Fashion Illustrator Michael Sanderson

by Laura Neilson Michael Sanderson wasted no time in pursuing his talents in the field of fashion illustration. At 23, the design school drop-out already counts Victoria's Secret, Big Drop NYC and the Tokyo-based agency Taiko & Associates as clients. His colorful creations—whether of a shoe, an outfit, a Starbucks cup or an entire setting—effortlessly fuse various layers and artistic styles. At times the whimsy …

Photographer Matt Hoyle: Barnumville

by Alison Zavos for Feature Shoot With a penchant for drawing out rich details and the personalities of his subjects, NYC-based photographer What made you decide to shoot close-up portraits of the performers? Did you look to any other photographers for inspiration? The project actually came about and still has the intention of creating 14 cinematic format scenes/shots. I am in the process of creating …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: Alberto Alessi

Alberto Alessi explains how industrial design should touch our senses, and then shows us by playing his iconic water kettle's whistle

by Gregory Mitnick In this video we sit down with third-generation design impresario Alberto Alessi to talk about his take on the emotional side of industrial design at the Plaza Hotel in NYC. The CEO (he’s helmed Alessi for 39 years) shares his perspective on design objects, playing a whistle from one of his first collaborations to prove his point.