Blue Sky Agenda: Designer ANDERS HAAL in Conversation with 032c

ANDERS HAAL is a Stockholm-based designer who, after completing his studies at Beckmans College of Design, moved on to become first designer at Ann-Sofie Back Atelje. In late 2013, he left the company to start his own label, HAAL, which was quickly picked up by forward-thinking retailers such as LN-CC and Opening Ceremony. His second…
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Corporate Personality: Brian Boylan @ Wolff Olins

BRIAN BOYLAN is the chairman of the legendary branding firm WOLFF OLINS. Founded in London in 1965 by Michael Wolff and Wally Olins, their first job was to create the identity for Apple Records with The Beatles. One of the entities crucially responsible for articulating branding as a discipline in its own right, Wolff Olins has created a century’s worth of influential brands: Orange, the …
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BRAND LOYALTY: DIS Magazine for 032c

DIS Magazine returns to the pages of 032c with a fashion story dispersed throughout our SELECT section. Casting employees, team members, and associates from leading corporations in high fashion, DIS presents its trademark "medium fashion" somewhere in the Pinkberry–Chanel continuum.
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K-HOLE’s Youth Mode: A Report on Freedom

K-Hole is a trend-forecasting group based in New York that irregularly releases a free, downloadable PDF report that tries to make sense of the corporate and consumer strategies that are enacted on everyone, everywhere. Founded by a group of five writers and artists—Greg Fong, Sean Monahan, Chris Sherron, Emily Segal, and Dena Yago—K-Hole operates in…
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Never Walk Alone

MARK PARKER, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nike Inc., a multi-billion dollar footwear, apparel, and equipment supplier headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, once summarized his challenge in The Wall Street Journal: “The question is, how do you not let your size become a disadvantage? How do you keep an edge, a crispness, a relevance?” An interview with Nike's CEO MARK PARKER on …
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