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Curation. Profit. Scalability. These are the themes on this weeks episode of After the Jump, as Grace Bonney is back from a two week hiatus to chat with Monica Khemsurov and Jill Singer, the two ladies behind Sight Unseen. Monica & Jill are former editors of I.D. Magazine, as well as freelance writers, curators, and design consultants. Sight Unseen is an online magazine that takes readers inside the worlds of design, art, fashion, and photography. With in-depth, behind-the-scenes reportage, Sight Unseen uncovers the stories, inspirations, and obsessions of some of the most fascinating designers and artists working today. Since its founding in 2009, the site has served as a destination for companies and individuals interested in scouting new talent as well as an inspiration for those working in creative pursuits. Tune in for a lively discussion on online media, the design community and much much more. This program was brought to you by Rolling Press.

"Our backgrounds in print journalism helped us be able to trust ourselves, look at what we like and assume our readers like that too." [04:00]

"There's no way to post once a day with long stories unless you have a big team. The internet today requires that you have content constantly churning." [08:00]

--Monica Khemsurov on After the Jump

"We're still known for the content behind the images - so that's been nice. Even though we produce shorter stories [than we used to] they're still full of content." [09:00]

--Jill Singer on After the Jump


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What happens when an iconic brand like Russ & Daughters gets a makeover? Find out on this week's episode of After the Jump, as Grace Bonney is joined by Jen Snow, Director of Media and PR at Russ & Daughter, and designer/artist Kelli Anderson. Find out what went into the brand redesign and how Jen & Kelli were able to maintain the soul and spirit of the 100 year old company while modernizing the look and feel of Russ & Daughters. This program was sponsored by Edwards VA Ham.

"You walk into Russ & Daughers and there are 100 years of stories!" [08:00]

Jen Snow on After the Jump

"We did not want to turn Russ & Daughters into the Epcot version of Russ & Daughters. We wanted to analyze what it was about the place that brought all these people together." [17:00]

--Kelli Anderson on After the Jump


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We all know what it's like to be jealous. Jealousy is often considered one of the worst emotions but why is jealousy tinged with so much negativity? On a shorter format episode of After the Jump, Grace Bonney explains why she thinks jealousy is a good thing. It's not as radical as it sounds! There's perhaps no faster or clearer tool for showing you exactly what you want than jealousy. All the people you're jealous of can and probably should be the people you add to your network of friends collaborators and coworkers. Tune in and find out how to turn jealousy into something much more productive. This program was brought to you by White Oak Pastures.

"I've come to the conclusion that jealousy gets a bad wrap." [01:00]

"If jealousy and desire have the power to make us feel something so strongly, surely they have the power the help us do something good too!" [02:00]

"What the internet doesn't show you is all the times things didn't work out." [02:00]

"Whenever I get that familiar pang of jealousy - I make myself stop and simmer with it until I'm able to make sense of what I'm feeling." [08:00]

--Grace Bonney on After the Jump


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