Interior design magazine interview: “10 questions with…design, Bitches”

Cathy and Rebecca were interviewed by Interior Design Magazine and answered 10 questions. Follow the link for the full interview!

 9 Dots, Los Angeles. Architects: Design Bitches. Photographed by Laure Joliet 2018

9 dots wins educational category from dna design awards paris!

9 Dots received an award from DNA Design Award Paris for the Architecture/educational & sports category! Check out the award profile on DNA Paris’s website.


interview: headlight journal

See Headlight Journal’s website for an interview with Cathy and Rebecca on work and life in general!

lecture: keynote at ids in vancouver

Cathy and Rebecca will be key note speakers at the Interior Design Show on September 29th, 2019 in Vancouver. Follow this link to IDS’s website where you can find all ticket information. Hope to see you there!

interview: sci-arc channel

Check out Sci-Arc’s video of D,B office interview where Cathy and Rebecca discussed how culture, object, and materials influence the office’s work. More videos from other practices can be found on the Sci-Arc Channel!

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Shop Good Opened april 13th!

Shop Good’s second store opened at One Paseo in San Diego CA! Check out our project page for more photos and go to Shop Good’s website if you’re interested in visiting.

sci-arc lecture ~ wednesday March 27, 2019

Cathy and Rebecca are lecturing at Sci-Arc next Wednesday! Make sure you don’t miss it!

Find all the info on Sci-Arc’s website.

lecture: aia cincinatti ~ march 14, 2019

Cathy and Rebecca will be lecturing at the AIA Cincinnati’s Keynote Lecture #3 about Design next Thursday! For more information, go to the AIA Cincinnati’s website.

 Design, Bitches photographed by Laure Joliet for Runway Magazine 2018

D,B makes an interior top 50!

Design, Bitches made it onto AN Interior Magazine’s 2019 Top 50 list. See link to read the article on their website.

save the date! sci-arc lecture ~ march 27, 2019

PSA Cathy and Rebecca will be lecturing at Sci-Arc as a part of the Spring Lecture series on March 27, 2019. Stay tuned for more information!


9 dots featured on dezeen

9 Dots was featured on Dezeen! See link below for Dezeen’s website to check out the article and final images.

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Lecture: “Spaces of spontaneity: An Irreverent Approach to Architecture”

See Cathy and Rebecca lecture for TSAI CITY program’s Breakfast series at Yale University on Tuesday October 2nd, 2018. Register for the event on Yale’s website.

 Laure Joliet Photography: Button Mash, Echo Park. Design by Design, Bitches.

Design, Bitches MADE THE SHORT list for emerging interior designer OF THE YEAR!

Design, Bitches made the Dezeen's Short List for Emerging Interior Designer of the year! Congrats to Alexander & Co, Joyce Wang Studio, OHLAB, Spacon & X, and The New Design Project! See some of their work and our work on Dezeen's website.



Rebecca will be a panelist at 7th annual Women in Design Panel Event Thursday September 20th! The event is hosted by Gensler and Hayworth.


dezeen x adidas originals x design, bitches

We teamed with Dezeen and adidas to create Stomping Grounds, a park concept with programmatic adjacencies based on the adidas originals P.O.D. system shoe. See our full video and the other four Los Angeles architecture firms' projects on Dezeen's website.


Design, Bitches on long list for emerging interior designer

Design, Bitches made the Ultimate Dezeen Award's Long List for Emerging Interior Designer of the year! See the other fantastic offices and designers on Dezeen's website.

 9 Dots, Los Angeles. Architects: Design Bitches. Photographed by Laure Joliet 2018

9 dots makes Dezeen's 2018 interiors longlist

9 Dots advanced to Dezeen Awards Interiors Longlist for civic and cultural interior out of 3,689 entries from 91 different countries. Look at the other incredible projects on Dezeen's website

sciarc salon series kickoff event

Rebecca and Cathy spoke at SciArc's Salon Series kickoff at Checker Hall in Highland Park! 



Come hear excerpts from the LA Forum Reader at the Schindler House Thursday July 12th from 6pm-9pm. Rebecca and Cathy will be reading selected essays along with other architects and designers.


garden house wins residential architecture award

The Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects awarded Garden House an Adaptive Reuse/Renovation/Historic Preservation Citation Award alongside renovations of a Buff & Hensman home by Marmol Radziner, Rudolf Schindler homes by Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects and John Lautner homes by Barbara Bestor.

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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!


architect newspaper's interior 50 list

We are honored to be included in Architect Newspaper's Top 50 Interior Architects! 

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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