That's So New York - It didn't take me too long to hunt down a second fashion industry-related interviewee after my first interview post which featured a a handful of questions by yours truly, followed by a selection of answers courtesy of ICU - IN PARIS.COM Owner/Founder Christan Summers. Despite the fact that the opportunity to sit down and talk with Mitra Khayyam, Owner/Founder of Blood Is The New Black via Skype was not available (due to the fact that Mitra is presumably an extremely busy woman), she was kind enough to answer a type of FAQ which I sent across via email. The thought that Mitra has taken the time to sit down at her computer/laptop and answer my FAQ questions is entirely flattering; primarily due to the fact that I have been borderline obsessing overBlood Is The New Black over the course of the past month or so, yet perhaps that's simply one of the perks of doing what I do, right?
(Image Credit: Blood Is The New Black > About > About Mitra Khayyam, BITNB Owner)
What is Blood Is The New Black?
Blood is the New Black is a graphic tee shirt collection featuring work by over 50 international artists.
What were you doing before you founded Blood Is The New Black?
I had spent many years working in the fashion and art industries in a variety of capacities. I started operating Blood Is The New Black whilst working for a motion graphics house in 2004.
What originally lead you to create Blood Is The New Black?
Blood is the New Black was born out of my senior thesis at Parsons School of Design in 2003. I believed that artists could reach a wider ... (CONTINUE READING)