In the early 90’s, in addition to being a DJ, I was party promoter, and a frustrated artist & graphic designer (I guess I'm still that frustrated artist).
When throwing our events, I would get my creative jollies by designing the flyers.
These were mostly done with pencil, pen & ink - doing edits & multiple fixes using white-out & photocopy machines.
A few months ago the design team from KENZO reached out to me asking if I still had my flyers.
In case you don't know, KENZO is a clothing label founded in 1970 by Japanese-French fashion designer Kenzō Takada, & in my youth I was totally in awe of their ad campaigns.
They told me that 1990’s NYC party’s were going to be the main inspiration for their whole next seasons collection.
What a buzz to see bits of my hand drawn designs used as elements for their collection on a Paris runway!
Respect & shout out to Bones and the real Storm Rave crew. Sorry, I’d forgot I’d even thrown a party with Storm as its name!