Meet the 2015 Leaders Breakfast honoree, Frances Anderton!


Frances Anderton is the Executive Producer and Host of KCRW’s DnA: Design and Architecture, a radio show and blog exploring what matters in our designed world.

For many years she produced KCRW’s award-winning current affairs shows, To The Point, and Which Way, LA?, hosted by Warren Olney.

She writes for many publications and has served as LA correspondent for Dwell and the New York Times. Her most recent book is Grand Illusion, based on a studio she co-taught with Frank Gehry and partners at USC School of Architecture.

She is also a curator; since 2013 she has co-produced DIEM, a day of design talks for the West Hollywood Design District. She curated Sink Or Swim: Designing For a Sea Change, an exhibition of photographs of resilient architecture, that was displayed Dec 2014-May 2015 at the Annenberg Photography Space.

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