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Raphael Hotel Waelderhaus, a sustainable hotel, in Hamburg Germany via 360 MAGAZINE.

A GREENER GERMANY

Germany is one of the virtually environmentally friendly nations in the world. Its capacity to maintain carbon neutrality and reduce its footprint in a global economy is unmatched. Hamburg, a port city, is one of the key hubs in the country, but its green thumb rivals are virtually smart cities.

Bridge&Tunnel is a durable fashion house that creates unisex duds from leftovers. Once the materials are depleted, so is the bespoke capsule. Conny Klotz had an opportunity to catch up with our president, Vaughn, as he embarks on a tunnel tour in this sustainable country. Both engage in an introspective conversation about what it takes to be part of a global movement and how it creates possibilities for the less fortunate.

Listen to Conny Klotz and Vaughn Lowery discuss how upcycling has an impact in local communities via 360 MAG available wherever you find podcasts.

Nearby is an eclectic 82-piece eco-friendly refuge for eco-junkies looking for a greener getaway, Waelderhaus. This lodge features a 3-star rating, rustic façade with industrial interior finishings. Overall, the accommodations are state-of-the-art, intuitive, and have the right amount of technology to engage the senses that begin at its science center on the ground zero. The whole area is adventure-oriented for those seeking refuge from the bustle, the infested noise as well as the light pollution. You can participate in canoeing, cycling, walking, or climbing. Further, admire ducks diagonally across swim in a man-made pond at an exhibition building.  Witness photosynthesis in full bloom as the winter comes to an end, and leaves become pigmented by chlorophyll, making the air easier to breathe.


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Brooklynne Webb makes 360 MAGAZINE's most interesting list.

Most Interesting

360 MAGAZINE has compiled a list of the most powerful personalities. Many of them have had an impact within marginalized communities around the world, outpacing many social constructs.


Brooklynne Webb is an LGBTQ+ TikTok sensation who has released hit comedic records like My Crown and Christmas single My Sleigh. This Steve Madden and L’Oreal collaborator has been featured on GMA, Buzzfeed, and Daily Mail. Check out her body positivity post with Bebe Rexha.

Listen to 360 MAG podcast HERE.

Photographer: Dylan Lujano @DylanLujano

Hair: Mika Fowler @MikaHairStylist

Makeup: Anton Khachaturian @antonmakeup

 Stylist: Sophia Rahimi @spicysoph_


Kheris Rogers author of Shine Bright via 360 MAGAZINE.
Kheris Rogers author of Shine Bright via 360 MAGAZINE.

Kheris Rogers is among the brightest stars in the entertainment industry. Recently signed at LA Models, published a book called Shine Bright, and dubbed one of the youngest designers to present at NYFW. Of late, she launched the FLEX anti-bullying campaign and a retreat to help marginalized teens focus on their mental health. Her story about how she transformed lemons into lemonade was televised by NBC, CBS, and the Steve Harvey Show. Her creations have been worn by sheroes, including Whoopi Goldberg, Lupita Nyong’o, Lena Waithe, and Alicia Keys. Kheris was named by LeBron James as one of the strongest women who inspired him to build his Nike Lebron XVI shoe. Kheris is also on Teen Vogue’s “21 Under 21” roster and is part of the girls’ band Run the World.

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Paula Andrea Placido stars on Showtime's L Word via 360 MAGAZINE.
Paula Andrea Placido stars on Showtime’s The L Word reported in 360 MAGAZINE.

Paula Andrea Placido, a Dominican actress born in San Francisco, is one of the rare genuine souls that remain in the world. Her innocent, deep-seated eyes are mysterious and mischievous. This is a visual artist who plunges into abstract painting. However, her innate talent is her ability to conjure up members of the audience on the small screen with her infectious girl look and bad vibrations. In season three of The L Word: Generation Q, she joins superstars like Rosie O’Donnell, Margaret Cho, and Jennifer Beals. She gives a fascinating performance as Roxy, a party girl that pleases people. Moreover, she’s been cast in numerous notable shows like Hacks and Shameless.

In short, diabolical yet dynamic, Placido is on the tip of the Hollywood’s tongue as an actor to watch, which earned her a mention on our list.

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Women Impact Tech CEO Paula R. Bratcher Ratliff speaks with Vaughn Lowery of 360 MAGAZINE.
Women Impact Tech CEO Paula R. Bratcher Ratliff speaks with Vaughn Lowery of 360 MAGAZINE.

