WORKAHOLIC // Jean De Merry & Christian Darnaud – Maroselli

Jean De Merry is a furniture studio located in the heart of the design district in Los Angeles, California, with outposts in Chicago, Dallas and New York. From a small French town where successive generations of his family had operated a leather tanning business for four centuries, De Merry – also a renowned novelist and former restauranteur […]


Los Angeles has a new experimental art and design gallery –  THE NEW. Now on view is a body of work from Videre Licet entitled “Meltforms” The exhibition consists of a series of glass and metal sculptural lightboxes illuminated with internal LED lights. The idea came to life when artistic duo, designer Daniele Albright and design curator Stefan Lawrence, […]


Designers Cayley Lambur and Lucia Bartholomew have found their dream jobs as co-founders and principals of the acclaimed Electric Bowery. Together they have spent the last five years building a successful multidisciplinary design and architecture studio at the center of Venice Beach, participating to the renewed energy and focus on the city of Los Angeles. At the […]


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 […]


Stephanie von Watzdorf cut her teeth in the fashion industry under Yves Saint Laurent, had her first paid job for Giorgio Armani, and served as the Vice President of Design for Tory Burch. Now at the helm of her own lifestyle brand, Figue, she is creating a line of luxurious clothing and accessories inspired by […]

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Artist of the Month // Alex Aleco

For the month of August, we will be featuring artwork from musician and artist Alex Aleco. In her own words— My name is  a l e x a l e c o. I live in Los Angeles, North East, on a mountain. I tend to fixate on the body in fantastic reality. I work in pencil and paper […]

Outfest // Los Angeles

Outfest, the Los Angeles based LGBT Film festival—which is in it’s 32nd year—starts tonight!! While we live in our liberal bubble it’s important to remember that these sort of events make a difference and show a completely different perspective of how it is to live and be gay in other countries and cultures. Don’t worry—there […]

Artist Crush // Nike Schroeder

My current artist crush is Los Angeles based/ Berlin born Nike Schroeder. The things she can do with fibers!! From portraiture that is amazingly complex for pure embroidery, to her newest work—my favorite—which evokes a waterfall of color. While showing hints of a color-field painting, the threads drip off the “canvas” bleeding from one color […]