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On My Radar: Gary Hilton
20th Aug

OnMyRadar:GaryHilton

The Co-Founder of GAS Music talks classic albums, the majesty of David Byrne and the need for 'real stuff'.

12th Aug
Caroline Koning: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Caroline Koning: A Few Of My Favourite Things

From wallet-housed trinkets to analog antiques, we chat to the Halal director about some of the things she keeps around her to stay creatively inspired.

8th Aug
Playlist: Andrew De Zen

Playlist: Andrew De Zen

We chat to the Keeper Content director Andrew De Zen about his main sources for inspiration, his fave bit of tech and his current musical playlist rotation.

6th Aug
On My Radar: Olaf van Gerwen

On My Radar: Olaf van Gerwen

Renowned food director and photographer, and founder of Chuck Studios, Olaf van Gerwen on his addiction to bass, his love for 'the sloppy side of LA', and the joy of finding a new social media platform.

30th Jul
On My Radar: Aidan Gibbons

On My Radar: Aidan Gibbons

The ECD at Ntropic London, Aidan Gibbons, swears his love for Malcolm Tucker, enjoys making music with a microsampler and has a penchant for board games.

25th Jul
Playlist: Ruby + Boya

Playlist: Ruby + Boya

We chat to OB management's directing duo Ruby + Boya about their favourite promos, influences and who they are currently listening to.

23rd Jul
On My Radar: Martina Kirkham

On My Radar: Martina Kirkham

Martina Kirkham, the Executive Producer at Czar's new office in Milan, is a cinephile with the best directors at her fingertips, an audiophile with a love of vinyl and, surely, an Anglophile with her love of a yeasty treat.

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22nd Jul
Spencer Averick: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Spencer Averick: A Few Of My Favourite Things

The Final Cut editor of Disney's A Wrinkle in Time, civil rights drama Selma and Netflix's powerful When They See Us talks us through his framed inspiration, movie-classics tome and a baseball that means a lot.

19th Jul
The Art of Advertising: David Glean

The Art of Advertising: David Glean

The Founder and Partner of editorial house Spot Welders, David Glean, shares the history behind three artists who influence him personally and professionally.

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16th Jul
On My Radar: Olivier Altmann

On My Radar: Olivier Altmann

The Co-Founder of Paris-based agency Altmann&Pacreau, Olivier Altmann, on monitoring his sons' finances, the brilliance of a modern ballet and why agencies need to stop giving their thoughts away for free.

15th Jul
Fred Rowson: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Fred Rowson: A Few Of My Favourite Things

The Blink director talks us through a few of the things he needs around him in order to get his creative juices flowing, including an aural-tickling Japanese postcard, a bounty of books on the paranormal and more ties than you can shake a neck at.

11th Jul
Playlist: Emmanuel Adjei

Playlist: Emmanuel Adjei

We hear from Compulsory director Emmanuel Adjei, where we talk painters, Radiohead internet leaks and African science fiction...

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