Shape Stamps

Designer and illustrator Rilla Alexander’s heartwarming forms and bold colors spur imagination in children and adults alike. Her stamp kit, a collection of geometric beech wood stamps with colorful ink pads, offers a glimpse behind her process and it invites others to build their own characters, landscapes and objects. Much like the designer’s work, the kit sparks creativity.

Pipe Party Workshop

Pipe Party is LA’s first pipe-making workshop from inclusive ceramic studio POT. Open to all skill levels, the class features step-by-step instructions on making and decorating pipes and all the necessary accomanying instruments. It’s a fun, creative way to celebrate cannabis—with the class being BYOB as well as BYOC.

Holiday Gift Guides 2022: Art Nerds

Present ideas for people who make or admire art

There are so many places to observe and appreciate artwork, and yet it’s such a gift to have art in your home, whether it’s an original painting, one of multiple prints, limited edition risographs, lithographs or even artful museum merchandise. Books about different genres, artists, designers, buildings, styles and photographers are another way to immerse ourselves with works of wonder—and learn about the history and …