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.
We hit up Jess ahead of our 50/50 project with Amnesty International to talk creative process, censorship, and challenging the status quo.
Recently, Bodil encountered one of the fashion industry’s biggest global problems: counterfeiting. Counterfeiting can be a lucrative business; in 2016 the annual value of the trade was estimated at about half a trillion dollars.
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.
Get to know the names behind the world's most striking contemporary urban art.
From OG cult online Instagram sellers to the new kids on the block. Fill your feed with the best archive fashion inspiration.
Smaller, newer brands are starting to make sustainable practice integral to their work, and here we’ve selected some of our favourites.
We caught up Stephelle of MASS GOLD to talk precious metals, sexy criticism, and why studying just wasn't for her
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.
We had a chat with old skool raver turned fine artist Daniel David regarding his love of rave culture, BMX, and traditional stonemasonry.
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.
New Kickstarter-funded book Clubbed plans to explore the rich visual history of UK club culture – everything from logos and lanyards to fonts and flyers. We talk with the man behind the book - designer Rick Banks - who tells the story behind eight of his favourite examples.
J Dilla’s mythology has found sources in his early pressings as well as the many posthumous releases that mine material from the archives, not to mention the proliferation of inspired T-shirts, prints, posters and merchandise.
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.
We've put together a rundown of some of the best vinyl toys (that aren't toys) to have come and gone.
The tee brands that are making a splash this year as curated by the Everpress team.
The first Music to Work to of the year curated by illustrator, Amber Vittoria.
We caught up with Toby Evans in his south London home to discuss the inspirations and processes behind re-designing the iconic Kerrang! logo.
December’s Music to Work To playlist is curated by Niall Williams Gordon aka Niallycat.