Peek Inside An Art Director’s Phone

When you're crafting visuals for LOVE magazine, the recent Louis Vuitton/Marc Jacobs book, or any one of a dozen other high-concept projects backed by high-end clients, you have to keep your eyes open for new textures, shapes, and patterns. That’s why you can always find NR2154 art director Elina Asanti snapping up ceiling tiles, making videos of NYC sights, and creating GIFs of light installations with her Samsung Galaxy S4’s multi-photo-setting, 13-megapixel camera. Take a look through the lens of a designer on the hunt for inspiration below.
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