Tammy Tiranasar Jewelry

Weaving new dimension into the art of macramé with organically derived and highly collectible pieces

In Tammy Tiranasar‘s jewelry, the art of macramé unfurls in colorfully hand-knotted necklaces that play with and subvert expectations about patterns. Sweeping, intuitively articulated, organic forms characterize the line and are presented in the bold (and more accessibly priced) Silk Collection, as well as in the avidly collected, one-of-a-kind pieces from the 1/1 series, which are created over weeks at a time and strung with …

Ditto Press London

The independent publisher and printer opens up shop with a bevy of books, photographs, risographs and more

Next to the Regent’s Canal in the pretty but comparatively sleepy De Beauvoir area in London, sandwiched in between Haggerston, Shoreditch and Islington, risograph print studio and publishing house Ditto Press has just opened its doors to the public. The studio, which was founded by Ben Freeman and Lynsey Atkin, is now run by Freeman and has greatly evolved since its beginnings in 2009. Today, …

Sundance Film Festival’s NEXT FEST

A content preview with programmer Charlie Reff and highlights of the upcoming LA spin-off

Those who were unable to make it to Park City, Utah for the 2014 edition of the Sundance Film Festival have another opportunity to see some of the best emerging cinema stateside—this time in LA from 7-10 August 2014. Part of the official festival last February, the NEXT division turns attention to the latest in micro-budget movies, or those helmed by first- or second-time filmmakers. …