He’s always been inspired by the changing culture and landscape of NYC. Growing up a skateboarder, photographer and avid sneaker collector, New York has always played a vital role in shaping his work. Champion was and has always been a brand that is not only important to him today but has deep ties to his foundation as a creative.
She is influenced by the art of making things with her hands. Specifically in the city of Philadelphia she has found her creative style through design. Now, as a photographer, designer and sneaker collector she continues to push the boundaries of her crafts and make an impact on others in the industry.
Art, more specifically, that of photography, has always held a deeply rooted foundation in Tayo's life. Regardless if it was the polaroids he first began with at the age of 9 or the film/dslr cameras that are now in his arsenal, it was never the technology or device that he was enthralled in but the ability to capture a moment: to be able to document the emotion, mood and aura of any certain individual in any given location at any moment in time. That's how he has and continues to champion the part form.