NOWHERE / A Bathing Ape 20th Anniversary Interview Feature with Kogi “Poggy” Motofumi, SK8THING, Masamichi Katayama & Masaaki Homma
As NOWHERE and A Bathing Ape roll out special features to celebrate their 20th anniversary (which includes the upcoming collaboration with Undefeated and adidas Consortium), honeyee.com has an interesting set of interviews with some of the key figures in both brands’ respective histories. Tetsuya Suzuki sat down with Kogi “Poggy” Motofumi, SK8THING, Masamichi Katayama and Masaaki Homma to discuss their respective experiences that have seen the brand grow from a small shop in Harajuku to the internationally renowned labels of today. The two interviews tackle everything from early experiences with NIGO to design techniques and come readily translated from Japanese. The entire feature can be read here.