• 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 […]

The Work Magazine – Collaboration Issue

 

LAUREN GEREMIA // WORKAHOLIC

Lauren Geremia is the founder of Geremia Design, the Forbes recognized design studio known for their custom interiors, product design, and fine art curation.  Lauren started her career as a challenge to herself to start a company that combined her passions for art consulting, materials, textiles, space planning, furniture and product design that allowed her […]

TIM & ERIC // DRAG DARLINGS FOR JUCO

While you may still be soaking in the butt juices of PAPER’s Kim Kardashian spread, another series of images made their way online and they are much, much more tantalizing: the geniuses over there put comedians Tim Heideckerand Eric Wareheim in drag…and had JUCO photograph them! Now, know I am happy to write about anything JUCO […]

Artist of The Month // Allison Pharmakis

At The Work Magazine we want to constantly expose new artists and this month, our pick is Allison Pharmakis. Expect many images on this blog from her for the month of December.     For as far back as I can remember, I have surrounded myself with photographs. Growing up, my walls were fully covered […]

NIKI SCHWAN WANTS YOU NAUGHTY // HOLIDAY FASHION PARTY THIS THURSDAY

Niki Schwan, stylist to the stars and the brains behind some of Nicki Minaj’s most memorable looks, is throwing a party to celebrate her expertly curated 2014 Holiday Collections. Touting many international designers that are sold exclusively through the Niki Schwan Fashion Gallery, this showcase of gorgeous threads is not to be missed. And with […]

Workaholic // Leon Wu

WHAT DO YOU DO? I am the Founder and CEO of Sharpe Suiting, a Los Angeles based queer-centric suiting company that constructs clothing for ALL body types and identities. We have been custom suiting our community for the past year out of our Silverlake studio. Currently, we are developing a progressive line of Ready-to-Wear suits […]

THE LOOM (OF RACHEL DUVALL) // A FILM BY ANDREA SISSON

Exploring the creative landscapes of Los Angeles after relocating to the West Coast, Andrea Sisson came across Rachel Duvall, a local textile artist. Drawn to Rachel by her work and the way she presents it, Andrea was inspired to convey the story of Rachel’s creative world, where a reliable rhythm is forged out of a […]

AQUARIUM DRUNKARD + WORK // COLD WEATHER MIX TAPE

Aquarium Drunkard is one of our favorite radio and music pod-casts by far. The range in genre, decades, interests, and wit never seems to stop. We are so excited to bring you a mix tape made especially for WORK (and you) from the very special Justin Gage, the mastermind behind this movement. Here, he brings you […]

Slowdive at the Ace Hotel Theatre // Childhood dreams come true

Music saved my life… no really, it actually did.  I have no idea what type of normal person I would have become nor am I really interested in knowing, had I not had the influence of music such as Slowdive growing up.  I know it’s hard going to see bands you watched in the 90’s […]

Interview with Model + Painter // Hannah Vandermolen

Photographer Roeg Cohen shares with us his intimate portraits of model // painter Hannah Vandermolen in her studio as she works on her newest painting.  Hannah is one of our absolute favorite souls.  Her intensity and passion pour out of every click of the camera and every drop of paint.  Let’s listen in on this […]

EXCLUSIVE WORK VIDEO AND COLLABORATION // HALFBLUUD + BESPOKEN

Our next issue, set to print this winter!,  is based on the concept of COLLABORATION. Between now and our launch, we will be giving you bits of what’s to come. Here we have a collaboration on many levels: music, fine art, and fashion. Harley Cortez and Sammy Fayed are band members, friends, and creative partners. […]