Francis Vallejo

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Have you always been creative? When I was about 5 years old, I remember my uncle asking me what I wanted to do when I grew up. Since I learned to read through comic books like Superman and Jimmy Olsen, … Continue reading

Rebecca Louise Law

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What ignited your passion with flowers? I studied Fine Art as a Colour Field Artist specializing in Painting and Printmaking. I loved working large scale with colour, yet the canvas felt restricting and never large enough. I started experimenting with mixed … Continue reading

Eiko Ojala

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Were you always creative growing up? I think so. I  have been drawing since I remember. I’ve done music, animations, and video editing before too. Once you’re creative, the medium doesn’t matter. You can do things in different fields. What … Continue reading

L. Shima

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Did you always want to be a model? Over time, yes. It was more of the technical aspect of it all that fascinated me. I didn’t know what it was like to contact photographers, work with makeup artists, work with … Continue reading

Daniel Schulze

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Tell us about yourself. I grew up in a two generation family house in Berlin. My grandfather bought the house for his four daughters and three of them went in with their families. We had separated flats, but in fact … Continue reading

Jean de Pomereu

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When did you realize you wanted to pursue art professionally? I’ve been drawn to art and photography from a young age. I studied art history and photography in college in Paris. At the time I was especially drawn to abstraction. … Continue reading

Daria Svertilova

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How do you define beauty? In my opinion, beauty is a very controversial notion – especially nowadays – and every person perceives it according to his [or her] mentality and taste. Personally for me, beauty is connected with naturalness and … Continue reading

Alasdair Thomson

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Can you tell me a little about your upbringing? I’m from Aburdine, Scotland, a small place up north. Edinburgh is the central belt and 95% of population lives between Edinburgh and Glasgow. 90% of Scotland is empty! I stayed in … Continue reading

Felix Wong

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How did you get into photography? For me, it started back in high school. To put it nicely, my classmate made me take photography wit him so that he wouldn’t be by himself. He kept bugging me and I finally … Continue reading

Ludovic Zuili

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Tell me about your first camera. Right now, I’m living with roommates and I used to go to school with one of the girls when we were six. Her dad gave me my first digital camera. I also had an old … Continue reading

Nirrimi

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This conversation will be published in The Raw Book’s first print book. More news on the Kickstarter will be released later this summer, 2014. Tell us about yourself. My name is Nirrimi and I am a documenter from Australia. I … Continue reading

Glass Organelle

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Why did you start your blog? It was a way for me to connect with people. In real life, I don’t have any friends or contacts that share my interests in fashion. It was a way for me to connect with … Continue reading