GENTNER // WORKAHOLIC

Chicago-based design studio Gentner is the namesake label of Christopher Gentner. Equal-parts skillful craftsman, considerate sculptor and whimsical innovator, Gentner counts the recreation of the Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House gates among his accomplishments. With a BFA in metalsmithing from the Cleveland Institute of Art under his belt, followed by apprenticeships beside sculptors and jewelers,  Christopher […]

ALLIED MAKER // WORKAHOLIC

It all started with a garage. The love story of Lanette and Ryden Rizzo that is. When Ryden, (then a product design major at Parsons), took an independent project with his classmates, titled Allied Maker. The project came to life his parent’s garage in Long Island, which happened to be as luck would have it, […]

WORKAHOLIC // JOEL CHEN

With a career spanning the past four decades, Joel Chen has become the reference – or simply put in Nike’s John Hoke’s own words “the gold standard” – for design and art lovers worldwide. Located in Los Angeles, the JF Chen galleries and showrooms boast an extensive selection of museum-quality pieces from furniture to lighting, photography, accessories, and art, ranging […]

WORKAHOLIC // NORDIC KNOTS

Inspired by the shades of Stockholm, Swedish family trio Liza Laserow, Fabian Berglund and Felix Berglund founded Nordic Knots. Their love for the vibrant facades of the 19th century classic Stockholm architecture inspired and influenced the patterns and details that is now a flourishing collection of rugs. Along with the simplicity of the patterns, the […]

Marianna Rothen // Shadows in Paradise

A red dress is lying like a carcass on the lawn. Shoes abandoned next to it; the chair tipped up. A discarded blonde wig no longer means anything – no longer screams siren or bombshell or sex; only emptiness. And the question of what happened here. If the women in Marianna Rothen’s earlier series (Snow […]

Workaholic // Camille Vignaud

Camille Vignaud is a designer and artist who launched her own agency in 2011, within just a few short years of leaving university. Her desire then was to bring more of her personal artistry to graphic design, and it’s an ambition she certainly attains. Her dream-like aesthetic now gets filtered through books, websites, and entire […]

WORK EDITORIAL // FW / 17 – GRAPHIC FALL

We do what we want.  What is a trend? And do you follow them, or do you make your own rules? Slick your hair back, draw some shapes on your face, play with color, and leave your house. Expression is in the self and the self is where it’s at. FALL – WINTER 2017   […]

WORKAHOLIC // VINCENT POCSIK

With a background in art and music and formal training in architecture, Vincent Pocsik is a creative in the purest sense. His premier furniture collection features the diversity of his skills, presenting lyrical movement and structural abstraction. Series 001 features designs that stretch and curve, bulging in unexpected and typically ignored places. The anatomy of […]

NEW WORK // Photo London

There couldn’t be more happening at Photo London. The newly-instituted 4-day exhibition, which features galleries from London, Paris and New York among others, boasts of being the largest photography event in the UK, and returned in May for its second showcase of the medium.  At a time when the bounds of what photography is and […]

PARACHUTE MARKET // JUNE 18 – 19 // LETS GO!

Come on down to our block for the 6th rendition of Parachute Market in The Arts District downtown for LA Design Week. The theme, “Alone Together,” encourages our creative community to explore who we are without a lens and why we thrive in community. The Digital Age has connected and disconnected us in ways never before […]