Craft Advisory

By | February 11th, 2016|Categories: Branding, Creative, Design, Modern Packaging|

Ever since the advent of digital, media experts have been proclaiming the demise of print. And while there has certainly been a substantial shift from pulp to pixels over [...]

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We’re Sunday Socialists!

By | June 13th, 2015|Categories: Branding, Creative, Design|

Our Sunday retreat is back on! ...and we've come up with some John Alcorn inspired graphics and illustrations to promote it. This place is like Seaworld, but [...]

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Clique-Clique. édition 1ª

By | April 25th, 2015|Categories: Branding, Creative, Design, Hospitality, Paige Craig, Photography|Tags: , , , |

Nestled in the verdant hills of Los Feliz, just east of Silverlake, the Hotel Covell is a remarkably furnished boutique hotel created by the enterprising actor Dustin Lancaster.  As the [...]

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Insistence on Instancy, pre-Instagram

By | December 23rd, 2014|Categories: Creative, Modern Packaging|

When, in 1963 Kodak introduced the Instamatic camera, the instance in this instance referred to the speed of the shot. No time wasted focusing or dealing with [...]

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Penrose Annual, Vol. 52, 1958

By | October 11th, 2014|Categories: Book Review, Design, Last Books|

With their masterly printing, art direction and savvy editorial, the Penrose Annual was a remarkably influential publication for modern graphic arts.  First printed in the 90's, the 1890's that [...]

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Lasting Impressions

By | September 2nd, 2014|Categories: Creative, Design, Downtown Los Angeles, Last Books, Urbanism|Tags: , , |

The Last Book Store, located a block away from our studios in Downtown Los Angeles, is, when the moon is right, a treasure trove of vintage, and [...]