2012 December Archive

The Future Is Now

By: Conor Ford

The end of the year is here and it calls for a celebration! Having survived the predicted Mayan apocalypse, this New Year’s Eve requires something different. Why not serve champagne out of a painter’s pail? Or set a celebratory mood with a pair of ceramic speakers? After all, New Year’s Eve is the one night […]

Go Green Now: Pantone’s Color of 2013

By: Rose Apodaca

What does it say about the zeitgeist that the color for 2013 is that gleaming shade of green associated with the Wizard of Oz? Or that the stone it’s named after is categorized as precious? Or that it is imbued with qualities such as love and kindness and serenity, as well as hope and wisdom? […]

Saturday A+R East: Get Made In L.A.

By: Rose Apodaca

Join us this Saturday when we welcome L.A. craftsfolk Tanya Aguiñiga, Cathy Callahan, Alejandro Artigas and the work of other local stars for a trunk show celebrating the inaugural Holiday block party at District La Brea. Never-before-seen necklaces and other jewelry, along with furniture and dream catchers—all completely handcrafted in Los Angeles—will be the highlight […]

This Weekend at A+R West: Snow, Trams + Inside Track

By: Rose Apodaca

A winter wonderland beachside? Well, sort of. Our westside outpost of A+R is a hop and skip from the freezing snow blanketing the parking lot of The Brig this weekend as part of the Holiday Street Stroll along Abbot Kinney Boulevard. The weekend festivities get underway Saturday with roving carolers (are there any other kind?) […]