The Orphanage, 6 Questions

I know I've got California on the line when Orphanage cofounder Scott Stewart and founding member Dav Rauch volunteer their astrological signs (Cancer and Taurus, respectively) within minutes into the conversation. At the crossroads of design and technology, San Francisco was a natural birthplace for the Emmy-nominated effects company where Rauch (pictured, right) continues to design and direct in their Presidio Park offices (soon to …

Maximilian’s Schell

Los Angeles, CA – Outside of the Materials and Applications Architecture and Landscape Research courtyard resides a giant yellow black hole. Created by Benjamin Ball and Gaston Nogues, this rendition of "the deadliest force in the Universe" is entitled Maximilian's Schell, after the actor's portrayal of Dr. Hans Reinhardt in the sci-fi thriller, The Black Hole. The installation will be up until November. Check the …