Paula R. Bratcher Ratliff is the founder and CEO of Women Impact Tech. This past November, the accelerator produced an inaugural conference in Manhattan. Approximately 1000 women and a handful of prestigious companies as well as disruptive startups were in attendance. Executives from a variety of brands such as Peloton, Amazon, and Google were also present.

As a seasoned international staffing agent, Paula has created a space for gender equity in the arena. According to Ratliff, “Women represent only 8% of the population in the technology area.” She hopes global entities become more transparent and start a conversation. “Women represent only 14% of all engineers, she adds.”

In the aftermath of Roe v. Wade, participants were encouraged to go out and vote. While they did not have a formal conversation about the overturned decision, it reiterates the importance of women’s voices.

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Robyn Chamberlain is a Leipzig jewelry maker and handweaver via 360 MAGAZINE.
Robyn Chamberlain is a jewelry maker and handweaver based in Leipzig, Germany, via 360 MAGAZINE.

Robyn Chamberlain is a virtuous goldsmith and handweaver. She completed a bachelor’s degree in jewelry design at NSCAD in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Upon graduation in 2012, this Canadian artisan decided to relocate to Germany.

In 2018, Robyn opened her studio in Leipzig Lindenau. Its brick and mortar offer long-lasting trinkets as well as hand-loomed fabrics. Many of its rustic accessories have minimal aesthetics. However, a few of its hand-loomed scarves are bright and colorful.

Official Site

Listen to Robyn on 360 MAG podcast HERE.


Sponsored by gran coramino Tequila, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Gene Noble performs at SoBs in NYC via 360 MAGAZINE.

GENE NOBLE × SOB’s NYC

Gene Noble‘s vocal acrobatics brought back melodic sensuality to R&B, adding small doses of neo-soul, hip-hop, and world music. A star is reborn – this time with a fresher, more innovative tonality.’ – 360 MAGAZINE


Listen to Gene Noble chat with 360 MAG‘s Armon Hayes wherever podcasts are found.


Singer-songwriter Gene Noble takes center stage in New York’s SOB’s in light of the release of his new project, Feel A Way.

Sponsored by gran coramino Tequila, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Gene Noble performs at SoBs in NYC via 360 MAGAZINE.
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Gene Noble performs at SOB’s in NYC via 360 MAGAZINE.

Gene describes this project as “A reintroduction and full circle moment.” During the adolescent stage of his career, he ponders on previous performances at the iconic venue. Constantly honing his craft and cultivating a strong fanbase, this was an opportunity tailored to the gifted artist who had just finished a tour with the legendary Sting.

Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Gene Noble kicks off the new year with his latest album, Feel A Way. The New York-bred vocalist shares his highly-anticipated LP, which builds on the momentum of “Whatever It Is” released at the tail end of 2022.

After taking to social media to let fans know about his future release plans, Gene is ready to turn the page on a new chapter in his sonics. Feel A Way seizes on both the creative and personal liberation that Gene has experienced over the years. The album’s eight tracks are an anecdote of self-reflection as he comes to terms with the reality of working through his feelings.

LISTEN TO ‘FEEL A WAY’ BY GENE NOBLE HERE

On the new LP, Gene explains: 
“This whole project is full of songs that I’ve recorded literally around the world. It’s me being in different feels, in different moments, and having different thoughts.”

Unlike anything he’s shared previously, Feel A Way is a sonic journey through acceptance and forgiveness, baring his process of growth as Gene looks inward for an unconditional love.

Alongside the release of his new score, Gene has kicked off his Feel A Way album release shows to support his new project, starting yesterday (Jan 19) at SOB’s in New York. The release shows will conclude in Atlanta’s Center Stage Theater on January 23rd. As a touring artist, the soulful crooner has developed a reputation for his one-of-a-kind singing voice. He has this unique ability to connect with listeners on a personal level. His music is relatable, addressing topics that hit close to home and the heart.


