Maria Cheung speaks about her work updating the Brooks Brothers department store windows every year. Inspired by the Brooks Brothers' iconic logo of a sheep suspended in ribbon, Maria and her team decided to build one large sheep out of small sheep. Maria discusses some of the challenges and long working days needed to meet the opening day deadline.
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@ VOL 18
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"Presentation of the Day" on July 30, 2013.
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@ VOL 23
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@ VOL 21
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