The choice of footwear says a lot about our stylistic sensibilities. This week we ventured in James Jebbia’s collaborative universe in search for the new COMME des GARÇONS x Vans x Supreme sneakers. Supreme thrives on marketing exclusivity to the streetwear crowd, and collaborations are a smart way to succeed with thisContinue Reading

We’ve long admired the works by the Art of Chase. This mural animates the intersection of Brooks and Pacific with his familiar “Remember Who You Are” project, blasting through the brick facade to reveal his signature eyes motif. It’s always nice to encounter a piece by the Art of Chase,Continue Reading

There’s this awesome, fun wheat-paste street-art piece we stumbled across that’s a mash-up of a wolf, cheetah and unicorn. The artwork is by artist Diana Garcia. You can find it on the side of Gjelina restaurant on Abbot-Kinney Boulevard in Venice, in Los Angeles. Love it.

We’ve decamped to Los Angeles for a few days, where we like to start our days with serious coffee from Intelligentsia Coffee at our satellite Global Graphica home, at Sunset Junction in Silver Lake. Pictured below are a couple of Black Cat espresso shots and an Indonesian slow-pour coffee.

There’s a Mattel toy store in the Delta Airlines terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). WTF? Who knew? Well, we do, now. So in case we need a set of Hot Wheels at the last minute, we’re all sorted out. The shopping-mall-ification of airports isn’t new. In places likeContinue Reading

The white neon-light “America” sign (titled Rückenfigur) by New York-based artist Glenn Ligon at the “Human Nature” contemporary art exhibition at the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art (or LACMA).

This week we added a striking new volume from Taschen to our library of coffee-table photography books at Global Graphica HQ. “Leroy Grannis, Surf Photography of the 1960s and 1970s” is a massive retrospective collection of iconic photographs by one of the leading image-makers of the the genre and theContinue Reading

The awesome pink piano belonging to singer/songwriter Leslie Stevens, front-person of the L.A. alt-country band Leslie Stevens and the Badgers. The piano sits in the living room of a hilltop house and studio near Silver Lake, in Los Angeles, and has been played by a list of accomplished musicians, includingContinue Reading