SHOPPING

NEW dullDiamond x BIG THINGS bracelets in the BT SHOP!

April 30, 2012

So you may have seen the photos of my most recent mini-vacay in Palm Springs…but what I was waiting to share was the NEW dullDiamond bracelets that I took with me on the road to photograph in the desert! FINALLY they are ready to go in the BIG THINGS SHOP!!! I’m particularly excited about the fuchsia...
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WPD Part 1: Dulcelandia Tour w/Debbie & Lilian

March 30, 2012

In this first part of their World Party Day tutorial, Debbie Carlos & Lilian Martinez take us on a tour of the Chicago Mexican chain candy store, Dulcelandia!!! My teeth are aching just looking at those bulk bins full of lollipops…but it’s worth it! Stay tuned for the second part coming soon….
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Refinery29 features Metier & Moni & Me!

March 23, 2012

Refinery29 recently featured me & my coworker/bff, Monica, at our work in San Francisco as part of their piece on SF’s Stylish Shop Girls! I’ve worked at Metier doing the styling and photos for their blog and website for the past four years and Monica has been there for six. I wanted to share the article...
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BIG BIG CITY: BROOKLYN success!

February 20, 2012

saturday’s mini-snow flurries made the perfect day for hanging out at launchpad and learning some skills! here are some shots of the BBC: Brooklyn event we had last weekend w/brooklyn skillshare at launchpad in crown heights. it was such a pleasure working with meg, who is an expert community organizer and helped put together some...
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BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO success!

February 15, 2012

i’m back in oakland after a wonderful 10 day trip to chicago and new york! HOLY SHIT you guys, i am so excited to report back that both BIG BIG CITY events went so smoothly and successfully…i almost can’t believe it’s all over. chicago came out in full force on a frigid tuesday night...
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BIG BIG CITY: BROOKLYN!!!

February 2, 2012

BIG BIG CITY moves from chicago to brooklyn next week for an awesome saturday of mini-skills workshops and another pop-up art market! we are so excited to be working with brooklyn skillshare to bring you a saturday of fun in crown heights! join us on saturday, february 11th at launchpad, where three brooklyn artists...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: MAX of ALL PLAID OUT

February 1, 2012

max was all FIRM handshake and BIG smiles when we met in the fall, a charming guy with an incredibly flattering enthusiasm about BIG THINGS. we met at dose market in chicago via his partner, the absolutely lovely dosette, jessica herman. as one of the internet’s most style-savvy male bloggers, his blog, all plaid out, has esquire, the wall street...
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BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO!!!

January 30, 2012

WOW WOW WOW everyone! i am really excited to unveil the next project we are working on…. BIG BIG CITY: a yearlong series of events celebrating and connecting the vibrant arts communities of the USA! yes, isn’t that exciting? the first stop will be in my hometown of CHICAGO next tuesday, february 7th. i...
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people’s gallery CLOSING EVENT!

January 27, 2012

it’s not goodbye, friends, it’s “see you later!” from the beginning, people’s gallery was a temporary space for the artists of the people’s biennial, a project by jens hoffmann and harrell fletcher. throughout its year-long run, we’ve had all kinds of events supporting local artists in a democractic, “people’s” fashion. so many of you have...
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patchwork

January 23, 2012

nick emailed me with some wonderful images tonight, including the lovely and highly-collectible boro, a type of patched japanese textile composed of recycled and reused fabrics that literally means “rag.” japanese textiles have always been a source of inspiration for me, so after researching boro, i was excited to discover sri, a textile gallery in brooklyn...
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