• Marianna Rothen // Shadows in Paradise

    A red dress is lying like a carcass on the lawn. Shoes abandoned next to it; the chair tipped up. A discarded blonde wig no longer means anything – no longer screams siren or bombshell or sex; only emptiness. And the question of what happened here. If the women in Marianna Rothen’s earlier series (Snow […]

  • Workaholic // Camille Vignaud

    Camille Vignaud is a designer and artist who launched her own agency in 2011, within just a few short years of leaving university. Her desire then was to bring more of her personal artistry to graphic design, and it’s an ambition she certainly attains. Her dream-like aesthetic now gets filtered through books, websites, and entire […]

  • WORK EDITORIAL // FW / 17 – GRAPHIC FALL

    We do what we want.  What is a trend? And do you follow them, or do you make your own rules? Slick your hair back, draw some shapes on your face, play with color, and leave your house. Expression is in the self and the self is where it’s at. FALL – WINTER 2017   […]

  • WORKAHOLIC // VINCENT POCSIK

    With a background in art and music and formal training in architecture, Vincent Pocsik is a creative in the purest sense. His premier furniture collection features the diversity of his skills, presenting lyrical movement and structural abstraction. Series 001 features designs that stretch and curve, bulging in unexpected and typically ignored places. The anatomy of […]

  • NEW WORK // Photo London

    There couldn’t be more happening at Photo London. The newly-instituted 4-day exhibition, which features galleries from London, Paris and New York among others, boasts of being the largest photography event in the UK, and returned in May for its second showcase of the medium.  At a time when the bounds of what photography is and […]

  • PARACHUTE MARKET // JUNE 18 – 19 // LETS GO!

    Come on down to our block for the 6th rendition of Parachute Market in The Arts District downtown for LA Design Week. The theme, “Alone Together,” encourages our creative community to explore who we are without a lens and why we thrive in community. The Digital Age has connected and disconnected us in ways never before […]

  • A Film by Justin Tyler Close + Nouel Riel // 1619 Silverlake Blvd. //exclusive release

    Nouel Riel is one of the most wild and unexpected forces I have met.  The fire in her eyes tells me to expect any unexpectedness from her actions.  Like a child, she looks at things as if they are there to her for the first time.  Justin Tyler Close, friend, former roommate, and fellow artist, […]

  • NSFW music video by GODMA // DIRECTED by GLORIA NOTO

    ” Inspired by feelings of isolation, self recognition & rejection, ‘PWROVRU’ is the brand new (NSFW) video from experimental R&B artist, GODMA. GODMA dives into a world of her own reflecting her emotions as she becomes a spectator in a world full of over consumption & over stimulation. Invading Little Tokyo, the video was shot […]

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. […]

WORKAHOLIC // BEN ASHTON

As a child I was always obsessed with the idea of having a portrait, much like The Portrait of Dorian Gray, of myself that felt more like myself than my own flesh. Hyper-realism, or soul catching, as I like to refer to it, has always blown me away. The idea that you can mimic the […]

LolaFineart

We previously posted about LolaFineart instagram (http://instagram.com/lolagil) but now am super excited to announce her show in december!!! Get there!

DIRTY LOOKS LAND IN LA // TONIGHT

Touching down in L.A. for an evening of playful, radical, and critically-engaged entertainment, the roaming queer experimental film series and online publishing platform Dirty Looks NYC hosts the multimedia showcase, Dirty Looks Roadshow. Lighting-up the Hammer Museum for this one-night only occasion are contemporary queer luminaries (and some past WORK features) Dynasty Handbag, Narcissister, Colin Self […]