Brandon Zuck
Brandon Zuck

Brandon Zuck picks rebellion as his protagonist. As a short filmmaker residing in Los Angeles, Zuck’s best ideas come to him between pop punk covers of ‘80s hit songs. This is only fitting given that his work traces angsty storylines against the backdrop of muted neon hues reminiscent of the worlds in John Hughes’ cult […]

Maria Burns
Maria Burns

Exploring the Psyche in Fashion Filmmaking A white glove on a table suddenly begins to move on its own, twitching in spasms as if taking in its first breath of life. A woman switches in between contorting her body in visceral, extreme movements, to freezing in rigid perfection. A girl’s face warps as an ice […]

Hoch, Dali, de Salvia
Hoch, Dali, de Salvia

Luca de Salvia Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.- Salvador Dali Deh deh deehhhhhhhhh. Vrrrrmmmmmmm. Clink, clink, clink, clink. Clunk. Blub, blub. Close your eyes. The instrumental journey of Sinfonia Digitale is an enticing, disorienting, and clever symphony as colorful as the accompanying images. If […]

Polimoda
Polimoda

Students graduating from Polimoda, one of Italy’s most prestigious fashion schools, based in Florence, showed their final collections in June in a group show entitled ‘Tell Me About You.’ At the invitation of Polimoda’s Director Danilo Venturi, an international jury of fashion experts gathered to view the event, which was staged at the beautiful Villa […]

Brandon Kee
Brandon Kee

BFA Fashion Design student Brandon Kee grew up in a small town outside of Salt Lake City, Utah before coming to San Francisco to study at the Academy of Art University. September of last year, Kee shared his newest collection during the New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 season. Kee’s inspirations for his work include […]

East Siders
East Siders

Gucci dress & shoes Laruicci rings Noir earrings Prada top, skirt, shoes & bag Hart earrings Jason Wu top, skirt & jacket Shahla Karimi earrings Victoria Hayes dress & jacket Sergio Rossi shoes Noir earrings Shahla Karimi bracelet Salvatore Ferragamo bag Etro top & skirt Carmen Marc Valvo top & skirt Isabel Marant top, skirt […]

Luminous Path
Luminous Path

Sabine wears Sessun top Rokit jeans Harmony, left, wears Tibi high-collar shirt Toga pleated skirt and boots Tali, right, wears Ikks roll neck knit Vilshenko dress Toga suede boots Harmony wears Sessun top Rokit skirt Harmony wears Sessun roll neck knit LF Markey skirt Migulina lace top Tali, front, wears Cecilie skirt & top Harmony, back, […]

Verde
Verde

Moschino top, leggings, boots & accessories Emporio Armani off-the-shoulder jacket Dsquared2 dress, lace-up heels Matsu leather gloves with fringe Saint Laurent gold lame dress, sequined socks & fringe earring Giuseppe Zanotti pumps Christian Dior bra, underwear, jewelry Christian Dior beaded tulle gown, bra, underwear, leather sneakers Miu Miu leather quilted handbag Coach 1941 sheer dress, […]

Dubfire
Dubfire

Setting the DJ Scene Ablaze Before he was Dubfire, he was Ali Shirazinia: a young Iranian boy, newly immigrated to America, constantly on the outside looking in. Foreign to his peers and an average student, Ali’s chances of fitting in were slim to none, but fitting in was never what Ali was destined for. His […]

Walking in LA
Walking in LA

Although LA has always been known as a driving town, DTLA has developed into a village of sorts where most people walk and actually get to know their neighbours and local shop owners. The 7th Street corridor has recently emerged as a destination with shops, restaurants, and bars popping up between the brujerias and cell […]

Sip, Sniff, Savor!
Sip, Sniff, Savor!

Creating Memorable Moments with Duckhorn Wine Company It was a true love fest. Hundreds of wine fans wandering blissfully from table to table sniffing and sipping flavorful offerings of new Pinot Noir releases made with pristine fruit grown in the coastal region of Anderson Valley in Mendocino County. Set inside a spacious white tent surrounded […]

Jeans Genie
Jeans Genie

Stefano Rosso He truly is blue blood denim royalty. The son of Diesel founder, Renzo Rosso, Stefano cut his teeth studying at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York where he completed a BA in International Trade and Marketing. Stefano first began working outside the family company, collaborating with brands like Zoo York. After […]

Gary Hustwit
Gary Hustwit

Interviewed by Primo Orpilla I was a Gary Hustwit fan long before he came to O+A’s office to shoot scenes for his documentary Workplace. Years before that, our whole firm went to the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to see his first film, Helvetica—a movie that took a simple subject (a common font used […]

Aarti Shahani
Aarti Shahani

The Influencers Aarti Shahani reports on all things tech for National Public Radio. A native New Yorker, Shahani is determined to understand Northern California and to bring to light emerging innovation as well as contradictions within the tech ecosystem. Shahani brings a sober perspective to her stories – free of rose colored glasses, yet fair […]

Todd Francis
Todd Francis

Hand Signals While it’s common for great artists to create controversial storms, Todd Francis is known for creating hurricanes. With the comical, grotesque qualities of R. Crumb and the political freedom of Paul Conrad, Francis’s cartoonish work provides a poignant, and often unsavory, underlying message. Todd Francis has created a number of iconic skateboard and […]


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