Extraordinary Coffee Workshop

Intelligentsia gathers growers from all over the world in Los Angeles

As the movement to recognize coffee as a serious foodstuff continues to grow, expert farmers from around the world are sharing production methods as a way of increasing quality and as a chance to experiment with new ways of cultivating beans. Intelligentsia, one of the leading artisanal coffee purveyors, is helping to foster these relationships with their Extraordinary Coffee Workshop (ECW), which we recently got …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: Iznik Tiles

Our video inside a workshop reviving the lost art of Turkish tiles

by Iznik Training and Education Foundation. It took around ten years for the Foundation, along with a host of government, preservation, research and university partners, to determine what made the tiles so unusual, to recreate the lengthy handmade production process, train local artisans and construct a manufacturing facility. Today the Iznik Foundation creates tiles for repair and restoration of historical buildings, pubic works (including large …

Levi’s Film Workshop

LA gets Levi's third creative production popup

by Mark Buche Los Angeles is to filmmaking what New York is to photography and San Francisco is to screen-printing, so it makes sense that the third installment of the Levi’s Workshop—opening this weekend at MoCA’s Geffen Contemporary—focuses on L.A.’s native art form. Levi’s Film Workshop makes professional resources like edit rooms, equipment rentals—including high-end cameras like the Red One—and training available to the public …