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Eny Lee Parker on Paying the Bills and Breaking the Mold

Eny Lee Parker on Paying the Bills and Breaking the Mold

Eny Lee Parker grew up in São Paulo and moved to LA when she was 13 years old. There she was reunited with her Korean mother who didn’t speak Portuguese, but with the help of friends she learned Korean and then English. “I had a typical immigrant experience in LA. I...
Élise Rigollet, a Risograph, and a World of Gems

Élise Rigollet, a Risograph, and a World of Gems

“It was inspired by my parents’ passion for finding and collecting minerals,” says graphic designer Élise Rigollet of her latest work—a 60-page Risograph-printed zine called Rockie. Élise fell in love with the Risograph—essentially a stencil duplicator that’s a cross...
How the Cosmic Paintings of Umar Rashid Tell a Deeper Story

How the Cosmic Paintings of Umar Rashid Tell a Deeper Story

“I’ve always considered myself an amateur historian, especially as a Black American in the US, where histories are very conflated,” says artist Umar Rashid. “It’s not like, ‘Hey, I’m Irish.’ Nobody really knows where they come from. In the case of African-Americans...
Miminat Shodeinde Designs Furniture as Sculpture

Miminat Shodeinde Designs Furniture as Sculpture

“Just enjoy it.” That’s what furniture designer Mimi Shodeinde tells people when they ask of her designs, “What’s that for?” The 26-year-old lives in London’s South Kensington district, working from a two-floor apartment where she dreams up furniture more akin to...
Roanne Adams on Branding and Balance

Roanne Adams on Branding and Balance

Silver Lake is full of chic homes owned by chic people, but few in LA can claim a vista like Roanne Adams’ on the Silver Lake reservoir. Inside, I felt like I was in one of Roanne’s Instagram posts—neat and deliberate—but among her many to-do lists and the scattered...