The founder of Moon Juice shares behind-the-scenes inspiration, from Rustic Canyon to Rio de Janeiro.
Text by Alex Schechter Images courtesy of Les Aperizes and Moon Juice Illustrations by Lauren Trangmar When I reach Amanda Chantal Bacon, the 36-year-old founder of Moon Juice
Diamond Foundry pairs innovation and traditional technique.
Text by Lindsey KeselImages courtesy of Diamond Foundry Inside their San Francisco headquarters, the brilliant minds behind Diamond Foundry have perfected the art and science of ab
As kelp forests again reach for the ocean surface in Santa Monica Bay, life follows.
Text by Christine HittImages by Tom Boyd and courtesy of The Bay Foundation The difference is like night and day. What was once a barren underwater landscape of reef overrun by mil
The L.A. inspiration behind Sophia Moreno-Bunge’s botanical designs.
Text by Anna HarmonImages courtesy of Isa Isa and Tierney Gearon To Sophia Moreno-Bunge, palm inflorescences look like something from the sea: white tentacles dangling among a palm
How Murray Hidary lets music lead him, in life and performance.
Text by Anna HarmonImages by Cody James In his 20s, Murray Hidary was immersed in the tech boom of the 1990s, having co-founded a thriving Internet-related company with his brother
A scenic guide to road-tripping along Southern California’s coastline.
Text by Alex SchechterImages by Vivian Kim The American road trip is a rite of passage. From the high-altitude thrill of Colorado’s mountain passes to racing dolphins on the Over
How Montalba Architects built flexibility into Headspace’s Santa Monica campus.
Text by Jessica RitzImages courtesy of Montalba Architects For a tech company that helps people be rooted in the present, the adaptable, open-air design of Headspace’s Santa Moni
Chelsea Neman Nassib introduces emerging artists to a new world of collectors.
Text by Zan RomanoffImages courtesy of Tappan Collective For Chelsea Neman Nassib, it began with what felt like a setback. In the early 2010s, she had done what young artists are s
Kenneth Nicholson eschews rigid notions of masculinity for a more romantic approach.
Text by Eunica EscalanteImages by Sam Muller Kenneth Nicholson has a penchant for romanticizing life’s minutiae. Whether it’s the mismatched patterns of his grandmother’s liv