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Monthly Archives: August 2012

ALTERNATIVES IN PRINT: TOO MUCH

The third issue of Japanese bilingual magazine TOO MUCH focuses on migrant peoples, taking an editorial cue from the 214 million international immigrants in 2011 who, ‘traveled towards a better wage, a better life, or just another life. They saw clear and deep pools in the distance, life sustaining pools, and they  travelled vast distances to [...]

WHEN POETRY BECOMES LIGHT

Dear Friends,
let us talk about good deeds today. We all know the saying of doing a good deed a day, which is actually not all that easy. Even though it is, if only we wouldn’t keep forgetting.
Anyway, let us talk about Robert Montgomery instead. Robert Montgomery is a British artist, and we fell in love [...]

STORE OF THE MONTH: SONG / VIENNA

What’s nice about selling in fashion stores is that they really care not only about their products but also very much about how they are displayed, and in what kind of environment. Each item is presented as something particularly precious, and of course that’s how we like to think of our little endeavour on days [...]

MARTINO TREATS #02: IF ONLY GIO KNEW

We can’t talk about Martino Gamper’s work without talking about his use of waste material, and we can’t talk about Martino’s use of waste material without talking about his project taking apart and reassembling furniture by Italian master designer Gio Ponti – so here you go, in our second little excerpt of our very current [...]

PAKISTANI TRUCKERS

Painting of the beloved near depictions of animals with blue, pink, gold or more. Truck drivers in Pakistan know how to spice up their long journeys. Here is the Pakistani truck art!

MONDAY MUSIC: TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB

Summer is dwindling down, and could it really have gone this fast? What we need is a proper summer smash to keep us going, and yes, the sweeties of Two Door Cinema Club are about to release their new album Beacon next week, which should cram up international radio waves instantly.

A BIT OF A LONER

Even after 11 years of  Aaliyah’s passing, we still like to remember her back in her early days:
Aaliyah – Back And Forth von toto931

LITTLE SUN

This week, an unexpected, beautiful gift was waiting on my office desk for me, sent by a former colleague – the Little Sun, an artwork of Olafur Eliasson – loving it!!!
Olafur Eliasson about it:
“Little Sun is a work of art that works in life. It transforms the light that is for all of us into [...]

YELLOW

YELLOW- ‘ A neo Giallo short’ by Ryan Haysom, premiering this weekend in London.

GATHER JOURNAL

I’ve not seen a copy of Gather Journal magazine yet in the flesh but I love the images that I’ve seen thus far. Michele Outland and Fiorella Valdesolo (creators of Gather) comment, “We started Gather because of a shared love of food and cooking, and a desire to create a magazine with staying power on your bookshelf; one [...]