Kennedy Town co-working space The Hive couldn’t have been a more apt location for the Generation T cover shoot. The seven entrepreneurs and creatives on the cover—who represent just a snapshot of the 50 young game changers on this year’s Generation T List—seemed completely at home in the design-forward space, tapping away on laptops, calling into conference calls and even taking quick side meetings between shots.
The 2018 Generation T listers on the cover are Goxip founder Juliette Gimenez, actress Celina Jade, Lynk founder Peggy Choi, Camel Assembly co-founder Keshia Hannam, Lim + Lu co-founder Vince Lim, Origami Labs co-founder Kevin Johan Wong, and Nosh founder Max von Poelnitz.
Even an unusually busy day in the Hive’s studio, which included shooting for two separate covers, didn’t seem to slow them down. That’s when they weren’t building connections, of course—swapping contact details and sharing stories. “It’s like a power networking session in here,” joked Max Von Poelnitz during a wardrobe change.
For the Generation T team, this couldn’t have worked out any better. Part of the platform’s mission, after all, is to be a connector for Asia’s future leaders. It’s just that no one anticipated that was possible in the hectic environment of a cover shoot. Clearly these young talents don’t have an off switch. Time is of the essence when you’ve got whole industries to disrupt.
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