LA Studio Selected for Design Biennial 2007

Sept. 5, 2007

Los Angeles - Studio Lilica, a design studio specializing in architectural lighting and fabric sculpture, has been selected for the Pasadena Museum of California Art's California Design Biennial 2007. The juried exhibition is a survey of the most innovative design produced in California over the past two years and will include Studio Lilica's Astro and Ganesha mobile sculptures as well as the innovative Petals Ceiling Treatment.

The California Design Biennial, which debuted in 2003, showcases excellence and innovation in the field of design and raises awareness of California's role as an international design center. The exhibit features new directions in design and explores the way design impacts and inspires everyday life. Some of the selections from previous shows include products and designs from Apple, Mitsubishi, Samsung and Frank Gehry.

Selected by a jury of renowned design professionals, the exhibition spotlights the best of California fashion, furniture, transportation, consumer products, and graphic design. This year's exhibition jury is comprised of a veritable who's who in the world of design, including Lisa Love, West Coast editor, Vogue; Michael Worthington, co-director, program of graphic design, CalArts; Stewart Reed, chair transportation design, Art Center College of Design; Gadi Amit, president, New Deal Design, LLC and Laura Dye, brand and design strategist and Art Center College of Design instructor.

Studio Lilica is a Los Angeles-based design house specializing in architectural lighting and fabric sculpture. Since its inception in 2003, Studio Lilica has designed and developed custom lighting, atrium solutions and environmental installations for architectural, hospitality, corporate, retail, healthcare and entertainment clients including Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, Hewlett Packard, Carnegie Mellon University, New York Public Library, Blue Cross, Kaiser Permanente, Walt Disney Entertainment, and The Experience Music Project.

The Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) is the only museum in the region devoted exclusively to California art and design. Its mission is to build awareness of California as a center of creativity and to place the contributions of California artists and designers in a national and international context. The California Design Biennial supports the mission of the PMCA by bringing recognition to California's contemporary design scene. The California Design Biennial 07 runs through September 30th.

For more information on Studio Lilica, contact Lisa Quinonez, [email protected], or go to

For more information on PMCA, visit the PMCA California Design Biennial 2007 Web site at or call (626) 568-3665. 

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