Ace Hotel, ever dedicated to remaining plugged into the creative industries that surround their locations, has launched a monthly video series profiling artists and their creative processes, called "Thinking Cap." The first, released today, features painter Evan B. Harris, who is responsible for some of the murals that have graced the hotel's interior since its opening in 2007. On July they'll launch a second one on Mark Mothersbaugh, and Sword + Fern (!) is set for August. Cute and light, the format appeals to me as a nice little collection of viewable time capsules documenting what's happening here now, and the Ace doesn't appear to be overly inserting itself or being annoyingly advertorial about it in the least, either: