Helping to rebuild LA’s iconic hometown monthly magazine.
Walrus has collaborated with Los Angeles magazine Editor and Chief, Maer Roshan since his days as the Editor of Radar. As part of his mission to revitalize the classic LA monthly, he brought us in to help on various cover and editorial art.
For this special issue, released shortly after Kobe Bryant’s death, we opted for no copy on the cover. A single soaring image of Kobe flying up into the void said it all.
This one won One Show and CA awards.
NOVEMBER: 2021 LA on LSD
For this article about the prevalence of psychadelics in every corner of Los Angeles society, we wanted an image that acted like a contemporary version of a 60’s psychedelic rock poster but with someone unexpected – like an old lady. Clearly Justin Metz was up to the task of creating it.
February 2022: Are you safe?
A noir inspired image seemed fitting for a cover story about citizens who scared to go out into the newly dangerous post-covid world.
May 2022: 60th Anniversary
For the magazine’s 60th anniversary cover we kept it simple with some gold sparkling sequins a la the red carpet to commemorate the event.