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Q&A with Jeff Ng (aka jeffstaple)

July 23, 2006 BY CAPSULESNEWS

Legendary graphic designer Jeff Staple, owner of Staple Design, and Lower East Side boutique Reed Space tells us what's inspiring him now.

 

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WATM: What city is inspiring you now and why?
JS: Berlin. Feels like NYC 15 yrs ago. Architecturally old, but creatively new.
WATM: What are you currently working on?
JS:  Opening Reed Space Japan.
WATM: What new products have you seen that you really like?
JS: Children's furniture and clothing.
WATM: What trade shows does Staple Design attend?
JS:  Just finished Bread and Butter. No other ones. We don't really attend tradeshows unless we are offered, umm, "discounts".
WATM: What brands do you like now?
JS:  Swiss Army, North Face Purple Label. FCRB, W) Taps, Nike, Headporter, Acronym. Eastpak Apparel. 
WATM: What trends do you like for s/s 2007?
JS:  Collaborative anagram wordplay to the 10th power.