One of the first major in-person UK events since the pandemic, The 2021 Brit Awards red carpet featured the fun, flirtatious and fashionable. We’ve got a look at all of the winners and some of the most head-turning attendees for you right here. Read more
There have been a few –and there will be undoubtedly more– advertising that references “reentry’ into society now that the pandemic is waning. But I’m not sure we’ll see a funnier and more touching spot than the UK’s 2.5 minute EXTRA Gum post-pandemic ad “For When It’s Time” Read more
The Mud House by Roland Coate Jr.
This semi-subterranean, poured concrete home constructed in 1974 in Santa Barbara, CA was one of the few homes built by Roland Coate, Jr. whose father, Roland Eli Coate, Sr., was a much better known architect. The home was not considered architecturally significant when first built, but as the years passed, it has become known for being one of the important examples of Modernist concrete architecture (or Brutalism) in California. Read more
New York based artist Donna Rosenthal deconstructs old comic books, cookbooks, magazines, romance novels and more only to reconstruct them as dresses embellished with hand embroidery, lace and beading. By combining the content of the materials with pithy text on the bodices, she is making a statement, often humorous, about the effects of traditional and societal influences on the lives of women. Read more
The 2021 coveted distinction for young fashion designers, The LVMH Prize, has narrowed it down to 9 finalists. These 9 were chosen from twenty young designers selected among the 1,900 global candidates who presented their collections on the digital platform lvmhprize.com. The committee of Experts of the Prize and, for the first time, the public, selected these 9 brands for the final. Read more
London-based artist and designer Toby Holmes of the UK’s Little Fish Design explores the connection between Art and Advertising by digitally melding classic painted portraits with candy wrappers and popular snack packaging in his Product Placement Project. Read more