Laurie Rowan is an award winning illustrator, animator and director from South of England. Laurie’s work combines creativity and technology animating wobbly pastel creatures to music.
Yukai Du is an award winning illustrator and animator from Guangzhou, China, she is currently based in London. The Yukai Du world is filled with bold colours and animated graphic patterns.
Irish-born DJ and electronic music producer Chris McCormick aka Cromby shares his selection of fun and spicy home and studio essentials.
Franco-German electronic music producer, DJ and sound engineer Liebherr shares his essentials for a healthy and creative work life balance.
Maggie Tang is an Australian creative director, design manager and illustrator with extraordinary cooking and karaoke skills. As the head of brand design at Ableton, a Berlin-based music software and hardware company, she takes care of the look and feel of the brand while managing a team of designers.
Al Kassian and Hiroaki OBA are Opal Sunn. Before they started their endeavour as a hardware-only live act duo in 2015, Al and Hiroaki both had already successful solo music careers before they met in Berlin. Al released on labels suchs as Paramida’s Love On The Rocks and Utopia Records – Hiroaki was a bassist in a band in Tokyo, but went solo and joined the 2010 Red Bull Music Academy in London and released on labels like Ki Records. Their love for machines and boundless approach to music production gave birth to two Opal Sunn EPs released on their very own Planet Sundae imprint. After gaining stamps of approval from the likes of Andrew Weatherall, DJ Sprinkles, and many artists alike, this year, Opal Sunn was signed on former Ostgut Ton manager Nick Höppner’s new label Touch From A Distance. Now mainly based in Berlin, Al and Hiroaki both not only share their love for music but also their home Japan. The collection of essentials show some traditional Japanese items such as snacks and …