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The best entries in the World Illustration Awards

The best entries in the World Illustration Awards

The World Illustration Awards provide a perfect platform for some of the very best talent in illustration. Get inspired with the top entries from this year’s competition. Have you picked up the pen and pad recently? Illustration is one of the most accessible forms of expression out there, transcending language...

Women’s prize for Fiction shortlist revealed

Women’s prize for Fiction shortlist revealed

The annual Women’s prize for Fiction is just around the corner, and at long last the longlist has been revealed. Now, in its 25th anniversary, the Women’s prize for Fiction has long been the staple for celebrating and honouring female authors for creating the stories that enrich our daily lives. The novels on this 16-strong longlist will no doubt be filling the shelves of bookstores and commuter suitcases the world...

By London, UK
Art Fairs respond to global coronavirus worries

Art Fairs respond to global coronavirus worries

With the threat of coronavirus seemingly growing on a daily basis, art fairs with international clienteles are being forced to postpone their events. Here’s what we know so far. If we’re to believe what we’re told in the media, the outbreak of coronavirus in China has slowed significantly. But with South Korea, Italy, Iran, Australia, the US, and others continuing to report daily increases in confirmed cases within their respective nations, global...

By London, UK
Balenciaga has made a clothes-stuffed sofa

Balenciaga has made a clothes-stuffed sofa

Balenciaga has collaborated with Russian interior designer Harry Nuriev to create a clear sofa stuffed with offcuts and unsellable garments for Design Miami 2019. Have you ever vacuum-packed your clothes before going on holiday so you can fit more than one single outfit into your tiny carry-on suitcase? If the answer’s yes, picture that, but make it fashun. In an effort to combat the fashion industry’s serious sustainability problem, Balenciaga have...

By London, UK
Fighting social injustice with graffiti

Fighting social injustice with graffiti

Camilo Fidel López is using graffiti to fight social injustice in his home city of Bogotá and around the world. Before travelling to Colombia in 2017, I found that many people were surprised at my decision to go there. This comes from a persisting stigma surrounding the country’s negative political reputation making it a slightly more gonzo style destination for the average traveller. Walking through Bogotá when I arrived, however, I...

By London, UK