Aug 27, 2015

Vitality and Verve at the LBMA

Yesterday, the interTrend, Rezonate, Pivot, and Imprint offices were given special, off-hours access to the Vitality and Verve: Transforming the Urban Landscape exhibition at the Long Beach Museum of Art. Many of us had attended the group show when Pow! Wow! Long Beach (which it was affiliated with) was taking place, but this was a […]

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Aug 24, 2015

Open House at the Psychic Temple

A red carpet, a tricked-out Sienna, a basement transformed into a night market–all this and more happened at last Friday’s open house at the Psychic Temple. Thanks to all of our family, friends, and colleagues who carved out time and braved traffic to join us. We hope you enjoyed the Pan Asian street food, special […]

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Aug 21, 2015

interTrend and Toyota at KCON in Los Angeles and New York

Have you recovered from KCON yet? The annual and now bicoastal event dedicated to All Things Hallyu took place in Los Angeles and greater New York just weeks ago, and it was epic. The interTrend crew was there along with our friends at Toyota to assist fans in having a good time and getting some […]

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Aug 21, 2015

Architecture for Dogs in Shanghai

Earlier this month, Architecture for Dogs opened its sixth iteration at at the Shanghai Himalayas Museum. As always, it includes thought-provoking crowd-pleasing, species-specific pieces lovingly created by architectural and design heavyweights Atelier Bow-Wow, Toyo Ito, MVRDV, Yansong Ma, Kengo Kuma, Konstantin Grcic, Kazuyo Sejima, TORAFU ARCHITECTS Inc., Hiroshi Naito, Shigeru Ban, Sou Fujimoto, Reiser+Umemoto, Hara […]

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Jun 23, 2015

Pow! Wow! Long Beach is here/Vitality and Verve is coming

After months of planning and hard work, Pow! Wow! Long Beach held its official kickoff event this morning. It announced to the media as well as neighbors the citywide painting of murals by a team of world-class contemporary artists. Lending words and sharing their excitement were our own Julia Huang, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, […]

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Jun 15, 2015

The door is now open to the Psychic Temple

After years of planning, renovating, and getting up to code, the door to the Psychic Temple finally opened for business today. The second-oldest commercial building in Long Beach has been gutted, reinforced, retrofitted, and turned into a state-of-the-art creative office. The building’s old bones go well with computers, buffered by plenty of artwork. The fhird-floor […]

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Dec 2, 2014

Architecture for Dogs and Humans

We are pleased to announced that Architecture for Dogs will be returning to Japan. From December 6 through May 10, the installation of doghouses created by world-class architects and designers will be on display at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa City. Admission is free, but one must register in advance at […]

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Nov 5, 2014

Meanwhile, back at the Psychic Temple…

I returned to the Psychic Temple for the first time in more than a month and construction is picking up pace. The sidewalk has been removed so that it can be rebuilt sturdier than it ever was. (Farewell, prism lights.) Partitions, walls, and electricity are being installed on the third floor. I understand the rafters […]

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