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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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Aurora over Svea by Agurtxane Concellon

To the moon and back

Take a look at these astonishing images from the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year Award. From a picture of the “Super Moon” to a stunning capture of the Northern Lights, they have everything an astronomy boffin could hope for from a photography exhibition. On the 14th September, the winners will not only be announced, but their images will also be displayed at the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s Astronomy Centre – for free. And who knows? You might even see a shooting star.

The Port House by Zaha Hadid Architects

The future of architecture is near

The London’s Design Museum has shortlisted some of 2016’s best examples of avant-garde architecture. Here you’ll find some marvellously innovative buildings with futuristic and environmentally conscious designs. The Port House in Antwerp is one of them. On top of a heritage-listed fire station, a “boat” of glass and metal was designed by the late-great architect Zaha Hadid, and while the structure of the original building had to be preserved, there is now an energy system in place. This circulates around the building through pumped water sourced from 80m below sea level – a perfect example of the convergence of past and future.

The New Republic, 2008


Rarely have political leaders received quite as much fanfare as Barack Obama. The former President of the United States inspired and ostracised the many in a way that few could, resulting in his face appearing on the covers of countless magazines and publications over the years. British author Ben Arogundade in fact decided to catalogue this in a book, bringing together 9 years of graphic design and photography. What is striking is the sheer contrast in the ways in which Obama was portrayed. The “diverse array of characterisations reflected both a sense of confusion about what Obama actually stood for, and the impossibility of the scope of expectations heaped upon him.”

'Ario' throughout the day

A place under the sun

We’re constantly hearing about things affecting the quality of our sleep, and Ario have clearly taken notice by bringing their Smart Lamp to market. Seeing as we spend most of our time in artificial environments, we could all do with a little help to perform at maximum capacity. Ario seek to provide this by producing levels of light that match your sleeping pattern, improve the quality of your sleep, and ultimately benefit your health. The lamp imitates the sun by giving off a sharp blue light in the morning and eventually, a warm orange light in the evening. Just like falling asleep under the sun - in the comfort of your own home.

TRON Tunnel

Rather like something straight out of a sci-fi flick, Seoul based artist Yang Minha has just unveiled ‘Accumulation’, a psychedelic tunnel of neon light patterns. The structure functions using a number of ‘rotating square panels’ to ‘display an ongoing sequence of 6 geometric patterns’. We’re enchanted just by the video! Thanks to colossal for the neat explainer. Read more here ...


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