Instant Collectible: Strip Mall Pillow


With a bit of felt and a flair for detail, artist Billy Kheel has taken a common L.A. eyesore—the strip mall sign—and turned it into one-of-a-kind home decor. “What struck me is the diversity of businesses,” Kheel says. “In a few years many of these places will be gone.” Strip mall nostalgia? Now that’s creative.