a magazine for those of us who just need a break
photo by Kiana Toossi
Lizzy sits down with Anne Hollowday, a filmmaker, photographer, and orchid paramedic.
Fragmented poetry and notes by Noah Evan Wilson.
Short narrative film on female friendship and the sublime.
A visually stunning and emotionally striking short film by photographer and filmmaker Anne Hollowday.
We sit down with Francisco Correa Codero to bond over workaholic tendencies and discuss his Tribeca gallery, Lubov.
Kiana and Lizzy take a Saturday night off working (kind of) and go to an exhibition opening at Lubov, a gallery owned and curated by Franciso Correa Cordero.
In her spare time, Anna Reger photographs house shows. It might seem counterintuitive, but the hectic environments are a welcome break for the young musician.
Westley Denbaugh takes breaks by exploring suburban neighborhoods around Los Angeles. Dilapidation, signs of aging and wearing, catch his eye in particular and give his work a strong visual voice.
Violet Cowdin reflects on a childhood story and the nature of memory through a photo series featuring unidentified subjects and objects.
Explore James Reeder’s series of photographs that construct a disjointed and disorienting mashup based around the acts of seeing and doing, around gaze, gesture, and the photograph.
Explore an original 1970 home located in Old Las Palmas designed by Arthur Elrod and renovated by iD Group.
Sitting down with Carly Blumenthal to talk about movies, illustration, suburbia, and building your space.
Read how Viana takes a break from being a student, musician, and writer, from petting cats to running while listening to political podcasts. The real multitasker.
Writer & new contributor Kate Cavanaugh talks 5 ways to take a break.
We built Break as a place to retire from the daily bullshit—but sometimes, you can’t ignore it.
Read how Sophie takes a break from being an (amazing) art major at Chapman in California, from constant coffee breaks to making some time for a little more JVN in her life.
Sierra Climaco opens up her personal journals for Break.
Nick Scott explains the highs and lows of his passion for motorcycling, whether it’s getting a thrill from a ride or coming to a near death experience.
Read the ways that Sierra takes a break from her busy life from drinking iced coffee with a side of hot cheetos while watching New Girl to journaling every single day.
Sometimes, I wonder if I truly take breaks. I feel like my breaks are more propelled by how I’m feeling rather than responsibly planning them into my work schedule. Maybe this means my "breaks" are just modes of procrastination? Either way, here are some ways that I like to take a break!
Lizzy visits Endnotes at The Chimney NYC, which features works by 12 artists and some of the artist’s own personal libraries, expanding the viewer’s understanding of the many dimensions that exist in each piece.
Alexandra Hammond, Brooklyn-based artist, reflects on the mini-utopia that she spent her childhood perfecting.
A photo diary of Kiana’s travels to Florence. Next up: Venice.
The 1%? More like 100% fun! My experience in the vineyard, and it’s native past.
A photo diary of Kiana’s travels to Rome. Next up: Florence.
A series of sketches from Carly Blumenthal as she travels through Paris' museums, cafes, and a little something called "A Cinema Shack: The Greenhouse of Happiness."
Photo journal from Italy, 2015 by Chris Cheshire
A cross country guide to breaks by Emily Powers.
Kiana and Lizzy took their other halves (Nick and Danae) up to UC Santa Cruz in January 2018.
The trip where break was born. Lizzy and Kiana traveled upstate to celebrate Kiana's birthday in November 2017.
7 teenagers, 1 van, 8 stops.
The lines get a little blurry between design and culture, but this is where you'll find everything you're looking for to do with architecture, graphic design, illustration, furniture, and typograpahy.
This is where we are talking right now, about what's going on now. Sometimes it's where we get political, sometimes it's where we'll link out to relevant stuff in the world, and sometimes it'll be about our breakfast smoothies.
Hit us with your questions, concerns, suggestions, submissions, pipe dreams, and deepest darkest secrets.