notes: chapter 8; entitled "friends"


1. to highlight friends who have made a significant impact on the Artist's creative journey

2. to conceptualize new metal objects for the brand's portfolio

lead image: chapter 8 campaign, 2019

The 8th FBF Metal Atelier chapter provides insight into the carefully selected array of friends who have impacted the Artist on both personal + creative levels over the course of her 9 year journey.

Each friend was photographed wearing a special Metal Object that has been created as a sole dedication to them,

with special attention to details that perfectly reflect their true personality and connection to the brand.

chapter 8

audio, 2019

friend profile #1

metal object: 'daishu's metal top' 

who: daishu washington @sportychicluv - visual art + set conceptualist

when: 2019

why: Daishu + Friday met while attending LIM College in NYC, bonded over an MLK Broadway play and later connected through their love for art & design.

To date, Daishu has created + build a large majority of the FBF Metal Atelier sets for creative productions & beyond. 

details: 'daishu's metal top' contains the following:

  • a combination of multi colored metal rings utilized within Metal Objects from FBF Chapters 2-7

  • an estimated production time of 2 months + 1 day

  • aproximately 11,500 mixed metal rings

  • 3 mini sculptures 

chapter 8 campaign credits (friend #1: Daishu Washington @sportychicluv)

creative direction by Friday Lynton @grlfridayy

photography by Dee Williams @hideexdee

location: S&S Guyanese Produce Shop_Brownsville, Brooklyn NY

chapter 8 bts imagery pt 1

photography by Friday Lynton @grlfridayy

friend profile #2

metal object: 'the ebony' 

who: ebony bolt @boltdiaries - artist + illustrator + muralist

when: 2019

why: Ebony & Friday's 12 year friendship began in the halls of the High School of Fashion Industries as students; the two have played significant roles in each other's Artistic journey throughout the years.

Ebony originally commissioned this metal dress in 2017 for her personal collection and has since commissioned many other works of art from the Atelier.

details: 'the ebony' contains the following:

  • a combination of multi sized metal rings 

  • an estimated production time of 5 months

  • aproximately 13,000metal rings

  • the Metal Object + color was later named after Ebony in 2019

chapter 8 campaign credits (friend #2: Ebony Bolt)

creative direction by Friday Lynton @grlfridayy

photography by Dee Williams @hideexdee

location: Ebony's Art Studio, Brooklyn NY

chapter 8 bts imagery pt 2

photography by Friday Lynton @grlfridayy + Dee Williams @hideexdee

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