Tech Essentials: Ray Mate

TechComments ⋅ Jul 4, 2014
Disciples of streetwear’s skateboarding-based brands will be familiar with New York-based Mighty Healthy. Starting off with just graphic T-shirts, Mighty Healthy celebrates its 10th year in 2014, and a selection of collaborative projects have b...

Tech Essentials: Chris Stamp

TechComments ⋅ Jun 18, 2014
Esteemed Los Angeles designer Chris Stamp of the label Stampd kindly shares his Tech Essentials for the series’ latest instalment. Stampd’s continuing growth requires Chris to simultaneously organize both his personal and work life to ens...

Tech Essentials: Bobby Hundreds

TechComments ⋅ Jun 11, 2014
In this latest edition of Tech Essentials, we welcome Bobby Hundreds, the co-founder of streetwear label and magazine The Hundreds. Despite an increasingly busy schedule to keep up with the brand’s continuous growth, he keeps his life managed w...

Tech Essentials: Rick Williams

EditorialComments ⋅ May 12, 2014
Brand strategist, entrepreneur and footwear aficionado Rick Williams is not one to rest on his laurels. In 2007, the Detroit native purchased the retail space Burn Rubber, a homage to his love for sneakers. A few years later, Williams tried his hand...

Tech Essentials: Jasper Wong

EditorialComments ⋅ Apr 16, 2014
Every year on Valentine’s weekend, the art world descends upon Honolulu, Hawaii for POW! WOW! – a week-long art and music initiative founded by Hawaiian artist Jasper Wong. Inspired by art as a means of expression, POW! WOW! continues to...

Tech Essentials: Mark Arcenal

EditorialComments ⋅ Nov 11, 2013
Mark Arcenal’s résumé points to an array of professional titles – founder of web imprint and retailer Fatlace, founder and creative director of Illest, Global Digital Lead at NSW, and a slew of various art directing positions at companies...

Tech Essentials: Bahzad Trinos

EditorialComments ⋅ Oct 9, 2013
Far from boring, Canadian designer Bahzad Trinos is best know for his compelling work behind denim imprint Naked & Famous. One half of the Canadian brand, Trinos has played a key role in revitalizing the denim market, with his machine gun diction...

Tech Essentials: Masta Lee

EditorialComments ⋅ Sep 18, 2013
As far as cultural leaders go, Masta Lee might be up there with the greats. The media master and design genius behind Amsterdam-based retailer Patta has always offered a unique perspective on various cultures and motifs through the brand’s sele...

Tech Essentials: Ronnie Fieg

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 2, 2013
Our getup and what we choose to carry on a daily basis may reflect one’s personality to a certain extent, but to dissect one’s productivity and on-the-go creativity, a Tech Essentials will unveil much more. With the plethora of apps avail...

Tech Essentials: Mega of Black Scale

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 29, 2013
In this age of technology, everyone’s phone has come to represent a bit of their personality. This is especially true on smartphones, and while some download popular games or distracting apps, others see the phone as a tool for endless producti...

Tech Essentials: Dr. Romanelli

EditorialComments ⋅ May 17, 2013
Streetwear designer, ardent collaborator and marketing intellect Darren Romanelli (also known as Dr. Romanelli to others) is not a man that rests on his laurels. Always bubbling with ideas across a myriad of identities, Romanelli employs his dexterit...

Tech Essentials: jeffstaple

EditorialComments ⋅ Oct 18, 2012
When word got around the office that jeffstaple would join the extensive ranks of unmasked creatives for our occasionally controversial Essentials series, each of us were extremely stoked for what would come – both a refreshing look into his ub...