Take a sneak peek at what makes our newest Creative Council members tick. From a crafty graphic designer, to a team of snazzy sartorial inclined gents, a duo of culinary and musical masterminds, and a style-savvy fashion blogger – these folks have their finger on the pulse of pop culture and they’re dishing on what inspires them. Take a look:
We LOVE the interweb. In the midst of trolling through Grumpy Cat pictures and Instagramed latte foam art we came across a few awesome individuals with a streak of creativity that makes us slightly envious. These folks are supremely talented and we’ve partnered with them to showcase their buzz-worthy work. Meet our newest inspiration, or as we like to call them: The Creative Council.
Be sure to check back over the next few months to watch their work evolve.
Designlovefest was created in 2009 out of Bri’s own obsession with type and images, and is, in fact, where the two go to totally make out. DLF rapidly became a daily read for over ten thousand people, thanks to Bri’s exquisitely curated layouts featuring bright colors and fabulous design, mixed with witty typography and a flair for the unexpected.
NAME: Martin Snyder
WEBSITE URL: martinsnyder.org
TWITTER HANDLE: @snydermartin
Marty is a NYC based director. His feature film directing debut, Missed Connections, will be released on May 7th. In addition to writing and directing, he also works as a creative strategist helping other artists with advisory support.
NAME: Christine Cameron
WEBSITE URL: www.mystylepill.com
TWITTER HANDLE: @mystylepill
Christine is a personal stylist and fashion blogger living in New York. She is originally from Seattle and has lived in New York for almost ten years. About five years ago she started My Style Pill, which acts a wonderful creative outlet where she gets to share personal style and tips as well as connect with amazing readers all over the world. She also works as a personal stylist and loves helping women grow even more confident in themselves as they begin to define and own their personal style.
NAMES: Joshua Kissi & Travis Gumbs
WEBSITE URL: www.streetetiquette.com
TWITTER HANDLE: @StreetEtiquette
Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs are the faces and voices behind the popular mens lifestyle website Street Etiquette. Founded in 2008, Street Etiquette showcases style using a cultural, historical and urban perspective. With sartorial influences stretching from all parts of the world and all different eras, Street Etiquette has managed to assemble a truly unique view of fashionable menswear.
NAMES: Kasey and Matthew Hickey
WEBSITE URL: www.turntablekitchen.com
TWITTER HANDLE: @ttablekitchen
Turntable Kitchen is a website that connects food and music. Born in a foggy Inner Sunset, San Francisco apartment the site is run by an inspired couple: Kasey (also known as Ksenya) and Matthew. Featuring recipes with a focus on local, fresh ingredients, hand-selected ‘Musical Pairings,’ album reviews and musings on city living and country hopping adventures. They aim to introduce food lovers to music and vice versa. In addition to their online features, they offer a popular subscription service, the Turntable Kitchen Pairings Box, a food and music experience delivered to your mailbox on a monthly basis.
PHOTO CREDIT: Liz Daly
We set out early Friday morning to make sure we arrived in time for our 6pm show in Pittsburgh. After securing a parking spot in front of Assemble that was four car lengths long, we started the first ever set up on the Mobile Library!
Curious eyes peered in at us as we opened for the first time. After a fun, yet extremely cold night in Pittsburgh, we ended up checking out 358 books! Everything went off perfectly.
The next morning we headed northwest to Ann Arbor. After a 5 hour drive we managed to arrive at RoosRoast with 45 mins to spare. We got the library open and we were ready to roll at 4pm.
We happened to be in Ann Arbor on a warm day. It was a beautiful 54 degrees while the sun was up. Once it set, it got pretty nippy. We had a fire going inside and coffee in hand, though. It was an amazing night. Chris from Colossal also stopped by. We met his wife and his kid. Good times were had by all.
On Sunday morning, we left at 7am so we could make it to Cleveland for the 12pm show. We were stationed right in the park in front of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Many people thought we were a food truck, until closer exploration.
It was a beautiful sunny afternoon. People were sitting out in the grass and the benches reading through sketchbooks. It got us excited about the summer to come with the Mobile Library. We can’t wait!
Dum Dum Girls
Dum Dum Girls
Sharon Van Etten
Sharon Van Etten
Even though its the end of October we’re just now starting to dress for fall here in California. The Indian Summers are a definite perk to living on the west coast, however I’m always more than ready for the cooler weather to set in. Lately I’ve been slowly incorporating more layers, favorite knits, boots and more while dealing with random 80 degree days. Here are three looks captured by the amazing Arna Bee.