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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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Smart Streets

Everyone has that friend who makes you cross the street on the zebra crossing; this one is for them. U.K. company Umbrellium has created a service that they are calling the Starling Crossing (STigmergic Adaptive Responsive LearnING Crossing), which changes the experience of crossing a road. By using computer-controlled LEDs the Starling Crossing can adapt to different situations by assessing what is going on in the road and then creating a safe environment for pedestrians; for example, during the busiest times of the day the LED crosswalk will be present for longer and will be wider in shape. Hopefully, this service will make crossing the street a safer environment for everyone.

An Unexpected Canvas for Creative Expression in the City

Who ever thought we would see the art kids and the sport jocks hanging out together? Now, across the United States, they do. This started in Memphis with the creation of Project Backboard, which aims to revive basketball courts wherever they can. Since the launch, this organization has worked in several other cities including Los Angeles, New York, and Baltimore. As founder, Daniel Peterson, touches down in each city, he and local artists revitalize it with colour and shape. Peterson hopes that using the basketball court as a canvas for local artists will strengthen and beautify communities. Check out some of Project Backboard’s projects here.

A New Look at the Chemistry We Know

The word “chemistry” brings me back to dark school days which included the stress of memorising complex equations; however, Wenting Zhu’s project brings a new feeling to the word. With her ongoing series Beauty of Science, Zhu captures the stunning state of atoms as they move through different processes. Most recently she shared new videos which show precipitation, bubbles, metal displacement, combustion, crystallization and more. Each video gives the audience a new look at the many viewpoints of science and how the daily reactions we know are more interesting than they seem. Check out more here http://www.thisiscolossal.com/...

Chain Fork by Katerina Kamprani 

The Uncomfortable of the Everyday  

Feeling relaxed? You’re about to feel differently. Katerina Kamprani has created a line of products, in her collection: The Uncomfortable, to deliberately annoy you. Each of these everyday products have been tweaked ever so slightly so that the object still looks like itself, but it cannot operate in the way it was intended to do so. Kamprani has created these “Uncomfortable” products as 3D renderings so that viewers can “appreciate the complexity and depth of interactions with the simplest of objects around us”. Check out more of her awkward creations here https://www.theuncomfortable.c...

Using Design to Tackle Difficult Topics

The diagnosis of cancer is always hard to hear, and even more difficult if you are hearing that your child is the one who has it. On top of your emotions, your child is also confused about what is happening to their body. To help solve this problem, Trunk is creating animations for RPA on behalf of Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Each of these short clips are made with the intention of children viewing them so they are simplistic, yet informative. In this animation, director Layla Atkinsons and producer Richard Barnett talk about radiation therapy through imaginary friends and the familiar setting of a child’s bedroom. 

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