Domsai blown-glass cacti holders by Matteo Cibic Studio are like grown-up tamagotchi pets for your desk.
Jerry Hall decided to become a model after staring at herself in a bathroom mirror high on LSD. A few years later and her trademark long blonde hair and high arching brows were on the cover of the most famous magazines, and she was on tour with the Stones as Mick's girlfriend. Her new book, Jerry Hall: My Life in Pictures, might make your life seem unbearably boring, but at least you'll have amazing photographs by Andy Warhol, Karl Lagerfeld and Irving Penn to help pass the time.
At 14 she discovered her mother's digital camera. At 17 she received two film cameras from her uncle. Now, at 19, it's clear Abbey Lynch (first photo) lives in a parallel state of Arizona. Her dauntingly beautiful photographs of places I pass everyday here in Phoenix become places I have never seen before. Perfecting her craft at Arizona State University, Abbey hopes to one day share her witchy ways with the world and shoot for National Geographic.- Alyssabeth
Dave P and Sammy Slice are two of our favorite DJs and just all-around nice guys. They recently DJ'd the opening of our store on Fifth Ave. in New York, and you can now listen to an hour of their set on UO Radio or catch them in person at the annual Making Time New Year's Eve Freakout. In honor of their collaboration, we asked them a bunch of stupid questions—and they answered.
Im:mortal designers Anna Korte and Ada Mayer work with an ex-cowboy turned saddle maker to create their line of Native American-inspired pouches, perfect for collecting desert trinkets (or just stashing your cell phone).
As a continuation of his RCA graduation work, designer Fabien Cappello is offering new life to the almost one million Christmas trees that will be thrown away in London alone– customers can arrange for the January collection of their tree, which will then be hand-carved into a stool.
Salvador Dominguez is a L.A. implant specializing in the sculpture and narrative of dark-whimsical tales– with the experimentation in a large number of mediums. His B.F.A. from The Art Institute of Chicago and the rejection of being pigeonholed into a specific genre of artist has helped Salvador win over gallery owners, art enthusiast, and his artistic counterparts. The latest works, featured at Urban:Sanctuary in the "Fractions" exhibition, dove into the idea of "using familiar structures of narratives to explore individuality versus the masses." - Justin
I think everyone I know is in love with this horse sculpture but did you know Jordan Askill also turned it into an incredibly beautiful bracelet? To die for. X - Jen
"I'm a fairy moonlighting as a dancer, photographer, art historian and lover,"says Colorado-based photographer Heather Gray– and it's that background in dance that adds movement to something of a still art. In her porftolio, nestled nicely between family portraits and wedding albums, is evidence of a photographer with a little something extra. -Kyle
Attention comrades! Instead of indulging in your average bar crawl this New Years Eve, why not join the party faithful for Seattle's best Communist-themed party? Prommunism 2010 features Flight to Mars, Ghetto Hackers, and many others, so come in your most pompous bourgeoisie attire or Pro-Regime Party wear. The kountdown to victory has already begun. - Krista
The imaginary Michi, created by Chloe Quigley and Daniel Pollock, got so many inquiries about fashion that she decided to write a book. What on Earth Are You Wearing is a cheat-sheet for the industry, full of beautiful watercolor illustrations and an encyclopedia of important terms, from "acid wash reflux disease" to "galloon."
Artist Morgan McNally has headed several humanity-based ventures here in the Valley including her thousandforathousand project. Morgan has created 1000 paintings priced according to the time a buyer spends volunteering– no receipt necessary. Check out her other projects: Take a Fear, Leave a Fear and Project: Uncomfortable. -Alyssabeth