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Posted by Nick Onken | March 16, 2019
Five Myths to Dispel for Creatives

Guest Post by Commercial Photographer, Mathieu Young There is a lot of mythology surrounding the life of a freelancer. Some of it is real, and some of it we need...

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Posted by Nick Onken | June 14, 2018
Community Feature: Rukmini Poddar

Today’s post is an interview with Rukmini Poddar, a visual designer and illustrator. She’s based in New York City and also works as a designer for The Bhakti Center. I...

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Posted by Nick Onken | May 8, 2018
How to Live the NION Life like a Badass Creative Entrepreneur

It all started a while back when I read Tim Ferriss’ book The Four Hour Work Week. That book inspired and got me thinking in the perspective of designing my...

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Posted by Laura Belgray | April 26, 2018
A Toast To The People Who Will Never, Ever Like Or Get What You Do

When I was a kid, an ad for Sara Lee -- a supermarket brand of cakes and breads -- ran constantly on TV. The jingle went, Everybody doesn’t like something,...

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Posted by Nick Onken | July 23, 2015
MC Barao

A little New York City workout with athletic-fashion-blogger, MC Barao in the Lower East Side.

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Posted by Nick Onken | July 23, 2015
Serinda Swan

It was great catching up with the beautiful, Serinda Swan at her home in LA and hanging out with her homeboy, Buddha (who gives some great doggy-fist bumps)

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Posted by Nick Onken | July 23, 2015
Makins Hats

The Makins Hat Factory has a 40 year old history, and has produced hats for many celebrities such as Frank Sinatra, Brad Pitt, and snoop dog to name a few....

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Posted by Nick Onken | July 23, 2015
UNDO Magazine: Travis Brewer

It was a pleasure working with SHOPTALKradio guest, Sophia Chang and her partner in crime, Nai Vasha on this mens fashion editorial for their magazine, UNDO Ordinary, featuring my friend...

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Posted by Nick Onken | July 16, 2015
5 Things I Learned From Doing One Thing For 100 Days Straight

A year and a half ago, I embarked on a journey that with my attention span, I thought was not possible. It was a project called #the100DayProject that was re-invigorated...

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Posted by Nick Onken | July 15, 2015
Naila St. Marten

A little side shoot with the stunning, Naila in St Martin after we finished the Sol A Mer Look Book shoot. Started with a little hotel room fun, then headed...

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