From the outside, Seattle Design Center is tan brick, with an arched entryway, like a nice, modernist 1970s furniture warehouse. Inside, on both sides of a wide main aisle, unfurls a luxury mall. It stretches beyond a lush indoor fountain, past glassed-in designer rooms sparkling with lonely chandeliers, through a skylit atrium with a stand where the cappuccino is said to be good despite that nobody is there to drink it, up a spiraling flight of stairs meant for dramatic entrances and exits, over a sky bridge, and into another atrium ringed with showrooms. ...
Tonight, Joe Reno will be eccentrically present and signing books. A "casual art discussion" involving wine called Salon Anon Anon will happen. You'll get to see CoCA's annual group exhibition, this year juried by Portland artist MK Guth.
- Courtesy the artist
- WHEELS WALLPAPER Justin Mata's interior-decorating portrait of deflation is one of the grand prize winners at the CoCA annual.