“I remember being very young and coming across a book of beauty photography in a secondhand bookshop,” says Alistair O’Neill, a curator and fashion academic. “There was great work featured in the book, but it’s Guy Bourdin’s photographs that I always remember; they were so startlingly different from anything else in that book. It just […]
The BBC shares insights into helping designers, developers and journalists collaborate to produce its visual journalism output.
Do you remember the first computer game you played? What about the first program you downloaded? Unless you've just emerged Brendan-Fraser-in-Encino Man-style from the earth, wholly unaware of computers (in which case, I have several questions for you), your early digital distractions are probably years, if not decades old by now.Read more…
Interview: ahead of his talk at London’s V&A museum on Friday, typographer Vincent Connare has defended the reviled Comic Sans font he created, saying its detractors “don’t know anything about design”. Designed in 1994 and inspired by comic-book speech bubbles, the ubiquitous sans-serif font has become the typeface that designers love to hate and even […]
An artist from China or Russia in the years following Glasnost and economic reform wouldn’t have had much in common with his counterpart in the UK or US. Certainly the ideological links between those nations would have been tenuous at best. What they did share was a keen awareness of the imagery that besieged them […]
Plumen create low-energy fluorescent light bulbs which have distinctive formal qualities. In 2010 the Plumen 001 bulb was launched with an imaginative double-helix shape. It was the first bulb to be a design feature in its own right and became an international success, winning the Design Museum’s Design of the Year Award 2011.
La fin de cette année approche et nous avons vu passer des superbes visuels d’albums. Pour conclure 2014 en beauté, nous avons décidé de compiler les pochettes d’albums les plus inspirantes et graphiques.
Earlier this month, the once-anonymous Brooklyn trio Glass Gang released a new mixtape called Lower. Today, they’ve dropped official visuals for mellow, vaguely gothic mixtape cut “The Fall”; as has been the norm with their music videos and press images thus far, it’s rendered sharply in black and white. The clip was directed by Spanish […]
The FADER is the definitive voice of emerging music and the lifestyle that surrounds it. Through in-depth reporting and a distinct street sensibility, The FADER aggressively covers the most dynamic breadth of music and style emanating from the fringes of the mainstream to the heart of the underground. The FADER is the authority on what’s […]
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