Ari Curtis

Website: https://www.byaricurtis.com/ Twitter: @ari_curtis Who is Ari Curtis? “I’m a Brooklyn-based writer and designer. My writing generally explores the way media and culture interact with our lived experiences—for instance, the intersections of “reality” and reality, race and gender, and movements and the media that covers them.” (source, abridged)

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Karabo Poppy Molestane

Website: https://www.behance.net/Karabo_Poppy Twitter: @karabo_poppy Who is Karabo Poppy Molestane? “Karabo Poppy Moletsane is a Gold Craft Loerie award-winning Johannesburg based Illustrator/Designer who is passionate about the preservation of the African aesthetic. She is drawn to all that makes South Africa so full of zest, culture and innovation. She also founded a creative agency called Mother Tongue […]

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Carolyne Hill

Website: http://www.carolynehill.com Twitter: @chillcreate Who is Carolyne Hill? “I am an independent designer with a background in art direction and branding. Having left the corporate world in January 2016, I am now on a new creative path of discovery. 2017 has seen the launch of ChillCreate, a lifestyle brand from Brixton, London. The first capsule […]

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Fatimah Kabba

Website: https://www.teemah.com Twitter: @fatimahkabba Who is Fatimah Kabba? “Hi, I’m Fatimah. I’m a designer and brand writer focused on the interplay of design and technology. Leveraging narrative writing I develop projects ranging from brand systems and web experiences to interactive data visualizations and physical product designs. I’ve spent my career gaining experience in both the […]

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Maika Sozo

Website: https://www.sozomaika.com Twitter: @SOZOMAIKA Who is Maika Sozo? “SOZOMAIKA is a digital illustrator, concept artist, and 3D generalist currently based in New York City. Maika is best known for her approach towards fashion design in her character illustrations. There is a notable influence from noir and eastern design elements in her work. So far she […]

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Sean Apparicio

Website: http://iloveyoumytv.com Twitter: @boredwithlove Who is Sean Apparicio? “I’m a freelance creative director, animator and designer living and working in New York with over 17 years experience. I Work primarily in the fields of brand identity, graphic design, design direction, advertising and film-making, but I’m pretty versatile which means I’m just as happy a commercial […]

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William Tyner

Website: http://www.willtyner.com Twitter: @WillTyner1 Who is William Tyner? “William is a San Francisco based anthropologist, designer and photographer. He was born in Baltimore and grew up in Dayton. He’s passionate about designing solutions that improve individuals’ access to educational, financial and other important resources in their communities. He’s passionate about telling stories. He has conducted fieldwork […]

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Vaughn Fender

Website: http://vaughnfender.com Twitter: @vaughnfender Who is Vaughn Fender? “Born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, Vaughn is a designer, illustrator and letterer. His work is marked by hand-drawn characters, letters, vibrant colors, and a bit of randomness. When not 9-to-5ing at Taylor Design in Stamford, he spends the other hours creating in a variety of ways for […]

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R. Brian Stone

Website: https://design.osu.edu/people/stone.158 Twitter: @rbrianstone Who is R. Brian Stone? “R. Brian Stone is an Associate Professor at The Ohio State University focused in the area of motion design, interaction design, user experience, and information visualization. He is a member of the Visual Communication and Graduate faculty and has served as Graduate Studies Committee Chair and as […]

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Jared Erondu

Website: http://jarederondu.com Twitter: @erondu Who is Jared Erondu? “I’m a writer and designer from Brooklyn, living in San Francisco. In the past, I’ve worked with Evomail (co-founder), Omada Health, Envato, TED, and Treehouse among others. Currently co-founder & editor of The Industry, and design lead at Lift. Advising companies here and there.” (source)

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