Canyon Drive by Lorcan O'Herlihy: 2017 Best of Year Winner for On the Boards: Residential

It’s about doing a lot more in the same amount of space. Lorcan O’Herlihy is hard at work rethinking design conventions in the City of Angels, as proved by his Best of Year winner in the Multiunit Residential category last time. “I don’t fear density,” he says. “Small-lot subdivision is something that continues to intrigue people here.” His latest endeavor reinvents a local architectural signature: mid-century “dingbat” apartment buildings with cars below. Los Angeles Housing Units by Lorcan O'Herlihy. Photography courtesy of Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects. This five-unit building, 12,000 square feet in all, sits perpendicular to the street to make ...

Elyse Graham Creates Handmade Vases Inspired by Far-Flung Travel Destinations

Black Magic. Studying semiotics at Brown University, Elyse Graham learned how signs and symbols communicate. When it comes to expressing herself, ...