“A” is for Araki

Here’s the first post of our “Visual Culture of Japan” series, which we were inspired to launch given the recent … More

Visual Culture of Japan

The incredible, terrible destruction stemming from the 9.0 magnitude Tohoku earthquake that struck Japan on March 11, and the subsequent … More

You Would at Cafe Select

“You Would” strikes again. This time it’s written in silver Sharpie on the back of the bathroom door at Cafe … More

Desert Poolside Classic

Early morning poolside at the Ace Hotel and Swim Club in Palm Springs, California, enjoying the aesthetic of the mid-century … More

Yoshitomo Nara Dog

Large dog sculpture by acclaimed Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara at the (surprisingly good) Palm Springs Art Museum, in the city … More

Faust

A “Faust” sticker on Lafayette Street in SoHo, downtown New York City.

Ace Hotel Sign

The beautifully-decayed “ACE”  signs at the Ace Hotel and Swim Club in Palm Springs, California, in the near desert east … More

Rick Owens’ Dope Sneakers

Paris-based American fashion designer Rick Owens was wearing the dopest sneakers when we took the runway after the showing of … More

Look At Me

“Look at Me” sticker on a “Chute Cellar” cover at base of a tenement building on Ludlow Street, in the … More

Manhattan View

Midtown Manhattan skyline racing by in the distance as seen from a car on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway ( BQE ). … More

Feather Foot Tattoo

The lovely A. was gracious enough to show us the awesome feather tattoo on her foot and pose for our … More

2011 Sharpie Sketch

Sharpie sketch of “2011” in a Moleskine notebook on an orange chair in our office.

King “Cake”

Some New Orleans natives in the office in Los Angeles recently celebrated a mardi gras tradition and brought a “king … More

Hillcrest Sign

The Hillcrest sign in the heart of the neighborhood of the same name in San Diego. The nabe is the … More

Lady Gaga on Cover of Vogue

This is a nice serendipitous diptych-like placement of two copies of Vogue magazine we spotted at the Terminal 5 newsstand … More

Darth Vader Stencil

Stumbled upon (literally) this stencil street art of Darth Vader, the iconic villain of the George Lucas Star Wars films, … More

Surf Indian

The sign at Surf Indian, the wonderful surfing gear and surf boards shop in Pacific Beach in San Diego.