Posts by Michelle Konstantinovsky

Almost 15 years ago, art historian and curator Robert Flynn Johnson attended a vintage paper fair in Concord, California and came across a series bordello scenes shot by photographer William I. Goldman.

1. How did you get your start in design and architecture? It all started with Lego, and some crayons and paper. I was four or five. I liked to make things, to create things, to dream things.

The abstract concept of "Los Angeles" conjures up all sorts of mental imagery for non-locals: marathon spending sprees on Rodeo Drive, sunsets over the Santa Monica Pier, unexpected run-ins with A-list celebrities at overpriced juice shops, etc.

1. How did you get your start in architecture? I grew up on Long Island in the 1960s while it was still going through a period of heavy residential development.

1. Robin, you've been in the business for over two decades - how did you get your start?After leaving the fashion industry and relocating to Orange County, I went to work with a friend of mine in the model home industry.

Colorado may seem like the undisputed center for upscale winter getaways, but believe it or not, the state has never had a private ski resort — until now.

The energy of Mumbai recently hit Uptown Oakland with the opening of DOSA's new location at 2301 Broadway.

1. Tell us the origin story of Blitz.We founded Blitz on optimism and resilience the morning after the two of us were laid off from the same firm during the height of the economic meltdown—a time when many design firms were experiencing profound hardships or closing their doors altogether.

1. How did you get your start in design?It started out of sheer necessity for my emotional health a few years ago.

San Francisco certainly has no shortage of jaw-droppingly beautiful boutique hotels.

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