy Robert Irwin Art & Architecture Study of Light...

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on May 26, 2015

Newly unveiled MADWORKSHOP Foundation offices

Sleek, modern, and cost conscience –the newly unveiled MADWORKSHOP Foundation offices combine the latest in...

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on April 28, 2015

Interior Design Magazine features MADWORKSHOP

Look for the article in the March 2015 issue currently on newsstands. For a digital...

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on April 20, 2015

Re-Defining Public Furniture & Fixtures Design

Continuing with its mission to support unique educational projects, MADWORKSHOP has sponsored a Topic Studio...

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on March 31, 2015

MADWORKSHOP grant recipient, Behnaz Farahi featured speaker.

Behnaz Farahi featured speaker at Mindshare LA’s Fashiontech: The Intersection of Style and Software. MADWORKSHOP is...

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on March 27, 2015

MADWORKSHOP Board member, Edie Cohen will be leading two important discussions.

MADWORKSHOP Board member, Edie Cohen (Deputy Editor at Interior Design Magazine) will be leading two...

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on March 24, 2015

Sponsored Class Hosts ACADIA

March 2015...

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on March 13, 2015

Madworkshop visits Cooper-Hewitt

February, 2015...

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on January 22, 2015

The Inaugural Board Meeting

Today marks the inaugural Advisory Board Meeting for the MADWORKSHOP Foundation. All board members were...

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on January 16, 2015

The Smart Table Lamp

Shihyung “Bobby” Kim MADWORKSHOP Fellow, 2014 Kim’s smart table lamp combines the best of today’s technology while...

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