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Gloria J. Noto
SOCIAL STUDIES : M Rasmussen //  Artist + Designer + Maker

SOCIAL STUDIES : M Rasmussen // Artist + Designer + Maker

It's funny how momentum happens.  How someone can pop up into your life in a subtle way then all of a sudden they are part of your life.  I met M very briefly at a birthday bbq.  They seemed so interesting to me.  Maybe it was their soul behind their eyes, their creative aesthetic that felt very unique and authentic, or maybe it was their kindness.  Either way, I knew they would be my friend. Not to mention having one of the best Instagram Account names. Cut to a month or so later, and we are working together on a...

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Alyah Kanso
SOCIAL STUDIES : Jeffertitti Moon // Musician + Artist

SOCIAL STUDIES : Jeffertitti Moon // Musician + Artist

I've know Jeffertitti for so long now, I actually can't even remember how we met.  I think it was through the music and art scene in Echo Park... But however it happened, this person's presence has never left my orbit.  He has been a center part of culture creation in LA, be it playing shows, collaborating with other artists, modeling for GUCCI - whatever... He's been doing it and helping to curate the unique voice LA is starting to shine with.  Watching him play, you are thrown into a magic world and forget about where you are actually standing.  His...

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Alyah Kanso
SOCIAL STUDIES :  Seulye Jo // Designer + Founder CLED

SOCIAL STUDIES : Seulye Jo // Designer + Founder CLED

Earth Day, which should be every day, is a special time to honor our planet.  One way for us to give back was by collaborating with upcycled jewelry brand CLED.  We have joined forces to create a NOTO earring.  I chose to do one vs. two earrings to play on our ideals of gender fluidity and creative self-expression.  Important to note is the glass ball at the end of the sustainable silver chain is made of NOTO glass bottles.  Once you're done with your NOTO, you can now wear it!  To celebrate this, we are putting together a fun event during Earth Day...

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Alyah Kanso