Archive for January 2012

Music/Fashion – Mugler Catwalk Ft Azealia Banks – Paris

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgE94G2OUK0&feature=player_embedded] Experimental designer label have released a short film from their A/W 2012 collection that was captured at Mugler’s studio in the run up to the collections debut on the catwalk. Creative Director, Nicola Formichetti put the film together and it features music from the amazing Azealia Banks who released her brand new track ‘Bambi’ especially for the catwalk show. Check out the video above to an insight into the hecticness that ensues at a fashion house in the lead up to the release of a collection.

Art – The London Art Fair 2012 – Islington

Location: Business Design Centre, Islington Date: 18th – 22nd January 2012 If you are keen for some culture this weekend, the events taking place at The London Art Fair 2012 taking place in the Business Design Centre, Islington from 18th-22nd January 2012 are worth a trip. Now in its 24th year it is the largest modern and contemporary art fair in the UK. With 12O galleries exhibiting artworks from around the world and a programme of talks, discussions and tours it is a haven for collectors, or those looking for a one-off art purchase. So much to do, so little time! Let us know what you thought…  

Interior – Selfridges Womens Designer Galleries – London

We love how these guys are so mindful of the customer when designing the Galleries. Take a look at how the new Women’s Designer Gallery is coming together… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4SlxzwKNH0&feature=share]

Design – First Ever Time Out Issue

Vintage is cool. Vintage clothes, fairs, homewares. You name it, old stuff is hot and we want a piece of the action. What about a vintage version of your favorite London magazine? Yes, that is right. Time Out’s first ever issue was just a double sided A2 sheet folded into A5 when it hit the streets in the summer of 1968 and it has never looked back, until now. Download it to see what was hot in the late 60s….http://www.timeout.com/media/Time_Out_first_issue.pdf

Interior – AMELIE AND FRIENDS – Chichester

Amelie and Friends, a relaxed restaurant in Chichester, has been designed and branded by I Love Dust and 44th Hill. The interior has a natural, calm feel, thanks to the extensive use of whites and timbers. The lighting is a massively considered feature in this project, real statement has been achieved by the choices. The interior has a natural, calm feel, thanks to the extensive use of whites and timbers. Exposed conduits and exterior light fixtures (used in the interior) are used to create a visually interesting ceiling. Timber floors and wallpanels create warmth in the light and airy space. The dining hall is simple, but still manages to surprise with interesting touches like the old farm-style tables that have been partially painted white.duits and exterior light fixtures (used in the interior) are used to create a visually interesting ceiling. Timber floors and wallpanels create warmth in the light and airy space. The dining hall is simple, but still manages to surprise with interesting touches like the old farm-style tables that have been partially painted white.