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the people

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the people

Features : The People

One of the main reason I started the Journal is because I was thrilled to discover new things, by any means. It's not only the places I've been able to visited throughout the few years that I started to develop the concept of the magazine otherwise well, there would be a lack of meaning. The People makes this journey more than valuable, without them it wouldn't be complete. I am glad to present a few of them, individuals, creatives in all kind that inspire me and I was lucky enough to interview!


PLACE & FACES

PAPERBOY PARIS | James

Where to find a good place to spend a good amount of time when you're not at home? A place where you can be at ease, meet your friends, relax while talking about your week, your plans, pretty much everything. Well I didn't found one until recently. PaperBoy, the name is definitely catchy right?  I've been there quite a few times now and it always feels like a good break after a long day of work, mouthwathering meals, fantastic juices, wonderful mood overall... What more could you ask? I spent an afternoon on a sunny Wednesday with James, talking about this great project and the growth of his refreshing ideas. 

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JULIEN AVAKIAN | Jack of all trades

I met Julien when I was working at Carhartt in Paris, at that time he was working at Starcow, I discovered is love for photography after several discussions about travelling. He told me that he used to go to New York a lot so, I was curious to know more about his passion for the big apple mixed with his photography work...

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JULIEN REIGNOUX | Les Petites Séries

To be honest I ‘m not always paying attention to the people I freshly met. You shake hands, say hi, smile a little bit. You know..I first heard about Les Petites Séries from someone who always carry with him a little accessory from the brand. So, we wanted to know more about it. We sat down with Julien to chat about his feeling about fashion & aesthetics..

 

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JAMIL GS | Photographer

I stumbled on the work from Jamil four years ago, a short time after my first trip to New York City. I remember that I kept a few pictures from him on a folder on my computer just because I thought that I wouldn’t be able to find them if somehow I lost the link or    even the website cease to be visible...

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LUIGDI GAYDU | Cons France Team Manager

doesn’t need no introduction when you are talking about the Parisian skate scene. But hey, since you might be new to this, here’s a small one : For more than 8 years he was living in New York city.  Nowadays Luidgi is working for Converse as the Skate team manager but not only, the list will be too long to do...

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Yannick Do | Creative Consultant

On a Tuesday morning I sat down with creative consultant, Yannick Do to talk about his career, previous experiences, beginning in the consulting world & most of all : aspiration for the future..

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BLEU DE PANAME | Brand

There are people that you met through your life that will be beneficent to you in many ways. I met Thomas Giorgetti & Christophe Lépine at the opening of their first store rue Saint-Honoré. I wondered what kind of advices I could get from such genuine people.

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JAMES OLIVER | Creative Director

One of the very first person I thought I would contact when I booked my ticket for      Tokyo was James Oliver, co-founder of SLAM X HYPE.  I immediately thought it would be more than interesting to discuss with someone who's usually working behind the scene, interview the interviewer.

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TAMAKI NIIME | Brand

I discovered the work of Tamaki Niime when I was in New York in 2014 while visiting the Nepenthes store (I was working on the fifth issue). I was very pleased to saw her incredible woven work. I was in touch with her overseas sales manager Miyoko since 2 years...

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LAURENCE KEEFE | Adidas Skate Japan    

The last interview I did in Tokyo wasn’t supposed to happen. In fact, it was done exactly 4 days before my departure. Uruma Masanori (Skate Distributor) was the one who introduce me to Laurence. 

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CHACE FEDOR | Creative Director

I met Chace through my friend Bao when I visited Rotterdam last Spring. When I told her that I was going to stay in Tokyo three weeks, she instantly thought about him. I reached to him when I returned from Holland...