After seeing photos of the Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) in LA & NYC flooding my social feeds, I was so thrilled to find out that they were going to open a location in my hometown, San Francisco. Those that know me well know that ice cream is one of my favorite treats to indulge in, in all its creamy and flavorful glory. So when my friend, Thy from ThyTime, invited me to go with her to the VIP preview event the weekend before opening day, I immediately said yes!
I went to the Color Factory pop-up exhibit not too long before I attended the MOIC preview event, so I thought I knew exactly what to expect. But after catching myself feeling like a child again while playing carnival games in the Ring Toss Room, diving into the Sprinkle Pool, and on a sugar high the entire time from all the yummy ice cream tastings, I realized that co-creators of the MOIC, 25-year old Maryellis Bunn and 37-year old Manish Vora, created an experiential space that clearly skyrocketed above and beyond my expectations. Today I’m sharing a photo diary of my experience at this fun and interactive candy land.
A couple of months ago, 2NV, a media productions brand created by Wesley Wong, asked if I would be interested in being the first feature in their upcoming video docu-series, Glimpse. As I chatted with Wesley to learn more about 2NV and Glimpse, he painted his vision of producing a documentary-style film series that would showcase the stories of Bay Area artists and entrepreneurs - specifically those who are pursuing their passions and dreams.
I asked Wesley if producing media is his passion, and he admitted to me, yes. Even with a full-time job as a lawyer, his heart tugged him towards creating media that would build an emotional connection with an audience through thoughtful imagery and story-telling. This ultimately led him to start 2NV Entertainment and to his desire to create Glimpse. Along the way, he reached out to Greg Wong, a talented photographer, who ended up collaborating with Wesley as their main Photography Director to turn 2NV and Glimpse into a reality.
Being able to relate to his purpose in creating the docu-series and in pursuing one's passions, I happily agreed to work with Wesley, Greg, and the rest of the 2NV team to create the first episode of Glimpse. Last week, I posted a preview of the video on my blog. Today, I get to share the full episode with you, detailing how I got started on The Chic Diary and what it all means to me. Read More
I worked with a media productions brand called 2NV a while back to be their first feature in their upcoming series, Glimpse. Glimpse is a documentary-style film series providing a peek into the lives of Bay Area artists and entrepreneurs who are pursuing their passions. Sharing a quick preview of the first episode today, and the full video will be released on Thursday, October 12th. :) Stay tuned and hope you enjoy the preview! Read More
Color Factory is a 12,000 sq. ft. two-story pop-up exhibit in downtown San Francisco, celebrating color, material, and its local and global featured artists. It opened its doors in early August and will be in San Francisco until the end of September. The exhibit is now one of the hottest Instagram hot spots in the Bay Area and is definitely a fun and memorable experience!
I recently visited Color Factory and had such a blast. All installations were interactive and visually delightful. They did a great job at not over-crowding the building so you don't have to wait in long lines or feel rushed to snap a photo. Sharing some of my highlights in this post and, of course, some colorful photos below :) Read More