Design collaborator and Blood Is The New Black founder, Mitra Khayyam, helps artists get their designs out there and creates fashionable, wearable art. She is passionate about helping emerging artists showcase their work. Delicately balancing the line of art and commerce and blending fashion with culture, she is introducing a new generation to artists they may not know with her cool T-shirts and accessories.
You company just turned five. Do you know any five-year-old kids? If so what are some traits that your five-year-old company shares with them?
Nose picking, tantrums, breaking out into song and dance at inappropriate times are all known to happen at the office.
You have a dog named Hud. Apparently he hangs around the office a lot. Does he cause havoc, trouble?
Hud has to pay his dues when he's at the office like everyone else here. His official title is "Monster" but his job description includes paper shredding, barking at scary dudes on the street, and transporting inter-office correspondence in his collar.
Have you ever dated one of your artists? You don’t have to tell us the name, but if so, what was that like? And would you do it again?
There's no room for sexual harassment in the work place.