Meet Bijan Berahimi, an Iranian-American graphic designer, artist, and founder of FISK, a creative studio based in Portland, Oregon. FISK has become an ongoing project based around culture, community, and commerce through the lens of art and design. FISK has crafted thoughtful experiences for digital and physical spaces for clients like: Toro y Moi, Nike, Harvard GSD, Alicia Keys, Madhappy, and atmos. Bijan embodies the story behind the collaboration - because his path within the space has been unconventional but is a testament to duality.
Meet Paul Tao, the co-owner of iamsound, a hub of music, art, culture, and marketing, a hybrid creative studio, record label, and visual artist management firm based in LA. Beginning as a record label in 2007, iamsound was at the forefront of independent music featuring artists such as Florence and the Machine, Charlie XCX, Lord Huron, and Banks before expanding into a creative and marketing studio.
Meet Zak Hoke, the founder of ATR Creative Inc. (Addicted To Retail). He is a multidisciplinary creative retail marketing and design thought leader who is experienced in building, inspiring, and directing teams in curating compelling consumer journeys that deepen the storytelling narratives between brands and consumers. Zak embodies the story behind the collaboration - because his path within the space has been unconventional but is a testament to duality.