BIG THINGS AHEAD

BIG THINGS AHEAD: AMY

September 26, 2011
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i first met amy vázquez at the bow tie making workshop at the museum of craft and folk art back in april, where she kindly shared her scissors and tips on bow tie execution with me and a friend. about a month later, she was working next door to us in the park life...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: AMY & CAMP PIKALAND

August 9, 2011
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pikaland!!! what an amazingly fun place that i have visited quite often! not a real-life land, unfortunately, but a blog-land where malaysian-based illustrator amy ng chronicles her favorite illustrators and artists. i’ve been a fan for years now, and last week amy announced an exciting addition to her world- the launch of camp pikaland,...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: LAUREN & COLOR COLLECTIVE

July 27, 2011
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lauren’s blog, color collective, is the easiest and most rewarding internet addiction i’ve had in the past year. how could you not like a daily stream of pretty pictures with the color palette already picked out for you?!?! i reference it all the time when putting together outfits for work, thinking about flyers for events,...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: LEAH & RELIQUARY

July 18, 2011
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leah is seriously my hero- she’s traveled the world scouring fleamarkets for the ultimate colorful, handmade, and antique treasures and recently opened her new hayes valley boutique, reliquary, stocked with all of her best finds. the result is a lovingly selected and arranged space made up mostly of vintage finds and a few contemporary collections- epice scarves,...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: LENNEKE

June 28, 2011
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simple, colorful, and happy, i had to have lenneke’s line of bright, tassel jewelry, made by lennebelle, for the BIG THINGS SHOP! lenneke is a sweetheart with an equally lovely sense of style who is always excited and supportive of BIG THINGS. after she saw the images we shot of her jewelry for the BIG...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: FFION

June 10, 2011
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ffion is part of the next generation of photographers privileged to grow up with the ease of digital and the freedom to experiment with film. her website, a-stop photography, represents rising young photographers around the world that share her aesthetic, exploring “the significance of life, suspension, time, magic, silence, beauty and light.” she chooses images and accepts...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: TSERING

June 2, 2011
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despite our tendency to sit alone in the dark on the computer, one of my favorite parts about the internet isn’t only discovering its deep crevices, but also the endless opportunities for collaboration. tsering wrote me a few months ago about the launch of her new website, remote, an online arts project she has...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: TYSON

May 21, 2011
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tyson emailed me a few weeks ago with some images of his new work, graphic canvases with a scientific feeling, almost like little diagrams of cells or some kind of encoded map. colored pods and chiclets of bright colors are aligned to create landscapes that could almost be from the background of some early...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: TARAVAT

May 5, 2011
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all of this year’s televised revolutions have forced the west to notice a huge part of the world we have been ignoring for years: the youth of the middle east! but sf-based artist, taravat talepasand, who grew up in a persian home, has been raising the issues of the first-generation identity crisis since the...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: LIZ

April 20, 2011
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the perfect leather jacket is hard to find—there are either too many zippers, the leather is the wrong shade, or it’s hopelessly too tight…even…if you…try…to make it fit. liz thayer is out to change that. her line, claflin, thayer & co., named after a defunct (and now resurrected!) family business, consists mainly of leather...
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