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Interview

Interview

  In she walks wearing one of New York based Dominican fashion designer Peter Hidalgo‘s latest creations for Spring/Summer 2012, a turqouise Mosquito dress that asserts her readiness to conquer the world and create all opportunities. She has a lot to celebrate, a dream come true to most artists and even bigger accomplishment for someone [...]

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Tell me the truth . . . Paper Airplanes – Origami for Americans or just a clever way to send the math test answers across the room? America’s favorite paper company, Dunder Mifflin, used the Paper Airplane in the director’s cut of their paper commercial, and everyone’s favorite engineer – Dilbert – has one in [...]

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Paolo Javier chats with Keith Chow about the inaugural Asian American Comicon in post-convention glow. Asian Americans have been vital contributors to the American comic book since, well, its birth, a fact rarely acknowledged by an industry that continues to uphold a homogeneously white and hetero imaginary on the covers and in the panels of [...]

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Maptote’s Rachel Rheingold & Michael Berick

by Serena Liu July 21, 2009 Art

Maptote’s tote bags are the perfect neighborhood bling. How else can you proudly and properly pimp out your ‘hood? My own Queens tote has been to all five boroughs and back as well as various ‘hoods on many continents. I’ve used it to tote groceries, picnic wares and beach going gear. Plus, they’re local (Brooklyn-based) [...]

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Ciara Couture And Queensbound Designer Ciara Elend

by Serena Liu June 8, 2009 Art

I love that Ciara Elend loves Queens. She shares this love through chocolate bars, tshirts andteaching others to create. Her vintage style designs are unique, urbane and totally soft to the skin. (My well worn Sunnyside tshirt can attest to that.) She’s community minded and eco-conscious to boot. Name: Ciara Elend Occupation: Graphic Artist Borough/Neighborhood: Live in [...]

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