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Renowned Contemporary Architect Dean Larkin Featured in Scandalabra Article

February 11, 2022 – Renowned contemporary architect Dean Larkin’s Scandalabra podcast was recently highlighted in interviews with Mark Brunetz, the creator of the podcast series.

Dean Larkin was excited to be interviewed for the Scandalabra podcast and mentioned in episode number 10 that he was glad to see the dialogue about architecture and design facilitated by Brunetz.

Recently, as the second season of Scandalabra was being aired, Brunetz was interviewed by Marni Jameson, of At Home With Marni Jameson.
Larkin was referenced during the interview when Jameson asked,

“When you talked with renowned architect Dean Larkin (whose residential work includes some of the most iconic and expensive homes in Los Angeles, including the restoration of Lionsgate, a 24,000-square-foot Bel Air home valued at $65 million) he says, “Ignore the ‘isms.’” What did he mean?”


Brunetz explained that design shouldn’t be rushed as the most successful rooms are designed over time. He noted,

“As for the idea of timeless design, Larkin sees it differently: We must consider the time we live in and move forward. Great design is a nexus of people, space, and the time they are in. That changes.”

The interview has been featured in a wide variety of online publications to date, including NOLA.com, The OrlandoSentinel.com, GlobalCirculate.com, MercuryNews.com, Aryan-ArtNews.com, and DailyAdvent.com

About Scandalabra

Scandalabra is a podcast hosted by Mark Brunetz, the Emmy award winning co-host of Clean House on the Style Network. The podcast is the first of its kind, critically examining the world of interior design. Mark talks with fellow designers and industry leaders to highlight the ways the design industry intersects with consumers through media, products, and experts. Seasons one and two are currently available on Apple Podcast, Google Podcasts and Spotify with season three slated for June 2022.

About Dean Larkin Design

Dean Larkin graduated from the University of Southern California’s respected School of Architecture. From there, he became the first employee of Richard Landry, founder of Landry Design Group. Through his work with Landry, he designed many high-end residential and luxury destination projects all over the world.

In 1999, Dean Larkin Design was established. This modern architectural firm maximizes the intrinsic potential of a location while meeting each client’s specific lifestyle, business, or institutional needs. As a renowned contemporary architect in California, Dean Larkin is very familiar with both historical and contemporary homes in So Cal and the Los Angeles area, and the team at Dean Larkin Design endeavors to achieve a complexity that is multi-layered with an effortless elegance. For more information about the company’s architectural design projects, or about Dean Larkin Design, visit the company’s website or call 323-654-7500.