We are thrilled to see Kevin Luchmun announced as Andis’ International Artistic Team Lead. Fab news for the renowned barber, stylist, educator and photographer – a man of many talents! It’s no wonder one of the world-leading manufacturers of grooming tools wanted him on the team.
Inspiration meets education
In a newly created role that seeks to accelerate Andis’ international presence by building upon its global reputation for world-class tools, education and creative inspiration; Kevin will play a pivotal role in the development of educational programs and artistic directions for photoshoots. He will also be instrumental in the formation of new programs to continually develop the creative and editorial talents of Andis’ audience of creators.
Behind the chair & behind the lens
Kevin Luchmun is one of the UK’s most recognisable and respected mens stylists. His technical haircutting skills have led him to become a huge inspiration to the industry.
After winning several accolades on his editorial and collection work, Kevin expanded his creativity to photography. Now he is just as passionate about photography as he is about hairstyling. Both are approached and revered in equal measure with his work appearing on the covers and in the pages of international trade and consumer magazines; on the catwalks, online and across social media to Kevin’s 90K followers.
Angie Perino, Andis Global Education Manager says “We’re so delighted to be partnering with Kevin as we continue to expand our outreach to barbers and stylists around the world. We pride ourselves in providing world-class educational programs and inspiration that provide the road map to a successful career! Kevin will be working closely with our other internationally renowned educators, including Kenny Duncan – our NorthAmerican Artistic Team Lead in the USA and Canada – to merge all strands of our educator network into a global vision that empowers barbers and stylists to express their individuality, maximise their creative talents and exceed their artistic potential through hair and imagery.”
The first mission
Kevin’s first assignment will be to lead the creation of FLUID Vol.3 – following the worldwide success of vols. 1&2. FLUID is a combined artistic hair collection and educational concept that integrates with Andis’ groundbreaking Virtual Education resource. Angie Perino says: “This program will include educational videos, learning modules and a stunning look book with steps to teach our learners how to create the featured looks. Kevin will be contributing to creating a vision for the collection, selecting models, orchestrating photography and video and finalising all details of the final edits. I can hardly wait to see Kevin’s inspiration come through in our very first Andis FLUID collection captured in the UK!”
A dream come true
For Kevin Luchmun, joining Andis was his destiny and a dream come true. He has had a deep-rooted respect for Andis for several years and was always determined to work with the brand. Kevin says “Very early in my career I got the opportunity to work on the Andis stage at Salon International. From that moment I was passionate about Andis and I was always intent on working with the brand. For me there was never an alternative to Andis; I’ve waited a long time for this to come to fruition. Now I’ve reached this point in my career and have so many achievements and accolades; the timing and the type of position couldn’t be more perfect. I look forward to working with Angie and the global team to elevate Andis’ brand appeal and educational resource base; as well as highlighting the precision and performance of its industry- leading tools.”
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