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CULTURE
Studio Visit: Greg Fadell
Discovered on our recent trip to Re:view Gallery in Detroit, Greg Fadell is an abstract artist hell-bent on taking messaging out of art. His massive grayscale aesthetic channels the rawness of abstraction and makes for a piece that is nothing if...
CULTURE
The Factory of Dreams
Unless you grew up watching telenovelas (AKA Mexican soaps), you might not be familiar with Corazones Al Limite (Hearts' Limit) or Amarte es mi Pecado (Loving You is My Sin), but unlike their American counterparts these daytime dramas are a huge...
TRAVEL
Black Star Bags
by Hunter Hess Based in Oregon's cycling epicenter, Portland's Black Star Bags has been producing bike-specific backpacks and bags for five years, gaining a strong following throughout the Northwest. Starting with a belt-driven sewing machine his...
CULTURE
Studio Visit: Joshua Light Show
Meeting Joshua White and Gary Panter is like stepping back in time. Not because White is responsible for creating the Joshua Light Show—the beautifully psychedelic backdrop that entertained thousands at Fillmore East concerts for Janis Joplin...
CULTURE
Ariane Moffatt
We recently visited the acclaimed Canadian singer Ariane Moffatt at her Montréal studio in the Mile End section neighborhood of Plateau-Mont-Royal just days before she launched her latest album, MA. Having written in both French and English...
CULTURE
Studio Visit: John O'Reilly
In advance of his first solo exhibition "I stand and look at them long and long" at RH Gallery, we stopped by John O'Reilly's Brooklyn studio to see what the young artist had on tap. The warehouse space is shared between four sculptural artists...
DESIGN
Marginal Notes 2012
Note Design Studio quietly sidled into the public eye last year with its exhibition Marginal Notes, as part of Stockholm Design Week. Alexis Holmqvist, Susanna Wåhlin, Johannes Carlström, Kristoffer Fagerström and Cristiano Pigazzini...
STYLE
Gemma Kahng
Perched on the top floor of a nondescript building in New York's fashion district you'll find veteran designer Gemma Kahng's studio. The bustling space serves as a showroom, office, archive, design studio and production workshop, housing more than...
DESIGN
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Lou Nasti
For our latest video we trucked deep into Brooklyn, NY to explore Mechanical Displays, Lou Nasti's fantastic studio. Nasti is the animatronic mastermind responsible for installations around the globe, most notably some of the most iconic Christmas...