On a recent visit to the Arcana bookstore in Culver City, in Los Angeles, we checked out some beautiful coffee-table books on surfing and surf photography. Among these was a¬†book titled “Surfing San Onofre to Point Dume: 1936-1942.” It’s a collection of sepia-toned photos by Don James documenting his surfingContinue Reading

We were on the “J”-line subway train Sunday on our way from a surfing day at Far Rockaway, Queens, back to our HQ in downtown Manhattan when this woman boarded the subway car in Brooklyn with a beautiful Linux fixie bike.

This table full of bento-like food containers looks like an epic feast. These 36 meals were prepared for our Taiwanese art director by his super culinary-talented wife in advance of her being out of town this month. (She’s traveling back to Taiwan to visit family.) She usually prepares lunches forContinue Reading

A Bathing Ape (or BAPE), the global Japanese clothing and lifestyle brand started by creator and Tokyo music producer Nigo, is twenty years old. To mark this milestone, there’s an anniversary exhibition of Bathing Ape design and classic artifacts at Daikanyama T-Site, the super-architecturally stylish and utopian Tsutaya-Starbucks shopping complexContinue Reading