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d,b's lodge room/checker hall is a finalist!

We are happy to say Lodge Room/Checker Hall is a finalist for Surface Magazine's 2018 Travel Awards! See Surface Mag's announcement for the complete list of finalists and other nominated projects.

Cathy & Rebecca to take part in "Starting Small: Best-Practices + Business Development for Small Firms"

Cathy and Rebecca will be participating in AIALA's Workshop for small firms on Friday June 29th. For more information please go to the AIALA website and hope to see you there!

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rebecca rudolph to be on 2018 aia arizona design awards jury

Rebecca will be a juror for AIA Arizona Design Awards! Other jury members include: 

Christian Robert (R&A Architecture + Design Inc.)
Alice Kimm (JFAK)
David Freeland (FreelandBuck)
Patrick Tighe (PatrickTighe Architecture)

For more info visit the AIA website

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Catherine Johnson on aiala jury for 2x8 competition

Cathy is on the jury for AIALA's student competition "Interlaced" 05/22!

To find out more about the competition and to RSVP go to the AIALA website

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D,B is at CalArts on Thursday April 12th at 4:30pm! Please go to the CalArts website for more info and hope to see you there.

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lecture: "graphic design lecture artist: design, bitches"


Cathy and Rebecca will be lecturing on April 12th at CalArts as a part of the Graphic Design Lecture series. For more information please head to the CalArts website!

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lecture: 10th annual interior architecture designer lecture at gwu

Rebecca and Cathy will be lecturing at George Washington University March 29th from 6:30-7:30pm.

Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052

For more information go the GWU's website and RSVP.

Free and open to the public. Hope to see you there!

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Lecture: "see me, i am here" symposium at unlv

UNLV College of Fine Arts School of Architecture invited us to speak as part of the "See Me, I am here" women in architecture and design symposium on February 2nd.

For more information follow this link and RSVP.

We hope to see you there!

design, bitches wins aiala emerging practice award

The AIA awarded us with the presidential honoree's emerging practice for 2017. Read the interview we did with AIALA here

 Lodge Room and Checker Hall, Highland Park, CA Designed by Design, Bitches. Photographed by Laure Joliet 2018

LODGE ROOM & checker hall ~ NOW OPEN ~

Music venue and restaurant, Lodge Room and Checker Hall, in Highland Park, is now open! Go check it out here!


Rebecca and Cathy will be participating in AIALA's round table discussion on 01/24/18.

Find out more info from the AIA's website.

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happy new year!

Happy new year from all of us at D,B!

Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end. -John Lennon