Apolis Nomads

May 24, 2016

Field Test: Ushuaia, Argentina

Field Test: Ushuaia, Argentina

Apolis Nomads are a group of inspiring friends that contribute to the Apolis Journal and regularly field-test our collection in their workplace and on their travels to help us improve durability.

By Theo Constantinou
January 21, 2016

People: Ben Schuyler, Photographer

People: Ben Schuyler, Photographer

Over the past year we have enjoyed getting to know Ben Schuyler, Apolis Nomad & Seattle-based photographer. 

By Shea Parton
September 3, 2015

People: Danny Seo, Editor-in-Chief, Naturally Magazine

People: Danny Seo, Editor-in-Chief, Naturally Magazine

Apolis Nomads are a group of inspiring friends that contribute to the Apolis Journal and regularly field-test our collection in their workplace and on their travels to help us improve durability. 

By Shea Parton
August 6, 2015

People: Soushiant Zanganehpour, Social Impact Strategist

People: Soushiant Zanganehpour, Social Impact Strategist

In April 2015 at the TIME 100 event, we crossed paths with past strategist for the Skoll Foundation, Soushiant Zangenehpour, and gradually became friends due to a shared philosophy to create lasting social change. 

By Shea Parton
June 9, 2015

Film: Watch Apolis Nomad's TEDMED Talk

Film: Watch Apolis Nomad's TEDMED Talk

Apolis Advocate, Inventor, and Activist Marc Koska came across a newspaper article which predicted that the re-use of syringes would be a major transmission route of HIV in clinics in the developing world.

October 28, 2014

People: Alan Koch, Architect

People: Alan Koch, Architect

Over the past six months we have enjoyed getting to know Alan Koch, Apolis Nomad & Los Angeles architect.

August 30, 2014

People: Clare Vivier, LA-Designer and Friend

People: Clare Vivier, LA-Designer and Friend

On August 24, we caught up with L.A.-based accessories designer Clare Vivier as we prepared for our event at our downtown Los Angeles flagship.

By Raan and Shea Parton
August 11, 2014

People: Bruno Belamich, Bell & Ross Creative Director

People: Bruno Belamich, Bell & Ross Creative Director

In June 2010, we sat down for a meal with Carlos Rosillo, the co-founder of Bell & Ross watches and recently we were able to interview Carlos' business partner and Bell & Ross' creative director, Bruno Belamich.

By Raan and Shea Parton
August 5, 2014

People: Laren Poole, Apolis Nomad

People: Laren Poole, Apolis Nomad

In 2006, while we were living in San Diego studying business, a mutual friend introduced us to Laren Fitzgerald Poole. On June 19, Laren was passing through the Arts District…

By Raan and Shea Parton
July 21, 2014

People: Massimiliano Benedetti, Italian Entrepreneur

People: Massimiliano Benedetti, Italian Entrepreneur

During our Europe trip, on July 4, we caught up with Massimiliano Benedetti, the former Yoox marketing director, at the Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan.

By Shea and Raan Parton
July 10, 2014

People: Apolis Nomad, Adam Finck

People: Apolis Nomad, Adam Finck

In the middle of April, we caught up with longtime friend and Apolis Nomad Adam Finck, the projects director of Bridgeway Foundation, on the Ace Hotel’s roof in Downtown Los Angeles.

By Shea and Raan Parton
June 29, 2014

Reflection: David Shlacter, Global Citizen Case Study

Reflection: David Shlacter, Global Citizen Case Study

We truly depend on our close circle of advisers and advocates to connect us with communities and individuals who they see as being on a similar path and today we want to ask YOU to submit your Advocacy Stories

By Shea and Raan Parton
May 29, 2014

People: Jason Motlagh and Jim Hall, Photojournalists

People: Jason Motlagh and Jim Hall, Photojournalists

On May 7th, we reconnected with close friends and Apolis Nomads Jason Motlagh and Jim Hall, cofounders of Blackbeard Films, at Apolis: Common Gallery, in the Arts District of downtown Los Angeles.

By Shea & Raan Parton
May 22, 2014

People: Rick Poon, Photographer

People: Rick Poon, Photographer

Over the past year we have enjoyed getting to know Rick Poon, Apolis Nomad & Los Angeles photographer obsessed with food, travel, and design.

By Shea and Raan Parton
May 1, 2014

People: Kelly Sawdon, Ace Hotel, Partner, Executive Vice President

People: Kelly Sawdon, Ace Hotel, Partner, Executive Vice President

On April 22nd, we touched base with Kelly Sawdon, Equity Partner and Executive Vice President of Ace Hotel, at The Theatre, located within Ace’s new Los Angeles property.

By Shea and Raan Parton
April 24, 2014

People: Justin Kauflin, Piano Prodigy

People: Justin Kauflin, Piano Prodigy

We came out to New York, from April 17 to 20, to support a new artist represented by Quincy Jones Productions, Justin Kauflin.

By Raan & Shea Parton
April 7, 2014

People: Marc Koska, Inventor and Activist

People: Marc Koska, Inventor and Activist

On March 27, we caught up with longtime friend and Apolis Nomad Marc Koska, the founder of SafePoint and Star Syringes, at Makai Coffee, in Long Beach.

By Shea and Raan Parton
March 27, 2014

People: Jonathan Feldman, Artist Management

People: Jonathan Feldman, Artist Management

On March 17th, we caught up with Jonathan Feldman, the founder of Massif Management.

By Shea & Raan Parton
March 23, 2014

People: Apolis Nomad, Jonathan Olinger

People: Apolis Nomad, Jonathan Olinger

Mid October 2013, we caught up with our long time friend & Apolis Nomad, Jonathan Olinger, the founder of HUMAN and Discover the Journey.

By Shea and Raan Parton
March 18, 2014

People: Spear Family, Travelers & Photographers

People: Spear Family, Travelers & Photographers

Apolis Nomads are a group of inspiring friends that contribute to the Apolis Journal and regularly field-test our collection in their workplace and on their travels to help us improve durability.

By Shea Parton and Chelsea & Michael Spear