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FROM XS TO XL: CHRISTMAS HELP 2016

‘Tis the season again, and where to even start thinking about these, you know, Christmas presents? But do not fret, we are here to help out with some nifty little gift list for all wallet sizes – order this week though to insure timely delivery. And yes, we do allow for gift orders to [...]

SELJAK

Seljak Brand makes recycled wool blankets using offcuts from the factory floor of Australia’s oldest mill in Tasmania. The blankets are 70% recycled Australian merino wool and a 30% blend of polyester and recycled alpaca, mohair and cotton – cosy enough for indoors and durable enough for outdoors. For every ten blankets sold, Seljak Brand donates [...]

CHINESE WHISPERS 35

Kind words over at magCulture on our new issue mono.kultur #40 with Edmund de Waal. Imagine us blushing.

MONO.KULTUR #40: EDMUND DE WAAL

Dear Friends,
we’re not quite sure what happened with that last year, and if anybody has seen it, please let us know. In the meantime, we are proud to return from our involuntary hiatus with a splendid new issue – mono.kultur #40, no less – with the wonderful British ceramicist, artist and writer Edmund de Waal.
Edmund [...]

MONO.KULTUR #40 / SOUNDBITE 03

In the making: mono.kultur #40.

READ BY FAMOUS

Read by Famous sell books that were owned and read by people who have achieved high levels of recognition in their particular fields. Not copies of titles they have read, but the actual books that these people owned and read. The proceeds from the sales benefit the book and literacy focused non-profits, Room to Read, Literacy for Incarcerated [...]

REPRINTED: MONO.KULTUR #30 WITH CHRIS WARE

Not the types to be looking back, it’s not often that we can be persuaded to reprint a back issue that is out of stock. However, demands for our mono.kultur #30 with beloved Chris Ware have been so frequent and insistent over the years that we finally and somewhat sentimentally gave in, and why not. [...]

REVISITED: OBSCURE RECORDS

To start the new year in sonic style, why not spend some time on revisiting the back catalogue of Obscure Records – Brian Eno’s short-lived record label from the mid-1970s that nonetheless released some ambient classics, including his own masterpiece Discreet Music. All available for streaming at Ubuweb, or why not order our very own [...]

LONG STREET COFFEE

A café to help train asylum seekers? A no-brainer of an idea—here’s what it actually took to get it off the ground! ‘How to start a business for good – on a really tight budget‘. Go Long Street Coffee! (via Dumbo Feather)

LOVE THY NEIGHBOUR

As the Greek drama unfolds, crowdfunding comes to rescue: help save Greece, in what must be the most ambitious crowdfunding campaign ever.