Airline: Style at 30,000 Feet

19 February 2014 No Comments

From the luxurious ‘flying boats’ of the 1930’s to today’s sleek and crowded jet planes, Keith Lovegrove’s book ‘Airline: Style at 30,000 Feet’ gives an insightful overview of almost a century of airline design and its surrounding culture. [...]

The Refurbished 'Lionel Sonkes' Optical Shop In Brussels, Belgium

13 February 2014 {1} Comment

Famed Brussels-based optician Lionel Sonkes commissioned architect Nicolas Schuybroek and interior designer Marc Merckx to give his shop a facelift. We need no glasses to see that they have done an amazing job. [...]

''If It Can Be Imagined, It Exists'': The Surreal Photography of Madame Peripetie

06 February 2014 {2} Comments

With almost no use of digital manipulation or retouching, London-based image maker Sylwana Zybura (a.k.a. Madame Peripetie) has produced a series of surreal character portraits, soon to be released as a photography book by Seltmann+Söhne Publishers. [...]

Dying For McQueen: Kate Moss Stars In Steven Klein's Video For Alexander McQueen SS14

27 January 2014 No Comments

Steven Klein explores the thriller side of fashion film, directing Kate Moss for Alexander McQueen’s SS14 campaign. With references to the occult and the story of a dangerous voyeur, this is not your usual Spring-Summer fashion campaign. [...]

Layered Complexity: Architecture-inspired Menswear by Benjamin Bertram

23 January 2014 No Comments

Inspired by the Brutalist architecture of apartment buildings in suburban Britain and the flowing forms of Santiago Calatrava’s architectural wonders, British designer Benjamin Bertram’s menswear collections possess a refined simplicity and truly contemporary feel. [...]

The Clothworkers’ Centre for Textiles and Fashion Study and Conservation

02 January 2014 No Comments

The latest stage of the V&A’s transformation project, the Clothworkers’ Centre for Textiles and Fashion Study and Conservation in London, is a space dedicated to the storage, conservation and study of one of the most comprehensive textile collections in the world. [...]

Yatzer 2013 In Pictures And The 70 Most Popular Articles

31 December 2013 {1} Comment

The New Year is just around the corner, and it is time to recall the most popular articles that have been Yatzerized in 2013. [...]

Dice Kayek's ''Istanbul Contrast'' Couture Collection Wins The V&A's Jameel Prize 3

20 December 2013 No Comments

A collection by Paris-based high fashion label Dice Kayek has won the third installment of the Jameel Prize, a prize organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum that is awarded to works of contemporary design and art inspired by Islamic cultural heritage and its present-day significance. [...]