This Detroit-based #Explorist is well-known for the colorful, whimsical world she creates in her photography. We trace her sunshine roadtrip from Detroit to L.A. and back again.
You know Tereza without knowing Tereza, whether from our emails or from a walk in front of our store on Cary Street in Richmond. She’s one of our favorite models and has a fascinating life and story.
You might know this #Explorist as the stylist behind “A Merry Mishap.” She takes us along on her regular family escape, Oregon’s remote, placid and peaceful Cannon Beach.
Like a true #Explorist, this film director has made the entire world his home. For Go Explore, we ride along on his epic journey across Zanzibar by motorbike and on to Kenya.
Hanging precariously off the eastern coast of the Bronx is the sleepy fishing village of City Island. Though it is only an hour and a half away from the steely stare of Manhattan, it feels like a slice of idyllic New England.
Bike maintenance, like haircuts, should be a regular part of your routine. But just in case it’s been a while, we walk you through some simple steps for getting your bi-wheel beast ready for riding in the sun.
We talk design, William Morris and working for fun with the husband and wife duo behind TOOOLS.
This #Explorist dove headlong into the raw, expansive nature of this remote Nordic nation. Its culture and nature far exceeded his expectations.
Like a true #Explorist, Molly threw caution to the wind and hit the Australian Outback for three weeks with five people she’d never met before. The rest is history.
Art is always a question of perspective. As are life, truth and consciousness, for that matter. Melvin Way’s intricate, cryptic work is a rare look into the boundless intricacies—and elasticity—of existence.
Clément Pascal and sculptor-painter Édouard Nardon teamed up for a duo exhibition that opened this week at Magic.
This summer, Storefront for Community Design is hosting Neighbors, a landmark meeting of architects and collaborative design professionals from around North America working to better their communities. We visited their Richmond studio this week in the lead up to the conference.
This Spanish-Chilean Explorist has visited the far corners of the globe with a special focus on food. For this year’s Go Explore, she shares a journey to the beguiling Atacama Desert, the driest on earth.
This Portland photographer well-known for his beautiful, evocative atmospheres is the epitome of the #Explorist. He shares one particularly transformative journey by foot across the highlands of Scotland and onto the remote Isle of Skye.
Few things are more iconically American than a road trip to Niagara Falls — that icon of resplendent and plentiful nature, and a powerful symbol of cooperation between Canada and the U.S. I set out by car a few Fridays ago from Richmond, Virginia, bent on seeing Niagara Falls and being back in time for work […]
If knitting had a renaissance earlier this decade, embroidery is ripe for one of its own. This quiet, unassuming artform usually associated with kindly grannies, easy chairs and pancake house-grade “Home Sweet Home” signs can be far more than kitch. Britt Hutchinson is a young artist who as Tinycup Needleworks is leading the way in […]
Our friend Kristen Ziegler, better known as Minima, lives and breathes minimalism — as far as she’s concerned, it is a “holistic approach to life” and everything from her taste in furniture to her monochromatic wardrobe makes her something of a domestic Dieter Rams. A while back, she gave us some handy spring cleaning tips, […]
Blue is traditionally all melancholy and subdued. It’s the primary color of rainy days and heartbreak; profound and reflective but generally not much fun to hang out with. And then there’s that (blue) dress nobody agrees on. One hue on the blue spectrum, though, is transcendent and bright. It’s the visceral blue somewhere between lapis lazuli, cerulean […]
We love print. But there’s print and then there’s innovative, imaginative boundary-pushing print. Among the handful of studios around the world pushing the boundaries of what books mean, how they’re made and what they contain, Pau Wau Publications runs with the best of them. This longtime favorite, run by Andreas Laszlo Konrath and Brian Paul […]
For all its idyllic fields of flowers, lavender cookies and Cézanne and Van Gogh scenes come to life, Provence can be an oppressively hot place. Humidity in summertime regularly peaks at just below drowning and the Provençal smartly choose not to hermetically seal themselves inside A/C, but there are nonetheless some excellent ways to beat […]