Voyager Journal — Los Angeles

Paris Photo LA

2014 fair Inspiration los angeles paris paris photo

We were so honored to have been invited by Paris Photo for their annual Los Angeles fair at Paramount Pictures Studios. If you don't know Paris Photo Fair is one of the most celebrated art fairs in Europe that showcases the most talented photographers and hundreds of galleries all over the world. We just looked through our photos and here are some highlighted galleries we loved and artists from the show. First up is our friends from San Francisco's very own Fraenkel Gallery booth and this haunting Nan Goldin. Untitled, Boston 1990.  Nobuyoshi Araki Watermelon 1991 at Hamiltons Gallery booth. Atta Kim,...

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The Greater Good in a Backpack: stone + cloth

accessories bags collaboration design Inspiration Kilimanjaro Los Angeles Made in the USA Matt Clough quality stone+cloth

Matt Clough is a bag maker, an outdoors adventurer, and a humanitarian. After climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro as part of a quest to climb the highest summits on each continent, he was struck by the need to support education in Tanzania, and how a little money could go a long way there. Once back in the states he started a backpack company by the name of stone + cloth. Their bags are designed and made in California, and part of the sale of each bag goes directly to supporting the Knock Foundation, providing scholarships in education, as well as support to...

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Beauty, Simplicity, A Deep Appreciation of Nature, Elegance

2012 Black Crane Inspiration Los Angeles Made in the USA Momoko Suzuki Nature

Black Crane is a gorgeous line created by Momo Yamaguchi. Based in Los Angeles, Momo and her husband Alexander Yamaguchi (who has his own line of menswear also available at Revolver) have created a life that is reflected in their designs; beauty, simplicity, a deep appreciation for nature, and elegance reign here. Momoko took the time to answer some questions for us about her processes, influences, and inspirations.  Black Crane Spring 2012 You began your career in environmental art and architecture. How did you make the transition to clothing and jewelry design? How does your background in environmental art and architecture influence...

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Best efforts for the good of Global Citizens: Apolis

Advocacy Apolis Global Citizens Inspiration Los Angeles

At the beginning of March I had the wonderful opportunity to interview Shea Parton of Apolis. It would be a grave reduction and plain error to simply call Apolis a clothier. What the people at Apolis have created is much larger and greater in its impact on global good. Read on to learn more about their inspiring vision. How and when did Apolis begin? We really started Apolis full time when we moved to Los Angeles in 2007. And it really came together growing up in Santa Barbara, our parents knew that we’d never really be able to appreciate how...

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