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Good Folk

INVISIBLE CREATURE UPDATE ///

Our GoodFolk interviewees Invisible Creature have some new work they’ve done for the Sasquatch Music Festival. Check it all out over at Grain Edit.

THIS JUST IN – MUST READ///

Horrible news regarding one of our Good Folk. Lauren Nassef found out yesterday that a student in the UK has been plagiarizing her work, even winning a prestigious textile design competition by stealing her illustrations. The portfolio in question is that of Samantha Beeston, a graduate student at Falmouth University in the UK. Beeston’s site...

GOOD FOLK #14: INVISIBLE CREATURE ///

-NAME Don Clark -WHERE ARE YOU FROM? Seattle, WA -WHAT DOES YOUR WORK CONSIST OF? Illustration and graphic design, mostly. -HOW DID YOU GET STARTED? I’ve been interested in art since … well, since I knew how to say “art” I guess. Our (my brother Ryan is also my partner at IC) grandfather was an...

GOOD FOLK #13: JENNY AMBROSE ///

-NAME Jenny Ambrose -WHERE ARE YOU FROM? Manalapan, NJ, but now I live in warm and balmy Florida. -WHAT DOES YOUR WORK CONSIST OF? Bright colors, abstract shapes, and a lot of conceptual thinking. Birds, also. -HOW DID YOU GET STARTED? I actually fell into design by accident. I was studying to be an anthropologist...

GOOD FOLK #12: BRIAN GOSSETT/SINCE78 ///

Join The Takeover with this episode of Good Folk with designer / illustrator / art director Brian Gossett from since78 to get a view in the mind of a guy who has been working for companies like Coca Cola, Nickelodeon, Russell Athletics, Nike and many more. You might have also seen his contributions to the...

GOOD FOLK #11: ALEX TROCHUT ///

Quick and juicy interview with Alex Trochut, one of the most talented designers out there. Read on and take a closer look at his one of a kind style. -WHERE ARE YOU FROM? Barcelona, Spain -WHAT DOES YOUR WORK CONSIST OF? Graphic Design and Illustration -HOW DID YOU GET STARTED? I always liked drawing, went...

GOOD FOLK #10: SHIN TANAKA ///

Meet Shin Tanaka, graffiti artist and paper toy creator from japan. Starting with paper models of sneakers he has created a great variety of paper toys and made them accessible for customization so everybody can create their own paper toy goodness. There is a huge gallery of customized toys from people all over the world...

GOOD FOLK #9: LAUREN NASSEF ///

Lauren is a freelance illustrator living in Chicago. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2001. Her work is whimsical, brilliant and beautiful. Lauren’s illustrations have graced the covers of award-winning Univ. of Chicago Press books as well as an article for the NY Times.

GOOD FOLK #8: DUANE KING ///

With a unique style and approach that is emblematic of a new generation of graphic designers, Duane King has been developing design solutions for top brands for over a decade. King joined Focus2, a Dallas-based brand development group, in 1998 where his innovative approach to analyzing and solving creative challenges achieved notable results. In 2005,...

GOOD FOLK #7: MATTEO BOLOGNA ///

Matteo Bologna is the founder and President of New York-based Mucca Design Corporation, where he also serves as Creative Director. Born and raised in Milan, Italy, Matteo’s grounding in architecture, graphic design, illustration and typography facilitated his early business successes and inspired his decision to create a New York agency.

WELCOME JESSICA TONDER ///

The Takeover would like to welcome one of our closest friends and original Goodfolk member, the talented Jessica Tonder to the team, Tonder will be contributing to our ever evolving pile of goodness, and teaching us all a bit about sound.. stay tuned for her madness…

GOOD FOLK #6: ATSUKO TANAKA ///

GOOD FOLK #6: Atsuko Tanaka    ATSUKO TANAKA WHERE ARE YOU FROM?  Tokyo, Japan. WHAT DOES YOUR WORK CONSIST OF?  Taking pictures, editing, retouching and sometimes finding models and locations HOW DID YOU GET STARTED?  After I graduated college in L.A., I moved to NY.  I brought my book to some music magazines to get...