At a friend’s Christmas party this year, I was enjoying the colors and light around the air hockey table when my friend, Julie, began a fierce match with a fellow party-goer. I was delighted by how much the light and the game showed off her beauty and intensity…
I met Jaydee Dizon, a Los Angeles artist, during a documentary photography class I attended through Venice Arts. Until then, Jaydee considered herself a landscape photographer, but early in the class she produced some highly compelling autobiographical photos, including Rice Face, a self portrait that ultimately launched her powerful 20-woman identity series.
Whitney Hurst sews a line of deceptively simple rag quilts. Why deceptive?
Because sure, you can sew together a bunch of fabric squares and trim them with ultrasoft minky, but really. Can you also put together a set of color combinations and patterns in such a surprising and delightful way?
TED Talk: Paleoanthropologist Genevieve von Petzinger has studied and codified ancient markings in caves across Europe. The uniformity of her findings suggest that graphic communication, and the ability to preserve and transmit messages beyond a single moment in time, may be much older than we think.
Space to Love is a new organization and decluttering business, based in Los Angeles. The vision of author and designer, Christel Ferguson, it will focus on both adapting to and facilitating important life changes for individuals, couples and families.
Spotted this in the caption of a photo. The post is on Jack Martin’s A Folk Musician blog: David Ogilvy’s 10 Rules for Headlines. Why is a folk musician writing about David Ogilvy? Jack asks, and answers, that question, too.
I love the light in this photo. I’m thinking about the warm light and shadows of both Rembrandt and Caravaggio. And doesn’t that iPhone case look fabulous? Why, yes… yes, that does happen to be one of mine.
Hound Dog + Cat, a new mom and pop pet supply shop, is opening in our Los Angeles Mid-Wilshire neighborhood. The mom and pop are Josh Dragotta and Karena Martin, area locals as excited about creating community as they are about […]
In my ongoing quest to help crafters, sewists, quilters and others make the most of the tremendous selection of designs available from online fabric stores like Spoonflower, I came across a super-helpful FAQ by Sarah Walden, a.k.a. Peacoquette Designs.
With her permission, I […]
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