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Jesper Eriksson - Transformative Materials

We sat down with the London based artist to discuss coal, fossil fuels and the nature of materials.


Photographer Kasia Wozniak and set designer Lisa Jahovic present 'Negative Mirror' ...

PRIDE 2018

Here’s our pick of the best Pride campaigns of 2018 ...
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Photo Diary

Whilst attending Biennale Architettura 2018 Rob Fiehn documented some well known faces with his trusty Olympus OM20 ...

'Freespace' Preview

Architectural correspondent Rob Fiehn picks his highlights to check out this summer at Biennale Architettura 2018 ...

Gavin Coyle - man of the woods

Bobby Jewell sits down with furniture maker Gavin Coyle ...

Christiane Spangsberg - Works In Progress

Imogen Eveson spends an evening in Sydney with Danish artist Christiane Spangsberg, as she sketches out the year ahead following three sell-out shows in 13 months ...

Rowan Williams on Education

Designer Rowan Williams reflects on his experience of his design education ...


It's our last creative news round-up of 2017 .... Enjoy!
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Adventures in Dalbergia

We paid a visit to the studio of Federico Méndez-Castro, a fine dust maker located on Granville Island, Vancouver ...

mario macilau

The extraordinary, everyday ...


'Tis the season to be jolly (almost!). Before the holiday season sweeps you off your feet take five minutes to have a look our latest round-up of creative news. Enjoy!
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The Goldloxe Effect

Creating in the shadows ...

The Enduring Allure Of Indigo

Jenny Balfour Paul shares what makes the power and draw of natural indigo so enduring and what we can learn from its rich and magical history ...


An audio visual explosion this week, plus an array of very very interesting objects from Athens ... Enjoy!
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We chat to the NYC based designer about his practice, wax chandeliers & chairs having conversations ...

Empty spaces to extraordinary experiences

Museum and interior design practice Casson Mann talk about how they create world-class innovative and engaging experiences.


Ease into the start of the weekend with another round-up of creative news ...


That name sounds familiar! Rob Fiehn sits down with architectural studio SODA to find out about their Soho beginnings and how they're searching out interesting new projects.


Take 5 and read our round-up of creative news ...
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the perfect equilibrium

Rethinking creative strategies to balance profit with consumer wellbeing ...


We kick-off the start of October with another round-up of creative news ...
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Last week we ventured into the heart of London Design Festival to surround ourselves with the best the city’s creative scene has to offer. Here are some of our top picks…..
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Steven Learner

The founder of the Collective Design Fair shares his insight into the design industry ...


Another selection of creative news ...
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Mark Denton Esq.

We sat down with Mark Denton Esq. Ad Man Extraordinaire ...


Dive into another round-up of creative thoughts and news ...
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The Old Fashioned Way

“You never have to backup a sketch book, and a pencil will never run out of batteries …”


A Tuesday treat! A round-up of creative news from across Europe ...
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Faces In Focus

Making change through photography, the latest Faces In Focus exhibition opens on August 31st ...


From Game Of Thrones to Prince, and everything in between ...
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Vivienne Brophy

Vivienne Brophy defines future practitioners as Head of Architecture at University College Dublin ...

Denim & Steel

'Denim & Steel Interactive' create intuitive, strategy-led software and technology. We sat down with founders Todd Sieling and Tylor Sherman in their studio in our SODA x VANCOUVER series ...


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Our monthly series showcasing ongoing work from photographers and artists around the globe ... this month we're delighted to introduce Aidan O'neill and his Swaziland story ...


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Kauri multimedia: the storytellers

The Award Winning filmmakers tell us their story ...


The best subway ever and other musings on the latest creative news ...
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Image courtesy of Neumeister.se

Named in honour of a woman who cooks food on a beach in Brazil, LoLa! Is a craft beer created in collaboration between Brutal Brewing and Supper. The former is an initiative of Spendrups, one of Sweden’s biggest breweries, and the latter is a Swedish based restaurant that serves South American food with a Scandinavian twist. Supper wanted this fusion of cultures to be expressed in the product’s packaging, designed by the Scandinavian studio Neumeister. As one beer with one label, the brand is able to present two different sides to its character; ‘Lo’ for Swedish calmness and restraint, and ‘La’ for Latin pizzazz. It is herein that its beauty lies.

Image courtesy of Amevie.com

Another one for the summer, Ana Caracaleanu has released the Amevie sunglasses as she tries to revolutionise the sun care industry. After identifying the fashion sector as the second largest polluter in the world, she has produced an eco-aware product made from bamboo which requires very few resources to grow. These are only produced in line with demand thereby creating less waste, as well as Amevie offering repair services so the sunglasses can last as long as possible. What is striking however is that, if you order a pair, the company will donate prescription glasses to a child in need.....Amazing!

Image courtesy of Quays Culture

Rotterdam-based studio Sober Industries are masters of projection mapping and their work is on display in Manchester. They installed four giant sculptures of endangered animals – a polar bear, a red squirrel, a whale and a bee. These were colourfully lit and brought to life during the darkness of night. Projection mapping, also called 'spatial augmented reality', is essentially projection technology used to turn objects into display surfaces for videos – thank you to our friends at Digital Arts for this neat explainer!

La Cuccanga, 2017

Italian street artist Blu has been decorating the buildings of Italy with his huge multi-storey murals. The use of vivid colours means that they’re hard to miss, but so are the typically provocative meanings behind them. Blu uses his murals to comment on issues such as the housing crisis in the Celadina district of Bergamo, and global landfill pollution.

Ever wondered what Jupiter looks like from an altitude of about 62,800 miles? Well, it’s beautiful. Thanks to NASA’s spaceship Juno, launched in 2011, we can now imagine what it’s like to fly over the giant planet. On its 12-orbit journey around Jupiter, Juno has been busy recording six megabytes of data and snapping photos. Thanks to photographer Sean Doran and mathematician Gerald Eichstädt, these still images have now been colourised and stitched together, creating this gorgeous video.

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