MakePretend Interview

The wonderful collab duo of Anna Arbuckle and Nate Turner have launched their first in what looks to be an awesome series of interviews. Stay tuned for more and have a look see when time permits! The first is an exchange between Photographer KT Auleta and the founder of clothing label VPL, Victoria Bartlett.

Interview: North55


North55 was formed in 2000 to provide Middle East businesses world-class creative solutions. Since inception, they have worked with leading corporations to define and develop effective, durable brands that deliver real bottom-line value. North55 brand communication experience encompasses real estate, travel and tourism, retail, luxury goods and food and beverage, across a wide-ranging client base. We had the opportunity and pleasure of meeting Craig Falconer, co-founder and creative partner.

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Billykirk By Scout Magazine

Our friends at the Scout have produced this wonderfully beautiful movie on high quality leather goods makers Billykirk. Truly beautiful in editing, cinematography and production, it is worth a look see. Word is there are going to be a few more of these coming down the pipeline so stay tuned for more at The Scout. Great work guys!

Interview: SouthSouthWest


As yet another part of the Friendship Chronicles series here, documenting a trip down under, we did a series of interviews with several of the great studios and designers we met. We will be publishing them on occasion here as the data starts to form. So with that, here be one of the first! We had the pleasure of meeting up with Adam Gibson from the fantastic studio SouthSouthWest in Melbourne, Australia. Enjoy!

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Interview: THEME Magazine


This one’s a long one folks. So, if you’re looking for the trivia answer, just click here.  A couple months ago GraphicHug had the opportunity to meet with John and Jiae at THEME, a bi-monthly Asian Culture magazine published here in the US and distributed worldwide. On a gray morning in DUMBO they humbly chatted with us and allowed us to pick their brains.

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Interview: Nancy Skolos


Nancy Skolos is a designer and educator currently serving as full time faculty at the Rhode Island School of Design and active partner in the office of Skolos Wedell. She has a BFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and an MFA from Yale University. Details »

Interview – NowNow

For a little over a year I’ve seen NowNow evolve from an strange website about obscure young talents in Austrailia into an established voice in the indie publishing world. Details »