North features interviews with creative professionals in pursuit of charting their own course
Benjamin Rasmussen - Photographer
Benjamin Rasmussen is a photographer based in Denver, Colorado. He also helps run Pattern.
His clients include Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Dwell, CNN, The New Yorker, California Sunday, Wired, GQ, and The New York Times, among others.
His work can be seen on Instagram by following @benjaminras, and his website is benjaminrasmussenphoto.com.
Links for people and things Benjamin mentioned in the podcast below:
bryanderballa.com jakestangel.com alecsoth.com/photography/ broombergchanarin.com michaelfriberg.com magnumphotos.com/newsroom/tim-hetherington-long-story-bit-by-bit-liberia-retold/ PatternDenver.com
Jay Ferracane - Designer / Founder of Angry Bovine
Jay Ferracane is a designer based in Boulder, Colorado.
Jay runs a design studio called Angry Bovine, which operates out of a rebuilt Silver-Streak-camper-turned-mobile-office. You can see his mobile studio on Design Boom by clicking HERE.
Some of Jay’s clients include Strava, Cannondale, Duke University, SRAM, Adobe, Dockers, Williams Sonoma, Stanford, San Francisco Symphony, and Oskar Blues, to name a few.
You can follow Jay on social media at @angrybovine
You can follow me on social media at @chipkalback
Mike Giant - Illustrator and Artist
Mike Giant is an illustrator and artist, currently living in Boulder, Colorado.
His clients include Vans, Scion, Cannondale, Travis Barker, Santa Cruz Skateboards, and Cinelli, among others.
His work can be seen on Instagram by following @ogmikegiant, and his website is mikegiant.com
Bill Stevenson - Drummer for DESCENDENTS, ALL, Black Flag, and Only Crime
Originally recorded in 2006, an interview with drummer and record producer Bill Stevenson.
Bill's drumming with his bands DESCENDENTS, ALL, and Black Flag has inspired musicians like Dave Grohl and Travis Barker, among others, and his production work includes albums for Rise Against, NOFX, The Lemonheads, Good Riddance, and many more.
'FILMAGE: The Story of Descendents/All', directed by Matt Riggle & Deedle LaCour, highlights the impact Bill and his bandmates have had in the music world since 1977.
Leslie dela Vega - Photo Editor at The New York Times
Leslie dela Vega is a Photo Editor at The New York Times.
Prior to The New York Times, she also worked for Rolling Stone, Fast Company, Essence, Time, Fortune, Teen People, VIBE, and Ozy.
Her work can be seen on Instagram by following @leslie.delavega, and her website is lesliedelavega.com
Lucas Beaufort - Artist
Lucas Beaufort is an Artist from Cannes, France.
His work includes everything from acrylic to video, working with brands like Vans, The North Face, Dakine, and Giro among others. His love of creating art combined with his passion for skateboarding and his devotion to traveling have taken him around the globe for a mix of clients and personal projects, including a film about print media in the skate industry called DEVOTED, available on Vimeo.
You can find Lucas' work on Instagram by following @lucas_beaufort
Interesting people, interesting topics!
Chip does his research, and knows the right questions to ask each guest to get to the interesting topics! Moreover - as a host he is great at listening so each guest can tell their own story. Looking forward to the next episode!
Mike Giant interview
Great interview. Mike shares his insight in to the world of freelance art and illustration. It is always interesting to hear from such an influential artist. Great listen!
What a great contribution to the creative community. Chip breaks down some incredible topics in this podcast. Check it out and have a listen!