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 // 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 […]

Workaholic // Wolfe von Lenkiewicz

The art world is hardly devoid of characteristic and idiosyncratic individuals, yet even among these, Wolfe von Lenkiewicz stands out. At first glance his work is a reproduction: a painstaking recreation of works that have defined the canon of art history and the visual culture of today. But look closer and and a wealth of […]

WORKAHOLIC // MASTER BARBERS OF IMPERIAL BARBER PRODUCTS

With a combined 30 years in the Los Angeles, London and New York City barber culture, Master Barbers, Scott Serrata and Pedro Zermeno have worked tirelessly to perfect the craft of classic American men‘s styling. Inspiration came from years behind the chair grooming their clients and never finding the one perfect product that met their standards. Pomades, gels […]

WORKAHOLIC // ALEXANDER YULISH

For Alexander Yulish, growing up in New York City in the 1980s was an experience never to forget. He spent his youth in the halls of the Chelsea Hotel where he lived with his mother, famed sculptor Barbara Pearlman. The vivid characters that came in and out of his world at a young age are […]

WORKAHOLIC // PATRICK WEDER

Patrick Weder’s work marries streamlined architectural elegance with sculptural refinement that integrate seamlessly within residential and commercial spaces. Inspired by naturally occurring forms and pushing raw materials beyond the practical application, Patrick created the combinations of corian and wood in 2001 and continues to refine this pairing with concrete. Originally from Switzerland, he moved to […]

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 […]

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 […]

WORKAHOLIC // NATHALIA MARGOT A.K.A. TIT

Nathalia Margot (A.K.A. TIT) is the type of human you just want to be close to, physically and mentally. She has this warm curiosity about her that makes you want to peel away the turquoise layers to unveil what’s beneath, and then what’s beneath that. Not only is she the PR master behind Manimal, she […]