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A look at greats and their “labs”. What environment are you a product of?

In The Lab - Rick Rubin
In The Lab - Rick Rubin

Rick Rubin

He's not a Producer, he's a reducer. Rick Rubin’s minimal zen home, Shangri La Studios in Malibu, California.

© Martien Mulder / Wall Street Journal / VSCO

In The Lab - Lance Wyman
In The Lab - Lance Wyman

Lance Wyman

Maybe best known for his Mexico Olympics identity in 1968, Lance's excellence in graphics & identity systems spans decades.

© The Logo Creative

In The Lab - Walt Disney
In The Lab - Walt Disney

Walt Disney

Walt Disney was an American motion-picture and television producer and showman, famous as a pioneer of cartoons and animated films.

© Getty Images

In The Lab - Joan Miró
In The Lab - Joan Miró

Joan Miró

Joan Miró's influential Mallorcan studio and sanctuary. Spain, 1973.

Francesc Català-Roca © Photographic Archive of the Historical Archive of the College of Architects of Catalonia

In The Lab - Dieter Rams
In The Lab - Dieter Rams

Dieter Rams

Dieter's home studio in Germany. Now listed as a Historical monument, protecting it for future generations as a manifestation of his philosophy for good design.

© Florian Bohm

In The Lab - Virgil Abloh
In The Lab - Virgil Abloh

Pheobe Philo

Fashion designer Phoebe Philo, photographed in her London atelier by Annie Leibovitz

© Annie Leibovitz

In The Lab - Massimo & Lella Vignelli
In The Lab - Massimo & Lella Vignelli

Massimo & Lella Vignelli

Iconic Italian design couple

© Fred R. Conrad for The New York Times

In The Lab - Gail Bichler
In The Lab - Gail Bichler

Gail Bichler

Design director of The New York Times Magazine

© Jeremy Liebman / ItsNiceThat

In The Lab - Natasha Jen
In The Lab - Natasha Jen

Natasha Jen

Pentagram Partner at their New York Headquarters. Both finished and W·I·P· graphics drape the walls.

© Kinfolk Magazine / ItsNiceThat

In The Lab - Tom Sachs
In The Lab - Tom Sachs

Tom Sachs

Tom Sachs at his New York City Studio, 2010. "Always be Knolling."

© Todd Selby

In The Lab - Virgil Abloh
In The Lab - Virgil Abloh

Virgil Abloh

Virgil & team preparing for Men's Spring/Summer "Dondi" 2019 show. Studio/Office in Paris, France.

© OFF-WHITE

In The Lab - Noah 40 Shebib
In The Lab - Noah 40 Shebib

Noah "40" Shebib

Canadian record producer at S.O.T.A. studios. He has produced all of Drake's albums, is the superintendent of the OVO sound label, and refers to this studio they custom-built as their battleground.

© Native Instruments

In The Lab - Salvador Dali
In The Lab - Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali

Dalí was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work.

In The Lab - Kanye West
In The Lab - Kanye West

Kanye West

Kanye West during My beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy studio sessions.

In The Lab - Kobe Bryant
In The Lab - Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant

Buckets with a broken wrist at the Staples Center. 1999.

In The Lab - Steph Curry
In The Lab - Steph Curry

Stephen Curry

Working on his dribbling and hand-eye technique at Warriors practice facility.

In The Lab - Pablo Picasso
In The Lab - Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Picasso with actress Brigitte Bardot at his Riviera villa in Vallauris, France.

© Jerome brierre / Getty images

In The Lab - Antoine Bourdelle
In The Lab - Antoine Bourdelle

Antoine Bourdelle

Bourdelle and apprentices at the sculpture studio in Paris, France.

© Musée Bourdelle / Roger Viollet

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