9 Jan
Part of "Virtual Reality" exhibit at Jonathan Levine Gallery NYC

This is one of those pieces of art that massages us right in the sweet spot of our frontal lobe, or wherever it is in our brain that appreciates art. Japanese artist/skateboarder Haroshi crafted this exquisitely accurate and humorously detailed skull out of re-purposed skateboard decks, even giving the handsome charmer a gold tooth and braces. […]


3 Aug
Lexus goes lavish to boldly pronounce its new design language

As we posted last week, Lost In a Supermarket was invited by Lexus to the unveiling of the latest generation of their flagship luxury sedan, the LS. But Lexus didn’t just want to invite a bunch of jaded, weary and bloated auto journos to Napa to take their gem out for a few laps around […]


27 Jul
The easiest way ever to win $250 from JonathanAdler.com

Yesterday we launched a Lexus Art & Design Contest to win $250 at JonathanAdler.com from Lexus x LIAS, and this morning our winner was selected: Blake K from Mississippi. Blake got the 3 answers right, and was chosen at random among the first 10 people to answer all the questions correctly. Thanks to everyone who […]


26 Jul
Answer 3 questions, win well designed gear for your home

Next week we’ll be heading north to San Francisco to usher in the global launch of Lexus’ all-new 2013 LS flagship sedan at a private exhibit curated by masterful aesthetes Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan. The event will feature an exhibition by some of the world’s rising photojournalists who, as Lexus says, “artfully capture the […]


18 May
Adulation, shimmying, loving forever & the importance of surfing

This week The Drums wrapped up their North American tour on the stage of El Rey Theatre in the Miracle Mile of Los Angeles, and there was no doubt the night held special meaning — for both the audience and the band itself. Photos by Damon Cirulli After a great warmup set by Stockton-via-Seattle’s Craft Spells, […]


30 Aug
Hammacher Schlemmer's omnipotent "Thunderclap" Alarm Clock

Do you have a problem waking up via alarm clock? Is your first instinct to sleep right through its incessant ringing, if not smashing it against the wall with one potent Jonathan Papelbon-like fastball against the wall? Then you might be in the market for the Thunderclap Alarm Clock — a 113-decibel screamer that’s loud […]


19 Jul
Friendship, Quantum Physics, loss and the afterlife

In the novel The Summer We Came to Life, three lifelong friends unite for their annual summer journey of discovery. What has changed with this trip, however, is the death of their fourth friend, Mina. The protagonist, Sam, battles hardest with the loss in the wilds of Honduras where she has temporarily relocated, and through […]


3 Dec
LIAS sits down with one of America's top pop culture illustrators

I first recognized Tara McPherson a few years ago sitting at her booth at Comic Con — it was insane. The line to meet her and have art signed wrapped around 2 other booths and basically shamed the couple other artists with signings at the time. I realized then that McPherson has the sort of […]