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Pilsen, hasta prontito

October 26, 2013
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It’s gotten cold in Mexico City this week, I pulled out my winter coat and scarves, boots. In a week I am moving back to Chicago after almost a year here in Mexico (minus a few months away). This return marks 10 years away from the city I grew up in, a city I have...
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Bernard Plossu’s Photos & Notes on Mexico

September 16, 2013
Bernard Plossu’s Photos & Notes on Mexico

When  French photographer Bernard Plossu was 20 years old he went to Mexico to visit his grandparents who had recently emigrated from China. He traversed the country for a year (1965-66) from the mountains to the beach to the desert, taking photos with a borrowed camera. I came across a book with some of his...
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Jessalyn Aaland artist talk at Swarm Gallery!

April 3, 2013
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My good buddy, Jessalyn Aaland, is giving an artist talk this Saturday, April 6 at 3PM at Swarm Gallery! If you haven’t already, make sure to stop by and see her discuss her solo show, Thank You For Your Waiting, which is up through April 21! GO GO GO!
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Job & Boss Oaxaca Collection!

March 25, 2013
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SO PROUD of my girls Brook and Kirby over at Job & Boss for releasing their latest collection of bags inspired by OAXACA! We all traveled to Mexico last summer and the trip was a spark for many ideas, collaborations and movements…including this collection and me moving to Mexico. All the fabric was hand-woven...
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Jaime Servais @ Esqueleto

February 1, 2013
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Mis amigas at Esqueleto are opening a show of Jaime Servais‘ drawings tonight (FRIDAY FEB 1) in Oakland! It’s First Friday. Check it out. I’m digging these drawingsSSSsssSSSSsss from afar!
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Ellsworth’s Plant Drawings

January 31, 2013
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There are so many wonderful libraries here in Oaxaca and I like to spend afternoons at the Instituto de Arte Grafico de Oaxaca (IAGO) with all the books that you’d usually never be allowed to get your grubby paws on: expensive monographs, rare editions, oversized giants, handmade books submitted by artists themselves. It’s an incredible...
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GET LUCKY: 20% OFF the BIG THINGS SHOP!

November 24, 2012
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happy happy happy happy happy happy happy we love the holidaze, but aren’t that psyched on BUY BUY BUY BUY BUY. but we’re in RENO, NEVADA right now and we’re feeling lucky, so come on down to the BIG THINGS SHOP this weekend through monday and we’ll give you 20% OFF all online orders....
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Dries / Gijs / Jobs

October 13, 2012
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I went into MAC the other day with Jen and FELL IN LOVE with the new Dries van Noten / Gijs Frieling / Job Wouters collaboration for this Fall 2012 collection! I wrote about Frieling & Wouters’ book, Vernacular Painting, a few years ago, and am excited to see Wouters’ lettering splashed across crispy...
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Real Life Weekend Adventures

October 4, 2012
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I’ve been avoiding the internet lately in exchange for real life encounters. It’s AWESOME, you should try it! Here’s a list of exciting real life adventures happening this weekend … hope to see you all out and about! THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012 Design Night at Autodesk! This month’s theme is From Idealism to Realism:...
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Issue 2 of Got a Girl Crush Mag is OOUUTT!!

September 10, 2012
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Hey guys!!! ISSUE #2 of Got a Girl Crush Magazine is OUT and my travel journal is IN it! Check out my photo diary from the BIG BIG CITY series earlier this year. Muchas muchas gracias to Meg & Andrea for inviting me to be in this issue along with some other righteous ladies...
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