Notes On Type

All things typography with Rachel Denti, Cihan Tamti, Tré Seals, Ricardo Ferraro and the teams behind Blaze Type and Swiss Typefaces. 

Insights — 2 months ago

Parallel Is Back

We’re celebrating the long-awaited return of nightlife with two live shows for Parallel.

News — 2 months ago

Re-Press: Spring 2021 Edition

Getting to revisit some of our design highlights for 2020’s inaugural Re-Press collection was a joy, so we couldn’t wait to do it again for this Spring iteration.

News — 6 months ago

Introducing: Local Business

We caught up with DEYA Brewery, Carbo Wines and Stuffed about our new Local Business shop collection. They shared their thoughts on everything from launching a business in lockdown, to how merch can be a lifeline, to why small businesses are so important. 

News — 7 months ago

Creating A Neighbourhood With Radio Alhara

Broadcast out of Ramallah, Bethlehem and Amman, Radio Alhara is a space for connection, bringing a Middle Eastern sensibility to a global audience. Founded by Elias Anastas and his brother Yousef, along with Yazan Khalili, Saeed Jaber and Mothanna Hussein, though the online station only launched in March last year, it’s already amassed a cult following for its kaleidoscopic curation and esoteric approach. 

News — 8 months ago

Sustainability in Practice: Packaging

Our search for more sustainable packaging Offering a sustainable alternative to mainstream fashion and retail systems has been one of our biggest priorities since we launched back in 2016. Last year we stepped up our commitment too, outlining a rigorous five year roadmap that will see us become climate and water positive by 2025. 

News — 8 months ago

Process: DimSum Records

Only three years since it launched, DimSum Records has quickly made a name for itself on the UKG scene and beyond.  Drawing on founder Lennox Kwan’s Hong Kong heritage, as well as a kaleidoscopic range of references, the label has built up a following for its chaotic, versatile visuals as much for the music it puts out.  To mark their third anniversary, and the release of their International Dumplings T-shirt, we caught up with Lennox to chat how DimSum got its name, why collaboration is important and the value of digging.

News — 9 months ago

14 Visual Artists to Watch in 2021

The artists to look out for in 2021.  Even without a pandemic, January is never the easiest month. What’s getting us through though, is thinking about what we’ve got to look forward to, and get excited about, in the year ahead. Having compiled a list of the artists on our radar for last year, we’re revisiting  who we're watching for 2021. 

News — 9 months ago

Process: Dohee Kwon

For Dohee Kwon, travel and music are the driving inspirations for all her work. Currently based in Seoul, Korea the up-and-coming illustrator is hyper-fluid in her medium, with her work appearing on zines, mirrors, tour posters, T-shirts, and even Vans shoes. 

News — 10 months ago

Process: Rio Sipos

Rio Sipos, aka i am baby king, is as well known for their distinctive hand poke tattoos as they are for cofounding queer Berlin tattoo collective Fantasy along with six of their friends. Made up of Rio, Yeda, Rozita, Anny, Theo, Coco, and Aron, Fantasy was born out of the crew’s dissatisfaction with Berlin’s conventional tattoo studios.

News — 10 months ago

Reflections On 2020

Brindha Kumar & Ross Aitken reflect on how they’ve managed a year of lockdowns, restrictions and change. 

News — 10 months ago

Our 20 Favourite T-shirt Designs Of 2020

It’s fair to say that 2020 didn’t turn out how anybody expected it. As December draws in we look back on the designs that emerged in an unprecedented year that saw a global pandemic, as well as political reckonings around the world too. 

News — 11 months ago

Bridging The Gap With WAVLNGTH

To mark the WAVLNGTH collection, we spoke to Aneesha and Lovedeep, who also worked on the project, about the WAVLNGTH mission, the Indian music scene, and collaborating with like-minded people. 

News — 12 months ago

Living Your Art With Dean George

To close off our series we speak to Dean George, whose output spans creative direction, film direction and photography, with a client list that includes Nike, Adidas, Stone Island, Matches Fashion and Puma.

News — 12 months ago

Looking To Your Community With Olivia Twist

Overlooked narratives and the mundane are key themes running through Olivia’s work, and this aesthetic extends to her wider approach too. She’s determined to make the arts heritage institutions and arts education more accessible and representative of their local communities. Here she shares her insights on everything from starting out as a creative, to building confidence, to the value of peer feedback.

News — 1 year ago