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HUSTLE FILE #94: Kris Fagan

NAME: Kris Fagan OCCUPATION: Designer/Craftsman/Artisan LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Repurposing furniture, wrangling up anything I can to make things. Collaborating with creative people on design projects. Being a true craftsman and artisan. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO … Continue reading

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Tastemaker (& Booty Shaker) Faith Blakeney

Happy Friday night, friends! Whether you’re at home on the couch cozy-style kickin’ it (like me) or out-on-the-town shakin’ it, don’t miss the chance to wake up tomorrow morning to a treasure trove of goodies while you sip your morning … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #92: Gia Bahm

NAME: Gia Bahm OCCUPATION: Designer/Creator of Unearthen LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Maker of keepsakes WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: I get to work with my hands. IF YOU COULD HAVE ONLY THREE TOOLS FOR YOUR HUSTLE, WHAT … Continue reading

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Lost in Fascination (with Beer Posters)

Some of my favorite graphics I’ve spotted popping in and out of hidden, hole-in-the-wall Japanese restaurants over the last week are all of the beer posters. Here’s a collection of a few favorites… Even if you don’t drink, there are … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #90: Sarah Anne Hartzog

NAME: Sarah Anne Hartzog OCCUPATION: Jewelry Designer LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: After almost 10 years in the fashion industry, I bailed and started Hartfield in 2011. My first collection is for Spring ’12 and everything is made with … Continue reading

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Tropic of California: Big Sur Happenings at the Henry Miller

I love Big Sur (grew up in Nor. Cal, near the coast and among the redwoods). And I love Henry Miller (first trip to Paris, I read Tropic of Cancer cover-to-cover, absolutely stunned). So when I got the chance to … Continue reading

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Oh Hello 2012!

My, how this new year is flying by. Straight flown into February without a single post in January! The thing is, I kinda took a blogging break on purpose since I dedicated January to writing a first draft of a … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #88: Jon Setzen

NAME: Jon Setzen OCCUPATION: Creative Director at Media Temple LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: My hustle is trying to make beautiful, engaging and usable things, as well as being a present dad and husband. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #87: Lina Linde

NAME: Lina Linde OCCUPATION: Freelance producer/project manager in the fields of film/art/transmedia LOCATION: Based in Malmö, Sweden WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I run a small company that’s basically just me doing everything I like and am good at. Right now I … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Talking: Me at Creative Mornings

So, a funny thing happened a few weeks ago. My favorite monthly lecture series Creative Mornings put out an open call for people who’d like to give a talk at this month’s gathering in New York and Los Angeles. I … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #86: Abigail Portner

NAME: Abigail Portner OCCUPATION: Still trying to figure out what to call myself. Professional juggler? I make drawings, play music, make videos and sculpture, usually all at the same time for myself and for others, including Animal Collective, Jim Henson … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #85: Cali Thornhill deWitt

NAME: Cali Thornhill deWitt OCCUPATION: Energy focusing LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Life support WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: I am investigating cultural destiny. IF YOU COULD HAVE ONLY THREE TOOLS FOR YOUR HUSTLE, WHAT WOULD THEY … Continue reading

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Public Fiction / Public Libraries

Super excited to ride my bike to my neighborhood art gallery Public Fiction tonight! This evening marks the opening of their “Gold Rush / Manifest Destiny” series that will go on through December. Oooo, and the other cool part is … Continue reading

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Schooled By Blogshop

Oh man. Wednesday night at home & I think I’m still recovering from the intensive two-day workshop I took this past weekend called BLOGSHOP—a buzz-worthy new class on “Photoshop for Bloggers” taught by Angela Kohler of Angela+Ithyle Photography & Bri Emery of … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #71: Vanessa Stern

NAME: Vanessa Stern OCCUPATION: Creative Recruiter by day, Design Junkie by night, Freelance Blogger, Artist, Decorator, and new Mommy, who works to vacation, and vacations to enjoy life!!! LOCATION: Brentwood/West L.A. by way of Pasadena, CA WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE:  I … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #67: Victoria Vu

NAME: Victoria Vu OCCUPATION: Designer (of buildings & paper) LOCATION: Silver Lake, Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I create ready-made and custom paper goods, and do my best to make the art of written correspondence (and good manners) a mainstay. … Continue reading

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Typography: Type-it-up or Tag-it-up?

Happy Friday, y’all! A wondrous day for the full-time, work-week warriors! I must finish my morning coffee and get out the door, but before I do, I just wanted to post a couple photos. One of the things I love … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #66: Krista Schrock

NAME: Krista Schrock OCCUPATION: Interior Designer + Blogger LOCATION: Burbank, CA WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I am a design enthusiast. I am totally inspired by all things design and want to bring affordable design to people’s lives. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE … Continue reading

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Get Your Black Swan on with Rodarte

Lots of Hustle Up love to the ladies (and sisters) of Rodarte, whose solo show “States of Matter” opened at MOCA/Pacific Design Center this weekend and runs through June. Chaotic and very cool, the installation they designed with their French … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #65: Satsuki Shibuya-Thoeng

NAME: Satsuki Shibuya-Thoeng OCCUPATION: Designer / life lover LOCATION: Sunny Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I’m the daydreamer behind lifestyle brand zakka nouveau. Always thinking + scheming up ways to connect people back to their human roots. Noticing the little … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #63: Faith Blakeney

NAME: Faith Blakeney OCCUPATION: Designer / Hustler LOCATION: Earth (sometimes) WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Everything & nothing, all the time. I’m a artsy-fartsy hustlin’ designer, mama, crafter, alchemist – tryin’ to make a $ outta 15 cents. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #62: Bekka Palmer

NAME: Bekka Palmer OCCUPATION: Graphic Designer & Blogger LOCATION: San Diego, CA WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Making things look good (& getting paid to do it). Anything from designing a website to putting together an outfit to styling a photograph. I like … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #47: Eric Singley

NAME: Eric Michael Singley OCCUPATION: 7th level ranger, woodsman, art director, and midnight gardner. LOCATION: Northeast edge of Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Making the Internet (and my yard and my room) a better place. Trying to help people appreciate … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #26: John Gheur

NAME: John Gheur OCCUPATION: Creative Director LOCATION: LALALAND WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: pimping pixels WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: food and water IF YOU COULD HAVE ONLY THREE TOOLS FOR YOUR HUSTLE, WHAT WOULD THEY BE: puter, blackberry, surfboard … Continue reading

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