Often overlooked thanks to its proximity to better known nearby wine and foodie locales, the quaint little town of Sebastopol actually firmly holds its own as an epicurean treasure trove and emerging enclave for disillusioned hipsters who've recently fled the city. Sebastopol even has its own answer to San Francisco's Ferry Building: The Barlow is a one-stop for the gastronomically inclined.
You may have seen the work of Aleksandra Zee at the Kimpton Buchanan Hotel in Japantown, the Joshua Tree House, West Coast Craft, and almost certainly on Instagram. She has tirelessly worked for the past seven years to turn her passion into a full time job; and in just the past three years her dream became a reality. Within that span of time, Zee's signature chevron wood artwork has shifted and transformed, pushing beyond the boundaries of what she (and we) had become so familiar with.
Visual and graphic designer Adrianne Hawthorne currently works at Google but, among other stints in the industry, previously ran her own studio and worked at the nonprofit Organizing for Action, which designed Barack Obama's website. "I've been a creative person all my life," Hawthorne says. "Before I earned a degree, I primarily sketched with pencil and ink and painted with watercolor.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".