• 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

 

Narcissister // WORK MAG Contributor ARTIST FOCUS

Work Magazine contributor, Narcissister , is a mixed media performance and fine artist.  Her identity remains one of mystery and her content continues to make the viewer uncomfortable – thoughtful – turned on.  Just how we like them.  You can see select pieces in this issue of The Work Magazine. Narcissister works within the worlds […]

WORKAHOLIC // ATELIER DE TROUPE

With the downtown Los Angeles art scene starting most conversations in LA these days, we thought to shed light on another scene taking place in West Adams. The design world is setting up shop around West Jefferson Blvd with studios belonging to celebrated designers like the Haas Brothers and Los Angeles’ Atelier de Troupe. Atelier […]

Is it 1997? // 7AM Anniversary Party

Sometimes dreams do come true. I have wished to experience life as a twenty something ( well, 30 something in reality ) in the 90’s.  Either it was whatever I was under the influence of the other night, or it is happening. Walking through crowds of young ones rocking the whatever forever attitude with music […]

Elena Larsson // New Work Magazine Contributor and Artist

London and Sydney based artist Elena Larsson brings to life moments in time that feel like a memory – something you are trying to let go of but can’t seem to release, owing to the severe intimacy they hold over your heart. We are excited to have her as a regular contributor to the Work magazine family. Below are […]

WORKAHOLIC // MASTER BARBERS OF IMPERIAL BARBER PRODUCTS

With a combined 30 years in the Los Angeles, London and New York City barber culture, Master Barbers, Scott Serrata and Pedro Zermeno have worked tirelessly to perfect the craft of classic American men‘s styling. Inspiration came from years behind the chair grooming their clients and never finding the one perfect product that met their standards. Pomades, gels […]

WORKAHOLIC // CALLIDUS GUILD

Yolande Batteau is the founder and creative visionary behind the work of Callidus Guild. When meeting her in person you immediately realize, she herself, is just as enchanting as the wallpaper she creates. Her magical studio is tucked away in Brooklyn in the neighborhood of Clinton Hill. This fine art studio flourishes with their unique, […]

HUMANSHAPES // NORA ROTHMAN – STRANGE // EXCLUSIVE WORK RELEASE

When conceptual creative genius Nathan Kim asks you to art direct one of his videos, you say yes.  That is exactly what Gloria Noto, our Editor-in-Chief did when presented the opportunity to work with him and the incredible song bird, Nora Rothman.  Her music has a twist of delicate sweetness mixed with a humorous perversion, just […]

Pearl and The Beard // BEAST

Stemming from New York, Pearl and The Beard’s songs feature prominent three-part vocal harmonies with instrumentations that includes cello, guitar, micro korg, tenor electric guitar, baritone ukulele, and drums. They have been featured on World Cafe from NPR and have either toured or collaborated with Ani DiFranco, Ingrid Michaelson, Devotchka, Brandy Carlisle, Nico Case, Iron and […]

FRANK GEHRY // A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF BADASSERY

Frank Gehry, the revolutionary architectural  urbanist, began his work in the mid 1960’s in Los Angeles.  The vision and playfulness on reality has shown through and has paved way for new ideas. His work has gone down as some of the most influential modern designs.  You can now view drawings and models never before seen by […]

WORKAHOLIC // ALEXANDER YULISH

For Alexander Yulish, growing up in New York City in the 1980s was an experience never to forget. He spent his youth in the halls of the Chelsea Hotel where he lived with his mother, famed sculptor Barbara Pearlman. The vivid characters that came in and out of his world at a young age are […]