LA, I'm Yours"> clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Japanese Artisans at Heath; Wal-Mart Chinatown Cometh

Photo via <a href="">LA, I'm Yours</a>
Photo via LA, I'm Yours

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

FAIRFAXStarnet, a very cool Japanese design shop, is paying LA a summer visit with a shop-with-a-shop at Heath Ceramics on Beverly. The pop-up, which opened on Saturday, will run through September 10th and was curated by Shin Nakahara of Playmountain. (For those unfamiliar with Starnet, here's a post from Remodelista on the store/art space.) LA, I'm Yours already stopped by and says of the offerings: "They’d make great gifts and goods for the minimalist in your life" [Racked Inbox]

CHINATOWN—Our friends at Curbed report that construction has begun on the Wal-Mart store slated for Chinatown. As you might imagine, an lengthy comments thread has sprung up about the chain's value for or possible destruction of the surrounding community. [Curbed]