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Interview by Will HalbertPhotography by Ritchie Jo Espenilla There’s a chapter in John Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley in which the author - holed up in a recently-vacated and as-yet unmade hotel room in Chicago - tries to piece together the story of the

Happy Mondays frontman, Shaun Ryder, gives his thoughts on the LVC x Central Station Design collaboration The Spring/Summer 2021 Levi’s® Vintage Clothing collection pays homage to the explosive music scene of Manchester, England in the late 1980s. Visually, no one is

Dr. Martens’ 60th anniversary collection proves that there are plenty of miles ahead for the world’s most iconic boot words by Will Halbert There’s not a brand out there aging better than Dr. Martens. Sixty years in the game and the brand

Jonny Owen lets us in on the inspiration behind his latest football documentary, The Three Kings interview by Thomas Sumner The Three Kings tells the story of Matt Busby, Jock Stein and Bill Shankly, three iconic football managers all born within 30

Overstatements are a tricky business, aren’t they? Used too often and the pesky little ante uppers do little more than raise expectations and dull the senses. They should be used sparingly. Luckily, there’s really no overstating the operation over Glen

Excerpts from Paul Smith (published by Phaidon, out now, £49.95) In celebration of 50 years of Paul Smith, Phaidon offers a timely study of the British design legend’s one-of-a-kind creativity. This new monograph captures the unique spirit of British fashion icon

As Tate Liverpool presents a comprehensive retrospective of the legendary British photographer Sir Don McCullin, we sit down with the man himself to talk about making peace, accepting responsibility, and getting your house in order ‘Of course I feel fear, I

By turns a shopper’s paradise and an architectural marvel, Coal Drops Yard goes beyond the usual retail experience to deliver something truly special words by Will HALBERT I’ll preface this, outright and unequivocal, with an apology: it’s hard to describe a place

For scientists and architects alike, preparing for the future of food production might be a question of looking up, as opposed to looking forward words by Róisín HANLON Inventive use of soil-free technologies like aquaponics and aeroponics are drastically reducing the square

Our resident architectural columnist, Róisín Hanlon, looks at RIBA’s latest and long-term efforts to offset our current state of climate emergency Last month, the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) formally joined the global declaration of an environment and climate emergency.

We sit down with Senior Designer, Tom Underhill and Senior Colour & Materials Designer, Nicola Danks at Jaguar Land Rover to discuss design, innovation, and the all-important intersection between performance and luxury interview by Thomas SUMNER First thing’s first: Can we rely on brand loyalty

Eco-Boulevard, Madridby Ecosistema Urbana Designed with the purpose of climatically transforming the urban architecture of one of Madrid’s most diverse, working-class neighbourhoods, the Eco-Boulevard is built entirely from recycled materials and uses state-of-the-art technology to combat rising inner-city temperatures. The project’s

‘The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for’ - Ernest Hemingway  A Note from the Editor It was in Glen Adamson’s Fewer, Better Things, where I first came across the idea of ‘material intelligence’ and its relevance to the current

For six years, Bolt has stood at the heart of London’s custom motorcycle scene. We sit down with Bolt founder, Andrew Almond, to discuss the intersection between engineering and style, changes in the custom scene, and memories of his first

An extract from: It’s a Gas! The Allure of the Gas Station words by Anna SOUTHGATE photography by Rick Pisio Photographing abandoned buildings has become extremely popular around the world in the last decade. Capturing and displaying transience is particularly fascinating when a

This month our resident architecture columnist, Róisín considers the untapped potential of Parasitic architecture Words by Róisín HANLON Parasitic architecture is one of the most informal types of architecture. Sometimes playful, sometimes political, it can be used as a way of hacking the

Discarded by high school students in favour of a daydream, we revisit an art & design teachers pin-up as it celebrates its centenary Words by Thomas SUMNER Bauhaus. Probably a vague high school memory for most, but the 1920s German institution is