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Design/Collage/New/Insane

Design/Collage/New/Insane

The Internet is full of insane, unknown corners. It’s easy to hide behind the veil of a pseudonym or artistic guise that you can work from. We’ve shared a few artists who conduct themselves as such (Midnight Marauder, Star Stuff), which makes for a more interesting artistic encounter. Are they a student who doesn’t want to share their name? An online Banksy toying around? Just someone having fun making? Obscure Design is one of those creatives and he or she is mashing visuals together in a very open–yet very mysterious–fashion.

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The Flitch Chairs

The Flitch Chairs

We may know nothing on the subject (technically) but good furniture design one of our favorite things to ogle. It’s intersection with digital design and creation is a fascinating one and definitely represents a shift in how we make goods. LA architect and designer Patrick Lun is a big advocate of this new way of making and is creating all sorts of wild design items. His Flitch Chairs are an example of this practice at play and are elegant, sleek, and futuristic, exactly as you imagine a chair made by robots and software to look.

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Stoneware By A Question Of Eagles

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A sign of a good store is being able to walk in and discover things you have never seen before and that you want very badly. That was one of the joys we had when checking out Individual Melody in Abbot Kinney, which we spoke about earlier this week. There were lots of goods we had not seen before in the store and the work of A Question of Eagles stood out most. The brand is an LA based ceramics and jewelry company: we are big fans of their stoneware.

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New York Times Los Angeles Risk Of Decline

Here is some New York City sensationalism: the New York Times published and article titled “Report Finds Los Angeles at Risk of Decline.” Okay, dudes. But, truth telling: most of the article is bogus but our “expanding” so quickly from outsider money is something to be concerned about. Who is really in control of LA? Do those people actually care about the city? That’s where we see the imminent decline coming from…

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Bleeding Rainbow Los Angeles

Musical act Bleeding Rainbow is on tour now and is making a few Southern Californian pit stops: catch them at the Church On York on April 30.

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Moderns Los Angeles Synth Pop Sub Urban

Local synth pop act Moderns have recently hit the scene with their totally jam-able song “Sub Urban.” Quite nice: catch it below!

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Cinco De Mayo Party El Conjunto Nueva Ola Echoplex

The Echoplex is welcoming a (pre) Cinco De Mayo bash with El Conjunto Nueva Ola on May 4. Someone named “Skapeche Mode” will be performing as well.

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June Wayne Prints Paintings Tapestries Pasadena California Museum Of Art

PMCA’s next show is a celebration of the work of painter, printmaker, and feminist activist June Wayne’s work. It opens May 4 and will be on view through August 31. Time, Space & Matter: Five Installations Exploring Natural Phenomena will run concurrently.

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