The Humanist.

The Humanist is an online journal celebrating the human side of business. It’s a space where we appreciate the people behind the things we love and document practical wisdom about creativity and PR that we’ve picked up along the way.

    
       

   
Creative Humans: Say hello to Minh Singer. 
May 10, 2021

The Humanist invites Minh Singer to our burgeoning community of founders and creatives.

Singer’s porcelain and clay pieces are a kalediescopic with her abstract layerings of gold  ornamentation and hand-done paintings. No one piece is the same. Evoking ancient and mystical references, Singer’s works reflect corners of her subconscious. 

Learn more about Singer, her inspirations, and her approach below.


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Pitch Perfect: Go Kasai, PR Consultant. April 22, 2021

In “Pitch Perfect” we tap Hello Human’s publicity pros and PR experts we admire to share 5 practical PR tips, useful insights and experiences they’ve learned on the job, for small businesses to start using today.

Hello Human PR Consultant, Go Kasai shares insights about his latest PR wins, how to get a journalist’s attention, and his overall advice for succeeding in PR.

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Creative Humans: Say hello to HeyJa Do Pottery.  April 14, 2021

The Humanist invites Heyja Do Pottery to our growing library of founders and creatives.

We admire Heyja’s pottery for its otherworldliness and originality, which elevate any environs or stand independently in their unique beauty.

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As Seen In: Ladies & Gentlemen Studio PR Case Study.
April 2, 2021

In “As Seen In” we revisit projects with some of our talented clients and their PR Consultants to get the skinny on their PR journeys, the low-down on the results of their Hello Human publicity projects plus some tips and tricks we all learned along the way.

Ladies & Gentlemen Studio recaps on their experience working with Hello Human PR Consultant and Founder Jenny Nguyen and shares some tangible results the studio enjoyed from their PR Launch Campaign.

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Creative Humans: Say hello to TRUCK Furniture.
March 29, 2021

The Humanist invites TRUCK Furniture’s Tokuhiki (Tok) Kise to our growing library of founders and creatives. Since 1997, TRUCK was built on a simple philosophy: To create what they want and would use themselves. TRUCK Furniture is not just a brand. It is a destination nestled in verdant Osaka, Japan. With their showroom, cafe, home, and workshop all situated under the same roof, TRUCK Furniture invites visitors to  understand and experience design and craft as a lifestyle.

Learn more below from Tok, his practice and the guiding principles behind TRUCK Furniture.

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Pitch Perfect: Julia Sag, PR Consultant.
March 4, 2021

In “Pitch Perfect” we tap Hello Human’s publicity pros and PR experts we admire to share 5 practical PR tips, useful insights and experiences they’ve learned on the job, for small businesses to start using today.

Hello Human PR Consultant, Julia Sag shares insights about her favorite PR wins, how to get a journalist’s attention, and her best tech recommendations for getting the job done.

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Pitch Perfect: Jennifer Dowd, PR Consultant and Creative Storyteller. February 21, 2021

In “Pitch Perfect” we tap Hello Human’s publicity pros and PR experts we admire to share 5 practical PR tips, useful insights and experiences they’ve learned on the job, for small businesses to start using today.

Hello Human PR Consultant & Creative Storyteller, Jennifer Dowd shares her favorite PR wins, her experience in working with renowned designer Kelly Wearstler, as well as her tips on how to build PR relationships and manage rejection. 

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Creative Humans: Say hello to Kassandra Thatcher. February 18, 2021

The Humanist invites Kassandra Thatcher into the fold. An LA- and NY-based sculptor and artist, Thatcher creates timeless and elegant pieces, with an athleticism to them, that can instantly transform any space they inhabit.

In our dialogue with Kassandra, we dig into the how, why, and inspirations behind her practice. 

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Creative Humans: Say hello to Studio ANANSI. Dec 04, 2020

Introducing Studio ANANSI, the design practice of Toronto-born designer and artist, Evan Jerry.

We spoke with Studio ANANSI about why storytelling is at the heart of each of his objects. Drawing inspiration from West African and Carribean folklores and his heritage, Jerry’s collections explore the present and the future of Black culture and craft.

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Creative Humans: Introducing Broached Commissions.
Nov 04, 2020

Say hello to Broached Commissions, the Melbourne-based design and applied arts studio.

We talk to Broached Commissions’ Creative Director Lou Weis and Design Director Laura Clauscen to find out more about what fuels their practice, their interest in materials and why the phrase “design for good” doesn’t quite resonate.

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Pitch Perfect: Martha McNaughton, Founder of May Communications.
Oct 27, 2020

In “Pitch Perfect” we tap Hello Human’s publicity pros and PR experts we admire to share 5 practical PR tips, useful insights and experiences they’ve learned on the job, for small businesses to start using today.

Hello Human PR Consultant & Founder of May Communications, Martha McNaughton shares everything from tips on media industry hashtags to scour for leads to using social media to build relationships from scratch.

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Pitch Perfect: Jenny Nguyen, Founder of Hello Human.
Sep 02, 2020

In “Pitch Perfect” we tap Hello Human’s publicity pros and PR experts we admire to share 5 practical PR tips, useful insights and experiences they’ve learned on the job, for small businesses to start using today.

Hello Human’s founder, Jenny Nguyen shares everything from favorite PR tech to nuggets of advice gleaned from mentor figures.

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Creative Humans: Welcome Ladies & Gentlemen Studio. Jul 09, 2020

Introducing Ladies & Gentlemen Studio, a Brooklyn-based holistic design practice driven by curiosity and wonderment. We talk to them about the unveiling of their newest release, the “Lightscape Candle Holder” and dig into their design process, philosophies and what the future of design looks like to them.

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Creative Humans: Meet Tantuvi. Jul 01, 2020

Introducing Tantuvi, the New York-based rug and textile studio that produces heirloom pieces made by seventh generation dhurrie weavers of North India. Tantuvi is a sustainable design business offering the global marketplace great design made possible through community engagement and economic empowerment.

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