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    journey is the destination

    Apr 10, 2007

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    I promised to share a couple of books that were really inspiring to the creative team while working on April’s catalog. The first is called “Zara’s Tales” , a memoir about Peter Beard’s adventures in Africa and dedicated to his daughter, Zara. Beard’s beautiful photography and drawings are scattered throughout. The second is called “The (…) Read more »

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    employee desk

    Mar 30, 2007

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    This is Kate’s desk. Kate is the Web Production Manager. That means she makes the website go. She is the keeper of all things website related. One of Kate’s favorite objects on her desk is this Hawaii “snowglobe” that doubles as a calendar. This is not to remind her of a fabulous time she had (…) Read more »

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    work for free people!

    Mar 30, 2007

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    Thought I’d give you guys the inside scoop…Free People is looking for creative talent for intimates design and accessories. Wanna work for Free People? Apply online here. P.S. Keep in mind we are based in Philadelphia. (…) Read more »

  • features

    bamboo & ropes

    Mar 28, 2007

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    The new store display was designed around 3 different materials: a mix of bamboo, cotton rope, and grass mats. The grass mats are from India and made of strips of bamboo. The patterns were inspired by fabrics our Visual Director bought in Tanzinia on a safari and some fabrics the accessories team designed with. The (…) Read more »

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    cassie’s fp visit

    Mar 26, 2007

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    Cassie is 12 years old and a huge fan of Free People. Lucky for her, she also happens to be the cousin of our Art Director, Doub, who welcomed her to spend a day with the FP design team. Check out how talented she is! Using bits of things around the office for inspiration, her (…) Read more »

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    employee desk

    Mar 23, 2007

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    I mentioned how friends and gifts seemed to be major themes for the FP crew when it comes to their workspace. These objects are favorites of Elsa, the Free People Direct Assistant Image Coordinator. That means she works on the creative team for the website, coordinating the photographers, the models, the photos, etc. The picture (…) Read more »

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    employee desk

    Mar 16, 2007

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    This week’s employee desk is that of Ana, our Design Manager. She helps to oversee the entire design team and the direction of each collection. Ana likes to surround herself with photos of her children. She says, when you work crazy hours like she does, it’s important to keep her family close. (…) Read more »

  • inspiration

    holi holi holi

    Mar 07, 2007

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    Two of our Free People designers were just in India vistiting one of our factories. Our friends at the factory prepared a special Holi celebration for them, as they were leaving the country on the day of Holi. This is known as the “festival of colors” celebrating the start of Spring as well as marking (…) Read more »

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    employee desk- accessories intern

    Mar 02, 2007

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    So this is the desk of our lovely accessories intern, Callie. Notice any theme in her photos? She seems to be stuck on the color orange, right down to her fingernails. She believes it’s because she was sick and was thinking of vitamin C. Look out, Callie’s orange crochet might end up on some piece (…) Read more »

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    fp employee desk

    Feb 23, 2007

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    I thought it might be fun to give a little “sneak peek” inside the Free People home office by showing you some of the workspaces of our employees. Everyone has made their spaces so personalized, and in visiting many of the desks around the office, I definitely noticed a trend. So many people surround themselves (…) Read more »

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    what’s that smell?

    Feb 21, 2007

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    There was a very strong scent in the halls of the home office the other day. It smelled of the lovely scent of a Free People store, but times 1000! Ever wonder what that lovely scent is? The display team makes these little sachets out of muslin. The scent is a pot pourri of dried (…) Read more »

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    bathing babes

    Feb 09, 2007

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    Wanted to point out how great these illustrations are. One of our designers/ incredible illustrators drew these babes to express our Pool Party trend. We used them internally for wholesale lookbooks, and then our web team worked them into the website as well. The look so very Pool Party against the vintage floral prints. My (…) Read more »

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