July 22, 2010
From a Brooke Hodge post at The New York Times Style Magazine:
In the past two years, most news out of California has been dire, from the state’s tanking economy to rising unemployment and drastic cuts to education. The Golden State has long been recognized as a locus of creativity and innovation and, as the Pasadena Museum of California Art’s Design Biennial shows, it takes more than a little recession to dampen designers’ spirits. In fact, innovation and experimentation often thrive in hard times.