iOS app Android app

Art of Y

Socially Conscious Cashmere (#ArtofY)

Alex Schattner | Posted 07.16.2014 | Impact
Alex Schattner

Ever been to the cashmere farms of the Gobi Desert and thought, "I can create a symbiotic business with the herders?"

Public Art in Digital Space (#ArtofY)

Alex Schattner | Posted 07.10.2014 | Arts
Alex Schattner

It's hard to imagine artists working without the generosity of wealthy patrons. So, it may seem shocking that BC Biermann and Jordan Seiler thrive on pissing those patrons off by protesting public ad spaces.

The Art of Y: Wine in a Box?

Alex Schattner | Posted 06.11.2014 | Small Business
Alex Schattner

If you thought breaking into the energy drink market was tough, at least it doesn't have the regulatory hurdles placed on alcohol. Steffan Bankier and Jordan Gutman co-founded Public House, a premium boxed wine company, back in 2012 and it's been an exhilarating challenge ever since.

A Lesson in Oral Storytelling and Revenge

Alex Schattner | Posted 06.14.2014 | Books
Alex Schattner

Step 1: Before you speak, make sure the story is relevant to the audience.

The Art of Y: An Interview With Fashion Designer Catherine Litke

Alex Schattner | Posted 04.10.2014 | Style
Alex Schattner

On Jan. 23, I spoke with fashion designer Catherine Litke at her studio near Union Square, New York City. Ms. Litke and I attended high school together. In 2012, she founded LITKE, her self-named fashion house.