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February 27, 2010

Michael Young for Emeco

Sell like you buy ~ Seth Godin
Mt Rainier Design Spring Collection ~ Inventory Magazine
The Brand Underground (old but good!) ~ NY Times
Is your city among the best or worst places to get your car fixed? ~ Autoblog via AutoMD
The new Michael Young designed “Lancaster” chair collection ~ Design Boom


Tonight in SD: BLENDS “Five Year Function” at El Dorado Bar

February 26, 2010

Blends 5 year Anniversary

Remember the BLENDS “Five Year Function” that I mentioned earlier this week? Well, that’s happening tonight! It’s doubling as my Birthday as well. So come out!!! Julz and Mark Marcelo will be DJing tonight as well, so it’s a win-win situation. 21+up. Come as you are.

RSVP: http://www.eldoradobar.com/events.html make sure you RSVP for 2/26/2010

When: Friday, February 26th, 2010: 9:00PM-2:00AM
Where: El Dorado Bar and Cocktail Lounge
1030 Broadway (between 10th Ave & 11th Ave). SD, CA 92101


Currently listening to: “Overnite Religion” by Kurt Vile

February 25, 2010

Kurt Vile


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February 24, 2010

Terry Richardson x The Situation from Jersey Shore

The Rolex Building Center ~ Arkitip
Superman’s Debut Comic Sells for $1M ~ Time
The Sartorialist on The Treatment with Elvis Mitchell ~ The Sartorialist
Terry Richardson and The Jersey Shore Photoshoot (above photo) ~ Terry’s Diary
Hold On, I’m Coming: The Independent Record Labels of Memphis, TENN. ~ Cat Dirt Sez


Ikea’s Swedish Meatballs. They’re good

February 24, 2010

Ikea San Diego

IKEA is definitely one of my favorite places to grab a bite to eat. I was in the area after buying a new dock for my iPod shuffle (awkward Craigslist transaction btw!) and made my way just across the other side of Texas Street leading to IKEA’s Mission Valley location. The cafeteria style seating wont win the hearts of everyone, but knowing that your food comes from environmentally and socially responsible sources definitely leaves some room for comfort. I had the pleasure of enjoying a plate of their coveted Swedish Meatball plate and a side of their steamed veggies. Looks good, no?

edit: the iPod dock that I bought ended up being fake and useless. Bummer. I’m such an idiot.

Ikea's Swedish Meatballs


Currently listening to: “Slow it Down” by Flying Lotus

February 23, 2010

Flying Lotus Live


On my desk… And around my desk

February 23, 2010

My desk. 2010

I took this photo a few weeks ago. It was on one of those moments where its like shit.. what the fuck. It’s so fucking quite right now. I’m expecting this year to be pretty damn difficult and hectic. In a good way though. So I guess I better enjoy the silence.


FRIDAY, February 26th: Blends “Five Year Function” at El Dorado

February 23, 2010

Blends 5 year Anniversary

Very rarely will I post event flyers on this blog. But this event is pretty special. This Friday, BLENDS San Diego will be celebrating their 5-year anniversary shindig, Five Year Function (F.Y.F.). For those that don’t know me, I’ve been working at BLENDS San Diego since its opening and it has been my mainstay for a good portion of my working life. Presented by Victory Nightlife, the night’s music will be provided by MindzAlike’s all-stars, Mark Marcelo and DJ Julz. This will definitely be awesome.

The night also lies on my birthday weekend, so come say hello and congratulate me on making it to 27 (still alive!). Free giveaways/raffle drawings will also be held through the night.

When: Friday, February 26th, 2010
Where: El Dorado Bar and Cocktail Lounge. 1030 Broadway. San Diego, CA 92101

BLENDS San Diego


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February 19, 2010

VitraHaus by Herzog & de Meuron. Photo by Iwan Baan

A Dash of Color at Vitra’s Eclectic Site ~ NY Times
Vinyl record sales are surging ~ Dallas News
Kings Of Convenience: Honey-Dipped Fury ~ NPR Music
I Swear to Good you are God at This ~ Dwell
From Silkscreen to Silver Screen: An Interview with Eileen Yaghoobian ~ AIGA


On my desk: Monocle Magazine

February 19, 2010

Monocle February 2010


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