Ernesto Artillo

Photographer and mixed media artist Ernesto Artillo is best known for reconstructing fashion photography into surreal and abstract images by way of collages and digital manipulation. His beautifully bizarre work is the result of several fashion collaborations,…

Basket Lighting

I am happy to say I have a new lighting obsession. The more and more I see cane, wicker, woven Abaca, and rattan basket lighting, the more I find myself trying to figure out how…

Street Treats

Artist Jim Bachor is a do-gooder. He takes it upon himself to fix...

Be Paper

As fans of large scale art and photography, we’re so excited about newly launched Be Paper, where the co-creators of design blog Somewhere I Would Like To Live have reinvented the poster. Each photograph, taken by a select group…

Michelle Kingdom

Knowing how tedious and exacting embroidery can be, I’m simply wowed by the work of LA based artist Michelle Kingdom. The details of each of her embroidered works are so fine, it almost feels as if you can…

Abacá

The jute fiber of the Abacá, a native plant of the Philippines, is some of the strongest and durable natural fibers, making it the material of choice when it comes to handwoven goods. After recently stumbling…

First Rite Spring 2016

San Francisco designer Nikki Garcia is the brain and beauty behind First Rite, a label of well tailored, minimal silhouettes made using the finest natural fibers. The clothing has a subtle and relaxed vibe yet look closely and you…

Finding The Perfect Leather Sofa

The perfect leather sofa can be wonderfully masculine and sophisticated. And because finding the one can feel like a huge investment, it’s important to choose wisely. Narrow down the style first: do you like the classic, tufted Chesterfield? Or…