Selected advertising clients include Austin Reed, Brooksfield, Cesare Attolini, DHC, FiftyFour, Levi’s, Marks & Spencer and Somatoline. Marais has also shot commissioned editorials for Vogue, L’Officiel, Marie Clare, Elle, Grazia, GQ, Men’s Health, The Sunday Times, Seventh Man, The Rake and The Week. Marais is based in London, working worldwide.
Check out the portfolio of Charl Marais on the Blossom Website and meet the team of the Berlin and Hamburg based agency in November at UPDATE-19-BERLIN
To celebrate Pride month, Burger King Germany has debuted the “Whopper Diamond,” jewels crafted from the ashes of its signature offering. The diamonds adorn a pair of bespoke wedding rings for a homosexual couple, Dima and Alvar, whom Burger King brought to Germany so they could get married. The pair hails from Eastern Europe, and one of them is from a country where same-sex marriage is illegal and there are no anti-discrimination laws protecting homosexuals. The idea is tied to Burger King’s long-running tagline, “Have it your way.”“Guests are free to choose how they enjoy their Whopper in any country — whether with onions or an extra portion of cheese, the choice is theirs,” said director of marketing at Burger King Deutschland, Klaus Schmäing. “Together with Dima and Alvar, we would now like to show that every person should have the opportunity to freely decide. Especially when it comes to love.”
Born in the Bahamas, Dale Grant has spent most of his years living in Paris, New York, Amsterdam and Berlin. After graduating from university, he followed his heart and became a photographer specializing in fashion and portrait photography. Having worked for many years as a commercial photographer for magazines and fashion houses, Dale turned his focus to fine art photography.
For his fine art photography, flowers are his models of choice and they are for him an allegory for life. He says of the series: ''I find that as flowers begin to wither they...
'We are excited to announce that Jonpaul Douglass has officially joined the Giant Artists roster! If you’re drawn to images that look like anyone could have shot them, then Jonpaul Douglass is not for you. This color-obsessed photographer, director, and creative director brings a head-turning approach to all of his work, whether he’s shooting for clients like Facebook, Apple, the NBA or Skittles or masterminding one of his viral photo projects, like 2014’s “Pizza in the Wild.”
Grounding all of Jonpaul’s work is a crisp sophistication. He strips his compositions down to the essential elements and in doing so elevates everything that remains in the frame. “A photo needs to have a special quality that’s almost magical and makes you wonder,” he says. Spoken like a true creative director, which in fact Jonpaul is. Among his notable collaborations: He worked with Postmates to develop a distinct look and feel that set the food-delivery service apart from its competitors, particularly on social.
Jonpaul himself maintains an impressive presence on social media, with more than 98,000...