INDUSTRIE MAGAZINE
12:58 pm

JEFF SOLORIO AND JOHN JUNIPER, CO-FOUNDERS OF DITA

19/12/2013, Industrie Questionnaire

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Where are you right now?

JEFF- In London, heading to LA

JOHN- NYC flying back to LA tonight

 

What is your current state of mind?

JEFF- Focused and looking forward to the new year

JOHN- Focused

 

Where do you feel most at home?

JEFF- In Los Angeles (been traveling most of the year)

JOHN- Los Angeles

 

Why fashion?

JEFF- I think eyewear is a bit of fashion and industrial design, so that mix between both is interesting to us. We get influence from cars, planes, furniture, watches and other gadgets.

JOHN- It affects everyone in one way or another

 

What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?

JEFF- Work smart, not hard

JOHN- There’s two that sick out:

” Life is a one time opportunity ”

” If you keep doing what your doing you’ll keep getting what your getting.”

 

What was the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

JEFF- Starting DITA on a shoe string budget

JOHN- Love

 

What is your perfect idea of happiness? When and where were you happiest?

JEFF- When you’re in harmony with what your doing at that moment

JOHN- Being with the people you love the most and laughing at something so hard it hurts.100 miles off the coast of Sumatra surfing perfect waves in the Mentawai island chain with your best friends.

 

If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be?

JEFF- Try to pay more attention

JOHN- Prioritize health more in my life

 

What is your greatest fear?

JEFF- Fear itself

JOHN- Not going to heaven

 

Which living person do you most admire?

JOHN- Ray Donovan

 

What is your greatest extravagance?

JEFF- Time

JOHN- Travel

 

What was the last thing you bought?

JEFF- A Schott flight Ma-1 jacket

JOHN- Vintage Polaroid camera

 

What is your most treasured possession?

JEFF-  My 5’8″ Kane Garden fish (surfboard)

JOHN-  The Rolex my mother and grandma bought me

 

What would you like to be reincarnated as?

JEFF-  A human being

JOHN- Good question, probably a rock-star

 

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

JEFF-  I have not achieved it yet

JOHN-  Surviving 18 years in business

 

If I wasn’t doing this job, I would have liked to be…

JEFF-  A Filmmaker

JOHN- Photographer

 

What are you reading right now?

JEFF- The world as I see it”  by Einstein

JOHN-  “The Four Agreements” by Miguel Ruiz

 

What as the last film you watched? 

JEFF- Broken Song

JOHN- Bad Grandpa

 

If your life could be a film, which would it be?

JEFF-  Endless Summer

JOHN-  Iron Man

 

What makes you laugh?

JOHN-  Pranks

 

What makes you cry?

JOHN-  When innocent children have to suffer from cancer

 

What’s on your iPod?

JEFF-  Space is Only Noise by Nicholas Jaar, Old Ideas by Leonard Cohen, The Songs the Lord Taught Us by The Cramps,  Moanin’ by  Mr. Airplane Plane, Sings the Blues by Nina Simone.

JOHN-  Everything

 

What sites do you visit everyday?

JEFF- surfline.com, hemmings.com

JOHN-  Gmail

 

Which question do you most dread being asked?

JEFF-  How did you come up with the name DITA?

JOHN-  The 6th question. ( I gave a bullshit answer )

 

 

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6:07 pm

EXCERPTS FROM “SOON IS NOW THEINSTAPAPER – #EDIT2″

25/11/2013, Uncategorized

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Images by Tom Van Dorpe

 

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Images by Tom Van Dorpe

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Images by Johan Renck

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Images by Johan Renck

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Images by Humberto Leon

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Images by Humberto Leon

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Images by Alex Prager

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Images by Alex Prager

TheInstaPaper #edit2 brings together fifteen artists with a relentless curiosity to engage with and document their world, marking the beginning of a new era in photography.  Based entirely on Instagram photos, the book looks to document the “instant” visual movement by turning it into a collectable item.

  SOON IS NOW TheInstaPaper – #edit2 “Available online at TheInstaPaper.com and selected bookstores worldwide

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5:08 pm

ISABELLA BLOW: FASHION GALORE!

19/11/2013, Snapshots

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 Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! exhibition at Somerset House, presented in partnership with the Isabella Blow Foundation and Central Saint Martins.  The show features over 100 garments from designers such as Alexander McQueen and Philip Treacy. Selected from the personal collection of the late British patron of fashion and art, the exhibition runs from November 20, 2013 to March 2, 2014.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images for Somerset House)

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4:24 pm

TABITHA SIMMONS X TOMS DINNER AT MARK’S CLUB LONDON

14/11/2013, Snapshots
Charlotte Stockdale, Katie Grand and Anita Borzyszkowska

Charlotte Stockdale, Katie Grand and Anita Borzyszkowska

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Edie Campbell and Otis Ferry

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Holli Rogers

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Katy England, Blake Mycoskie and Tabitha Simmons

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Tabitha Simmons and Blake Mycoskie

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Tabitha Simmons and Katie Grand

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Placecards at the dinner

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Tallulah Harlech

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Tiphane De Lussy

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Table settings at the dinner

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Valentine Fillol Cordier

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6:06 pm

HUISHAN ZHANG, WINNER OF THE DORCHESTER COLLECTION PRIZE 2013

31/10/2013, Snapshots

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