News // 6 News of Knotan
Swedish author David Lagercrantz was portrayed for STERN magazine by KNOTAN c/o CHRISTA KLUBERT. The author wrote the continuation of the Millennium trilogy by Stieg Larrson.
05.03.2017 // show complete article
"When it comes to bag design, we like to keep it simple, no matter what type of bags we do – beautiful, simple, durable and classic" goes the statement of Swedish label SANDQVIST, which sells weekenders, wallets, laptop bags and backpacks since 2004. Just as simple was the raw material used by Swedish photographer KNOTAN, who left no holds barred to creatively present the new collection as an exciting experience.
16.10.2016 // show complete article
The fact that Sandqvist hired Knotan again for their summer collection 2016 proves that he is perfectly right with his unconventional way of viewing the world. This time, his models aren’t placed in the forest or the mountains, blinded by a car’s headlights or chased by an armed hunter, ... this time they find themselves on a ship graveyard. Simply Knotan.
“It is great to see that Knotan still loves uncommon poses and that he sometimes still puts the model aside in order to stage the perfect product picture. His pictures pour on this particular Knotan charm …
13.08.2016 // show complete article
What happened here? Swedish fashion label MES DAMES commissioned KNOTAN for their new lookbook, and the result is a very different and much more moderate aspect of his work. Impressive!
Christa Klubert on the production : “Usually Knotan means anarchy. Models are paired with his artistic genius in the most curious scenes. This time it’s different. The lookbook for Mes Dames is pared down and expressive, reduced but still with the desired effect. Knotan manages to tease an effective mix of elegance and grace out of her which perfectly matches his style and the …
23.04.2016 // show complete article
If you know the Swedish fashion label SANDQVIST, you know the label stands for high-quality bags - always a straight line with reduced but the best of fabrics. For the Fall/Winter collection, photographer KNOTAN sends a couple into the woods – not without something up his sleeve. If you know Kotan’s works, you know what’s coming now. Outdoor romanticism meets “Knotan in Wonderland”.
For the photo spread, the models don’t get around being photographed wearing deer heads or being chased onto a raised hide. At times, he literally leaves them …
24.01.2016 // show complete article
The writing department of Düsseldorf agency CHRISTA KLUBERT managed to perfectly capture KNOTAN’s picture series ‘Hot-and-Cold Sausages’ in words: ‘the agency sends you various folders filled with pictures by different photographers for you to write about them.What do you do then? You check the list, select a name, find Knotan and you get motivated. You check the folders, look at the pictures for the first time and you begin wondering: What did he do there? A smirk forms on your face. You just came across a couple of guys who look like they were on their way to …
10.02.2015 // show complete article