Feel A Way Tracklist:

1. The Cost

2. Champagne Jack

3. This Groove

4. S’posed 2 Be

5. Whatever It Is

6. Feel A Way

7. So Dry

8. Affirmation


Show Dates:

1.19 – New York, NY – SOB’s

1.23 – Atlanta, GA – Center Stage Theater


About Gene Noble:

Gene Noble is the most experienced “newcomer” in R&B music today. As he continues the lineage of artistry that runs deep in his family – both of Gene’s parents were singers – the New York-born crooner got his start by singing out of local venues before getting his first “big break” performing alongside Lauryn Hill. This defining moment in his career would prove to be a precursor for what lies ahead, allowing Gene to hone in on a natural talent that changed his life for the better. From open mics at the Village Underground to taking center stage with Sting to perform a live mashup of “Shape of My Heart” and “Lucid Dreams,” Gene’s church-trained vocals have allowed him to travel the world (touring with the likes of Usher, Chris Brown and more) while creating a shared moment with each and every one of his fans. In 2020, he took the music scene by storm with “Matching Tattoos” – which was released on National Tattoo Day, Jul 17 – a fan favorite score that serves as the quintessential showcase of Gene’s signature falsetto. Since then, he’s continued to deliver next-level covers and original tracks that have earwormed their way into the hearts of listeners.


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Sponsored by gran coramino Tequila, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Gene Noble performs at SoBs in NYC via 360 MAGAZINE.
Powered by Gran Coramino Tequila, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Gene Noble performs at SoBs in NYC via 360 MAGAZINE.

Berlin's Making the Cut contestant Esther Perbandt covers the 360 MAGAZINE, shot by Vaughn Lowery.

Esther Perbandt



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Esther Perbandt has to be one of the most dynamic fashionistas of the modern day. Dressed in all black like the omen, she breathes fire into anyone in her line of sight. In fact, It’s one of the reasons why we all fell in love with her on Making The Cut. Recently, we literally bumped into her during a recent trip to Berlin. She’s an impressionable soul who breathes new life into someone who has been depleted by the daily grind or trauma. She moves like water, taking on the shape of whatever space she fills. “I would never have applied to the show because it’s really commercial,” Esther says of how she got on Making The Cut, “I was known in Berlin for being the arty Esther doing big fashion shows and theater. The word commercial was a no-go for me.” “When I read it (the invitation), I was like no way, not me,” luckily she didn’t answer right away, “but then I said: ‘Esther If you think twice, this is exactly what you need. Finally, the international attention.’ I was working my ass off at the time but it wasn’t really working.” The Queen of Black may not have won her Amazon Prime contest for a million dollars, but she’s certainly gained a million fans across the globe. Her supportive nature, loyalty, and tenacity have led to numerous collaborations, including the first-ever jewelry capsule with Adidas.

She admits that she isn’t as sustainable as she had hoped to be as a designer, but at least she is aware of her shortcomings. She does, however, state that she will drive two hours for locally sourced materials such as zippers made in Germany. “I have the goal to become sustainable or maybe 100% sustainable in ten years,” Esther states, “the vision of my brand in ten years is very digital, so I’m playing a lot with digital fashion…and also using it as a tool to become more sustainable.”

You’d have to be a fool to believe that this unpolished, meticulously engineered black diamond won’t have her moment to shine. Someone who has struggled on her path to success will eventually prosper. “People love to invite me to speak because I’m very honest,” Esther admits, “I talk about how bad it was sometimes that I was sleeping on the floor because I had to rent my apartment to get some money in, or how I had to take out large bank loans that I was almost unable to repay. But this is the life of a designer, and it was a decision. And it was also a decision not to have a family because I knew this job would be 24/7, and I wanted it and still want it.” Her passion for fashion, and meticulous attention to detail, combined with her monochromatic ensembles accented with gold accessories, will keep her on top. It is the reason why we celebrate her. Why we adore her. And how she takes on tasks at the drop of a hat – two collections per year, countless magazine covers, and speaking engagements in addition to Vogue editorials. Esther also held a solo exhibition of her artworks last year. “All of them were inspired by my collection. I used the same techniques and the same materials, but just created some 3D sculptures which you can put on the wall,” She explains. “I can’t focus solely on fashion for 365 days a year; I need some distractions,” Esther confesses. “So this art is part of it, and I’m hoping that this distraction will get me back into fashion, which is exactly what happened.” With so much talent at her disposal, she will stand the test of time, strangling fast fashion with her bare hands, just like her Avant trademarks. Her heart and keen ability to visually tell a story is what will propel her career forward.

Shop Esther Perbandt’s designs HERE

Article: Jess Chen, Vaughn Lowery

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Esther in Interview Magazine.

