Artist Misha Kahn’s “Watermelon Party” Exhibit for Dries Van Noten

Two retail structures—referred to as The Big House and The Little House—form Dries Van Noten’s 8,500-square-foot, open-layout Los Angeles store, which opened in October of last year. The Big House showcases current collections by the Belgian fashion designer, while The Little House plays host to exhibitions by collaborative artists. Now through 6 May, sculptor Misha Kahn occupies the latter with Watermelon Party, an exhibition of …

De La Calle’s Probiotic + Vitamin-Rich Tepache

A fermented pineapple beverage with roots in pre-Columbian Mexico

De La Calle—a brand born from HERE Studio and RedDecimal, the two agencies behind Kevita kombucha, Forager (a plant-based creamery) and more—produces a modern take on Tepache, a pre-Columbian Mexican beverage made from fermented pineapples, spices and turbinado (sometimes brown) sugar. The fabled formula, passed down through generations dating back to Mayan days, varies from family to family. However, the drink’s benefits remain the same: …

How POT Founder Mandy Kolahi is Democratizing the Ceramic Space

An adult beginners-oriented space run by, and intended for, people of color, the queer community and anybody who has ever felt they weren't welcome

This weekend, on 20 March, POT will release founder Mandy Kolahi’s collection of ceramics celebrating Persian New Year—a selection of blue-glazed pieces that perfectly represent the LA studio. Featuring delightfully snide Farsi phrases often uttered in Kolahi’s family (and in the wider Iranian community), this is the type of pottery that traditionally didn’t “belong” in the institution of art, made by an individual who felt …