Bethany Gosvener

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You’re currently based in Portland. Have you always lived in Oregon? I’ve always lived in Oregon, but I grew up in a trashy little suburb called Gresham, which is 20 minutes away from Portland. When I was younger, Portland always seemed like a large city, … Continue reading

Dillon Marsh

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Are you a self-taught photographer? I started [pursuing photography] at university, where I studied Fine Arts at the University of Stellenbosch, the town I grew up in. Afterwards, I went overseas for a couple of years. When I came back, I … Continue reading

Madison Smukalla

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You’re from Oregon, so I’m curious how you got into modeling. The funny thing about Oregon is that there is more fashion there than you would think. Some think of it as the hub of outdoors and fitness, especially since … Continue reading

Marco Lachi

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What’s the story behind your first camera? I grew up in Florence, Italy, which is a well known as a tourist city. A camera fell into my hands and that’s how I started. Do you prefer digital or film? I … Continue reading

Katherine Mavridis

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How did you get into knitwear and wool? I’ve always been creative since I was little. I never wanted to do fashion. After high school, I attended University of Technology in Sydney. I went through the four year [bachelor] degree … Continue reading

Min Kim

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What led to aspire becoming a fashion designer? My dream of becoming a fashion designer never changed from when I was young. Thanks for my mom, I have always been nears the arts by watching movies or going to the … Continue reading

Tyler Deeb

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You’re a self taught graphic designer. What were some classes you would take if you had attended design school? I think typography is a really technical skill set that I appreciate, particularly as I’ve grown and do things for my … Continue reading

Leonie Barth

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Why fashion design? I think I was always interested in garments. I can remember when I was 4 years old, I admired boys’ clothing. I absolutely wanted to have a special red Diesel sweater with the typical Diesel iroquois logo and red … Continue reading

Marie Marot

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Your beanies have a beautiful minimalist approach – a clean look to them. Tell us about the phrases that you inscribe on the pouch, like “he[art] or “pain(ter).” This stylistic device tightens the thought process: a single word suddenly opens vast avenues … Continue reading

Lisa Leone

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At the risk of sounding like a complete fan girl, I have to admit that I am a very big fan of your work; there’s something very honest about your pictures. Can you start by telling us how you got … Continue reading

Chelsea Hunter

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In your own words, how do you define beauty? How can I even begin to answer this?  I like to think there is beauty in everything if you look hard enough.  I, personally, am drawn to simplicity.  I like the … Continue reading

Nina Cosford

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I first came across your work after discovering your Girls illustrations. What is it about this show that you love? I love its honest humour and its blunt outlook on being young. I uncomfortably enjoy the awkwardness of it and am often imagining how … Continue reading