Studio Visit: Multi-Disciplinary Artist Chella Man

Paintings, interactive art and more that explore disability, gender, race and sexuality in Industry City

Fluidity informs almost everything about Chella Man: his painting, performance and sculptural works and his identity as a deaf, trans-masculine, Jewish and Chinese artist. An actor, activist and model and former contributor to them and designer for Opening Ceremony, Man is a multi-hyphenate whose ever-growing list of titles further supports his practice of investigating the intersections between race, gender, disability and sexuality. Nowhere is this …

Studio Visit: Sidai Designs, Tanzania

Handmade jewelry that creates opportunities for Maasai women

Just north of Arusha, Tanzania‘s historic Clock Tower, the jewelry workshop of Sidai Designs is tucked behind gates of their headquarters. In the garden, Maasai women sit under the trees hand-pulling pieces of recycled grain sack to twist into thread. They meticulously stitch glass beads one by one onto soft leather bracelets and necklaces. Dressed in colorful traditional clothes, the women hum as they work, often …

Studio Tour: Grain Surfboards Partners With Glenmorangie Single Malt Scotch Whisky

In Maine, two brands unite for an exclusive collaborative product

While it might seem insane, the best surf for Northeasterners occurs in the colder months—thanks to the Atlantic’s hurricane season. From October through December, the East Coast is battered incredible glass-smooth waves and it’s not uncommon to see a slew of wet-suited bodies bobbing up and down in the water in York, Maine—like we did when we visited recently. And some of those surfers might be …