More Than Just Raw Juice: Tiny Empire

The Williamsburg shop hosts skaters, dinosaur parties, and one day, a rally team

In the hubbub of Williamsburg, Tiny Empire‘s small, pristine space is where people who like juice stop in for a healthy drink in a creative environment. The shop’s artistic ambiance stems from owner Anthony Spadaro’s alternative youth. “I was part of a strange teen angst movement called vegan/straight-edge; ultimately a continuation of punk,” he tells CH. “We hung out in skate shops, backyard half pipes …

Lenworth, The Righteous Leftie

The Dallas illustrator behind Fresh Kaufee on creating wearable art and his solo show at local lifestyle shop Epocha

by Chérmelle Edwards Each morning Lenworth McIntosh—who also goes by Joonbug—opens his Fresh Kaufee Instagram feed with hand-drawn letterings and illustrations that simply say “Good Morning.” The simple gesture is an extension of the full-time artist’s Fresh Kaufee clothing brand and creative thoughts, which—for the first time—are on view in a solo exhibition at Dallas lifestyle store Epocha. We spoke with McIntosh to learn more …

Interview: Almond Surfboards’ Dave Allee

We chat with the founder of the Californian company about shaping and building their boards and their future

by Kohl Crecelius In a world obsessed with the idea of more, Almond Surfboards has been able to carve out a niche within surfing that is both meaningful and intentional. Located in Newport Beach, CA, Almond’s young team has focused the scope of their work to create a recognizable identity and reputation for quality. Dave Allee—who began shaping Almond boards in 2007 and opened their …