Peter Khoury is a Richmond transplant who came to us from Brooklyn, New York as our Creative Project Manager. With a diverse background from Guatemala and the Middle East, he grew up surrounded by his parents’ different cultures and families which led to a love for travel, language, and different cultures. Though he’s been traveling his whole life, […]
Helen Levi is a photographer and ceramicist based in Brooklyn, New York. She began pottery classes as a child and launched her own brand of ceramics last year, using several kinds of porcelain and clay and focusing on the uniqueness and specialness of each thing that is made by hand. Levi grew up in Manhattan’s […]
I’ve lived in New York for 7 years, but I’m a bad New Yorker. I still haven’t been to Statue of Liberty, and only just recently went to Ground Zero. BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) also fits in that category. Every week something amazing happens there, and every week I make another excuse not to go. […]
On top of a duplex, somewhere in an unassuming spot in Williamsburg, is an igloo. It’s not a normal igloo. Not because of its shape, or anything else that makes an igloo an igloo, but because of the people inside it. Despite its name, Dark Igloo is the opposite of dark. It’s vibrant, alive, consistently […]
When I moved to New York in 2007, everything was magical. One day, I wandered into a small shop in Chinatown, Project No. 8. It had just opened. I was obsessed with Scandinavia at the time (still am), and they had all these beautiful sweatshirts from a little Danish label called Devandervar. Anyways, when I […]
Julie Hung, the creator behind Jujumade, is constantly experimenting with shapes, materials and concepts. Previously an industrial designer in Los Angeles, Julie is now more than a ceramicist, she is an artist on a never ending quest to constantly create. You’ve seen her inspiring and unique collaboration with Brook&Lyn, and now we’re happy to introduce […]
Our friends at ALLDAYEVERYDAY present The Newsstand: An independent media take over of the Newsstand at the Metropolitan Avenue station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Along with 8-Ball Zine Fair founder and curator Lele Saveri, The Newsstand features independent magazines and zines from around the world. Lele has helped ALLDAY to work with some of the best bookstores and zine publishers around New […]
Ryan Plett is a photographer and entrepreneur based in New York City. You may know him from You Have Broken the Internet, TravelWell, or his most recent pursuit, #CURRENTLY. We teamed up with Ryan, who shot the lookbook Nowhere Fast in Brooklyn, New York, featuring Leebo Freeman and styled by Carolyn Doolittle. Can you introduce […]
Clouds are about to spread over California. This is dirty meets pretty. Black on High is a Brooklyn takeover of Hollywood featuring the dark and gritty work of Alexander Heir, Jess Poplawski, Dilek Baykara, Tamara Santibanez and Othelo Gervacio, who will be showcasing a new body of work based off his childhood obsession with magic. This clan […]
Since I first began studying art in Richmond, one person who’s work has continued to inspire me over the years is Eric Yevak and his paintings. Yevak, who now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York had several gallery shows in Richmond when I lived there and even sold a line of t-shirts at Need […]
You can thank us for this one later, but for now, just sit back and turn your speakers up loud. There’s not much we know about this mystery band from Brooklyn that goes by Haerts besides they have a Facebook. As of now, this duo has just released one track, but that’s all we needed […]
Tomorrow officially marks the beginning of a brand new year. Whether you are celebrating the end of a great year or one you can’t wait to forget, it’s time to get ready for the next chapter. Many of us use the New year as an opportunity to make positive changes, to reform our well-being or […]
Brook&Lyn jewelry is handmade by Mimi Jung in Los Angeles. Mimi designs jewelry noted for presenting natural materials in innovative ways. Her collections focus on contrasts such as light and dark, and reflection and deflection; they seek to make familiar materials appear new by emphasizing selected features. We’re excited to introduce Brook&Lyn, now available at […]
Brooklyn-based Dépanneur considers themselves a convenience store. That may be an apt description if all urban convenience stores stocked elderflower soda, locally-sourced hand soap, and German Katje yogurt gummies along with their household cleaning supplies and cigarettes. Perhaps we could call them a locally-minded gourmet shop with a European grocery twist, but then you’d be missing their delicatessen […]
We saw these over at The Blaaahg and just started to drool. Brooklyn, New York, summer, 1974, film – shot by Danny Lyon. You really can’t ask for a better vibe of kids, water, grit, freedom, hustle, bustle, heat and late nights. Makes you want to go bust open your own fire hydrant and drain […]
Pierre Botardo moved to Brooklyn from Virginia Beach after living in Richmond. He’s been a long time friend of ours and has recently launched his portfolio site. He creates new worlds and shares his personal experiences by using found images in vintage magazines, photographs and occasionally, india ink.
The Big Apple Tweed ride is just what it sounds like. More than 150 well-dressed individuals riding through NYC on a beautiful sunday. Shame on you for missing it too! BKc Harris Tweed hats off to the entire BKc team and Big Apple Tweed ride planners and participants. Click for the continuation.
Our friend Othelo was over at the Motorcycle and Metal show this weekend (aka the Brooklyn Invitational) with Polaroid in hand. Check out what you missed.