Like Alexandra Grant’s colorful, unframed paintings of text, there is nothing too precious about Gregory Parkinson’s equally colorful, patterned and seasonless clothes. Yet the two also share a process for carefully selecting their materials (she, text; he, fabrics), not to mention a fan base that cherish every piece for how it makes them feel.[…]
Archive for October, 2008
Think design, deals and Domino Saturday and Sunday—if you’re in L.A., of course. At the cavernous H. D. Buttercup building in Culver City, Domino mag is holding its first L.A.[…]
The slow-cooked brisket could certainly be the reason why Kirsten Dunst, Mos Def, Duffy and Devendra Banhart ventured out on a chilly Monday night to the newly opened Korean BBQ restaurant Shin.[…]
Will green design retailers survive the recession? TreeHugger contributor Rachel Sarnoff raises this question in today's Design+Architecture column of the environmental site. And my Andy replies with a few suggestions on how designers, manufacturers and consumers are responding as we head into the holidays.[…]
From the opening a capella number involving bird masks against the crisp backdrop of the Hollywood Hills to the charged exotic dancer writhing on the bus’s stripper pole and the folksy act inside Chinatown’s oldest bar, conceptual artist Bettina Hubby’s latest work was truly a tour de force.[…]
One of the architects of the birth of cool will point and shoot no more.
William Claxton, whose photographs of jazz artists Chet Baker and Charlie Parker, stars Steve McQueen and Frank Sinatra and muse and wife Peggy Moffitt defined an unabashed style, died early Saturday.