David Vega

David Vega

David Vega is a writer and editor living in Los Angeles. His interests include design and green building, Latin American literature, handcrafted goods, wine and cycling. He has written and edited for a number of print and web publications related to his various interests, and as the managing editor for Edible Los Angeles magazine, David became an ardent supporter of local, sustainable food. When not writing at some cafe, he can be found making wine in Northern California or riding his bike to the next great meal.


ReadAbout the Panama Hat

About the Panama Hat

Legend has it that a common straw hat, that favorite accessory of both the leisure class

ReadGeorge Nelson Flip Clock, a History

George Nelson Flip Clock, a History

The great designer who helped chart the course of American Modernism towards

ReadThe History Of Olive Oil

The History Of Olive Oil

Long considered one of the greatest natural assets of the ancient world

ReadAbout the Olivetti Typewriter

About the Olivetti Typewriter

Olivetti encouraged independent thinking in its designers and hoped it would trickle down

ReadNatural Cork’s Comeback

Natural Cork’s Comeback

Ah, the small squeak of the stopper against glass as you open a bottle of good wine

ReadRefining the Paper-Making Process

Refining the Paper-Making Process

Paper has been a key factor in communication and can be traced back to 3,000 B.C.

ReadConserving Our Forests

Conserving Our Forests

When early American colonists began penetrating the interior of the North American

ReadPutting a Swiss Army Bread Bag to the Test

Putting a Swiss Army Bread Bag to the Test

I found these great vintage Swiss military bread bags at an Army-Navy surplus store

ReadThe Evolution of the Razor

The Evolution of the Razor

When did men’s little personal effects become so cheap, so… disposable?