Abbey Drucker captures Sophie Windsor for Vogue.com as she prepares her attire for the Royal Wedding. Windsor, the daughter-in-law of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, is a British actress. Her 2009 marriage to Lord Frederick Windsor secured her an invite to the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, being held today, April 29th,, in London.
Henry Obasi creates twelve original illustrations of athletes for Nike’s worldwide campaign. The illustrations are part of Nike’s Fall/Holiday visuals and feature on catalog covers, showroom graphics, and event materials worldwide. The twelve athletes cover disciplines from soccer, track and field, tennis, and basketball. All illustrations were executed in grey scale.
Emily Nathan photographs spring fashion trends for Ritz-Carlton Magazine’s Spring 2011 issue. The quarterly publication recently re-launched with a new design and a new focus on luxury, fashion, and lifestyle. For their Spring 2011 issue, the magazine wanted to capture the both the iconic and old San Francisco and the new and fresh San Francisco. The city’s many juxtapositions are reflected in the clothes and the locations.
Jim Wright photographs Nashville music royalty Vince Gill and Amy Grant for the May/June 2011 issue of AARP Magazine. Inside the magazine, the country music singer and his contemporary Christian gospel singer wife discuss their path to happiness and how they make their eleven-year-old marriage work.
French sensation Zahia Dehar is launching a new lingerie brand. To promote the line, Zahia and her team commissioned Nick & Chloé to create a short but provocative film, “Zahia Dehar Striptease in the Cat Cave.” In the film, Zahia dances around one of the chateau’s stately rooms and performs a seductive striptease that brings to life even a supposedly inanimate cathead sculpture. Nick & Chloé successfully challenged themselves to blend their poetic and slightly edgy style with Zahia’s fairytale-inspired aesthetic in the film’s pink fantasy theme.
Brian Doben photographs the casts of classic tv shows The Cosby Show, The Facts of Life, Family Ties, and Welcome Back, Kotter for Peoplemagazine. The casts reunited at the 2011 TV Land Awards and were photographed backstage by Doben. People’s original concept for the shoot was for the casts to be photographed as if they were in a photo booth. However, instead of the usual white background, a darker background and larger set was used to make the images more dynamic.
Mindi Smith styles the cover and an eight page spread in the May 2011 issue of Junior Magazine. The UK-based magazine covers fashion, entertainment, and education for parents and their children. The shoot is inspired by the street style blog “The Sartorialist” and shows the boys as if they had been stopped on the street while they were going about their day. Smith styled eight young boys in eight different looks. The boys wear brightly colored preppy blazers, stripes, and checks and each boy’s outfit is meant to reflect his personality. The models were captured in different backdrops on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Tristan Eaton shows off his Thunderdog Studios in a video for Jay-Z’s new lifestyle site Life + Times. The rapper and music mogul’s latest venture launched on April 5th and showcases his taste in high-end cars, clothes, and gadgets, as well as art and design. In the video Eaton takes Life + Times around Thunderdog’s Long Island City, NYC space and discusses how the creative agency and toy brand has expanded how he brings his art to the world. Additionally, Eaton presents some of his most iconic pieces including several “The Dunny” figurines and original posters made for the 2008 Obama campaign.
Every year the Newport Beach Film Festival brings together over 350 filmmakers from 40 countries to showcase their work on the big screens. This year, a select group of artists, including B&A’s Henry Obasi, Mick Marston, and Shotopop, were commissioned by agency RPA to create bespoke artwork to celebrate the festival. Artists were asked to interpret the 24 letters that make up the festival’s name in their own style.
Henry Bourne captures Susan Tolson, the wife of the U.S. Ambassador to France and Monaco, at Hôtel de Pontalba in Paris for the April issue of Harper’s Bazaar. The grand 6,000-square-foot mansion has been the official residence of the ambassador since the 1970s. It features a ballroom, a cinema-sized screening room, a kitchen with three chefs, gilded salons, and a state dining room that seats 120. True to its name, it often plays host to traveling dignitaries and statesmen.
Converse is bringing attention to their lesser-known Star Chevron brand with a citywide block party. To promote the party, Am I Collective worked with Wieden + Kennedy Shanghai to create a launch video. The video encourages Converse fans to go online and vote for their city to be the party’s host.
Brian Doben has been capturing Nashville’s famous recording artists for over a decade. His photographs of Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, and Reba McEntire among others have been featured in People and People Country Stars magazines on several occasions. For his latest project, Doben has shifted his focus to the city’s up-and-coming talents. “Project Nashville” captures musicians who are making the journey towards stardom and hoping for fame like their predecessors.
Stuart Hall has spent the past two years capturing glacial melting in Greenland. The project is a continuation of previous work in which he had photographed the glacial melting in Iceland. A 2010 article by Click Green on record ice cap melting in Greenland inspired Hall. Researchers from the University of St Andrews, the University of Aberystwyth and Ohio State University had monitored the breakup of a large portion of the region’s largest glacier, likely caused by climate changes. Hall wanted to record the icebergs that had broken away.
Bernstein & Andriulli is pleased to welcome Decon. The New York-based multi-media idea shop is comprised of an agency, record label, and video production studio. Decon has developed influential and creative campaigns for Fortune 500 and boutique talent alike. Clients include HBO, Red Bull, Teva, Microsoft, Nickelodeon, and more.