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song exploder hrishikesh hirway

Poketo is teaming up with Hrishikesh Hirway, the man behind the much-revered podcast Song Exploder, will be leading a workshop on how to get your ideas off the ground and into the air… podcast style. Hrishikesh will be going through all the basics of creating a hit podcast. Everything from equipment, tips, applications, techniques, and even distribution. keep reading



Waka Waka is an LA-based furniture design studio founded by Shin Okuda in 2007. Marked by Bauhaus design influences and Japanese minimalism, his unique plywood pieces have caught the eye of many, including that of his wife, Kristin Dickson, the founder of concept store Iko Iko. In honor of our just released Waka Waka x Poketo exclusive bookends, we paid a visit to Shin’s studio to talk about how Waka Waka came to be and what keeps him inspired. keep reading

We recently paid a visit to the Los Angeles studio of Wrk-Shp, where we spoke with Airi Isoda about making the transition from architecture to fashion and drawing inspiration from unexpected places and materials. keep reading

On Saturday, May 9th, food photographer Julie Lee of Julie Lee’s Kitchen taught a workshop on food styling techniques at The Line Hotel. Workshop participants were provided with a selection of farmers market fresh produce from Melissa’s to get creative with, including luxurious ingredients like edible flowers and summer berries. Julie coached workshoppers in lighting and composition with stunning results – almost too beautiful to devour! keep reading

We wouldn’t dare let our graphic designer, Tina Miyakawa, escape to Tokyo without promising to share her take on the feverish, captivating, and often mysterious city. Read on for her recommendations, from peaceful gardens to local eateries. keep reading