Whenever I see a beautifully renovated house, I first think about all of the blood, sweat and tears that went into making it what it is today. Then, I feel overjoyed and excited for people - to have your dream house realized must give you an overwhelming feeling of pride. In fact, that excitement is so contagious it makes me want to take on projects of my very… Continue
Whether you voted for Barack Obama or not, you have to see how inspiring his election to the Presidency must be to so many people. What I had not considered though was how inspiring Michelle Obama is becoming to millions of women worldwide.
I never realized how stigmatized women in some countries are if they have dark skin or have only daughters. This article…Continue
For those of you that missed it last year, you're in luck because Unique LA is back! This weekend, shop at the one event that brings together over 230 independent designers and artists under one roof. Our super fabulous editor, Panda Ju,… Continue
The spring collection from Parisian designer Gaspard Yurkeivich, simply named "Y," is energetic, avant garde and chic. The pieces are both classic and bourgeois, simple and decadent, with splashes of color and architectural structure for contrast.
Having trained under Jean Paul Gaultier, Thierry Mugler, Yurkeivich excels in mixing elements of streetwear with a touch of high fashion. For his women's spring collection, the designer reflected on the styles of liberate… Continue
A new trailer just got released for this movie Paper Heart. Part documentary part fiction, the story follows comedian/actress Charlyne Yi (of Knocked Up) who has never been in love and is not even sure if she is capable of loving someone. Yi goes on a cross country journey to try to further understand the concept of love. Along the way she interviews married… Continue
Yuta Onoda is a very talented illustrator and artist originally from Japan who's currently working on his Bachelor of Applied Arts at the Sheridan College in Canada. I love the fact that you can see the Asian influence in his work but with his use of interesting color combinations, it comes off as fresh and modern. He'll be… Continue
Added by alice on April 27, 2009 at 1:30pm —
What is wisdom? Award-winning photographer and filmmaker Andrew Zuckerman interviewed, photographed and filmed 50 of the world’s great writers, actors, artists, designers, politicians, musicians and religious and business leaders of our time to find out. He posed seven questions to each of his subjects—all over 65 years of age—and their candid responses take us on a truly… Continue
Samsung has just introduced its first Google Android device, the Samsung I7500. Launching in major European countries in June of this year, the phone will feature a 3.2-inch, 320 x 480 pixel AMOLED touchscreen, WiFi, GPS, 5 megapixel camera with Power LED, 1,500mAh battery, 8GB of storage (plus MicroSD expansion for up to 32GB more), and a standard 3.5mm headset… Continue
GM today has made it official: The Pontiac brand will cease to exist by the end of 2010. The automaker announced its plans for Pontiac today during a press conference outlining dramatic updates to its restructuring efforts.
In addition to its Pontiac announcement, GM has also announced that it will cease building Saturn and Hummer brand vehicles after the 2009 model year. The previous viability plan had indicated that… Continue
Are you tired of going to the same ole' clubs? Why not make your own outdoors? German architects Modulorbeat have created Kubik, a temporary open-air nightclub comprised of 160 large water tanks that light up in tune with the beat. With special wiring, each tank can be individually controlled and glow in any color. Be sure to check out the video to see the full… Continue
I liked the food at Street, but the service was really slow and not worth mentioning; however, I didn't really mind because it had only opened a few days prior to my visit and from what I've seen, every new eatery has a ramp-up period.
There's a $35 tasting menu but I didn't get it since it was Indian-themed that evening and I had had Indian food for lunch. My group enjoyed the outdoor…