One of the main reason I started the Journal is because I was thrilled to discover new things, by any means. It's not only the places I've been able to visited throughout the few years that I started to develop the concept of the magazine otherwise well, there would be a lack of meaning. The People makes this journey more than valuable, without them it wouldn't be complete. I am glad to present a few of them, individuals, creatives in all kind that inspire me and I was lucky enough to interview.

THE PEOPLE

Interview & Photography Farade Nicolas

 — 01. Meeting with Kukunochi in Tokyo for issue 06.

01. Meeting with Kukunochi in Tokyo for issue 06.


 I spent 11 days in Taipei working on the second part of the upcoming volume 07 of Le Journal. During this short period I have met so many inspiring people, many more that I could ever imagine that it was a natural process for me to take the time to showcase their creative mindset. When I had the chance, I sat down with some of them to discuss about their endeavour to create a new identity & culture vulture in Taiwan.

A CHAPTER IN TAIPEI

Interview & Photography Farade Nicolas

 

 DENZEL & TARO | Rapper & Producer

Where to find a good place to spend a good amount of time when you're not at home? A place where you can be at ease, meet your friends, relax while talking about your week, your plans, everything. Well I didn't found one until recently. I sat down with James the founder of Paperboy to talk about this great project and the growth of his ideas.

 DENZEL & TARO | Rapper & Producer

Where to find a good place to spend a good amount of time when you're not at home? A place where you can be at ease, meet your friends, relax while talking about your week, your plans, everything. Well I didn't found one until recently. I sat down with James the founder of Paperboy to talk about this great project and the growth of his ideas.

 PAPERBOY PARIS | Restaurant (online soon)

Where to find a good place to spend a good amount of time when you're not at home? A place where you can be at ease, meet your friends, relax while talking about your week, your plans, everything. Well I didn't found one until recently. I sat down with James the founder of Paperboy to talk about this great project and the growth of his ideas.


 ☞  PAPERBOY PARIS  | Restaurant  Where to find a good place to spend a good amount of time when you're not at home? A place where you can be at ease, meet your friends, relax while talking about your week, your plans, everything. Well I didn't found one until recently. I sat down with James the founder of Paperboy  to  talk about this great project and the growth of his ideas.

 PAPERBOY PARIS | Restaurant

Where to find a good place to spend a good amount of time when you're not at home? A place where you can be at ease, meet your friends, relax while talking about your week, your plans, everything. Well I didn't found one until recently. I sat down with James the founder of Paperboy to talk about this great project and the growth of his ideas.

 ☞  CHACE FEDOR  | Creative Director  I met Chace through my friend Bao. When I told her that I was going to stay in Tokyo three weeks, she instantly thought about him. I reached to him when I returned from Holland. He was the first people I sat down & interviewed for the  issue   06 .

☞ CHACE FEDOR | Creative Director

I met Chace through my friend Bao. When I told her that I was going to stay in Tokyo three weeks, she instantly thought about him. I reached to him when I returned from Holland. He was the first people I sat down & interviewed for the issue 06.

 ☞  LUIGDI GAYDU  | Cons France Team Manager  doesn’t need no introduction when you are talking about the Parisian skate scene. But hey, since you might be new to this, here’s a small one : For more than 8 years he was living in New York city.  Nowadays Luidgi is working for Converse as the Skate team manager but not only, the list will be too long to do... Please, enjoy the interview.

☞ LUIGDI GAYDU | Cons France Team Manager

doesn’t need no introduction when you are talking about the Parisian skate scene. But hey, since you might be new to this, here’s a small one : For more than 8 years he was living in New York city.  Nowadays Luidgi is working for Converse as the Skate team manager but not only, the list will be too long to do... Please, enjoy the interview.

 ☞  TAMAKI NIIME  | Textile Designer    Another reason of my visit in  Hyōgo  was to meet with the atelier/store of designer Tamaki Niime. Actually, I didn’t got in touch with Tamaki in the first place but with Miyoko ( sales overseas manager ). I was able -once there- to take pictures of the atelier and see how their product were made alongside a few questions I asked to Tamaki Niime.

☞ TAMAKI NIIME | Textile Designer  

Another reason of my visit in Hyōgo was to meet with the atelier/store of designer Tamaki Niime. Actually, I didn’t got in touch with Tamaki in the first place but with Miyoko (sales overseas manager). I was able -once there- to take pictures of the atelier and see how their product were made alongside a few questions I asked to Tamaki Niime.

 ☞  LAURENCE KEEFE  | Adidas Skate Japan    The last interview I did in Tokyo wasn’t supposed to happen. In fact, it was done exactly 4 days before my departure. Uruma Masanori ( Skate Distributor ) was the one who introduce me to Laurence in the first place. I met him in his new office...

☞ LAURENCE KEEFE | Adidas Skate Japan  

The last interview I did in Tokyo wasn’t supposed to happen. In fact, it was done exactly 4 days before my departure. Uruma Masanori (Skate Distributor) was the one who introduce me to Laurence in the first place. I met him in his new office...

 ☞  Yannick Do  | Creative Consultant  On a Tuesday morning I sat down with creative consultant, Yannick Do in a coffee near République  to talk about his career, previous experiences with OFR & NIKE where he started his early career as a creative consultant, his work for CONVERSE & most of all we spent time discussing about his aspirations for the future

 Yannick Do | Creative Consultant

On a Tuesday morning I sat down with creative consultant, Yannick Do in a coffee near République  to talk about his career, previous experiences with OFR & NIKE where he started his early career as a creative consultant, his work for CONVERSE & most of all we spent time discussing about his aspirations for the future

 ☞  JAMES OLIVER  | Creative Director  One of the very first person I thought I would contact when I booked my ticket for Tokyo was James Oliver, co-founder of  SLAM X HYPE .  I immediately thought it would be more than interesting to discuss with someone who's usually working behind the scene, interview the interviewer.

☞ JAMES OLIVER | Creative Director

One of the very first person I thought I would contact when I booked my ticket for Tokyo was James Oliver, co-founder of SLAM X HYPE.  I immediately thought it would be more than interesting to discuss with someone who's usually working behind the scene, interview the interviewer.

 ☞  BLEU DE PANAME  | Brand  There are people that you met through your life that will be beneficent to you in many ways. I met Thomas Giorgetti & Christophe Lépine the founders of French Brand   Bleu de Paname.   We talked about the future of " Maison De Confiance ".

 BLEU DE PANAME | Brand

There are people that you met through your life that will be beneficent to you in many ways. I met Thomas Giorgetti & Christophe Lépine the founders of French Brand Bleu de Paname. We talked about the future of "Maison De Confiance".

 ☞  JULIEN AVAKIAN  | Jack of all trades  I met Julien when I was working at Carhartt in Paris, at that time he was working at Starcow, I discovered is love for photography after several discussions about travelling. He told me that he used to go to New York, so I wondered why and asked him a few questions about his previous trip.

☞ JULIEN AVAKIAN | Jack of all trades

I met Julien when I was working at Carhartt in Paris, at that time he was working at Starcow, I discovered is love for photography after several discussions about travelling. He told me that he used to go to New York, so I wondered why and asked him a few questions about his previous trip.

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