Wrk-Shp by Airi Isoda

An LA-based designer's hardware store-inspired accessories

Many fashion designers may describe their work as architectural, citing structural influences in the accessories and garments they create, but few would actually follow their compatriot, Airi Isoda, to the hardware store. Along with her fiancé, Ryan Upton, Isoda heads up LA-based Wrk-shp, a venture she describes as a “collaborative platform for my architect partner and me to work together and create. Whether the outlet …

This is Not the End of the World

Comune's Drop City group show in LA

By Mark Buche Drop City is the artist community formed by clothing company COMUNE to attract like-minded artists to come together and collaborate on special projects. With an impressive group of new and returning artists Drop City launched their second group exhibition “Ce n’est pas la fin du Monde” or “This is Not The End of The World” at R&R Gallery in Los Angeles. “We …

Mark Allen

A freelance programmer using DIY technology as a tool to teach with Machine Project

Sponsored content: Catering to “overambitious amateur enthusiasts,” Machine Project conjures up an idiosyncratic fusion of classes and workshops that masterfully craft pedagogy out of the infinite realm of possibility. Hosting a range of workshops from psychic communion with plants to the typography of ransom notes, Machine Project is a non-profit arts organization that operates as an “informal educational institution” from its unassuming storefront in the …