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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 ...


Our latest creative news round-up .....
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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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Nest 06 by Jakub Geltner

I’m watching you

Do you ever get pissed off as you stroll down your local high street and notice a sky of CCTV cameras peering down? Jakub Geltner, the Czech artist, clearly feels the same as he creates ‘nests’ of technological equipment in public spaces, to highlight the increased levels of surveillance and number of big brother states. Nest 06 in Sydney is the latest example, with a cluster of cameras gazing down on passers-by as they make their way to the beach. Uncomfortable much?!

Under the bridge downtown

Life is full of distractions - from flicking through social media to the lorry driver furiously beeping his horn outside your office window. For this reason, Spanish furniture designer Fernando Abellanas created a fantastic little hiding spot, tucked away on the underside of one of Valencia’s many bridges. Whereas others might have considered the location a waste of urban space, Abellanas has converted it into a marvellous pop-up workshop, hidden from the disruptions of modern life. He accesses it by climbing up the ramped side of the underpass and turning a crank to shift a platform over to the side of the bridge, where a chair, desk and set of shelves are attached.

Sarah Arnett for Jensens

& SMITH & Gin & Honeycomb too!

Known for its luxury, bespoke products, Liberty London, has recently announced its Mini British Food Hall. Populated with the delightful snacks, booze and specialities of its ‘artisan micro-producers’, Liberty wanted the personal nature of its products to be mirrored by their packaging. Working with branding agency & SMITH, they curated work from a number of up and coming British illustrators, to create packaging that reflected the story behind each of the products and their respective micro-producers. We absolutely love it!

When dinosaurs roamed the screen

At the tail end of August, gamescom 17 was kicked off in Cologne by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The leading European trade fair for digital gaming culture was chosen by Frontier Developments as an opportunity to launch their new game, Jurassic World Evolution. The game caught our eye because it effectively allows players to design and create their own Jurassic World, even bioengineering new breeds of dinosaur! Every wannabe designer with paleontological tendencies under the sun will be clambering to grab a copy when it’s released in the summer of 2018…..

Adam 2016 by Jamie Hawkesworth

From Preston to Antarctica

British photographer Jamie Hawkesworth will next week have his work showcased in the most notable solo exhibition of his career so far. ‘Landscape With Tree’ will be stretched across all 14 rooms of the Huis Marseille Museum of Photography in Amsterdam, to provide a truly immersive experience. The eclecticism of the collection alongside the compassionate personality of his work reflects Hawkesworth' own journey from Preston to the rest of the world and means that the exhibition is definitely one to catch if you’re popping about in Amsterdam.

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