Molly Tuttle

Norah Jones and Russ Meyer

Who would have ever thought that Billboard magazine’s Jazz Artist of the Decade (2000-2009) would find creative inspiration from the King of 1960s sexploitation films? But that’s exactly what happened while Norah Jones was recording her new album, Little Broken Hearts, in the Los Angeles studio of Danger Mouse (aka Brian Burton), surrounded by...

Finally "Seeing" Street Art

Although my eyes first began digesting what I now know to be “street art” in the mid-1990s in San Francisco, it wasn’t until a trip to Paris in the Fall of 2009 and a move to Los Angeles a couple months later that I began tuning into the endless and ever-changing gallery of inspired...

Revolutions – The Album Cover Art of Shepard Fairey

Growing up, I had an amazing older brother who always made it his mission to instill in me an appreciation for all things cool. He made my parents get MTV for me just months after it first aired, he took me to my first concert while I was still in elementary school (Culture Club...

Design… Simone Rubi Style

After six days of non-stop rain in Los Angeles, it’s no surprise that at the moment I begin writing an Imprint entry about Simone Rubi, the rain pauses for a moment revealing not only a glorious golden hue out every window, but a massive rainbow triumphantly arching above the canyon in perfect form. Rainbows...

The Glass Slipper

What do you get when a surfer/skateboarder raised in the coastal paradise of Santa Barbara moves to Paris to work in a studio with master craftsmen who create one-of-a-kind gallery pieces and prototypes for some of France’s most admired and respected designers? The Glass Slipper, a crystal clear, glowing skateboard. Adrian Rubi-Dentzel comes from...

Paris Signage

The amount of visual beauty one can absorb while strolling the streets of Paris is hard to fathom. When not distracted by the fashionable women, perfectly groomed gardens or intricate architectural details, my eyes are drawn like magnets to the endless collection of signage which sits like a hand-selected little hat atop each doorway...

Inside Mike Shine's Surf Shack

Bolinas, California — A  haven for a spirited community of surfers, artists, and musicians located 30 miles north of San Francisco. A concrete ramp with graffiti-covered sides leads you down to the beach, and those in the know will recognize the art of Mike Shine on these walls. Bolinas is the home of Shine’s...