Essay 263 • Mar 9th 2018

Paradigm is a distinct set of patterns. It’s an experiment in bringing systems and models together in a unified environment. There’s a symbiotic relationship between colors, emotions, and patterns.

We are creatures of habit. We are patterns in nature. What happens when we try to make sense of that organization?

When I ponder ideas, my heart grows. When I’m given the freedom to create, my brain blooms. Paradigm is a place where I let my inspiration run wild. In doing so, I found chaos amidst order.


Jason Travis is a photographer, designer, illustrator, and musician based in Los Angeles. His work has been featured by CNN, USA Today, Gizmodo, BuzzFeed, BOOOOOOOM, and many more. He’s allergic to cats, carrots, and will forever love the 90s.


Hair: Adriana Oretega

Makeup Artist: Erin Walters

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Models provided by: Ford Models

Assistant: Arian Lobon

Location: The Forge in Los Angeles, CA

Check out Jason’s previous TPJ photo essays:

Suburban Youth


Mind Glow