Eugene sits down with friend and the mastermind behind our new MAEKAN t-shirt designs, Derick van Wijk.
Vicky meets with the restauranteur and businessman to talk about his past endeavors and latest venture.
David Kenji Chang talks with the founder in his LA studio and new shop to talk about his life’s work and staying weird in a weird world.
Nate speaks with the one-man show creating 3D-printed sneakers in Hong Kong.
Josh Parker and Darrell Camara talk raising money for worthy causes through consumer products.
Charis chats with Bricks & Wood’s designer and art director on their recent collaboration.
An indie pop artist and her unfinished (creative) business in the wake of the pandemic.
The self-taught photographer talks the impermanence of nature, buildings, and ramen.
The artist unpacks his complex journey through words and painting at UC2020.
The designer tackles implicit bias in the Japanese design industry.
How a Bangkok type foundry completed the Thai typographic ‘fossil record.’
The pseudonymous author talks pulling the plug on our “digital first” creative industry.
How two brothers brought streetwear and their Korean heritage together.
Designing for a movement to preserve and unite Black businesses in America.
A couple’s journey through three decades of Hong Kong’s iconic cinema.
The Shanghai-based artist shares the inspiration behind his eclectic new music project.
How the British designer imbues his work with old school approaches and imperfect beauty.
Gin Lane’s evolution from culture-defining creative agency into Pattern Brands.
Two DJs talk about the impact of the pandemic on their careers and the future of events.
Eugene talks with the techwear designer to hear about his early life and perspectives as a futurist.
How Mike Guss and Mike Hobizal created an app as a way to share their expertise and experiences with motion graphics to a larger audience.
The pioneering brand making purpose-built sneakers for medical staff.
The once aspiring doctor talks the second edition of creative chronicles.
The independent label and design studio talk about debuting one of Berlin’s most exclusive clubs.
How the leaders behind TONL are making things possible for new generations of diverse creatives.
A fine artist and tattoo artist talk about the hidden connections between their crafts.
How the photographer transitioned from streetwear and skateboards to capturing thousand-year old trees.
The master marketer and the mindset she took with her on a journey through 8 cities in 10 years.
The master composer talks about his history with music and its ability to immerse listeners in different cultures.
The founders of the Hong Kong restaurant remember how it all started — way back at a skate shop in Canada.
The designer talks going from designer to business consultant and entrepreneur.
The Tokyo-based floral art collective talks to us about the misunderstood medium.
Behind the app seeking ease the minds of freelancers through income forecasting and scheduling.
Charis sits down with her friend and fellow designer to hear about her experiences working while traveling the world.
Looking at the abstract paint pattern found in our physical brand fabric.
Talking to the creatives that left it all behind for quieter surroundings and a better life.
The Danish flavor company’s mission to distill and bottle cherished memories.
Discussing the role of cultural institutions in the modern era of creatives.
The connection between material properties and their emotional impact.
Her clay art and views on the importance of creating for oneself.
A long awaited catch-up with the artist who shares his thoughts on education and finding direction.
A photographer’s on-the-ground perspective of Hong Kong’s 2019 unrest.
Charis speaks with the creative director and beauty brand veteran on her path and perspective.
Catching up with the LA-based rapper to hear about his new work and the old experiences that shaped his art.
Enjoying an evening of vinyl picks served alongside brews from Jeju-based Magpie Brewing Co.
MAEKAN’s COO Scott helps answer more tough money questions for freelance creatives.
Trimming and polishing your captured audio before it hits the airwaves.
Visiting strange new worlds through the cyanotype prints of Dan Hendrickson.
The underground club may be gone but its spirit remains in the hearts of former patrons.
How the globally recognized artists works to manipulate our everyday expectations.
An unorthodox meeting with the Korean artist.
Getting the best capture for your audio story depending on the format.
MAEKAN’s COO Scott helps answer the tough questions that creatives all face at some point.
How the independent Korean magazine stays so consistently well-designed with each issue.
The Linkin Park member unpacks the underdiscussed topic of mental health.
Hearing from young voices as they find fewer and fewer places to go.
Charis catches up with the book cover designer and illustrator near the end of her globe-trotting voyage.
Alex heads to San Francisco to visit the one-man operation led by Liam Kaczmar
The Parisian illustrator walks us through six of his favorite works.
The Vietnamese rapper talks his origins as a bboy and the rise of pre-Internet hip-hop culture in Vietnam.
The subtle differences between Korea and Japan’s favorite wines.
In this first episode, we tackle how to approach the topic of our story in the making.
How the Shanghai-based print studio hopes to make art affordable by all.
We speak with the website founder on the publication’s history and its place in the fashion media landscape.
The evolution of the Atlanta-based director’s career from his origins in music videos.
Eugene talks with the researcher and photographer about the role of software in shaping our interactions.
The Jakarta-based illustrator takes us into his strange, beautiful world.
The podcaster and radio producer talks what it’s like working in the emerging medium.
Teaching children (and reminding adults) about equality, openness, and kindness.
