Journal

November 5, 2014

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day One

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day One

After a seven hour red-eye commute to Monterrey, a few caffeinated beverages and some broken Spanish, we arrived to Monterrey’s Gen Mariano Escobedo Airport with a welcoming of a mild 65-degree rain and a buenos días from our cab driver! 

November 4, 2014

Preview: Mexico Expedition

Preview: Mexico Expedition

Every season, we partner with a developing country to create a travel documentary that celebrates the heritage of a country and highlights the manufacturing process of our season’s key product.

October 30, 2014

Film: Apolis + The Venture, Behind-the-Scenes

Film: Apolis + The Venture, Behind-the-Scenes

In 2004, we began this journey with a simple and perhaps naive, idea: the idea that people could live better lives if they were given opportunity, a chance to practice their trade, gain employment and determine their own future.

October 28, 2014

People: Alan Koch, Architect

People: Alan Koch, Architect

Over the past six months we have enjoyed getting to know Alan Koch, Apolis Nomad & Los Angeles architect.

September 28, 2014

Film: Seattle Reception, Apolis: Nomad Market

Film: Seattle Reception, Apolis: Nomad Market

We're proud to share a short film showcasing the highlights from our September 10th opening reception of our traveling installation Apolis: Nomad Market inside our Seattle retail partner, Glasswing Shop.

September 17, 2014

Retail: Open in Seattle, Apolis: Nomad Market

Retail: Open in Seattle, Apolis: Nomad Market

On September 10th we were proud to host the opening reception of Seattle’s Apolis: Nomad Market inside Glasswing Shop.

September 16, 2014

Film: Design and Community, Apolis: Common Gallery

Film: Design 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.

September 14, 2014

Retail: Seattle, Regional 'Local + Global' Partnership

Retail: Seattle, Regional 'Local + Global' Partnership

We are privileged to feature the Seattle Market Bag, exclusively sold at Glasswing & to announce our second citywide market bag giveaway.

September 2, 2014

Event: Design & Community Recap

Event: Design & Community Recap

On August 27th, we were proud to host our fourth free-admission community speaking series at Apolis: Common Gallery located in the Arts District of downtown Los Angeles.

August 30, 2014

People: Clare Vivier, LA-Designer and Friend

People: Clare Vivier, LA-Designer and Friend

On August 24, we caught up with L.A.-based accessories designer Clare Vivier as we prepared for our event at our downtown Los Angeles flagship.

August 19, 2014

Community: Apolis Joins CFDA

Community: Apolis Joins CFDA

Our team at Apolis’ sees immense value in surrounding ourselves with like-mined organizations that sharpen our brand.

August 17, 2014

Travel: 72 Hours in Nicaragua

Travel: 72 Hours in Nicaragua

Last-minute flight out of Los Angeles and six hours later I landed at Augusto C. Sandino International Airport, in Nicaragua's capital, Managua.

August 11, 2014

People: Bruno Belamich, Bell & Ross Creative Director

People: Bruno Belamich, Bell & Ross Creative Director

In June 2010, we sat down for a meal with Carlos Rosillo, the co-founder of Bell & Ross watches and recently we were able to interview Carlos' business partner and Bell & Ross' creative director, Bruno Belamich.

July 14, 2014

Retail: San Francisco, Regional 'Local + Global' Partnership

Retail: San Francisco, Regional 'Local + Global' Partnership

Apolis: Nomad Market is coming to San Francisco November 2014 through January 2015.

August 5, 2014

People: Laren Poole, Apolis Nomad

People: Laren Poole, Apolis Nomad

In 2006, while we were living in San Diego studying business, a mutual friend introduced us to Laren Fitzgerald Poole. On June 19, Laren was passing through the Arts District…