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“I love the passion for architecture. Architecture matters! I’m not so sure about Marc’s sense that architects are pitted against the rest of us in a battle over design. I don’t agree with that. I think more likely architects battle against money and the folks who fear investing in new ideas. But that’s a far cry from battling the general public and mass consumers of architecture. From where I sit, we’re on his side every time.”

- Jesse

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“The power of someone seeing purple for the first time is a nice experience to share!”

- David Winton

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“Viktor & Rolf not only blurred the boundary between art and fashion in their latest couture show, they took it to the next level and turned it into performance art—taking the canvas pieces off the models and hanging them on the wall during the show. Pieces from the show have already been bought as art and some donated to the permanent collection of museums.” 

- Helen

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“Creativity is first and foremost a mindset. It means taking something expected and twisting it into something new, something that is different from the herd – something that’s a risk. And successful creativity is then something that fits that criteria that is then also accepted, eventually, by the mainstream. Here’s to Virgin Hotels for thinking creatively about their business. We’re proud of them. And we’re proud that we have our art (!) in their new hotel in Chicago. Great place to be…”

- Jesse

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“Drones are opening up new possibilities for imagery – I especially love the diver caught in mid air. Overall, I’ll be curious to see how drones change what we expect from photographers and photography over the coming years.”

- Jesse

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“While I think crowd-sourcing can be very powerful for collecting content – I’m not a fan of crowd-sourcing creative judgement. That said, here’s one designer who had the courage to do so”

- Jesse

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“I’ve always felt that artistic passion and insanity are two sides of a very fine line—and those of us who create art find ourselves navigating this line on a daily basis.” —Jesse

A postman collected pebbles every day for 33 years and what he created is astounding…

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“A perfect mirror into the essence of how human tastes and values change and shift in entirely unpredictable and unexpected ways”

- Jesse

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“The future of 3-d interactive art is very promising!” – Jesse

For her collection “Travel Wardrobe,” New Zealand artist and designer Anne Wilson creates stunning dresses out of vintage maps, creating one-of-a-kind works of art. View more of her designs on her website, Annex.