new york times t magazine stories

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

I’ve been collaborating with Alissa Walker for the last year and a half on a bunch of stories about LA people/places for the New York Times T Magazine. It’s fun discovering new things about this city and also celebrating its history. I also just really love working with Alissa on our pitches and things we’re noticing. We have a lot of fun together. I’ve also been assigned a couple of stories on my own. Here are some recent stories we’ve collaborated on and a couple I just shot:

The opening of Night Market Song in Silver Lake. The east side finally got some fiery authentic (sometimes weird) thai food. Alissa and I got to go and taste everything for research and it was amazing. it’s a local favorite now:
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See more photos and Alissa’s whole article here.

A place in my neighborhood that I just adore, Ouli. It’s a tiny shop in Echo Park run by the sweetest most design savvy people and I love seeing them thrive.
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Read Alissa’s article about Ouli here.

The revamping of the San Vicente Bungalows. Jeff Klein, the hotelier behind the Sunset Tower in Hollywood, has bought the old bungalows and has grand plans for revamping this oasis in the middle of the city.
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See more images and read the full article here.

Lombardi House, a recently redone Victorian house in the heart of Hollywood is now a great event space along with a place to stay:

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See Alissa’s full article here.

guest artist color prints

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014


You can still find giant black and white posters of my work in my shop but now, for a limited time you can also buy one of 2 GIANT COLOR posters over in Debbie Carlo’s shop. Debbie is a hero of mine so this is a big deal for me. Get all the details over in her shop. (There’s a deal if you buy both, FYI).

new work: DISC interiors for daily candy

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013





Loved shooting Daily Candy LA Editor Evvie Crowley’s house in Silver Lake. It was such a beautiful mid century home perched over LA with a dream view; David and Krista from DISC Interiors have the perfect subtle and sophisticated touch, love shooting with them. See the whole feature here.

new work: the plant whisperer for the new york times

Saturday, September 7th, 2013










Recent work for the New York Times had me photographing Mileece, a plant whisperer of sorts who makes music out of plants, lives in an airstream, bathes outside and has performed at MOMA. Her home was a wonderland, see all the pictures and read the article on the NY Times.

Check out some other stories I’ve shot for the New York Times:

A personal design hero in LA
This creative compound (and lively inhabitants) in Santa Monica
A landscape designer in Los Feliz
This coop in Berlin
This interior photographer (and his amazing modern home) in Los Angeles
This outsider artist in Palm Springs

See other recent work in Anthology, Nothing Major, T Magazine, Lonny, Cup of Jo and design love fest.

Follow me on instagram (I’m @ljoliet) for all the latest in my adventures.

new work: lonny

Saturday, September 7th, 2013




Shot a beautiful residence in San Francisco designed by Chloe Warner for Lonny. See the whole spread in the July/August issue of Lonny.

new work: T Magazine

Friday, August 30th, 2013


Teamed up this week with the talented Alissa Walker who wrote up the brand new Moon Juice Shop in Silver Lake for T Magazine. I shot the photos and tasted all the things. And I totally approve. See and read the whole thing on T Magazine.

new work: shirley kurata for nothing major

Friday, June 28th, 2013






Catching up on some recent work (from 3 months ago, yikes!) that I did for Nothing Major’s new journal (they’re the visual arm of Pitchfork). I spent the afternoon with Mike and Dean and Martha and we collaborated on this interview and home shoot with uber stylist Shirley Kurata. The day was sunny, involved champagne and good friends. Thanks Mike and Dean for making it happen!

Read the whole interview and more photos over on Nothing Major.

new work: anthology magazine

Monday, June 17th, 2013


One of my favorite shoots happened late this winter for the print magazine, Anthology. I got to collaborate with all around food genius Nicole Mournian (Chef at Gjelina Take away, winner of all things pie related and spectacular human being) on a beautiful outdoor entertaining story styled by Justina Blakeny (an equally talented and intimidating designer and color genius). We spent the day together prepping (and documenting) a fresh, beautiful, delicious dinner party in honor of Nicole’s birthday.





In the issue, Nicole shares recipes and stories about some of her favorite easy dishes: a perfect roast chicken, strawberry rhubarb pie, deviled eggs. See a preview of the issue right here or subscribe here. And you might remember I shot a home feature in Anthology’s very first issue.

mixed greens at plantworks in ny opens tonight

Friday, May 17th, 2013


Friends, I’m headed to new york next week.

But before I even get there, I have work opening in a show there TONIGHT. It’s a plant themed group show called Mixed Greens that Sight Unseen organized for the Noho Design District design week festivities. I was so flattered to be included alongside Brian Ferry, Debbie Carlos, Paul Barbera and Leslie Williamson. I have three prints in the show, below is a little peek at one of them.


I am in the process of choosing prints to offer for sale through my site so this show offered me the opportunity to see some things printed. It’s pretty exciting and I can’t wait to share the prints I’m choosing!

I’ll be in new york all next week and in boston the week after so get in touch if you’re around.

in the meantime, you can enjoy my in process May playlist.

new work: monroe workshop

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013



Last year I had the pleasure of working with Matt Monroe and his lovely wife, Jen. We shot Matt’s entire line of handcrafted furniture in their amazing Atwater workshop. He takes so much pride in his work that it more than borders on perfectionism, in the best possible way. His work is impeccable, grand and beautiful. Plus everything is made in LA. My favorites are the Seawall coffee table, the Independence Desk and the Haverhill Rocker. A special thanks to the talented Sarah Rainwater, who did all of their graphic design, for introducing us!

See all the photos and the whole line of furniture on the Monroe Workshop site. And follow them on instagram.