a creative ecosystem.

“to create today is to create dangerously.  Any publication is an act, and that act exposes one to the passions of an age that forgives nothing.”
(albert camus)

︎the pillars that guide our purpose as humans, team members and creative endeavors. Caandor Labs exists because we believe purpose driven companies have the most captivating stories and deserve content that inspires impact.
what inspires you?

meet our creatures ︎

this is a moss.

moss belkessam is our founder & chief creative officer. he designs the creations that come out of our lab. 

  1. adobe creative type ︎thevisionary︎
  2. hipster band name ︎ cats are the currency
  3. natural habitat ︎algeria
  4. favorite book ︎ the untethered soul
  1. content right now ︎ all the fly kids podcast
  2. inspiration ︎london fogs from tryst
  3. skillz ︎ InDesign, Ps, Xd, wordpress, and human interaction

this is a bakari.

bakari ibrahim is our founder & chief production officer. he engineers the creations that come out of our lab.

  1. adobe creative type︎thedreamer ︎
  2. hipster band name ︎ the pretty brown eyes
  3. natural habitat ︎ delaware 
  4. favorite book ︎ the inner city mother goose
  1. content right now ︎ the spook who sat by the door
  2. inspiration ︎ blaxploitation films and saturday morning cartoons 
  3. skilz ︎ podcasting, audio engineering, logic pro, premiere pro, after effects, live stream studio, wordplay

this is a fati.

fatima syed is our creative director. she directs the creations that come out of lab. also known as fairy dust.

  1. adobe creative type ︎theArtist ︎
  2. hipster band name ︎ bite history
  3. natural habitat ︎ where problematic meets aunti
  4. favorite book ︎ DSM - 5
  1. content right now ︎ mind hunter
  2. inspiration ︎ espresso, snuggles, creatures, cat memes
  3. skilz ︎ photoshop, lightroom, film photography, curation, forcing people to talk about feelingz

this is a maps.

maps glovers is our content specialist. he imagines the creations that come out of lab.

  1. adobe creative type ︎ visionary ︎
  2. hipster band name ︎ limited lip options
  3. natural habitat ︎ the globe
  4. favorite book ︎ create dangerously
  1. content right now ︎ #activated podcast
  2. inspiration ︎carmen san diego 
  3. skillz ︎ numb chucks, photoshop, visual art, dance, the pen, the brush

this is a tjc.

the josh craig is our wildcard. he specalizes in everything and engineers the production that come out of lab.

  1. adobe creative type ︎ artist ︎
  2. hipster band name ︎ black spiders
  3. natural habitat ︎ berlin, new york 
  4. favorite book ︎ 1000 years an ox
  1. content right now ︎ New TJC Album 
  2. inspiration ︎xpnsive mezcal 
  3. skillz ︎ InDesign, Photoshop, Zine Design, Every Music Software.


a collective of creatives that we collaborate with any chance we get. 

want to join the ecosystem? 🛸 send creations to


things we create +
︎ podcasts 
︎ websites
︎ live streaming
︎ design
︎ content campaigns 

︎ #activated: the future of content.

who we collab with ++
the bridge
sustainable culture lab
capital fringe
dc public schools

GUT ︎
we are +++
We believe creativity is the natural resource that binds our communities together.  we are an ecosystem of creative creatures. An organism that grows in direct support of one another. If you’re a creature looking for inspiration, a habitat or a space to create authentically, welcome home.