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Actor Lanre Idewu, member of Alpha Phi Alpha, speaks to Vaughn Lowery via 360 MAGAZINE.

Lanre Idewu

Actor, Producer, and Social Entrepreneur

Listen to Lanre Idewu speak to Vaughn Lowery via 360 MAG wherever podcasts can be found.

Lanre Idewu is a Nigerian American actor, producer, and social entrepreneur. He grew up on the south side of Chicago and majored in biochemistry with a minor in German and theater arts. Additionally, Lanre attended the University of Chicago School of Medicine. 

There, he was drawn to the ability to heal and help through Film and Fitness. Today, he has become a celebrity fitness expert and on-air personality and is dedicated to positive programming in both fields. He has over 20 years of Exercise, Nutrition, and Personal Development. ”I run a lot,” says Lanre. This is a form of meditation and relaxation. Although, he notes that “what I’ve been working on most recently is sitting quietly.” 

Joe Dispenza is a doctor and writer who has become essential in Lanre’s life. His books on silence and listening are wonderful for him: Joe Dispenza who I have been reading a lot about listening to a lot has taught me to be able to control my breath and just allow the energy to flow.”

Lanre Idewu is known for several well-known series like South Side (2019), Sherman’s Showcase (2019), and Arrested Development (2003). Additionally, he was the COO of Queen Nefertari Productions (QNP), a film and television production company. A fun fact is that through QNP, he was able to help launch Gersh’s Film Finance and Packaging division.

In 2010, Variety magazine named him a ‘Future Media Maven’ as COO. Lanre manages a multi-million-dollar film fund and equally focuses on analytical, creative, and visionary responsibilities. ”We’re bringing a new level of transparency to the deals we make and we’re demanding the same from everyone we choose to do business with,” he says, noting that the market is now strong for projects that require little capital.

He has worked on various film and television projects for FOX, ABC, NBC, CBS, ComedyCentral, Showtime, BET, E!, CW, iTunes, TF1, ZDF, Netflix, Magnolia Pictures, and more. Idewu produced the Cannes Film Festival “New Growth” and “Die Expats”.

Lanre has not only become the Vice President of The Geffen Playhouse Advisory Council but also a mentor to the NFL Player Association’s Pro Hollywood and ultimately a founding member of the Catalyst Board for the Sundance Film Festival. He is also a certified trainer and fitness model for the P90X fitness system.

‘’Believe in yourself as if you have to find a way to channel the noise and stay focused on what you want, not necessarily how things look right now,’’ says Lanre Idewu. Wellness, Mental Health, Justice, Women’s Empowerment, and Homelessness are the causes near and dear to his heart.

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Article: Andrea Esteban, Vaughn Lowery

Former Harvard Business School Professor Steven S. Rogers pushes his book A Letter to My White Friends and Colleagues via 360 MAGAZINE.

A Letter to My White Friends – Steven S. Rogers

What You Can Do Right Now to Help the Black Community 



From the life, professional experiences, and research of former Harvard Business School professor Steven S. Rogers comes his boldly stated, A Letter to My White Friends and Colleagues. This informative epistle investigates the causes of racial wealth disparity in the United States and provides solutions for addressing it. Through extensive data and historical research, anecdotes, teaching, and case studies, it presents practical ways White people can work with and help the Black community. It teaches readers that eliminating the $153,000 wealth gap between Black and White people is the solution to over 75% of our problems and offers solutions to help improve Black-White racial relations in the United States. 

In straightforward language, filled with facts, stories, advice, and sometimes even humor, A Letter to My White Friends and Colleagues encourages every White person to share his/her wealth with the Black community—plain and simple. This book recommends that you spend a portion of your annual household budget with Black-owned companies. If more money is spent on Black-owned businesses, those companies can grow and create more jobs for Black people. Rogers also proposes White people make large savings deposits into Black-owned banks. These are the financial institutions that are the backbone of the Black community that provides loans to the Black community for businesses, education, automobiles, and home mortgages. 

And finally, he resolutely encourages White people to support government reparations to Black Americans who are descendants of Black men and women, who were enslaved from 1619 to 1865. 

