We sat down with Kerry O'Brien, CEO & Founder of YUAF and James Heather of The independent Music Cup/Ninja Tune to dig deep on the Independent Music Cup x Young Urban Arts Foundation collaboration.
Started nearly three years ago by hawk-eyed collector Kelly Angood, the account has built to nearly 30,000 followers, plenty of which come with serious creative clout. Take a look through the follower lists and it reads like a roll call of top global creators, from Wolfgang Tillmans to Baron von Fancy.
To be unique in a world that's saturated with amazing visuals is no easy feat. Somehow, though, Swedish visual artist Kom Tillbaka has found a way to navigate the world of graphic and visual art with seeming ease - maintaining a unique flavour from day one.
Over the last ten years, illustration has gained ever greater cultural currency. As well as taking advantage of new online platforms, artists have shown they're capable of more than 'just' commercial commissions – as Jean Jullien's stratospherically popular Peace for Paris symbol proves. And that is, in part, thanks to independent publisher Nobrow. Set up in 2008 as a small press, Nobrow did something few others were doing at the time and put illustration at the forefront of its books and magazines.
We caught up with Hayley and BRICK’s Editorial Director Sam Butler to talk about the power of independent publishing, all that the magazine stands for, and how it came to be...
After getting to know Josh, we weren’t content to leave it there. We had to understand the thinking behind his process more clearly, and look to tease out the lessons from his work ethic; lessons we hope will inspire and motivate others on their own creative journeys.
We sat down with Joy, on the eve of her first solo-exhibition, with a keen interest in understanding how she approached the brief, and in finding out what tips she has for other young artists.
Political slogan tees are everywhere in 2018, from the streets to the catwalk. They’re enjoying a renaissance – and with good reason.
We hit up Jess ahead of our 50/50 project with Amnesty International to talk creative process, censorship, and challenging the status quo.
Curated by the fledgeling, self-styled cultural and creative agency Eleven Eleven, Command-F is a new initiative featuring some of London's most important young talents including Shaquille-Aaron Keith, Lotte Andersen, BBZ and more, all with their own design on a range of limited-edition tees.
Smaller, newer brands are starting to make sustainable practice integral to their work, and here we’ve selected some of our favourites.
In celebration of International Women’s Day we’ve selected 15 women who are using creativity and collaboration to challenge the political and cultural agendas crying out for positive change.
Exploring the politically charged history of the hoodie; one of modern fashion's most important items.
We’ve selected 9 emerging designers that are set to do interesting things in 2018; whether that’s through collabs, deconstructing gender, reclaiming deadstock, exploring their heritage or funding their labels with a club night.
Nike’s championing of 360 degree cool culture, coupled with its latest verticals, including Nike's offering of mobile apps and NikeLab, has cunningly positioned the brand so front-of-mind that it’s near impossible not to partake.