Lois has a reputation of being among the greatest innovators in advertising: he put MTV on the map with the ‘I want my MTV’ campaign; brought the Tommy Hilfiger brand to international attention; and renamed Stouffer’s frozen foods products, Lean Cuisine. Despite these successes, his iconic covers for Esquire remain his best-loved works.
Primarily an illustrator, Hanuka has also worked in the comics and film industries and currently lectures at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. He has won several illustration awards, including multiple gold medals from the Society of Illustrators and the Society of Publication designers, and contributed to the Golden Globe winning animated film, Waltz with Bashir.
New York based street art aficionados Sara and Marc Schiller launched the Wooster Collective website in 2001 to showcase and promote ‘ephemeral art’. Now hugely influential, the Wooster Collective has offered walking tours of New York’s graffiti, hosted the largest street art exhibition ever held and has a book on street art in the works.
Based in London, Brownlee has done fashion shoots for Dazed and Confused, Dazed Japan and Vice magazine, and has worked on a number of powerful personal projects, which often portray outsiders or sub-cultures with subtly, sensitivity and sympathy. Producing photographs that are intimate, frank and very often beautiful, Brownlee is emerging as a rare talent.
Here Nik Roope talks about their history and work and how they offer creativity to commercial clients. They have developed interactive solutions for Skype, Tate Modern, Alexander McQueen, Lonely Planet and Orange.