Interview With Designer Matty Merrill of Distilled

I just got back from Project Las Vegas where I caught up with Matty Merrill from Distilled Clothing, one of the newest and most eye-catching menswear lines from San Francisco. I first met Matty back in June when I visited him in his design studio south of Mission and checked out the current fall collection. This time I had a chance to preview the Spring …

SEND: Interview with Will Schwalbe and Giveaway

SEND, the new bible of email etiquette, was long-awaited by those of us who often feel as if we're drowning in a sea of bad jokes and cheesy chain letters. Written by Will Schwalbe (editor in chief of Hyperion Books) and David Shipley (deputy editorial page editor and Op-Ed page editor of The New York Times, the book is supported by a great site and …

Yuko Shimizu

We love the work of New York-based Japanese illustrator Yuko Shimizu—the sense of drama her work conveys and the apparent color clashes that somehow gel despite pre-existing rules about their compatibility. What have you been up to of late?I just came back from a week in Georgian Bay in Canada. No internet, no cell phone reception for a week. It was fantastic! Now I am …