During our introspective conversation, Rogers educates our audience on the following: 

  • Disrupt the societal norms that have been so pervasive and implement simple changes to close the racial wealth divide.  
  • Understand the root causes of racial disparities in America 
  • Discover how they can personally contribute to reducing the inequality between Black and White people in the United States today 
  • Understand why it is important to redirect their spending to Black-owned institutions to help decrease the racial wealth gap 
  • Understand the politics of financial apartheid by sharing real-world examples of why simple things are made unnecessarily difficult because of skin color 
  • Why many in the black community are feeling racial fatigue and how to help turn this around 

“Steven Rogers is a brilliant and courageous thinker who makes us unsettled in order to get us to be real forces for good!” 
Cornel West 


“Steven Rogers brings a unique perspective to America’s long-standing challenge over the issues of race. Educated at Williams and Harvard Business School, he has leveraged his education, his intellect, and his ambition to achieve great success in both business and academia. From his professional perches, Rogers offers highly valuable advice to help diminish, if not erase, racial bias in our society. We can and need to do better, and Rogers’s prescriptions for the privileged among us is a solid roadmap to do just that.” 
John A. Byrne, former Executive Editor of Businessweek magazine and Editor-in-Chief of Fast Company magazine, currently CEO and Editor-in-Chief of C-Change Media 


“This book is a comprehensive accounting of the ongoing effects of racism. Rogers brings his finance and business expertise to explain the legacy of systemic exclusions on the current gaps in wealth. Not only does he cover the facts and the history with meticulous care, but he also proposes solutions for businesses, individuals, and governments focused on tangible remedies. This book is a must-read not just for Rogers’s white colleagues, but for anyone interested in being a part of the solution.” 
Mehrsa Baradaran, author of The Color of Money and Professor of Law at UC Irvine School of Law 


“Steven S. Rogers established the act without hesitation in plain language. Not surprisingly, I and many of our marginalized advocates will take action, calling for the well-deserved reparations to be made. It is time for our ancestors to receive justice for all the financial burdens that systemic racism in America has created. I am literally in contact with Congressman Ritchie Torres as my thumbs firmly press on the smartphone glass.” —Vaughn Lowery, President of 360 MAGAZINE, an NGLCC certified LGBT business enterprise.


Listen to Steven S. Rogers and Vaughn Lowery digest the plight of Black America on 360 MAG Spotify/Apple podcast HERE.

Journalist, mother, and Kavita Channe chats with Vaughn Lowery via 360 MAGAZINE.

KAVITA CHANNE – BALENCIAGA SCANDAL

Listen to Kavita chat with Vaughn on 360 MAG podcast – available on all major platforms.

Kavita Channe is a former Fox Sports broadcaster, fashion designer, and now an award-winning winemaker. A mother of two, she denounces the flagrant lack of respect and socialization of our children. She discussed at length the protection of our adolescents and their protection against predatory entities.

Sometimes, she exudes a sense of playful banter, but don’t be deceived – she is appalled. As an emerging entrepreneur, well-known media maven, and highly esteemed fashionista, she extends a valid opinion on holding organizations to account. Lately, Balenciaga launched a scandalous campaign with toddlers coupled with sadistic stuffed animals in bandages.

Our own Vaughn Lowery makes a commitment with Kavita to help dissect one of the vile editorials of our generation. Hear the two of them discuss in a charismatic way some of the most interesting points that have seldom been raised about this once prosperous fashion house. With broken ties with Ye, the two parents try to take lightly a coup de press that went terribly wrong.


ABOUT KAVITA CHANNE

Female business owner, entrepreneur, author and television personality Kavita Channe has taken her passion and turned it into a successful career. 

As a true multi-talented entrepreneur widely recognized for her role as an acclaimed TV host and producer across the sports and entertainment industries and, now, Kavita has taken her passion and turned it into a successful career as an award winning wine-preneur. 

A London native of Indian descent, Kavita emigrated to the United States with her family at an early age and went on to obtain a journalism degree from the University of Florida. 

Her experience in front of the camera runs the gamut – from sideline reporting for major networks including Fox Sports and the NFL to hosting “The Chat,” a female-focused daytime talk show syndicated on ABC and NBC. Kavita has also secured roles in feature films and has appeared on various hit television series including HBO’s Ballers, VH1’s Baller Wives and was a featured correspondent on Designing Spaces on TLC.

