Steven Grasse: Do Your Own Thing. Do What You Love.
At our recent New York Conference, maverick creator-entrepreneur Steven Grasse closed out the day’s discussions with a spirited talk about his journey from disgruntled ad man to revolutionary businessman. He spoke candidly about his inspirations, trials and tribulations, and his passion for living a life driven by art, authenticity, and conscience.
...If that inspires you to shop for modern threads, head to Art in the Age (116 N 3rd St.) a unique art/craft/design store that sells lady-run labels like Lauren Moffatt and Dear Creatures, and a rotating inventory from local designers...
PSFK Conference Speaker Interview: Steve Grasse
Steve Grasse will be one of the speakers at our upcoming PSFK Conference 2010, taking place on April 9th. Steve is the revolutionary behind Art In The Age Of Mechanical Reproduction, who has at one time or another, worked in advertising, clothing design, retail and liquor production.
PSFK talked with Steve recently to see what he’s been up to.
Wear an Authentic Artisan's Apron
An apron with multiple pockets is handy for keeping items like a meat thermometer, pencil, and corkscrew close at hand. Plus, this one- worn by butchers, potters, and blacksmiths alike- has "artisan at work" written all over it. Hang it on a hook in the kitchen to show you mean business.
Five-pocket artist's apron by Utility Canvas; artintheage.com; $44
IOTD: Field Notes 3-Pack
Here’s another way to look really, really smart even when jotting down “Note to self: buy detergent”. Channel your inner Charles Darwin with this set of notebooks, available from Philly’s own Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction. Snag it online here or head down to Old City and buy it from their flagship.
Tonight at Art in the Age!
Copy Jam is tonight at the Art in the Age store in Old City. There will be free art given away! The 3 girls love their art and could always use a new piece or two for there walls! So head on down, there may even be some free ROOT to drink!
The 3 Girls Philly