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We really appreciate MADE Quarterly, the journal of which it’s first issue was released last October in a collaboration between Process and Hunt Studio, also responsible for the successful Process Journal. MADE is created in Melbourne by the individuals behind the studio, graphic designer Thomas Williams and his partner, creative consultant Amber Hourigan. The journal focusses on creativity in the broad sense of the word, covering the inspiring processes of creative individuals out of a broad spectrum of fields from around the globe. Instead of a focus on solely the end-product or services, MADE’s goal is to find out what the drive is for creatives from different fields of expertise. In the first edition this includes individuals from the field of architecture, product design, photography, graphic design and the culinary world. read more…

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We really like the latest focus point in the visual guidance through the world of creativity by our friends Freunde von Freunden. In Freunde von Freunde Workplaces the intention is capturing the individual, their strengths, their motivations and specifically their work environments in the broadest sense of the word. Rendering intimate impressions that specifically illuminate the creative working environments and lifestyles as shared by the selected friends in the spotlight. By expanding the focus beyond the homes of their friends, Freunde von Freunden Workplaces aims to dig deeper into the lives of those sharing their story.  read more…

I got really inspired by Interview’s interview of Partners & Spade, ‘a sort of combo ad agency, creative consultancy, and art gallery boutique in a storefront on Great Jones Street in Manhattan’s NoHo’. “If you really care about details, demonstrate it” — Andy Spade

‘ Seth Godin argues the Internet has ended mass marketing and revived a human social unit from the distant past: tribes. Founded on shared ideas and values, tribes give ordinary people the power to lead and make big change. He urges us to do so.’ So inspiring!

‘Hippy Shit is a bi-annual independently published pyschedelic field trip. Featuring contributions from the most inspiring creatives in the game.’ Nice!

Yesterday I came back from the New Talent Portfolio night and I was so happy to see so much new talent! It was a great mix of people with a huge amount of potential. They varied from being completely at the beginning of their career and creatives who already earned their spurs but just needed read more…

My good friend Luis Mendo participated in Jeansnow’s PauseTalk vol. 30. If you’re in Tokyo on May 11 be sure you’ll visit Cafe Pause for Vol. 31 …Too bad I’m not there…

If you have read the 7 rules of mentorship and think you are the next big thing but want some mentorship and feedback on your portfolio, visit the new talent portfolio night by Blend & Streetlab. I’ll be there, together with Corriette Schoenaerts, Harm Sas, Jerome Severin, Jochem Leegstra and Martijn Tamboer a.o.