Knowlita started with a simple print of NYC street names that eventually became Quincy's love letter to New York through various apparel, merchandise, and strategic partnerships with companies such as American Express, Saks Fifth Avenue, & the New York Knicks. We speak on Quincy's philosophy on design simplicity, his passion for creating conversation than transaction, and the organic growth of the brand from counting space bars on his keyboard to NBA star LeBron James donning a "Cleveland or Nowhere" t-shirt.
Inspired early on by film scores, such as those from the legendary Hans Zimmer to purchasing an MPC -- AJ Valcin (A2nelito) started at the age of 9, creating & composing his own music. He eventually found his calling for piano and music production. Whether its his creative process in recording voice memos to appreciating being in the present; we venture into the mind of AJ and his musical philosophy.
Chefs and cameras were always around Louise's childhood growing up. It wasn't until later during her time at SVA, she found her true calling as a food photographer. Her work is featured in numerous publications and editorials such as The New York Times, New York Magazine, Edible, and Eater. Learn more about Louise's creative process from start to finish, her passion for photography, and how she needs to be 'hospitable' to make her subjects feel comfortable in their own skin.