Journal — Interviews

Rob Boyd's Blueprint to Functional Product Design

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Rob Boyd's Blueprint to Functional Product Design

Read an in-depth and wildly interesting interview with sportswear designer Rob Boyd, a hearty sneak-peek into his nimble fashion and design mind, his work at Soar Running, his take on the developments within the industry and his home-kept prized possessions, wonderfully shot by Jaimus Tailor himself. Interview by Nova/Marianna Mukhametzyanova.

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Revisiting Two Years of Greater Goods with Jaimus Tailor

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Revisiting Two Years of Greater Goods with Jaimus Tailor

An in-depth interview with Greater Goods' founder Jaimus Tailor, recapping the brand's exciting two year journey so far and all the product drops, collaborations, processes, highlights and insightful learnings that came throughout. Word on the street is that Greater Goods will be expanding its product roster this year, moving into woodwork, furniture and new apparel styles. Read the interview to find out more. Written by Marianna Mukhametzyanova. Artwork and Photography by Jaimus Tailor.

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More Than Just a Jacket With Paynter

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More Than Just a Jacket With Paynter

We often hear the phrase ‘do one thing and do it really well’, the idea that focusing all your creative thinking and time on a single craft will yield the best results. The thought of committing a large amount of time and energy is often very daunting, with unpredictable results and slight possibility of failure it’s not uncommon for people to fold under the pressure. However Huw and Becky from Paynter have shown what is possible when hard work meets incredible story telling and transparency. Ahead of the release of Batch No.3.5 (available on the 30th of May at 9AM...

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Helen Kirkum's Spontaneous Collage Approach to Trainer and Footwear Design

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Helen Kirkum's Spontaneous Collage Approach to Trainer and Footwear Design

Helen Kirkum is not your ordinary footwear designer, her unique collage approach to the craft and use of upcycled materials has pushed her into the artist bracket. This artistic flare fused with her fierce work ethic and footwear design education has led her to an impressive client list which includes big names such as; Reebok, Byredo, Takashi Murakami, Complex Con, Timberland and Melissa just to name a few.   We met up with Helen at her East London studio during her hectic work schedule having just flown back from NYC after working with Adidas to create a very limited version...

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Pia Schiele Is Redefining Skate Clothing One garment at a Time

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Pia Schiele Is Redefining Skate Clothing One garment at a Time

Pia’s work caught my eye one evening while I was scrolling through the now non-existent ‘Following’ feed on Instagram. I saw that the talented artist duo Dello Studios liked an image from an account called Loutre.co. I was an instant fan of Pia’s work, warm tones and bold pastel coloured trousers grabbed my attention within seconds, and I found myself wanting to learn more about the process and thoughts behind her work. From old curtains to deadstock fabrics, Pia is no stranger to upcycling. She has recycled numerous fabrics and transformed them into unique stylish garments that leave you wondering...

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