Jon Simo is a cinematographer, photographer and creator, but he’s also the founder of one of the most important neon studios in Toronto's East End, Neon Demon Studio. Mondo talks with Jon about shaping the 1200 square foot industrial warehouse space into a thriving neon playground for cinema professionals and premiere photo shoots.
Nate Sheaffer is a neon artist, glass bender, family man, and super creator to some of the greatest neon in Raleigh, North Carolina. From his early days at Neon Impressions to his current workshop, Glas, an old school boiler room that doubles as a fabrication studio and art gallery (part of Raleigh's Dock 1053 warehouse), Nate reaches back to talk about his personal journey.
Not only is Kate Forsyth one of the most creative directors in Melbourne, she’s also the brains behind Good Day Rental, a collection of super awesome LED neon signs and retro furniture. Kate tells Mondo Neon why she’s always enjoyed designing and styling events such as weddings, plus how that impulse got her to include more lighting elements.
Kacie Lee's neon career is unquestionably awesome. But her notable contribution to the female neon movement has put Kacie in an entirely new dimension. Max and Kacie go through it all, from the challenges of bending glass at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago to teaching aspiring artists at the Museum of Neon Art (MONA).
Ells is responsible for something truly unique that we all love on the show - creating neon. However, his unique process harnesses the power of digital technology. Max talks with the prolific motion graphics designer, photographer, and creator about all that goes into making these computer generated representations.
Australian artist and glass bender, Emma-Kate Hart, became deeply captivated by the people and experiences she had whilst living in Sydney. Immersed within the cities underground cultures and Hibernian Art Commune, Hart searched relentlessly for any last remaining neon factories that still existed.