Archive for September, 2004

Olivier Blaser

65_thum.jpgName: Olivier Blaser
What: industrial designer
Company: studying architecture
Where: Zurich, Switzerland
Age: 05/02/79
Looking at: the world surrounding me
Listening to: forss, d-jugend, softland
Links: www.olivierblaser.com, www.unfolded.ch

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Plus et Plus

plusetplus.jpgPlus et Plus is a NYC studio with an edge for motion graphics. It is founded by Jeremy Hollister, a Director and Designer whose work has been featured internationally, including projects for MTV2, US Sci Fi Channel, ESPN and the MTV Movie Awards, Sony Ericsson, Volvo, and the US Open. He was also featured in ResFest in 1999 and 2001.

Links
www.plusetplus.com

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Stephen Crowhurst

thum6.jpgName: Stephen Crowhurst
What: Artist, Art Director, Designer, Illustrator
Company: Freelance
Where: Toronto, Canada
Born/ Age: 30
Looking at: Fast Food Nation, Underground Economy, any mag that has solid content and solid writing.
Listening to: Lightning Bolt and Brian Eno
Links: www.freethedepartment.ca (no longer online)
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Mark Mahaney

thum10.jpgName: Mark Mahaney
What: Photographer
Company: Freelance
Where: Brooklyn, New York USA
Age: 25 years old
Looking at: Viewing and reading Stephen Shore’s ‘Uncommon Places’ photo book. I’m also reading Michael Moore’s most recent book and about to start reading the biography of Benjamin Franklin. Tokion Magazine, Big Magazine
Listening to: Calexico, Cat Power, Wilco, Neil Young
Links: www.markmahaney.com

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Tim Marrs

thum11.jpgName: Tim Marrs
What: illustration and stuff
Company: Marrs limited
Where: London and st.leonards on sea
Age: 32
Looking at: Holiday shots of recent trip to L.A…..ahh memories
Listening to: IPOD on random play: the ordinary boys, alice in chains, kasabian, beck, crosby stills nash and young, bowie, Ian brown, the libertines, guns n roses, beastie boys, jesus and the mary chain, yeah yeah yeahs………etc
Links: www.timmarrs.co.uk, www.blackconvoy.com

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Shannon McGrath

thum9.jpgName: Shannon McGrath
What: Photographer (Architectural)
Company: Freelance
Where: Melbourne/Australia
Born/ Age: April – 7 – 73
Looking at: Architecture, Ad Reinhardt & beautiful objects.
Listening to: Spanish, music, the countryside.
Links: www.shannonmcgrath.com

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The Drama Magazine

the drama magazineThe Drama Magazine, based out of Virginia, is self-published four times a year and features the work, thoughts, and collaborations of emerging artists, and designers. They “strive to provide an honest and unique perspective on the rapidly blossoming world of underground art.” And, in the tradition of underground zines, has healthy mix of raw, unafraid imagery and content copy

Issue 3 (current at time of review) revolves around True Love and features interviews and original work by ten creative couples, including Ben & Renee Loiz (typevsm), Dustin Amery Hostetler & Jemma Gura (purpastoe), and Michael & Laura Leon (Commonwealth Stacks)

Links: www.thedrama.org/magazine/, www.thedrama.org/store/

Acne

acne.jpg“Create attraction between people and products

Attraction occurs on emotional grounds, not rational. It is gut instinct rather than corporate rhetoric. The idea is important but its execution is what determines its success. By using cultural trends in fashion, music, words and design, we communicate our clients message in an enjoyable way so people feel good about the brand. When they are attracted to the brand they are more likely to act.”

The studio breaks its disciplines down into areas covering fashion, entertainment and technology. Each area performing at the highest level in their respective fields, and all with an element of wit and fun that is very attractive.

Links: www.acne.se

Francisco Cortina

92_thum.jpgName: Francisco Cortina
What: Computer Graphics Artist
Company: Dreamworks Feature Animation
Where: Glendale, California. USA
Age: 30
Looking at: PC Gamer, Wired, Computer Gaming Wrld
Listening to: Incubus, TooL, Radiohead,
Links: www.digitalsculptor.net, www.cortinadigital.com

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Tim Tsui

thum29.jpgName: Tim Tsui
What: Illustrator, Graphic/ Multimedia Producer, Figure Artist
Company: Da TeamBronx
Where: Hong Kong
Age: 27
Looking at: Lodown Magazine.
Listening to: Eminem
Links: www.teamzero.com.hk

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