Art, Culture, Fashion

Adam Ward

Adam Ward is a New-York based photographer, art director, and digital marketing specialist, graduating from Emerson College in 2018 with degrees in Marketing Communications and Photography. Features writer Jack Mackey asked Ward about his creative process and how he has been able to get his work out into the industry. ROCKET: Your portfolio consists of […]

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Art, Culture, Fashion

Q&A with Lucie Zhang

Managing Editor Emmel El-Fiky spoke recently with Lucie Zhang, Senior Manager of Social Media at Vogue, about what it’s like working in the world of fashion publications, how one’s personal background might play a part in one’s career, and some pertinent advice for those looking to make their way into the fashion industry in whatever […]

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Art, Culture, Featured

Paola Designs Things

Managing and Copy Editors Emmel El-Fiky and Peter Makey sat down with Paola Delucca, an artist and designer currently working at Refinery29, to talk about her creative process, where she finds inspiration, and how her Puerto Rican heritage has influenced her work and her outlook on life in general. You can find her on Instagram […]

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Art, Culture

Christine and the Queens

Chris is not here to explain herself. Born Héloïse Letissier and also known as Christine and the Queens, the 30-year-old French pop star has reinvented herself many times over. She no longer has time to explain her many personas to fans nor critics. Chris, her most recent, gender-defying incarnation, is introduced to the world in […]

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Art, Culture

Art from Online: October 2018

Charlie Parsons, ROCKET staff member, compiles his favorite artworks from the galleries on his insta feed God damn!! Would you look at that abyss of colors. Here, Frankenthaler tediously layers thin washes of paint to produce that deep streaky wall of stuff. I love all the colors here I love the way that violet runs down […]

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Art, Culture, Featured

This is Amit

Amit Greenberg, an artist and creative director based out of Brooklyn, New York sits down with Copy Editor Peter Makey, discussing his work that has been featured by the likes of Colette, Hello Mr., and IKEA and the artistic process that goes into creating what he calls “Pop Surrealism.” Check out his work on Instagram @this.is.amit. […]

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Art

Prints of Abstraction

The latest from ROCKET’s art team // woodblock prints   This original print was made with a combination of intaglio techniques. Flowing dark shapes, made with a roulette, react to the engraving marks made on the copper plate. The resulting image creates an engaging experience where the chaotic marks of the engraving are settled by the […]

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Art, Culture, Fashion

Sin and Salience

The Fall/Winter 2018 Fashion Week shows by both Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana took very different approaches to social and technological modernity. Features writer Emily Bacal dives into these differences and discusses how Gucci may have gotten it so right in the same ways Dolce & Gabbana missed the mark. As an artistic medium, fashion […]

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Art, Culture, Fashion

Follow the Yellow Brick Road into Iulia Filipovscaia’s Land of Oz

  Iulia Filipovscaia embodies the diversely talented, hyphen-studded ideal trending in today’s creative industry. The designer-artist-actress-model-curator infuses her work with her ethos, specifically through her artisan fashion label, Lana Siberie, which combines environmental consciousness with conceptual fashion design. All Lana Siberie clothing is made of sustainably sourced, vintage, handmade, organic material. The form of the […]

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Art, Fashion, Photography

ASTRAL 2018

As the show approaches, the building hums with nervous, excited energy. This year marked round two of Astral, the ongoing collaboration between ROCKET and Students of Hip-Hop Legacy (SoHHL), which showcases the most talented rappers and designers this region has to offer. Models take to the runway as artists perform in a space where the […]

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