Yvan Martinez and Joshua Trees are researchers, educators and publishers based in London. In 2012, they co-founded Booksfromthefuture, a platform for experimental learning and publishing. Martinez is currently a lecturer at Central Saint Martins and Chelsea College of Arts. Trees is currently a lecturer at London College of Communication, Central Saint Martins and the Royal College of Art.
During 1999–2009 Martinez and Trees practiced under the name Fake I.D. Their work has been featured in numerous publications and exhibitions as well as the permanent collections of Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, Denver Art Museum, Design Museum, MoMA and SFMOMA. Clients include: Arkitip, Emigre magazine, Giorgio Camuffo, GLBT Historical Society, Harmony Korine, MTV, Nike, Urban Outfitters and Wieden+Kennedy.