Arne Svenson “Portraits”

If you're in Los Angeles try and catch Portraits, the new work of photographer Arne Svenson at Western Project gallery. Svenson spent three years researching and photographing forensic facial reconstruction sculptures. The images are attempts at reconstructing identities; when you look at them it's hard not to think about the people they represent, their lives, and what terrible fate they met. The show closes October …

Sahale Snacks

I've been obsessing over these great snacks lately. Like Josh and Edmond, the creators of Sahale snacks, I've found most nut/trail mixes lacking inspiration and flavor. The four recipes (Ksar Blend is my favorite) blend the freshest fruit and nuts with spices that really bring the flavors out. Great in the lunch box, as an afternoon snack, or with drinks. Available at stores everywhere or …

Design Italiano

The Repertorio Del Design Italiano 1950-2000 is an indispensible guide to modern Italian design of the last fifty years. It took the authors more than ten years of research to assemble this thorough resource. If your Italian is a bit rusty you can rely on the 2,000+ images to follow the work of one of the dozens of designers or firms covered. $250, in Italian, …