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Caribbean Cruising – Haiti & Jamaica | Royal Caribbean

It’s not often that you can claim to have woken up in a different country four days in a row but that’s exactly what happened when Adam and I took to the seas and embarked on our first full length cruise, courtesy of Royal Caribbean. A quick plane ride (please note the sarcasm as this plane […]

Pantone Skin Colour Spectrum

posted by on 10/07/2012

Anyone who works in design will know Pantone swatches are one of the most handy yet most ridiculously priced set of swatches in the world. Guess it’s so specialist and highly in demand that they can get away with charging £400 for a pack. Spanish artist Angelica Dass has started an ongoing photo series that looks closely for subjects whose skin tone reflects a specific Pantone colour. The Humanae project takes a 11×11 pixel sample from the subject’s face and fills in the background with the colour and the correct alphanumerical code below just like a real Pantone swatch. This series is real intriguing and quite possibly never-ending with the billion+ faces in the world to capture. Imagine being able to buy a Pantone swatch of skin colours in the future and picking your kid’s colour? Ugh, it wouldn’t surprise me if that happened. Imagery on the reverse.

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Nike – Fuel Fest @ Battersea Power Station

posted by on 09/07/2012

BOOOOOOM. You name it. Nike did it. The last week for Olympics’ non-sponsors promoting came to an epic conclusion at Battersea Power Station last night. I feel bad for other brands who were promoting their products/services in the past fortnight as the Swoosh took over the capital with events, ads (digital + print), billboards, underground ads, magazine/newspaper takeovers and much more. When you’re not official sponsor of the biggest sporting activity of the year, how do you stay on top? Ask Stefan Olander and co. What Nike have done for the past week has been special, it’s nice to see London get love like this. More on the reverse.

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Converse Represent Summer Music Series

posted by on 09/07/2012

Everybody’s favourite trainer brand, Converse has hooked up with London’s legendary 100 Club in Piccadilly to launch a free summer music series with the likes of Nas, Plan B, Paul Weller, Toots and The Maytals, SBTRKT, Santigold and many more! From July 30th to August 10th, Converse will be showcasing the ultimate live music experience at the 70 year old 100 Club, famed for it’s celebration of music of all genres. Hit the jump for further info on how you can attend and the full line-up!

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Balmain 2013 Spring/Summer Lookbook

posted by on 09/07/2012

This past month I have dropped the ball in terms of posting and interacting with you guys. I have been extremely lazy and feeling sorry for myself and for that I would like to apologise. Having acknowledged my downfall I aim to rectify things and get back to regular posting and interaction starting with this Balmain 2013 Spring/Summer lookbook. I’ve been holding onto this post for a while and have finally decided to unleash it. As expected there are quite a few blazers/jackets in this new collection something that we’ve become accustomed to from Balmain. The collection is actually pretty youthful in my opinion and would definitely see me copping a few pieces if i had the money, but i don’t so….. Peep the collection after the cut and let us know what you think.

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Bench AW12 Launch Party

posted by on 09/07/2012

July 10th marks the launch of the new Bench Winter 12 Collection – ‘Self Made’. We have been invited by the fab folk at Bench to preview and celebrate the collection at the infamous 2022NQ. Check out details on how to join us after the cut…

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What's On This Week

posted by on 09/07/2012

2nd week into July already, time is flying! We’ve picked out more events for you to check out this week- Somerset House are running their summer series this week where you’ll be able to catch sets by Jill Scott and more. All the details after the break

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Eargasms

posted by on 08/07/2012

While Yin is away DJB will take over the reigns and deliver yet another classic instalment of our award winning series (lol yh right) Eargasms. By now y’all already know that i’m a bit of a fool hence the opening sentence but it is y’all that would be the fool should you choose to skip this and not let your ears feast on some musical goodness. Dive in and get a dose of aural ecstasy now!

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3D Pencil Drawings By Fredo

posted by on 07/07/2012

I don’t usually go off for ish like this but when I spot and admire talent then its a done deal. These PENCIL drawings are too dope for words. Fredo manages to create these pieces of art that look like they literally pop out of the paper. I’ve seen 3d drawing before but I have to stress that these set of drawings are by far the best i’ve ever seen. Take a look for yourselves!

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The Celluon Magic Cube

posted by on 07/07/2012

I am a fool for stuff like this. I know that I don’t need it and it’s probably really pointless but I want the Celluon Magic Cube in my life. The Magic Cube projects a full sized QUERTY keyboard onto most surfaces and can be paired with most mobile devices (including iPad, iPhones and Android). In addition to its keyboard projecting facilitates the Magic Cube also doubles up as a a virtual multi-touch mouse. How much is this magical cube you ask, well it retails at $169.99 (£108). Peep the short video, which showcases the Magic Cube’s full capabilities, on the flipeside.

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Nike – Journey To Greatness

posted by on 07/07/2012

Another Nike post, sorry! A few more to come tomorrow after an event and I promise I’ll be done for a while. My old university, UAL have teamed up with the brand to collaborate on an exciting co-creation project which involved the graduates of UAL and renowned artist Dave White. The fruits of the collaboration are a collection of t-shirts to be sold at NikeTown London and 1948London. Oh man, this is the kind of collaboration that I’d have loved to be a part of, would have learnt so much more than sitting in a run-down building in Elephant & Castle watching a powerpoint slideshow. However let’s not get into the art degrees talk, more on the flipside.

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