Laure is a Los Angeles–based photographer and design enthusiast. When not contributing to Dwell and Apartment Therapy, she's opening too many tabs in Firefox, baking, gardening and exploring the great outdoors.
Tina Roth Eisenberg runs a successful graphic design company but is perhaps better known as the author behind the design centric blog, SwissMiss. The self described Swiss designer gone NYC covers everything from typography to eyebrow dances, curating a specific cross-section of humor, design and inspiration.
If you read Dwell's February 2009 Process section, you saw the inner workings of the Marmol Radziner prefab factory, where they construct their loved and lauded modern homes. Those of you in Southern California can now see Marmol Radziner's smallest prefab, Rincon 5, live and in person, on display in all of its 660 square feet of glory beside their offices in West LA.
Looking for a cheap calendar that will never run out of pages? Think you're clever enough to think like a computer? Then this is for you. All you need are 12 pennies, a piece of cardboard, and an X-Acto knife.
Long before the age of digital cameras there was the Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera. Manufactured in the early 1970s, it allowed the user to have, in their hand, the photo they shot moments earlier. Citing a continued loss of revenue in recent years, Polaroid announced they would cease production on all instant film in 2009—much to the chagrin of Polaroid lovers everywhere. But now thanks to Austrian businessman Florian Kaps, those of us with the classic cameras will be able to keep shooting.
Like the Arts and Crafts movement that exploded at the turn of the century, today's DIY revolution is a return to community and creativity. The film Handmade Nation seeks to document the slow rise of craft and DIY culture, and its growing importance to a new generation.
Husband and wife Carrie and Andrew Purcell are in the business of making beautiful, and mouthwatering, photographs together. They chronicle their observations on food, photography and living in Los Angeles on their blog Pictures and Pancakes.