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

Yumi Sakagawa

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At what point in your life did you realize that you want to pursue art? I’ve always been drawing and making up stories for as long as I remember. So I guess it never occurred to me that I would … Continue reading

Olivia Parkes

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Were you always creative growing up? Yes, but I think most children are creative; they’re still independent thinkers, comfortable with following their own logic without regard for where it will take them.  I was certainly always imaginative, and easily absorbed.  … Continue reading

Alyssa Lau

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You originally started your blog with your cousin, right? We were actually a Lookbook first. We started to take photos and eventually created a blog.  We kept it up for a few years but eventually, he went to focus on … Continue reading

Heather Hansen

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Heather Hansen – Richard Street Studio commission from Heather Hansen on Vimeo. You’re based in New Orleans now and I know that you’ve traveled a lot, where are you from originally? From a very rural town in Idaho. I left … Continue reading