Journal

January 20, 2015

Event: Music & Community Recap, Part II

Event: Music & Community Recap, Part II

On January 8th, we were proud to continue our free-admission community speaking series at Apolis: Common Gallery located in the Arts District of downtown Los Angeles.

January 18, 2015

Film: Music and Community, Apolis: Common Gallery

Film: Music and Community, Apolis: Common Gallery

Since we opened the doors of Apolis: Common Gallery, our first regionally-branded Apolis retail space in November 2011, we’ve hosted regular Global Citizen gatherings and recently we started our speaking series.

January 22, 2015

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Nine

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Nine

At Apolis we believe two realities, the world is getting smaller and friendship can transform communities. 

January 15, 2015

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Eight

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Eight

Always fun to start the morning convincing our American bank that a jet setting Mexican drug lord did not steal my business credit card.

January 14, 2015

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Seven

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Seven

We started our day sharing chilaquiles with our host from our previous visit, Marie Farneth, the Oaxaca Program Manager of New York based non-profit, Nest.

January 13, 2015

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Six

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Six

Our initiative with Chivas Regal in Mexico started last year, November 5-9th, and were proud to announce that we will be adding to the archives of our daily Mexico Expedition photostories.

January 11, 2015

Film: Apolis + The Venture, Mexico Project Preview

Film: Apolis + The Venture, Mexico Project Preview

We are privileged to be working with Chivas on their new social entrepreneurship campaign in partnership with Fast Company.

January 8, 2015

Travel: A Journey East

Travel: A Journey East

For years, long-time friends and manufacturing partners throughout Europe and Asia have been inviting us to come visit and soak up inspiration from their country’s bustling urban centers and sprawling rural landscapes.

January 6, 2015

Event: 2014 Retrospective

Event: 2014 Retrospective

We are humbled and grateful for all of the support we have received in 2014 and want to take this opportunity to thank all the Apolis supporters who made 2014 a foundational year in Apolis’ history. 

December 31, 2014

Event: Music & Community Recap

Event: Music & Community Recap

On November 16th, we were proud to continue our free-admission community speaking series at Apolis: Common Gallery located in the Arts District of downtown Los Angeles.

December 25, 2014

Retail: Open in San Francisco, Apolis: Nomad Market

Retail: Open in San Francisco, Apolis: Nomad Market

Apolis: Nomad Market is a traveling installation featuring Apolis’ collection, stories & films. The goal of our Nomad Market is to bring the inspiring talents & stories of our global artisans to a local marketplace.

December 21, 2014

Community: Holidays in the Arts District

Community: Holidays in the Arts District

In 2007, we moved the Apolis HQ from our childhood roots in Santa Barbara to the heart of downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District surrounded by artists, designers and craftspeople who inhabit over 1,200 artist in residence lofts.

December 19, 2014

Apolis Office and Holiday Reflections

Apolis Office and Holiday Reflections

Like many others in the United States and around the world, we have spent this holiday season gathered around a table with family and friends, reflecting on 2014 and looking forward to the year ahead.

December 3, 2014

Retail: Open in Costa Mesa, Apolis: OC Marketplace

Retail: Open in Costa Mesa, Apolis: OC Marketplace

On November 13th we were proud to host the opening reception of Costa Mesa's Apolis: Orange Country Marketplace inside Cloth&Metal, part of the new retail concept, OC Mix.

November 13, 2014

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Five

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Five

After an exhausting routine of over 1,000 miles of traveling a day, we woke up to a Sunday morning in Mexico’s capital, D.F., the federal district.