In 2018, Kavita launched Sip Channé, an innovative wine brand inspired by her travels in Provence where she fell in love with the region’s exceptional wine varietals. To bring her vision to life, Kavita partnered with a family-owned vineyard and worked closely with a seasoned winemaker in Provence. The flagship product, Channé Rosé was born and became an award-winning rosé true to Provençal tradition. Since its inception, the brand has expanded to include Channé Blanc, an elegant white blend. The Sip Channé product line is now distributed across restaurants and retailers in Florida, Georgia, New York, Colorado, Tennessee, Illinois and Puerto Rico. 

Her greatest feat yet is navigating motherhood with her beloved daughter-son duo – Magical Micah and Mighty Maverick. Embracing life as a career-driven single mother has propelled Kavita on her mission to continue breaking barriers for women and minorities in media, television and business. 

Embracing life as a career-driven single mother, Kavita propelled her mission to continue breaking barriers for women and minorities in media, television, and business. Recognizing the importance of parents’ role in education, In 2021 Kavita published her debut children’s book, “Frederick the Hamptons Frog” – a story inspired by an adventurous summer in the Hamptons with her kids.

Kavita frequently lends her talents to support nonprofit organizations nationally and across her home state of Florida. She serves on the board of 2-1-1 Broward and actively involved with the American Heart Association, Veterinarians International, American Red Cross and United Way, among others.

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HGTV host & DIY expert Lauren Makk via 360 MAGAZINE.

Lauren Makk

DIY + Design + Lifestyle



Lauren Makk, HGTV host and DIY expert, is taking the design world by storm with her unique and accessible take on luxury design and DIY.

Listen to Lauren Makk and Vaughn Lowery on 360 MAG podcast RSS / SPOTIFY

You don’t often hear the words ‘DIY’ and ‘Luxury’ in the same sentence, but that’s because we didn’t know…until now. DIY expert, interior designer, and TV host in Nashville, Tennessee, she has caught the attention of fans with her budget-friendly approach to luxury DIY and design.

Lauren may be familiar to you from her appearances on various design shows such as Trading Spaces and ABC’s FABLife, but today she’s reintroducing herself and taking on the world of design with a unique perspective.

Across her digital and social media platforms, Lauren reveals her best thrifty design tips and tricks, as well as her luxury DIY and redesign projects. Click HERE to see some of her work.

Lauren Mark’s goal is to change the stereotype of DIY in the past, which is why she insists on being an “Interior RE-Designer,” focusing on re-using common everyday materials in new, impressive, and sophisticated ways. ”I love being in the design game with depth and texture,” she says.

Her sincerity and dedication to making design affordable have earned her the title of “Home Girl Next Door,” where you can find a lot of great finds for decorating your home or anywhere else. She shared: “I want my space to really reflect who I am or who my client is.” Click HERE to view some of her creations, such as ”Spring Inspired Floral Arrangement”.

”It all started with my great passion for graffiti,” Lauren confesses. Her plan from a young age has been to become an artist through a passion for design, which was fostered at a young age by her mother, who helped her gain those domestic skills that Lauren has mastered today through her deep African American roots from the South. She gathers her inspiration from being generations of housekeepers in her family. ”My mother really instilled in me a passion for creating that feeling of HOME,” she says.

Lauren Makk, a native of Oklahoma City, grew up in the home improvement industry. ”I have learned in the last two years, how important our home is. It’s our safe space,” she assures. ”I don’t care if you’ve been on vacation for two weeks or two years in jail. Everyone wants to go home because that’s where people feel safe,” she adds. Lauren and her mom enjoyed flipping houses as a hustle.

With her years of experience in construction, she has wanted to combine her three innate talents for DIY, design, and art to create her renowned firm Lauren Makk Interiors, which specializes in “Accessible luxury.”

Makk is now building on her brand and influence to take DIY and design to a whole new level. In fact, she currently judging the talent of young builders on Shop Class for Disney+ and Design Star: Next Gen on HGTV, among other shows.

Makk’s distinct perspective and experience have set it apart from others in the industry. ”I honestly feel like design is what my purpose here on Earth,” she says.

Congrats Lauren on your 1.5-year mark of sobriety. We’re always here for you.

For updates on future DIY projects, programs, tips, or tricks feel free to follow her on her digital platforms


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Article: Andrea Esteban /Jess Chen

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Tel K. Ganesan via 360 MAGAZINE

Tel K. Ganesan

Founder and Chairman of Kyyba


Tel K. Ganesan moved to the United States with bright dreams. After being able to earn an engineering degree in India, a change of environment was a challenge, but Tel overcame all those adversities to finish his postgraduate degree as he began his path to success.

