New York Times
January 22, 2013
By Catherine M. Allchin
A century ago, Seattle’s original Auto Row was home to chandeliered showrooms, which became all but forgotten after car dealers moved to the suburbs. By the post-World War II era, grand buildings on parallel Pike and Pine Streets stood empty. Low rents eventually attracted artists and musicians to the area, and the ’90s grunge scene spawned bars and music venues. In the last decade, preservation-minded developers transformed many of those automotive buildings into offices, apartments and shops, restoring original windows, old-growth beams and wood floors. Today the Pike-Pine Corridor is the epicenter of the popular Capitol Hill neighborhood, claiming some of the best restaurants, nightclubs and vinyl record stores in the city.
April 19, 2012
Adrienne Antonson, an artist of many mediums, found the inspiration for her clothing line, State, in the midst of alpacas. As a student at the College of Charleston she studied sculpting before landing a gig as the curator of the esteemed Charleston gallery, Eye Level Art. After just one year, she needed a change.
ABC News Charleston
March 21, 2012
Several years ago, Adrienne Antonson was a College of Charleston art major eager to delve into the fashion world. Now, just seven years later, her fashion designs have made it from paper to the runway at Charleston Fashion Week.
November 18, 2011
By Laura Cassidy
Under NuBe Green’s owner, artists really come into their own. Along with her husband Bill, NuBe Green owner Ruth True is one of the city’s foremost art collectors. But after two years of developing in-house lines for her all-American mercantile, it’s looking like her real talent is artisan collecting.
Designing Women (From left) Maresa Patterson, Adrienne Antonson, Ruth True.
October 7, 2011
By Kate Calamusa
So, it’s officially fall now isn’t it? (My pants are still damp from my walk in this morning and it is now 2 p.m.) Rather than get bogged down by the puddles, pull out the proverbial mood umbrella and use these cheery new fall offerings to block out the doom: