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Polaroid Is Bringing Back These Iconic Cameras

Written on April 12, 2018 at 11:54 am, by

Remember when Outkast sang “shake it like a Polaroid picture” back in 2003? Now, you’ll appreciate that memorable command on a new level. Because Polaroid is re-releasing an iconic ’90s camera. That’s right, the Polaroid 600 Camera is back, and it’s truly better than ever. The Polaroid Originals 96 Cam pays homage to the cameraContinue Reading

The Imagined Modernist World of 3D Artist Alexis Christodoulou

Written on April 4, 2018 at 7:59 am, by

Alexis Christodoulou wasn’t always an artist, though his dreamy 3D renders of imagined modernist interiors belies his brief tenure as one. A former copywriter at an advertising agency, Christodoulou began experimenting with the 3D modelling program SketchUp during a particularly frustrating spell of screenwriting. Five years on, the Cape Town-based artist offers simply this onContinue Reading

Dolce & Gabbana Makes Gorgeous Kitchen Appliances

Written on February 26, 2018 at 5:02 pm, by

Following their buzzy collaboration on high-fashion refrigerators last Spring, D&G and Italian home appliance company SMEG are teaming up again on a line of chic kitchen appliances. Coming in October, the “Sicily Is My Love” collection includes toasters, citrus juicers, coffee machines, kettles, blenders, stand mixers, and slow juicers. Each product pays homage to SouthernContinue Reading

Illustrator, John Booth

Written on February 23, 2018 at 2:10 pm, by

Fashion illustrator, ceramicist and textile designer John Booth came bounding into my world just over a month ago when photographer Will Sanders recommended his work to me. Born and bred in Cumbria, Booth, a lecturer at St Martins, creates drawings that are multi layered collages bursting with colour and texture.

Best Google Doodles from Keith Haring to

Written on February 23, 2018 at 1:48 pm, by

On 20 August 1998, a week before a two-year-old Google become an incoporated company, founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin were heading to Burning Man festival. To mark themselves ‘out of office’ on their email signatures, they decided to overlay the famous Burning Man stick-figure on the Google logo (which then came with a Yahoo-style exclamation mark, as if it neededContinue Reading

Room Mate Emir, Istanbul, Turkey

Written on February 13, 2018 at 8:24 am, by

From the candyfloss froth of the reception, to the crisp confines of the breakfast area and the sensual elegance of the 47 suites, the latest Room Mate hotel is a light-flooded study in contemporary chic; cool but also romantic. Credit Lázaro Rosa Violán, whose total remodelling of this period property honours Istanbul’s cosmopolitan past byContinue Reading

The Artist Ignasi Monreal Illustrating Fantastical Worlds for Gucci

Written on February 9, 2018 at 5:15 am, by

Ignasi Monreal’s artworks are colourful, bold and delightfully surreal. For his vivid illustrations, the 27-year-old Spanish artist draws inspiration from an eclectic range of references – from Japanese Manga to Renaissance art, 20th-century fashion photography to science fiction. The result are his signature fantastical landscapes, inhabited with deliciously incongruous, but inevitably likeable, characters. It is littleContinue Reading

Motivational Poster by Zachary Gibson

Written on February 3, 2018 at 4:50 am, by

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OkCupid’s Latest ‘DTF’ in Ads That Are Like Little Works of Art

Written on January 4, 2018 at 10:37 am, by

OkCupid is DTF, but not like that. The dating site rethinks that blunt old acronym, originally meaning “down to fuck,” by making it the centerpiece of a new campaign from Wieden + Kennedy New York—with the F word replaced by dozens of enlightened alternatives, leading to phrases like “down to feel fabulous,” “down to forget our baggage”Continue Reading

Best Fashion Blog Web Designs 2016

Written on November 15, 2016 at 9:18 am, by

Combining two of my interest, websites and fashion. I’ve been doing some research on the best fashion blogs right now (November 2016), indicating the date as designs trends and styles changes so quickly nowadays. My selection is based on the design, usability and style of the blogs. (and not on the popularity of bloggers) ChroniclesContinue Reading