His attitude has never allowed him to give up on what has made him Tel K. Ganesan, mentor, philanthropist, and businessman. “If you want an opportunity to knock, it’s time to build a door,” Ganesan says.

Ganesan grew up under the strong influence of his mother’s pursuit of the American Dream. Eventually, Automotive Engineering brought Ganesan to the United States, specifically the city of Detroit, where he pursued a master’s at age 21. He has lived in Detroit for 30 years and has never wanted to leave since he came. He chose this place as his home and to contribute his grain of sand in the city, he is rebuilding everything that has to do with the business landscape with Kyyba Inc., consisting of Kyyba Innovations, Kyyba Wellness, Kyyba Music, Kyyba film, and Kyyba Kidz.

Tel K. Ganesan is the CEO of Kyyba Innovations and President of Kyyba Inc., Engineering Services and Software Products. The Kyyba brand has expanded into film productions through his company Kyyba Films. According to Ganesan: “I started as an ID entrepreneur and then diversified into other areas lately into films, music, Fashions, and wellness so that’s what I’ve been doing so far.’’

Tel K. Ganesan has always believed in doing what the heart says. With the founding of Kyyba Kidz, he has pursued his dreams of making the world a better place by helping the most disadvantaged children. Ganesan has always been grateful for the education and healthcare he received growing up. “A lot of major tech companies are run by people of Indian origin,” Ganesan emphasizes, “the root cause goes back to the societal conditioning of putting education in the mindset of people.” Through educational programs, the foundation seeks to bring trust, honesty, growth, and confidence to every child in need. The main goal of Kyyba Kidz is “to increase the cognitive and psychological awareness of young people to help them achieve great achievements in life by choosing the right career” explains Ganesan on his website.

Ganesan is a testament to faith in his American dream and entrepreneurial spirit. As stated by Tel, “you have only one life. At this point in life, I’m doing something for my spirit which is really getting into this creative space.’’ With perseverance and hard work, he has taken his career from businessman to film producer. “Whatever I learn in one business I apply to another business in another industry and keep it going so I know.’’ Tel Ganesan admits.

Kyyba Films in association with Nasik Rav Media releases “Trap City” starring Brandon T Jackson and actor and GV music composer Prakash. WATCH TRAILERS HERE. As a film producer, Tel Ganesan has an exciting project ahead of him. “I learned about trap culture… And that anyone can be in a trap because of the environment, society, economics, and sometimes even psychological conditions,” he recalls, “and I took this as an inspirational and spiritual awakening of understanding what’s really happening.” “I want to send an inspiring message on how to get out of the Trap through this movie,’’ Ganesan clarifies.

Ganesan is thrilled about the upcoming release of “Trap City” around the first quarter of 2023: “I’m gonna graduate from this one (Trap City)…this is like cutting my teeth into the film business.” Some of Ganesan’s projects after the release of the movie “Trap City” are working in the world of the metaverse and seeking collaborations with other companies with much larger budgets.

Call him a film producer, philanthropist, entrepreneur, innovator, guide, or speaker; Tel K. Ganesan really is an all-rounder. Today, his dreams are a reality. Like any other successful human being, he has pursued ambition with a never-give-up attitude: “Successful people do what unsuccessful people aren’t willing to do. I don’t wish it was easier; I wish you were better.”

For more information about Tel K. Ganesan and Kyyba Inc, click HERE

Article: Andrea Esteban/Jess Chen

Sean Perry Film a photo art book by 360 MAGAZINE.

SEAN PERRY FILMS

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‘My practice provokes character development through the use of photography and cinematography. Often, I experiment with various hues to enamor viewers and exhibit immense emotion within each frame captured. Collaborating with fellow visual architects to create innovative work is something I practice frequently. Working as a team allows me to create the unimaginable.’

Sean Perry

Sean Perry provokes character development through the use of photography and videography. He experiments with various hues to enamor viewers and effortlessly exhibits immense emotion within each frame captured. Perry consistently collaborates with fellow visual architects to fabricate the unimaginable.



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SPECIAL THANKS:

RaQuise Bowen

Theresa Hayes

CJ Hart

Greg Emmanuel

Denzel Bryan

Valentine Rontez

Altea Kelly

Mio Almonte

Morgan Bentley

Amizero O’Donnell

Neon Baez

Jada Kobie

Paola Rodriguez