2013 CH+D Award: Design Icon, Orlando Diaz-Azcuy

Orlando Diaz-Azcuy received California Home+Design's first-ever Design Icon award for lifetime achievement during this year's CH+D Awards ceremony. During his touching acceptance speech, Diaz-Azcuy told of being drawn to art and design from the time he was a toddler. "So, when people ask me how long I have been designing, I say 'always,'" he says. Here is his story, illustrated by photos from his illustrious career.

Mary Jo Bowling

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