Finding inspiration in unexpected places is something photographer James Day does exceptionally well. A simple handkerchief picked up at Labour and Wait, for example, led him to experiment with the compositions created by folding the silk squares. Laying them against a complimentary background provided a healthy dose of contrast and whimsy. It just goes to show […]
John Varvatos has just released the new Fall 2014 advertising campaign shot by Danny Clinch and featuring Ringo Starr. This latest campaign follows 20 seasons conceived by Yard and photographed by Clinch, all of which underscore the brand’s affinity for rock ‘n’ roll style-makers. This launch kicks off an initiative that combines the campaign, […]
James Day collaborated with adam&eveDDB to create a campaign for luxury department store chain Harvey Nichols worthy of the Press Grand Prix and 5 Gold Lions at Cannes. The ads suggest the consumer hand out cheap gifts so they could instead treat themselves without guilt, and successfully so. It was a smash hit that married luxury packaging […]
James Day landed the cover of Vanity Fair UK’s spring 2014 design issue with this still life photo he shot for the annual time piece feature. James and set designer, Brigit Hegarty, were asked to create images based around five different movements from the history of art; Cubism, Biomorphism, Popart, Surrealism and Brutalism.
For the travel section of Vanity Fair UK’s March issue, James Day photographed this graphic still life flashing the season’s hottest sunnies.
Alex Trochut reworked the fashion cover story of Redmilk Magazine‘s Creative Visionaries issue with a series of drippy graphics and playful type. See below for Redmilks’ video interview with Alex about his method, process, and inspiration.
In celebration of their 20th season creating style-making campaigns together, John Varvatos, Yard and Danny Clinch launched the Spring/Summer 2014 collection by featuring Kiss. “When I learned KISS would be featured in the next campaign, I could immediately see it in my mind. Shooting with the Manhattan Bridge in the background added to the classic […]
For their latest editorial assignment, Modern Weekly China commissioned Craig & Karl to illustrate a series of celebrities sporting different pieces from MCM’s various collections. Another dazzling addition to Craig & Karl’s ongoing collaborative relationship with MCM.
Pomme Chan has been busy in Bangkok this past fall as her very own Pomme-branded cafe, Caffe What If, has opened to the public. Everything from windows, to cushions, to tableware and upholstery, features her beautiful hand-drawn creations. How did Caffe What If come to be? What If is a lifestyle brand, and since food and […]
For this December’s issue of Vanity Fair, Nick Foulkes penned an article on what he would be lusting after this Christmas and James Day was asked to illustrate his piece with a still life series of Nick’s wish list.
If you were in the UK this past summer, you may have seen the Mr. Quiffy ice cream van roll by. Craig & Karl teamed up with House of Holland to design a 17-piece collection featuring shorts, T-shirts, iPhone cases and jewelry all to be sold straight out of the truck. Together, the pair have created […]
Peter Funch teamed up with Mother New York to create these stunning visuals for Target’s collaboration with 3.1 Phillip Lim. On September 5th, the 120 foot interactive moving panorama debuted to press and industry insiders at the Target release event during New York Fashion Week. Featuring stylish tastemakers from the US and Canada, the piece was […]
Launched this past summer, Craig & Karl collaborated with luxury brand MCM for the second time around on this collection of handbags and accessories. ”Eyes on the Horizon” features Craig & Karl’s bold and colorful illustrations against the classic backdrop of MCM’s Cognac Visetos.
After a four year hiatus from television, Gap is making a big comeback with these new spots for their “Back to Blue” campaign. Created out of PMH and directed by Danny Clinch, the progenies of musical legends reinterpret their parents’ songs; Billy Joel’s daughter Alexa Ray sings her own rendition of his classic tune “Just the […]
Adam&Co. provided the concept, art direction, copywriting, and design for the beautifully arranged PF Flyers FW2013 catalog. Adam explains his approach in creating this comprehensive look at the collection: “Our concept for the PF Flyers FW2013 Catalog was based on the collection itself: a mix of classic style and utilitarianism. The catalog reads more like […]
We don’t need to say much about how awesome it is that Craig Redman of Craig & Karl collaborated with Kate Spade on a limited edition line of clothing, handbags, and accessories all featuring the fashion-forward forms of Darcel– with over 45 pieces to choose from, this New York-inspired collection speaks for itself. The entire line can […]
Another stroke of genius by Craig & Karl for Vogue.co.uk‘s The Culture Edit blog. The focus of this month’s contribution is the Notting Hill Carnival which takes place for two days starting August 25th. “A pattern of a parade of patterned people to celebrate the spectacle that is the Notting Hill Carnival.” -Craig & Karl
PF Flyers called on Adam & Co to develop an identity for The Foundation Collection released this past July. A jack of all trades, Adam directed/produced the launch video below and designed the packaging, lookbook, lifestyle and product photography, web presence, as well as the complete ad campaign for the brand new footwear line. What was your […]