Issue 12 : The Enterprise Issue
The Enterprise Issue looks at the entrepreneurial spirit of creatives beyond just the culture. Spearheading this issue are Japanese floral artists Azuma Makoto and Shiinoki Shunsuke, collectively known as AMKK, who take floral arranging to the next level through incredibly vibrant and visually stunning displays of nature, and whose published Encyclopedia of Flowers creatively inspires the like of Hiroshi Fujiwara.
Award-winning designers Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne of Public School fame to give us firsthand insight on the process of building your own brand. Streetwear staples Ben and Bobby Hundreds of The Hundreds adds their own version of what it takes to create a start-up, and Tyler Brûlé, Journalist turned media mogul who founded both Wallpaper* magazine and Monocle teaches us why being inspired is so important in life. Following this, HYEPBEAST has selected other notable names, some on the forefront of their industry and others that operate behind the scenes, but all that share the same entrepreneurial itch. These names include tattoo artist and publisher Maxime Buchi, Stüssy Japan‘s Brand Director Shin Okishima, artist and international art festival POW! WOW! founder Jasper Wong, esteemed photographer Willie Toledo, and ceramist Ben Medansky among others.
Topping this issue off are exclusive interviews with the revered Japanese Master Yohji Yamomoto and Tyler, The Creator.