Benedicte Arora // art director & graphic designer
With a 360 degree approach through the development of a visual language across print, digital and art direction, Benedicte is drawn to images that tell a story and have a graphic quality to them; this is what she strives to create.
She is a purist with a traditional graphic design background, having studied before the internet boom. Benedicte has been working as a multi-disciplinary graphic designer in fashion and homeware retail - high street and luxury - for the last 15 years, keen on brand communication and storytelling.
Gian Marco Tavani // PR & creative director at-large
Born in Italy and grown up around the world between Paris, Milan and Los Angeles.
After many years into the movie and the fashion industries, Gian Marco has built a strong knowledge in marketing/communication rules chained with practical entrepreneurship skill. His mind, analytical and creative at the same time, brought him to work on communication for several luxury fashion brands.
Working as a PR and creative director, Gian Marco has allowed us to accomplish several of our latest assignments. His client/team interface is crucial for a perfect understanding of what the clients want and how to get there most smoothly and effectively.
Marco Vacca // graphic & web designer
Marco's first experience in graphics was in reproducing famous logos on papers since primary school. He loves playing around with lettering, creating streamlined synthetic shapes or experimenting with unconventional solutions.
No matter if on paper or on screen, Marco is at ease with all the design tools, visualising a given brief, deconstructing it into its primary elements, then blending all together to create his graphic works, which are always original and full of imagination.
Fanny Burgos // make-up artist & hair stylist
Fanny has been a professional in this industry for the past 11 years completing projects in fashion catalogues, catwalks, editorials, adverts, TV and films. Her formal training includes fashion make-up, historical hair and make-up, hair structures, face and body painting, SFX, prosthesis, character design and airbrush painting.
Stefania Paci // make-up artist & hair stylist
Born in Florence, Italy, Stefania started her career as a hairdresser at the age of 15. She trotted the globe refining her skills from Australia to the UK, where she initially worked for Sanrizz and Aveda salons. Having been trained at AOFM Make-up Academy in London, she has been working freelance afterwards.
Stefania uses her long-standing experience in fashion shows, photo shoots and casualty effects to create new shapes and inspiring trends, always pushing boundaries to bring out her clients’ beauty through hair styling and make-up.
Marian Alonso // photographer & assistant
Marian Alonso, from Barcelona, is a photographer and lens-based visual artist who has spent many years living in the creative hub of East London. Marian’s passion for image making comes across in her determination to achieve excellence in every job. Human visage is central in her work through portraiture, reportage and fashion, convening meaning and emotion through slights of body language and expression. She holds a Master’s in Photography from the University of the Arts London and is recipient of the ARCO (Ifema) Photography Award.
Wayne Maurice Smith // photographer & assistant
Wayne Maurice Smith is a self-taught photographer from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Living in London, he has developed his skills and become more in tune with his creative side. Wayne’s passion for photography comes across in his documented street photography, showing everyday people in their surroundings, portraiture, fashion and event photography. Wayne’s goal is to achieve a high standard of work in both image making and assisting roles. He studied as a professional dancer in contemporary dance and performance, however, focuses solely on photography.
Kimi Gill // photography, marketing & PR
Kimi has always been fascinated by people's narratives and likes to find beautiful ways to express them visually. She enjoys collaborating with Marco on photo stories that capture the imagination, as well as taking care of marketing and public relations.
Having studied photography at City of Westminster College and English Literature at Warwick University, Kimi has excellent editing and writing skills, as well as knowledge of French, Spanish and German language.
She has worked for ten years in Public Relations, with a wide range of experience supporting charities, local government and businesses.
Kimi loves to work holistically with clients, getting to the heart of their issues and combining her skills to provide all round support that enables businesses to excel and grow. She is your primary contact. You can call her on 0794 659 0614 or email email@example.com