There are stores you walk into and you are mind-blown by the aesthetics and the spot clean interiors. And then you end up leaving empty handed because the price tag is a little over your monthly spending budget and/or you really don’t need the items. You may not even want them much at all! And then there are stores you walk into and you instantly feel at home… like it was a place just for you to hang out and shop at. Sub Rosa Mercantile belongs to this second category.
For a while now I have wanted to interview creatives so I could get a glimpse at the minds behind the work they put forth, and share with my readers. I am so glad to start off the new year with this brand new interview series, with, none other than one of my old time crushes, Haruka Sakaguchi.
Haruka (that’s her right above) always felt like an enigma to me. She is the type of person who up and leaves the comfort of NYC and goes on cross country trips on a van, teaches workshops in Japan, takes photos that kick you in your gut, designs websites and magazines for other kickass people… well, I can go on and on, but may be you’d like to read the interview instead! Oh, and while we were corresponding back and forth, she was actually living off the said van, cruising across California, speaking with and taking photos of “Vietnam veterans living with dignity.”
Isn’t she awesome? Continue reading “Haruka Sakaguchi, With Regards to Creativity No. 01”