Indie BRANDS x phillipqgangan: Professional Rebel Q&A

Innovation is an act of rebellion. Indeed, every new concept, service or system is essentially a departure from the way things were. Since no breakthroughs have ever resulted from sameness and routine, defying the old is the only way to begin anew. For innovation catalysts Linda Vermaat and Melissa Marijnen, only a rebel is brave enough to spark a revolution. Recognizing … More Indie BRANDS x phillipqgangan: Professional Rebel Q&A

Making the Impossible, Possible | An Interview with Flybird’s Franky Boateng

Franky Boateng is the creator and founder of Amsterdam-based leather goods brand Flybird. This is his story: “I came from humble beginnings. My mother raised me as a single mom to the best of her abilities and I admired her for that even from a young age. One of the biggest inspirations I have, therefore, is her. … More Making the Impossible, Possible | An Interview with Flybird’s Franky Boateng

Indie BRANDS x phillipqgangan: Flybird Q&A

For an elite few, there is no greater satisfaction than making things by hand. The intimate bond between maker and craft far exceeds the completed product. Indeed, superb craftsmanship demands a lifelong devotion to perfecting one’s skills and an unwavering commitment to excellence. No one knows this better than Franky Boateng. Finding his true calling … More Indie BRANDS x phillipqgangan: Flybird Q&A

Q&A: Making Progress | A Documentary on Innovation by 31Volts

Making Progress (Dutch Trailer) | A Documentary by 31Volts | Premiers 12 September 2013 Innovation is a concept that is often misconstrued. Commonly affiliated with the latest technological advancements, the innovative process far exceeds the invention of consumer products. As a matter of fact, innovation, by definition, can also be achieved through the development of … More Q&A: Making Progress | A Documentary on Innovation by 31Volts

Indie BRANDS x phillipqgangan: Join the Pipe Q&A

Creativity can overcome even the greatest of challenges. Coupled with a fervent imagination, there is no limit to what the creative mind can achieve, provided it is driven by a noble cause. Yet, for devout idealists Geraldo Vallen and Lorenzo de Rita, inspiring ideas are worthless without action. While over a billion people across the … More Indie BRANDS x phillipqgangan: Join the Pipe Q&A

CreativeMornings Utrecht x phillipqgangan Q&A: Pet van de Luijtgaarden

Collecting is considered both an art form and an adventure. For artist and collector Pet van de Luijtgaarden, it is a unique opportunity to explore on the acquisitive nature of man and to have fun with the ever-growing pile of stuff he has collected. At the 5th edition of CreativeMornings Utrecht (20 July 2012), Pet shares his thoughts on his … More CreativeMornings Utrecht x phillipqgangan Q&A: Pet van de Luijtgaarden