Dye // Naturally

Jane Palmer works in downtown LA. Her company, Noon Design Studio and Natural Dye House, receives commissions by designers to sustainably imbue raw material with vibrant hues of indigo as well as plant, root, insect, and flower based colors. studio view the dye process is a meditation natural phenomena supply room supplies swatches indigo-dyed cashmere […]

Happy Belated // 4th of JULY

Yesterday was great. Hope y’all are recovering as good as us. We feel AMAZING. Until Next Year.  America F Yeah.

New Team Member // Katherine Aplin // International Contributor At Large

We are so excited to announce another amazing contributor. Katherine travels the world discovering the things life has to offer in a way that will make your wanderlust, lust. She has been giving us insight to hidden blind fold, sense over load dinners, artist showing in Amsterdam, and inspirations from deep corners of the world. […]


A collaborative endeavor of the renowned fashion brand OAK and the prolific collective Liaison Femme, this is a cultural project that represents the cross branding and tenacity that vocalizes the true “fashion meets music” entity. OAK is the duality, a universe of itself where both women and men share its philosophy of selling and creating […]

(NOT EDITED ) The Enclave // 55th Venice Biennale

Pink is not normally a color associated with the prolonged pain that arises out of a country riddled with systematic rape, violence and severe social displacement. Yet this is exactly what makes The Enclave by Richard Mosse so impactful. Shooting with a discontinued 16mm color infrared film, the hardships of the Democratic Republic of Congo are […]

Parachute Market // This Weekend

Come out Saturday and Sunday for Parachute Market! A seasonal design fair offering furniture, objects, fine arts, sculpture, new and vintage fashion by the next wave of Southern California artists, designers and collectors, many of them based in or around the Downtown LA area… and really good grub! The first year this is going down and […]

New Team Member // Natalie Shirinian // Creative Interiors Director

Those of you who follow our Blog are most likely familiar with Natalie Shirinian , the founder of NES Creative Services, from her beautiful posts on designers, interiors, & architecture, as well as her and Michelle Peerali’s Workaholic feature.  We are excited to announce Natalie as our Creative Interiors Director!  We are so happy to […]


Leah Siegel, front woman of Brooklyn-based, Firehorse, stole my heart years ago. She exudes a “cool” that just can’t be faked. And THAT VOICE! It gets me every time.  Firehorse’s second album, Pills from Strangers, drops June 25th with an official release party on June 28th at the Mercury Lounge in NYC. I promise you: it will be […]

KCRW Summer Nights // 2013

Summer is finally here. Thank god! One thing this means is KCRW’s Summer Nights events – where they come out of the studio and into communities across L.A. again with a series of free, all-ages, outdoor shows. From Pasadena to the Pacific and beyond. One of my favorites is the evenings they host at the Hammer […]


There is nothing like the honesty and raw tension captured in photojournalism. When real people are caught in real moments, the electricity of the image can be almost suffocating. You don’t just see the situation; you feel it. You relate to the human condition of suffering and become vulnerable.  The World Press Exhibition compiles the […]