We love asking the folks that inspire and excite us about what inspires and excites them. Check out their responses below.

Ayesha Lakes | Photographic Artist

I am inspired by my environment and the people I am in contact with. Being a creative person, I am constantly inspired by what I see and feel. When I photograph my clients, especially in their homes, I am often inspired to include certain items into the session because of what I see. I find it pleasing and feel that it will help to create my vision. The energy I feel from my clients is another big inspiration for me. Children have such wonderful, authentic and mostly positive energy. When what I see induces a positive feeling, that’s when I click the shutter. I create images that make you feel something. Read more>>

Jah Phnx | Painter, Rapper, Model & Influencer

I’m inspired by existence, life is such a beautiful place if we really take the time to consider how unreal our reality is. Life, in general, is my biggest inspiration but as far as other things go I would say the driving force behind my creativity is really focusing on creating something that can pierce into the heart of the person experiencing my creation, no matter what medium I’m using. If you can get lost in the experience and it transports you into a different space or it alters your emotional state then I succeeded as an artist and that feeling inspires me to keep going. Creating something that really connects with others is motivating and at the end of the day, that’s what art is about. Read more>>

Dope Tomorrow | Content Creator

I’m inspired by life. The ups and downs. The decisions and indecisions. The paths that each individual takes and where it leads them. This shapes and molds my thought process, creativity and fuels personal accountability for what I do with my life. Read more>>