Rodrigo Silva

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The Mixtape 28: The sound of independence-era Africa

For many of the African countries that declared independence from colonial rule in the 1950s and 60s, the post-independence era was characterised by …

Africa

AFRICA IN YOUR EARBUDS #76: Teju Cole x Chief Boima

<i>For our latest Africa In Your Earbuds, Nigerian-American author Teju Cole continues where his 'One Night In Lasgidi' mixtape left off.</i><p><i>Instead of</i> …

New York City

Cat ladies who love fashion are definitely going to want to subscribe to this new magazine

Cat enthusiasts, rejoice. There’s a new magazine in town for fashion-loving cat ladies, and it just jumped to the top of of our must-subscribe list.</i> …

Who are the finalists at the Festival of Fashion and Photography in Hyrès 2017?

The 32nd International Festival of Fashion and Photography organized by Jean-Pierre Blanc, in partnership with Mercedez Benz, is under way at Villa …

Undeterred By Changes, Vasanth Kumar From Chennai Shoots Fashion Photography In His Own Visual Language

Vasanth Kumar is a fashion photographer from Chennai. His visual language is absolutely stunning and makes the viewer feel joyful. His passion for …

Kate Moss’s Most Iconic Outfits Get Illustrated by 30 Artists

Nick Knight commissioned 30 illustrations to interpret the model's favorite runway looks for 'Moving Kate' at London’s SHOWstudio.<p>Few things remain as timelessly chic as Kate Moss. Representing the best that fashion has to offer—style, charisma, drama, and top-notch cheekbones—Moss is an emblem of …

Louis Vuitton

Get Your Fill of Iconic Photos of Marilyn Monroe, George O'Keeffe and Brigitte Bardot

"Georgia O'Keeffe" by Yousuf Karsh<p>Yousuf Karsh<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>"Dorian Leigh" by William …

Photographers

Fashion Photographer - Diane Villadsen

Hello! My name is Diane Villadsen, and I’m a photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. I struggle to append a genre to my title because I …

UC Berkeley

Splayed Legs and Copulating Couples: How Commerce is Viewed Differently Than Art

Last week, it was announced that the Council of Paris voted to ban “sexist and discriminatory” ads from appearing in the city, a decision that …

Private Policy Launches a Unique Take on Genderless Fashion

The young NY label is determined to push the boundaries of “unisex” fashion.<p>Get familiar with Private Policy, a fledgling clothing brand that launched in New York in 2015 as a purveyor of genderless silhouettes geared for men and women, but with distinct menswear sensibilities. Creative Directors …

19 Ingenious Design Books to Inspire You in 2017

• Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<br>• Date of Publication: 01.01.17. 01.01.17<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The best design books have …

Designer Andre Landeros Michel Goes Genderless In Stunning New Collection

Last week Andre Landeros Michel debuted his second collection, entitled Version II, during New York Fashion Week.<p>The New York-based designer founded his label LANDEROS NEW YORK in 2013 and since then has been churning out his "dark, romantic and gender neutral" clothing, as he describes it, which …

Juun.J and Pitti Uomo Put Korean Design and Genderless Fashion in the Spotlight

The "street tailoring" designer was the first Korean to show at the famous Italian fashion event.<p>Pitti Uomo wrapped up last week in Florence. And though the Italian trade-show-cum-fashion-event is best known for its sartorial side, this season, the folks involved decided to open things up a bit and …

Men's Fashion

The designer bringing genderless clothing to the masses

LONDON — Nicola Formichetti likes to do things a little differently. But then, his career trajectory differs somewhat from your average fashion …

Lady Gaga

The role of psychology as a design tool

You are probably familiar with the concept of user-centred design (UCD). There are many variations, but the basic elements look like this:<p><i>Explore ></i> …

Photographer Reimagines 19th Century People with Modern Technology

Los Angeles-based photographer Qingjian Meng has launched an intriguing project called <i>Gold Rush</i> that provides anachronistic portraits of 19th-century people using and interacting with modern technologies—including a tablet, Apple watch, e-cigarette, a Bluetooth headset, and even a drone.<p>Meng shares …

Photography

Surreal Graphic Illustrations by Nader Sharaf

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Runway project: the making of Alfredo Häberli and Cerruti 1881's jumpsuit

Alfredo Häberli has spent a lot of time thinking about speed and travel over the last couple of years. Carmaker BMW enlisted the Swiss-Argentine designer to create an installation that explored movement, luxury and transport as part of its Precision and Poetry project in 2015.<p>That project got …

Northern Italy

Home Sweet Home. Strategies of Home Page Design.

Home is usually associated with the place where you feel comfortable, convenient and safe. That is why, perhaps, the saying «Home is where your heart …

Seriously though, what is UX design really?

One of the most common misconceptions people have is that User Experience Design is all about usability. It’s easy to see why – usability means that a product is both usable and useful.<p>When you walk into an empty room, you can instantly imagine what purpose it will serve. Glance around and you get …

The Culture Show "Girls Will Be Girls" BBC 2 Women in Punk

Marc Jacobs Is Doing It. So Is Stefano Pilati. Men in Womenswear Is Not Just a Runway Gimmick

A couple of weeks ago, Marc Jacobs posted a picture of himself on Instagram, which he does quite often and occasionally gets in trouble for: see #Buttgate. This time, he was fully clothed, in something he emphatically bought himself: the varsity jacket that comprised the top of look 19 from his …

Models just wanna have fun... and who can blame them?

In the 90s, it was all about Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Elle Macpherson Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista and Christy Turlington. These 'Supers' as …

Kendall Jenner

Suki Waterhouse is Pretty In Pink

<b>Who:</b> Suki Waterhouse<p><b>When:</b> Sunday, February 21st<p><b>Where:</b> The Topshop Unique fall show at The Tate Britain during London Fashion Week.<p><b>What:</b> The model wore head-to-toe pink Topshop, complete with oversized shades, a faux fur stole, and bow-tie shoes.<p><b>Why:</b> Waterhouse takes her old Hollywood glamour look, …

Will Kanye West triumph? Are the four fashion capitals over? New York fashion week is asking questions

A month of fashion shows for autumn/winter 2016 is about to begin, starting in New York on Thursday. Here are six things that will be the talk of the front row this season.<p>What season is it anyway?<p>Burberry announced last week that it was ditching the usual show format of spring/summer collections …

Avant-garde

Video Games Allow Transgender People to Be Themselves

According to the ESRB, an estimated 67 percent of U.S. households play video games. If that's even close to accurate, that's more than half the country!<p>And who can blame them? You get to be the hero or the villain. You get to save the world or destroy it. You can become the richest tycoon or fight …

Transgender