BACKSTORY At DCI, we are big fans of Mid Century Modern (MCM) design. Recently, in partnership with UCLA, we had an exciting opportunity to develop a new furniture product line based on classic MCM design principles. In early 2020, UCLA Housing, in a joint venture with UCLA Medical, purchased a new contemporary apartment building on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Los Angeles. Acquired for UCLA Medical’s hospital staff—medical residents, fellows, …
BACKSTORY Every once in awhile you get the chance to contribute to something really important. As a company, we’re quick to respond to these moments because they they give special meaning to what we do. When UCLA student Louis Tse reached out to me and shared the story of his burgeoning Bruin Shelter for homeless college students (now called Students 4 Students), I knew it was one of those moments. …
To compliment PSU’s state of the art sustainable residence hall, DCI developed a locally-manufactured green residence hall furniture solution which featured FSC-certified solid hardwood and became the design standard across campus.
UCLA wanted to upgrade the design standard for their off-campus housing. Working with UCLA’s Director of University Apartments, we tailored an elegant solution that blends sustainability, durability, modern design, and a sense of space. The project also featured a unique solution to help manage a surge in occupancy.
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