How We Curated 2022’s Artist To Watch

To delve into the process behind curating ATW, we sat down with Nick Law and Alexa Meffe, the sector lead and senior partnerships manager respectively, of our creatives team.

Insights — 5 months ago

Introducing Our 2022 Artists To Watch

With Ben Zerbo, Claire Milbrath, Grace Kao, Job Wouters, Meech Boakye, Romina Malta, Tynan Collins, Inessa Dobbelaere, Jordi Ng, Muddycap, Chinaza Agbor, Enikő Katalin Eged, Firpal Jawanda, Hayley Dawn Muir and Manyaku Mashilo.

Insights — 6 months ago

On A Deadline

Rachel Denti, Zenon Records’ Tim Larner, Will Richards AKA ILLWOOKIE and Adam Stewart, of Green Man Festival share their thoughts on deadlines. 

Insights — 6 months ago

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 — 10 months ago

Parallel Is Back

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

News — 10 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 — 1 year 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 — 1 year 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 — 1 year 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 — 1 year 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 — 1 year 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 — 1 year 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 — 1 year ago