Desktops

Virtual versus physical: Our conversation with six creative professionals about their workspaces

Our environment influences our behavior both physically and mentally, guiding our personal evolution to determine, among other things, our quality of life. Nowhere does this ring truer than in the workplace. The surroundings, comforts, decorations and distractions that exist in the work environment can have a huge influence on creativity and productivity. For most, the workday revolves around the desk, and how individuals interact with …

Geren Ford Annex

A new multi-use space in Los Angeles invites customers to experience the lifestyle that informs the brand

After a successful decade designing womenswear under her eponymous label, Geren Ford, Geren Lockhart has opened a multi-use space housing all aspects of her brand, including her first retail outpost, called the Annex. The funky building also includes Geren’s studio, showroom, a gallery and event space and a photo studio, all showcasing the many influences of the brand’s eclectic aesthetic. Drawing from likeminded designers, antique …

Paul Budnitz Bicycles

Titanium city bikes from the founder of Kidrobot

Kidrobot founder Paul Budnitz always has something new up his sleeve—Swatch watches being the latest cult object to which he’s applied his winning pop culture formula. But his newest project takes the entrepreneur in a direction pretty much free of all the saturated colors and vector graphics of Kidrobot. Launching today, Paul Budnitz Bicycles is his answer to the bike phenomenon. Disappointed with the offerings …