Alex chops it up with Ariel over the formative years and the activist interests of Ariel and the shop.
The Vietnamese-American film producer shares her view of the industry landscape from on the ground,.
How British boxer Michele Aboro founded her Shanghai-based school.
Charis speaks with the three friends turned brand founders behind their evolution beyond cut-and-sew.
The techno music collective’s fight continues amid the encroachment of commercialization.
We sit down with the founder ahead of the opening of a new location inside RYSE Hotel in Seoul.
The comedian gives an honest account of living and creating around the illness.
Nostalgia for Toronto’s suburbs as told by filmmaker Jimmy Vi.
A sit down with Alex Valdman, London-based founder of cycling clothing and accessory brand Rapha.
MAEKAN-member Jeremy Leung recaps his solo “Veiled Emotions” show in Toronto.
Looking back through Detroit’s warehouse scene through the memories of veteran audio technician Michael Fotis.
Exploring the complex history behind the menswear label’s founder and his inspirations.
A designer’s quest to craft 30 perfect objects and rebel against disposable culture.
The Michelin-starred chef attempts to capture the Yardbird experience cover to cover.
The London-based producer talks shifting society towards goodness through the power of music.
Brooklyn-based Shawna X recaps her F*** Your Manners mixed media show.
Repeat Pattern shares his fascination and explorations of abandoned hotels from Japan’s golden age.
The fashion designer and DJ turned ceramicist talks fluidity in the creative space.
Eugene talks about disconnecting on a trip to the historical mountain top city.
Rappers Ms Banks and Fotan Laiki connect to talk craft, expectations and their cities’ evolving rap scenes.
Catching up with Seoul-based artist Cody as he puts the finishing touches on Hongdae’s RYSE Hotel.
Nate speaks with Emanuel Hahn and Andrew Kung about their work capturing Mississippi’s Delta Chinese community.
Behind the arduous process of creating a modern Chinese typeface from scratch.
How the name YETI came to be and how he created a music and event entity from the ground up.
Bringing the cultural richness of the former capital to the rest of the world.
Five shots from Melbourne through the lens of Jean-Paul McAllan, better known as ThirdCulture.
The beloved items of Hikaru Komura, founder of Japanese handcraft store Uguisu the Little Shoppe
The quiet little shop brings Japanese craftsmanship to the world.
Eugene sits down with David Zhou and Lucas Farrar, who set the record straight on the Chinese hip hop scene, specifically as it pertains to Chengdu and Chongqing.
The biracial pop star talks about her experiences and career growing up in Japan.
The story of Adrien Macera, longtime Beijing resident and trailblazer of the Chinese capital’s custom bike scene.
The Toronto-based photographer on the role of philanthropy in uplifting the next generation.
Taliesin Gilkes-Bower follows a team of volunteers patrolling along the border.
The conservation technologist shares his craft of building new tech and sharing it with both scientists and the public.
Alex meets with friend Phillip Lim in New York to talk life, fashion and design.
The former K-pop band member and artist talks about his experiences leaving Seattle for Seoul.
A brief history of virtual pets and their place in our smartphone-centric lives.
Exploring the promise of insect protein in sustainable food products.
Taliesin Gilkes-Bower relates the disaster’s impact through words and photos.
We speak with Sarah Kim, one of the founders of Feminine Product, an exploration and celebration of the role of femininity in art.
The promise and challenges of cannabis entrepreneurship for the Hopland Band of Pomo Indians in California.
A cannabis-infused dining experience courtesy of self-taught chef “Hawai’i” Mike Salman.
What it takes to create ceramic plates and serviceware for top restaurants.
The beloved items of Makoto Azuma and Shunsuke Shiinoki, the minds behind floral art collective AMKK.
Sports publications FRANCHISE and Mundial sit down for a roundtable on the relation between sports and media.
How football fandom lives on in tattoos even as the sport continues to evolve.
How the Peruvian skater turned chef takes inspiration (and ingredients) from the Andes to create inimitable dishes.
The legendary skater shares personal accounts of life leading up to skateboarding going mainstream.
We speak with NBA graphic design veterans Lauren Fisher and Amanda Fisher.
A quick trip inside the intimate listening space at Potato Head Hong Kong.
The Adventure Time artist’s journey after military service.
The doctor and comic artist talks about the role of Graphic Medicine in patient care.
Exploring the influence of Korea’s sartorial traditions on present-day streetwear.
We venture to small town Kamitonda to learn more about the factory milling for adidas and other sportswear giants.
Artist Daniel Arsham talks using social media to communicate with an audience beyond the traditional art world.
We talk to painter Jordan Sowers for more insight on his process and how the medium plays into his design.
A video exploring the expansion of dental jewelry beyond the realm of hip-hop.
How the multi-disciplined talent comments on the class system through brand.
Busy art director Carson Ting unpacks his creative process involving as much body as mind.
How a DJ turned restauranteur unites the experience under one roof.
The Bradford, England born-and-raised photog shares how football fanatacism paved the way for his craft.