How a Creative Collaboration Works
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Travel can be inspiring in ways that go way beyond the expected. Product designer, entrepreneur, and frequent traveler Annie Selke loved her stays at Firmdale Hotels in New York and London so much she became a huge fan of their co-founder and designer, Kit Kemp. When the duo finally had the opportunity to work together—with Annie in Massachusetts and Kit in London—on a line of rugs, bedding, and accessories, creative sparks flew, and a lasting bond was formed. The collaborators reveal what brought them together, how Kit’s experience in hospitality brought a fresh vision to designs for the home, why working long distance was not a problem, and what’s next on their agenda. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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