• 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 […]

The Work Magazine – Collaboration Issue

 

Still Developing: A Story of Instant Gratification

After a popular touring exhibition that featured thousands of Polaroids from all around the world, a limited edition retrospective book was born. Still Developing profiles the ISM Polaroid Project with short stories, personal essays, and love letters celebrating instant film. Still Developing also features over 200 Polaroids from professional and amateur photographers. Polaroid ceased film […]

SELF EVIDENT TRUTHS Friend and photographer iO Tillett Wright is doing a really amazing project and would love those who feel like they fit in with it to join her. And it is all for a very important cause for human equality. I’m in. -G

Heavy Metal Parking Lot- The Musical HEFFINGTON MOVES MOCA’s  final project for Engagement Party was the punk-rock dance event HEAVY METAL PARKING LOT: THE MUSICAL, a wild collage of performances inspired by the influence of MTV on small-town America during the years it first debuted. Inspired by the 1986 documentary of the same name chronicling […]

BACK TO THE FUTURE

Old photographs can be so undeniably powerful and Irina Werning came up with a brilliant project consisting of her friends, their childhood photographs, her camera and some recreation. It’s pretty amazing. Check out the full project here.  -Maggie

Lest We Forget Grunge is and always will be a huge inspiration of mine. It’s cloudy in Los Angeles today, so this seems fitting. -G

Weekly Flea Market at Space 15 Twenty

LA-Weekly Flea Market Hosted by Sara Todd of Freeways Collide Sara Todd studies photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium. She has a background working in fashion design and currently curates Freeways Collide, a website focusing on the multidisciplinary forms of art, identity, culture, blogs, and the future. She djs from time […]

Inspired-Eliot Lee Hazel

Eliot has been in every issue of The Work Magazine thus far. His works is dark and decomposed, and just being around him, one finds themselves inspired. I feel honored to call him a friend. -G www.eliotleehazel.com