Junichi Arai has been called "the most creative weaver in the world." Throughout his long career as an artist and teacher (he calls himself a "textile engineer"), Arai has continuously pioneered a combination of the traditional and the futuristic. He worked closely with Issey Miya
Martin Margiela has been called the J. D. Salinger of the fashion world, and rightly so -- he refuses to be photographed and will only be interviewed by fax. He won't even put his name on his clothes, branding them instead with a blank label.
Margiela is perhaps the most underexposed designer aro
The man who would be Papa began his life in 1899 as Ernest Miller Hemingway, born in his grandfather's house in Chicago, Illinois. His father raised him to be a sporting man, a man equipped to survive in nature, with a love of hunting, fishing, and adventure (Hemingway would cultivate this image in h
In 1990 David Carson shocked the design community with the first issue of the surf magazine, "Beach Culture." Carson and his team of excellent illustrators (including Geof Kern, Marshall Arisman, and Milton Glaser) tested the tolerance and imagination of a mainstream niche audience. Even the critics