18 July 2011
We are super excited to have burgeoning illustrator Pac23 on board as our Creative Profile this month. Hailing from Miami Florida, Pac possesses a talent you can’t help but wish was your own. Oozing with attitude, finesse, and a staggering level of technical proficiency, Pac23’s delightful illustrations evoke an overriding sense of imagination, intrigue and sinuous execution.
14 June 2011
With a powerfully distinctive and wonderfully imaginative approach to the creative process Seiko Kato’s beautifully constructed collage work first came to Brainer’s attention earlier this year at Somerset House’s ‘Pick Me Up’ graphics fair. Intrigued by her style and desperate to want to learn more about this budding creative, we tracked her down for this month’s Creative Profile.
23 May 2011
Long Island born, New York based, 39 year-old photographer Mike Schreiber has been shooting for over a decade. With a natural, fly-on-the-wall style of photography that gives a rare insight into his chosen subjects’ true personalities, Schreiber has shot some of hip-hop’s most iconic stars. From Nas to Wu-Tang, chances are you’ll have seen his imagery at some point. With the launch of his new book and exhibition – TRUE Hip-Hop – taking place this week, Brainer caught up with the self-taught photographer for a quick chat.
20 February 2011
Raised on a healthy diet of children’s cartoon shows, comic books and Japanese animation, Ben Wright has respectfully transformed a childhood obsession into a solid foundation for what promises to be a flourishing and lucrative career in the animation industry. Having already won an esteemed BAFTA award for his work alongside Bold Creative on a series of animated shorts highlighting the effects of bullying
13 October 2010
His arresting imagery and wonderfully twisted characters and mural paintings have brightened up many a London street corner over the years. Injecting personality, vitality and intrigue wherever he leaves his artistic mark, Tom Blackford, a.k.a. Inkfetish, has spent the last 10 years carving out a visual identity that has lead him to become a recognisable and respected force on the
14 May 2010
Devout photographer, explorer and expressionist of the aesthetic medium, Fabrice Bourgelle drops by to disclose some of the insightful experiences from his creative journey this month. His strikingly beautiful pictures, deep-rooted passion for music and affinity with capturing the unexpected have led him to produce work for artists on labels such as Ninja Tune, Tru Thoughts, First Word Records and
6 April 2010
This month the super talented, super lovely Pomme Chan graces our pages with her wonderful presence. Pomme’s intricately beautiful illustrative style has seen her work across a wide range of design disciplines – from commercial and editorial design through to typography, fashion and traditional painting. Constructed with great care and sensitivity, Pomme’s unique style of work has attracted such esteemed clients as Sony, MTV, Mercedes Benz, Microsoft, Nike and Topshop. Brainer caught up with the budding creative to ask her a few questions about the joys and hardships of being a freelance illustrator/designer.