Eight years into his career as a furniture designer, James Shaw is finding his feet firmly planted somewhere in between architecture and fine art. His fixation? Normalising the weird and wonderful in ordinary environments, one plasticine toilet roll holder at a time.
Meet Miles George Daniel: the punk designer merging sculpture, fashion, environmental politics and art
Upcycling 005: Having just completed a degree in knitwear design at Middlesex University, Daniel is keen to break away from the binary notions of art and fashion, instead throwing it in a pot and shaking it all about.
With strong ties to the north and a proper northern name, Liverpudlian journalist Paul Toner has created a zine that caters to the working-class boys of his hometown who are into fashion, but don’t want to be lectured through an arty-farty lens.
Bianca Saunders, Per Gotessen, Christopher Bailey… even Ossie bloomin’ Clarke – Royal College of Art has churned out an impressive alumni since its early beginnings, so it’s only natural we’re front and centre (at our laptops) when the Class of 2020 show off their shiny collections, online.
Terry (old, but not actually old) and Terry (young) really stole the show in Michaela Coel’s I May Destroy You. We got them together to talk school, stereotyping and those mini Just Do It rucksacks.
Back in March, The Residence Gallery’s Ed Lesson and Ingrid Welsh initiated a mail art response to the lack of physical communication at the height of the pandemic. Now, the artists are showing their work in The Correspondence – an exhibition held in east London.
The Mumbai-based casting agency is determined to diversify the runway while breaking down stale narratives and has worked with the likes of Supriya Lele. Meanwhile, their current roster of models have previously walked for Simone Rocha, Rick Owens, Y/Project and Sies Marjan to date.
Two years ago, 13 photographers were asked to document the last stop of a London tube line. Here, we speak to four of them to find out what they captured – and what they discovered in doing so.
Starting off in BBC soap EastEnders, British-Indian actor Himesh Patel has moved on to roles that go against usual BAME type casting, starring in period drama The Luminaries and Christopher Nolan’s upcoming epic, Tenet. It’s all about changing perceptions, he says.
Since last year, The Black Curriculum has campaigned to reimagine the national curriculum by teaching black history across all subjects. We speak to its founder, Lavinya Stennett.
Launching today as part of London’s first digital fashion week, Ahluwalia’s new book, Jalebi, celebrates Southall’s multiculturalism in all its glory – and is named after a golden syrup-coated dessert. Delicious.
So you’ve made a donation and signed the petitions? Here’s what you need to do next.