Jason Randal has accomplish a lot in his carreer. We have trouble keeping track with his resume: author, actor, songwriter, magician, musician, singer, stunt man, stunt coordinator for tv and movies, sixth degree black belt in Karate, certified hypnotist, special effects pyrotechnic operator, scuba dive instructor, single and multi-engine flight...

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Cheryl is a social entrepreneur and the President of Echoing. This global nonprofit company has awarded more than $27 million in start-up capital to over 450 social entrepreneurs worldwide since 1987. While interviewing and selecting entrepreneurs she applies the pressure test: -Passion threshold -Show us your battle plan -Idealogy vs...

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Seth Godin, CEO of Squidoo and bestselling author & blogger spoke the 99 Percent conference. He started the conference dressed like a priest saying: “You don’t need to be more creative, all of you are too creative”. Then he started explaining that you should always be in a shipping mode...

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Scott Thomas is the Design Director of New Media, the agency that is behind the Obama Presidential campaign. The Obama campaign was the first one to fully integrate web and print design as a whole. The process was an ongoing work and, as he explained: “We were truly making an...

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Robert Hammond is the Co-founder and President of Friends of the High Line. His organisation brought the 1.5 mile-long used elevated rail structure on Manhattan’s West Side from the brink of demolition, in 1999, to the start of construction, in 2006, and its conversion to a public park. The first...

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Over the years, Threadless has become a multi-million dollars t-shirt business. Meet Jake and Jeffrey, the Threadless guys. Jake Nickell started skinnyCorp about 9 years ago in his appartment like most entrepreneurs do and soon his friend Jeffrey Kalmikoff joined him. At the begining, Threadless was one of their personal...

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In our 99 Percent Conference goody bag, we got an interesting poster: This poster seems like a normal poster, it’s a nice design and all, but it’s mostly the story behind it that it interesting : it puts tears to my eyes. Have a look at this video presenting the...

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We had the chance to enjoy the great view and to get a couple of drinks with the 99 Percent’s folks at the Thompson Hotel. Visit the website to dream a little bit: www.thompsonles.com

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Michael Bierut is a partner at Pentagram, one of the biggest branding and design agency. He has won hundreds of design awards. His work is presented at the MOMA and Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Here are his secrets: – Write everything down – Listen first, then design – Don’t avoid the obvious...

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We were lucky enough to meet with the coolest Ecuadorian at the 99 Percent cCnference: our new friend Juan Miguel Marin, a design director from Charlotte, NC. After our sessions of hunting, walking and drinking in a New York Penthouse in East Village, we were positively starving. Juan suggests his...

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Jill Greenberg is a famous and controversial photographer who lives in New York. She is very well known for her Times Magazine’s cover and specially for the Atlantic Magazine cover. She uses uncomfortable images to induce discussion and initiate debates. And it works! The series of crying babies was controversial...

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04.18.09

Shop: Alter

Alter is two shops where you can find nice eclectic clothes, one side for the men and the other one for women. 109 and 140 Franklin St. Greenpoint – Brooklyn www.alterbrooklyn.com Part of our Coolhunting retail tour at the 99 Percent Conference

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