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 […]


    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, […]


    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



LA born Insurgency Inc is opening their first solo show, The Universal Sign for Choking, in LA on May 9th. While they never claimed to be artists, somehow this happened, and they seem to be falling into the role quite easily. “We never intended to make ‘art.’ We really just wanted to inspire people to […]


trust in the you of now  April 17 – April 27 2015  Space 15 Twenty 1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028  OPENING RECEPTION BY RSVP: Friday, April 17th 2015, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm, rsvp@lanitrock.com. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Lani Trock is pleased to present Trust In The You of Now, an interactive installation at Space 15 Twenty. Trust In […]


After spending years on the other end of the lens as a high-fashion model, Belgian-born Eliza Sys has picked up a camera herself, using it to document life in Los Angeles. Her images are deeply personal, communicating an existence dabbled in subtle sunlight yet fusing with melancholy. She uses film to create a world of grit that is […]

Carl Sagan X Stephen Hawking // A Glorious Dawn

If you didn’t already understand Carl Sagan as not only a scientist, but also a poet, now you know. Thank you to whoever made this incredible remix. Carl Forever <3  

Workaholic // Rotelli Cyclery // Custom Bicycles

Robert Rotello founded his company to specialize in creating custom handcrafted bicycles tailored to the needs of commuters and adventure-seekers alike. Within his company, he and his team sit with you to understand your needs as a cyclist. Taking you in your path with the restoration of bicycles of the past. Robert gave us a […]

Artist of the Month // Alyssa Ellis

Alyssa Ellis  is going into April because March was such a crazy time with us here! More photos of her studies with toxic plants.                   Also known as deadman’s bells, foxglove has the ability to slow the heart muscles to a creeping pace, causing it panic and […]


Sometimes you just need a little glamour in your life. Enter this collaboration between man and bug: Hubert Duprat and a group of caddisfly larvae.Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015) In nature, these tiny craftsmen live near flowing bodies of water, such as streams or rivers. They collect various particles in their vicinity – dirt […]

Visual Magic with Sarah Faith // The Magician

“When we practice magic we are always making connections, moving energy, identifying with other forms of being. Magic could be called the applied science that is based on an understanding of how energy makes patterns and patterns direct energy. To put it another way, at its heart is a paradox: Consciousness shapes reality; Reality shapes […]

Start your morning right – BAATHHAUS // Ascension

What if your suburban home norm was decorated with a mother in drag greeting your prom date, a father with blue nail polish, and a consistent throw back to 1985? Wouldn’t life be much more exciting in the Midwest, to say the least? This music video is more of a short film that gives you something […]

The Ubiquitous Gaze of the Wallflower // The Paintings of Ariana Papademetropoulos

‘It’s about creating a gateway where a seemingly traditional environment is liquified; revealing it’s organic and interpretive forms that bare similar effects to a Rorschach inkblot test,’ says Ariana Papademetropoulos, a portrait of beauty herself, perched amidst a sea of plants suspended above painted interiors embellishing the walls of her light-drenched downtown studio. Through inventive pictorial strategies, […]