• New Coffee Bar // Intelligentsia Hollywood

    Our faithful favorite Silverlake coffee bar Intelligentsia, has set up a new shop in Hollywood. While the Silverlake location is best known for its Instagrammable floor tiles (read #ihavethisthingwithfloors), the new Hollywood location will have you looking up. The mosaic tiled ceiling designed by Los Angeles studio, Standard was inspired by the artist Paul Delongpre, who back in […]

  • WORKAHOLIC // Jean De Merry & Christian Darnaud – Maroselli

    Jean De Merry is a furniture studio located in the heart of the design district in Los Angeles, California, with outposts in Chicago, Dallas and New York. From a small French town where successive generations of his family had operated a leather tanning business for four centuries, De Merry – also a renowned novelist and former restauranteur […]

  • THE NEW // VIDERE LICET “MELTFORMS”

    Los Angeles has a new experimental art and design gallery –  THE NEW. Now on view is a body of work from Videre Licet entitled “Meltforms” The exhibition consists of a series of glass and metal sculptural lightboxes illuminated with internal LED lights. The idea came to life when artistic duo, designer Daniele Albright and design curator Stefan Lawrence, […]

The Work Magazine – Collaboration Issue

 

THANKS FOR TRYING // CULTURE COLLIDE 2014

Besides the music and the beer, stylish fellow festival-goers can be quite an asset to a weekend of music. Now, I’m not talking about the one-size-fits-all flower crowns and cutoffs that a certain California festival provides, but more the outfits that seem to be inspired by an actual personal taste in clothing versus the need […]

ZOMBIE TOWN MIX // KURT EUNALA DOES AN EXCLUSIVE FOR WORK MAG

NYC based DJ, Kurt Eunala has come together with the undead robots and sound machines alike to get your Friday night Halloween attachments moving.  This deep mix is perfect for the dark black night. It throws me back into my nights when I lived in Detroit and painted masks on my face any given night […]

CULTURE COLLIDE // 2014

Culture Collide is a music festival all its own. Based upon the premise of bringing together acts from around the world (hence the name), it does just that… and it does not disappoint. For 3 days Echo Park’s venues are filled with musical talents far and wide, boasting lineups from Peru to Israel, The Netherlands […]

HEALTH GOTH // REAL GOTH

“Are you Health Goth?” “No.” “What are you?” “Goth.” “Well, I’m goth, too.” “No.” “I’m Health Goth.” “OK.” “I mean, I’m currently into really baggy Alexander Wang. I feel like that is very ‘me’ now.” “OK.” “Is Rhianna a goth?” “No.” “That’s right! She is Ghetto Goth.” “That is not real goth.” “Do you like […]

HOUSE OF MODERN HORRORS // EVERYDAY

You know what’s scarier than a ghost? When the tag is sticking out of someone’s shirt. You know what will make any civilized person cringe? When someone has snot hanging out of their nose and you have to tell them about it. You know what is more terrifying than Halloween? When someone has toilet paper […]

AMANDA CHARCHIAN x JOSE ROMUSSI // A SURREALIST COLLABORATION PERFECT FOR THIS HALLOW SEASON

Jose Romussi works with black and white photographic inspirations to create a new form by overlaying embroidery on the image, allowing for a unique inspiration to give birth.  Amanda Charchian, one of our personal favorite photographers/artists, has come together with Jose to create what feels reminiscent of a tableaux story line and visual aesthetic of early 1920’s […]

PLANNINGTOROCK // U + U

No one has had a better year musically than Planningtorock. The queer electronic experimentalist released her third album at the beginning of this year and has squeezed content from it all year. Fortunately, it is an unending, delicious audial treat. PTR has new shit to give, too. With the release of the new maxi-single for the song […]

Absorbing Life Into Objects

As an artist, Craig Van Den Brulle has merged the past and the present by continuously exploring elements and tools that will absorb life into the objects that he creates. There is a sense of performance in his work resulting in a lasting significance. Working consciously and unconsciously employing both traditional and innovative techniques, the […]

CALM // UCLA MEDIA ARTS // MFA FALL EXHIBITION

Los Angeles is a city of fantastic art destinations and some of the best exist behind the scholastic walls of local universities. One of the best hidden spots is UCLA’s New Wight Gallery, which showcases various works from different departments from art to design media. Did I mention all the shows are free? They are—and they […]

what I own does not define me

This really intrigues me. I’ve been struggling recently with the concept of “what I own does not define me” in order to downsize. It’s really fascinating to see someone make such amazing use of small space. We tend to think the more money we have the older we get, we need MORE MORE MORE and […]