Interview: Marco Polo Reloaded – An Epic Journey With Lonely Planet Travel Writer Bradley Mayhew All Stars

Interview: Marco Polo Reloaded – An Epic Journey With Lonely Planet Travel Writer Bradley Mayhew

June 25, 2012

It was quite a lot of research to find the right person for our documentary series Marco Polo Reloaded. Along Mekong Productions didn’t want to work with a protagonist who came across as a kind of “actor” or “presenter”. The films in the footsteps of Marco Polo, who left Venice

Interview: Amy Marjoram – Thoughtful Photography Insights Photography

Interview: Amy Marjoram – Thoughtful Photography Insights

May 22, 2012

Australian Amy Marjoram is the mastermind behind Excerpt magazine, a free quarterly online publication about photo-based practice. The magazine has an emphasis on original content and creating an accessible platform for thoughtful insights and exchanges. Besides running Excerpt Marjoram enjoys photography – don’t miss her blog postings here – and

Interview: Joel Evey – Art Director Urban Outfitters Design

Interview: Joel Evey – Art Director Urban Outfitters

March 19, 2012

Joel Evey is a Designer based in Philadelphia and being Urban Outfitters print art director for a while now. He’s the man responsible for some fancy and high quality print products for them. Evey combines well thought out considered design and typography with images to create exciting pieces of work. PROFILE

Interview: Véronique Sutra – Eyes In Progress Interviews

Interview: Véronique Sutra – Eyes In Progress

March 5, 2012

Véronique Sutra, ex Manager of Multimedia at Magnum Photos, just created Eyes In Progress, which is a program of workshops and masterclasses provided by Masters of photography such as Patrick Zachmann (documentary), Jane Evelyn Atwood (storytelling), Joan Fontcuberta (contemporary) and other great names. Sutra says, “With Eyes in Progress, I

Interview: Aekae – Idea Driven Design All Stars

Interview: Aekae – Idea Driven Design

December 19, 2011

The work by Aekae (Aeberhard/Kaegi) goes beyond the fulfillment of a functional commercial brief. Ideas are translated to unexpected products and spaces surrounding a project. The idea-driven Switzerland based design studio founded by Fabrice Aeberhard and Christian Kaegi offer a distinctive, well made design. PROFILE Name: Christian Kaegi Place of

Interview: Jessica Hische – Don’t Fear the Creativity Interviews

Interview: Jessica Hische – Don’t Fear the Creativity

December 5, 2011

PROFILE
 Name: Jessica Hische Place of residence: Brooklyn, New York, USA Age: 27 Profession: Illustrator, Designer “If I were a real German I would pronounce it “Hish-ah” (first syllable emphasized), but since I’m American and we have our own way of pronouncing foreign words it’s pronounced “Hish” (just like “fish”

Interview: Eanna Freeney – Passionate About Urban Photography All Stars

Interview: Eanna Freeney – Passionate About Urban Photography

November 14, 2011

Eanna Freeney is a Irish photographer based in London, UK. He’s also the founder of The Velvet Cell publishing house, an independent publisher of limited edition photography books. The Velvet Cell Books was established to give a platform to similar photographers who are passionate about urban photography. It was founded

Interview: Sandy Saffeels – Shop Owner and Film Editor All Stars

Interview: Sandy Saffeels – Shop Owner and Film Editor

October 31, 2011

PROFILE Name: Sandy Saffeels Place of residence: Munich, Germany Age: 46 Profession: Shop Owner (Saffeels) and Film Editor Food: Lunch @ Embassy of Dreams Transportation: Whatever is appropriate Sandy Saffeels, half American half German, mother of two grown up daughters, is well known in the Munich and German film industry,

Interview: Rui Camilo – Over the Islands of Africa, São Tomé and Príncipe Photography

Interview: Rui Camilo – Over the Islands of Africa, São Tomé and Príncipe

September 19, 2011

Where to start with an all-rounder like Rui Camilo? I got to know and appreciate Rui quite some time ago through my editorial activities at a marketing fair in Munich. Back then Camilo was co-founder of the photo agency Deepol, which he later sold to Plainpicture. We started chatting straight

Interview: Nido Campolongo – Sustainable Practices in Design Design

Interview: Nido Campolongo – Sustainable Practices in Design

August 29, 2011

“Nido Campolongo, who originally worked as a typographer with his father in São Paulo, is a graphic and product designer as well as a plastic artist. He uses paper, cardboard and their derivatives to construct his objects witch evolve from graphic pieces, into usual pieces and furniture. Campolongo recycles the