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New York…Not Nearly How I Pictured It!

PRESENTED ON JUN 16, 2015
IN BEACON @ VOL 2

"There was never a moment in my young life that I ever expected to be working with celebrities, top models, and traveling the world on somebody else's dime."

In New York…Not Nearly How I Pictured It! from Beacon Vol. 2, photographer Rob Penner takes us on a decidedly NSFW tour of NYC during the heady times of the late '70's and early '80's, when he worked as an aspiring assistant fashion photographer. From the famed Studio 54 to the wiseguys of Mulberry St., it was a helluva ride.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Monday, August 31st, 2015. 

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Camography

BY CAMO GRAPHY
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 20, 2010

An exquisite exponent of contemporary photography where fashion meets art and the ordinary becomes extraordinary. www.flickr.com/photos/camography

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Tom & Hawk

BY SUSANNE WIRZ
@ VOL 13 ON APR 12, 2013

Tom&Hawk is a new fashion label, founded by the sisters Annette and Susanne Wirz. Susanne speaks on the ideas behind the fashion, knitwear, new designs, and the concept of the label. She also talks about the photography session for the web shop and the catalogue, showing us the world of fashion behind the lovely products. (in German)

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Pepers, karpers en rock n' roll

BY FRANK KIMENAI
@ VOL 7 ON OCT 01, 2013

Frank Kimenai is een veelzijdig man. Promotor van rockbands, fanantiek visser en chilli fijnproever. In deze presentatie deelt hij zijn levensmotto om jou te inspireren om 'heeeeel veel leuke dingen te doen'.

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Speed, Sex, Firepower

BY THOMAS TRENOLONE
@ AIA 2013 CONVENTION (JUNE 20) ON JUN 20, 2013

Thomas Trenolone speaks about how the modern car, fashion, and architeural industry is keeping up with todays fast-growing society. He explains the use of speed, sex, and firepower in maintaining growth and stability in today's companies. He also promotes his new non-profit organization, design alliance OMAha.

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Fetishizing Fashion Brands

BY KEVIN JAEDON
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

"Where do you work?" After making the switch to men's fetishwear brand Nastypig, fashion designer Kevin Jaedon wants people to know that he is NOT a nasty pig! 

Kevin discusses how all brands give off distinct connotations. Whether designed to be high fashion, conservative and work-oriented, or to wear at the International Mister Leather convention, you never know who might actually be the brains behind what you are wearing! 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Monday, August 11th, 2015. 

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Experiments, Restrictions, and Happy Mistakes

BY MARTIN JUSTESEN
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Martin Justesen loves triangles! He currently designs labels for Evil Twin Brewing, as well as many other clients. Hear his story about making and embracing mistakes, moving around the world, and loving beer!

Martin is a graphic designer born in Denmark, currently living in New York. He studied Graphic Design at London School of Communication before working in Publishing/Advertising for 10 years in Copenhagen. Martin now designs and art directs for magazines, campaigns and visual identities for sport/fitness, transport, business and fashion clients. He founded design studio Martin Justesen | New York in 2014.

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Street Fashion Blogging

BY CAMERON ADAMS
@ VOL 28 ON FEB 21, 2016

Cameron Adams, Vol. 18 alumni, is back to update us on street fashion blogging here in Atlanta. Most Atlanta-iens will know Cameron and his ninja-like ability to snap his fashion photos. Now, listen as Cameron describes his start in street fashion blogging, his inspiration, what he looks for, and how he makes his photographs! 

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A Journey in Hats

BY ELEANOR O'CONNELL
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

New York based and originally from Papua New Guinea, Eleanor O'Connell has been working within the Theatre, Performance Art, Film, Fashion and Design industry as a Costumier, Costume Designer, Wardrobe Manager, Milliner and Artist from London to Melbourne and now New York. Listen to her journey here!

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Photography + Fashion

BY MICHELLE CHEN
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 11, 2016

Wearable artists of different style techniques, materials, and backgrounds gather tonight to showcase their designs in this fashion show. Performance, music, and slide photos is an assembled package of Michelle Chen’s digital production, and performance is executed by Stephanie Kaji. Please enjoy the collaboration of visual art, music, dance, and fashion.

Music credit to Melanie Martinez "Mrs. Potato Head"