Studio Visit: Autodromo

Founder Bradley Price dreams up watches and accessories in Dobbs Ferry, New York

Once the home of Anchor Brewing Co (back in 1853), Hudson River Landing stretches along the river in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Only a set of train tracks separates the building from the swift body of water. In the north side of the building, Autodromo‘s founder and designer Bradley Price set up shop almost one year ago. His shift from Brooklyn Heights didn’t mean giving …

The Life of Ultra Violet

Revisiting the studio of the esteemed, eccentric and truly inspirational artist and muse

Earlier this year we had the opportunity to enter the world of artist Ultra Violet, born Isabelle Collin Dufresne. The French-born, NYC-based iconoclast passed away this weekend after an illustrious career that involved inspiring cultural and artistic movements as well as contributing to them. Dufresne met Salvador Dalí in 1954 and, while beginning as his student, quickly became his muse. Dalí introduced her to Andy …

Cool Hunting Video: Ultra Violet

A peek inside the studio and the mind of pop art's most infamous muse

On a rainy day in New York, we visited iconic artist Ultra Violet (aka Isabelle Collin Dufresne) in her studio. Quickly integrated into pop and surrealist artists’ social scene upon her immigration into the US from France, Ultra Violet is known not just for her work, but also her personality which influenced many fellow artists—perhaps most notably Andy Warhol. Her art reflects a contemporary aesthetic; …