• 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

 

Artist of the Month // February // Erin Smith

February brings us the art of Erin Smith, an Australian painter who is sharing a painting a week with us here at Work. This work is titled The Kids are alright / 2014 760mm x 560mm Acrylic / Water Color on Arches 300g

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: 5 THINGS THAT DIDN’T LACK AT ALAC // Art Los Angeles Contemporary

Last weekend it was that one-time of year in Los Angeles where three big international art happenings happened simultaneously— otherwise known as Superbowl weekend to the rest of the world.  The first and longest running in the trio of art fairs to hit was Art Los Angeles Contemporary (ALAC).  Self-heralded and collector-acclaimed as ‘the International Contemporary Art […]

Workaholic / Michael Felix / Design Studio

Michael Felix designs and produces upholstered goods in Southern California. A 3rd generation upholstery designer, Michael started from the ground up as a sample-maker’s assistant in the furniture factory founded in 1959 by his grandfather. His in-depth understanding of classic upholstery techniques makes for a collection that is thoughtfully designed, structurally engineered and made for a […]

NEW YORK CITY // PHEROMONE HOTBOX

Open now at the Steven Kasher gallery in NYC is “Pheromone Hotbox,” a photography show celebrating the work of five female artists: Aneta Bartos, Shae DeTar, Olivia Locher, Marianna Rothen and Work Magazine contributor, Amanda Charchian. While each photographer explores feminine energy and forms in her own unique way, the show flows together beautifully, celebrating […]

Heroin or Cocaine?

Lorenzo Antico is a London based filmmaker who shared with us this visual browsing of how drugsare a factor used very often in the movies using first titles that came to mind. Heroin or Cocaine? from Lorenzo Antico on Vimeo.

Artist Crush // Liesl Pfeffer

Currently crushing hard on Liesl Pfeffer‘s Garden Study series for a multitude of reasons, the first being that she actually uses the scientific name for each!!! Then you get to the art. Liesl has completely mastered the skill of complex minimalism. Her shapes are simplified while the textures of the images she uses in her collages […]

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. // CELEBRATING THE MAN WHO HAD A DREAM

May we all take a moment today to honor and appreciate a brilliant mind that believed in justice and equality above all. As a society, we still have a long way to go to abolish discrimination based on the fear of the other, but thanks in much part to Martin Luther King Jr., we are […]

PHOTO LA

It’s art fair season in Los Angeles… kicking-off this weekend with the LA Art Show and the 24th iteration of the international exposition photo la.  Returning to downtown’s historic LA Mart fortress The REEF January 15-18th, photo la showcases a lens-based potpourri ranging from the 19th Century to contemporary explorations.  In addition to a 3-day public program of lectures, […]

ISSUE 7 // Artist Sarah Sitkin

Issue 7 is very close to being finished for you (and for us). Sarah Sitkin will be featured as one of the many amazing artists we have to share with you. Sarah’s work is haunting, disturbing, beautiful, and multi-layered in its physical collaboration. Each piece tells a story but also brings forth a psychological question […]

Exclusive Work Release // Misty X by Feather Revs

I am pretty excited about this new discovery brought to my attention from our friends over at Manimal .  This music video makes me want to time travel with a bag of shrooms and have a dance off with myself.  I can’t wait to hear the album in it’s entirety and say to the sounds.  More […]