Paper heads west

By Aaron Carambula

Published: October 30, 2008 under Publishing

Photo: Paper Magazine

The winter bite is in the air and Cali is calling. Not all of us can heed that call, but Paper Magazine has made a habit of welcoming winter in L.A. They’ll be putting together their L.A. issue, partying, and hosting events from November 5-10. The 24 hour store with 24 bands and an A-list of vendors certainly has us on Kayak looking for last minute flights.

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You'll Like This Film Because You're In It

By Tom Ran

Published: October 24, 2008 under Publishing

Michel Gondry's latest book <i>You'll Like This Film Because You're In It</i>

Photo: PictureBox

Michel Gondry’s been on a mini tour to promote his latest book You’ll Like This Film Because You’re In It. His next stop will be at this weekend’s Art Book Fair in Chelsea. Gondry will be on hand to sign copies of his book on Saturday October 25 from 12-5pm and Sunday October 26, 2-5 pm he’ll be at the PictureBox Booth on both days. His final stop will be at Strand on Monday from 7pm.

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Apartamento Issue #2

By Tom Ran

Published: October 21, 2008 under Publishing

Apartamento Issue 2

Photo: Matter

Matter will be celebrating the release of issue 2 of Apartamento by hosting the launch event next Wednesday, October 29, from 6 to 8pm at their Manhattan location. Matter will also take this opportunity to introduce new products from Artek, the legendary Finnish furniture manufacturer founded by Alvar Aalto and his colleagues.

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Vunce Upon a Time

By Tom Ran

Published: October 15, 2008 under Publishing

Vunce Upon a Time

Photo: J.otto Seibold

Just in time for Halloween, Scout contributor, Siobhan Vivian recently completed a children’s book with artist J.otto Seibold. We’ve been fans of his since his early work with Girl Skateboards. Siobhan Vivian will be reading from Vunce Upon a Time, a story about a vegetarian vampire, next Wednesday, October 22nd at 7pm at BookCourt in Brooklyn.

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Estate 1-127

By Tom Ran

Published: October 1, 2008 under Publishing

Cover design to Peter Saville's latest book Estate 1-127

Photo: Peter Saville

Peter Saville will be speaking with Matthew Higgs about his work this Friday night at 8pm at White Columns. The conversation will be followed by a signing for his latest book Estate 1-127. Seating is limited. White Columns 320 West 13th Street.

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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008

By Tom Ran

Published: September 23, 2008 under Publishing

Cover illustration by Barry McGee

Photo: Houghton Mifflin Books

Dave Eggers and his students from San Francisco’s 826 workshop compiled this year’s edition of The Best American Nonrequired Reading, covering fiction, nonfiction, alternative comics, screenplays, blogs, and more. Contributors include Stephen King, Andrew Sean Greer, George Saunders, Gene Weingarten, and others with an introduction from Judy Blume.

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Alya Kazakevich

By Raven Keller
Alya Kazakevich in her shop in the Lower East Side

Photo: Rose Callahan

On a damp and muggy summer morning on the Lower East Side, Alya Kazakevich slowly stitched up the edges of a leather coin purse and recalled her childhood in Eastern…

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By Tom Ran
Partners Robert Highsmith and Stefanie Brechbuehler

Photo: Samuel Bristow

Stefanie Brechbuehler and Robert Highsmith, are the partners behind Workstead. The two met at Rhode Island School of Design while studying architecture and opened their studio in 2009,…

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M.Nii John Moore

By Tom Ran
M.Nii Tailor, Waianae, Hawaii 1959

Photo: Tom McBride

The photo is one of the few relics that remain of M.Nii’s history. An image that recalls the golden age of American surf culture. Three friends in front…

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