12 Dec
From Japanese art to the appreciation of well shaped derrières

The second installment of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series focuses on the Top 10 Books of 2011, including photo-heavy coffee table books, research tomes and literature. From the history of menswear staples to Japanese art to modernist architecture to the appreciation of the well shaped derrière, there were a multitude of books published covering […]


11 Jul
Photographing vintage Chevrolets & model Jeri Lee in lingerie

Fellow Angeleno and friend of Lost In a Supermarket Estevan Oriol has a job most men would envy (read our Q&A with Estevan HERE). As a photographer, he spends much of his craft shooting impeccably restored vintage cars (he and his SA Studios partner, Mister Cartoon, being pillars of the Lifestyle Car Club) and Latinas. […]


14 Mar
Taschen's 264-page tome of her life's work

Before she was one of the Beatles wives, Linda Eastman was a renowned  music photographer in the 1960’s traveling the world photographing music legends such as Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and of course The Beatles. Linda booked her first real job as a photographer while working as a receptionists for Town & […]


25 Jan
Beer: A Genuine Collection Of Cans coffee table book

There are books filled with generations of labels and packaging styles, but there has yet to be a book that covers the evolution of the drink that unites people around the world: beer. As Homer once said, “Beer: the cause of — and solution to — all of life’s problems.” Indeed Homer, indeed. Little do […]


22 Dec
A coffee table collection of Jason Munn's silk screen prints

If you happen to be a avid fan of indie rock music, or have in anyway involved yourself in the scene, then you most likely have come across Jason Munn’s work. An artist formerly from Wisconsin but now settled in Oakland, California, Munn has made a name for himself amongst the indie music scene designing […]


24 Sep
Rankin shoots the upcoming Transformers star for Thomas Wylde

Accomplished photographer and Dazed & Confused founder Rankin shot Victoria’s Secret model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for a book titled Ten Times Rosie. The hardcover coffee table book features the model/actress portraying ten different characters while showing off the designs of Paula Thomas (the 10 characters are to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Thomas’ luxury label Thomas […]


17 Aug
Christo and Jeane Claude's excessively (and fittingly) expensive Taschen compendium

Monstrously over-rated environmental installation artists Christo and Jeanne Claude have opted to collect their art in a massive Taschen coffee table book, which is fairly de rigueur for artists of their stature. What is not so standard, however, is the $50,000 pricetag they’re throwing on it. Seriously, $50K for a book. Obviously, the mindset that […]


1 Feb
The true aesthetic beauty behind the sport of auto racing

The title of Go Faster by Gestalten books pretty much nails the whole point of motor racing. But beyond the pure mechanics, engineering and science of auto racing is an aesthetic as intrinsic to some societies as fast food and cereal boxes (ever been to Brazil?). What Go Faster really nails is the true aesthetic […]