Since opening its doors in 2003, Poketo has grown beyond a retail destination into a national lifestyle brand. Collaborating with more than 200 artists, husband-and-wife team Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung have tapped into the design community to create affordable diffusion lines – ranging from housewares to stationary to apparel – that bring art into the everyday.
Creative Spaces is an interior design book profiling the Poketo community of creative entrepreneurs, designers, and artists in the spaces that inspire them. From Adam J. Kurtz’s tiny, colourful desk to ceramist Helen Levi’s sprawling Red Hook studio, the book features interior and atmospheric photography from 22 contributors. Minimalist apartments, historic homes, cool studios, cabins, and more fill the pages, with quirky takeaways (miscellany ranging from a textile guide to Jaipur to Japanese design philosophy). Packaged in Poketo’s colourful style, this book will embolden dreamers and thinkers into doers and makers.
About the Authors
Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung are the Los Angeles-based husband-and-wife team behind Poketo. Founded in 2003, Poketo quickly became recognized for their collaborations with more than 200 international artists, offering custom lines of stationery, home goods, and apparel. With five retail locations and weekly creative workshops, Poketo also works with brands such as Nike, MTV, Target, and Nordstrom, as well as institutions including the Guggenheim and SFMOMA.
"With this book, Poketo is painting a full-spectrum picture of these creative individuals, so as you're reading this right now, you can hold a little part of their creativity, and humanity, in your hands."--Jaime Derringer of Design Milk