Bush’s beans x refinery29


When a friend at Refinery29 tapped me to art direct a 3-part recipe series I was immediately excited. I love working with food because each recipe lends its own color palette to the piece. Bush’s wanted demonstrations of a series of recipes rolled out seasonally during late summer, fall and winter. With the help of the ingredients, we designed each color world accordingly.

Knowing that the short videos would ultimately live on Refinery29’s Instagram, I designed each composition with an appetizing geometric simplicity. Conceptually, I wanted to capture the feeling of multitasking that cooking can often require, so a super-human number of hands played a role in the preparation of each meal.

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Producer: Kevin Kushner

Art Director: Jenna Josepher

Second AD: Rashad Isaac

Director of Photography: Stephen Mucci

AC/DIT: Castle Gosselin

Gaffter: Tom Chaves

Grip: Robert Mack

Set Designer: Andry Meerow

Set Design Assistant: Lydia Okrent

Food Stylist: Lauren Magenta

Food Stylist Assistant: Rachel Mushyakov

Manicurist: Yukie Miyakawa

Still Photographer: Ashley Sears

Production Assistant: Joshua Goldsmith