Francesca Veronesi

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Street art in Mitrovica, Kosovo

On our visit to Mitrovica in Kosovo street art was an unexpected surprise. However the amount and quality of street art in North Mitrovica was a …

Streetwear

7 Super-Inclusive, LGBTQ+ Owned Brands You Need to Know

These under the radar lines are worth checking out<p>White gay men designing high-end luxury women’s fashion? Y’all know about them. But do you know about these small, indie designers killing it with their own super-inclusive, gender-bending clothing lines? Possibly not! Which is exactly why you …

LGBTQI

Is Kythira the perfect Greek island?

Andrew Bostock has spent much of his life living in and writing guidebooks on Greece but in Kythira – with its gorges, waterfalls and perfect beaches – he’s finally found the idyll he has always dreamed of<p>In my 30-year hunt to find the perfect Greek island, I’ve visited around 40 of them – but my …

European Travel

miguel vallinas imagines inanimate objects as inner identities, with a surrealist twist

jan 12, 2018<p>in a series of uncanny tree-men-like hybrids, the artist maps an imaginative trail through the woods narrating the absorption of human …

Nikita Golubev Turns Dirty Cars Into Works of Art

Nikita Golubev is an artist and illustrator based in Moscow, Russia. The talented artist explores a number of mediums such as painting, drawing, …

Art

Queer city: London club culture 1918 - 1967

The 1930s was a time when being openly gay would frequently lead to prosecution and imprisonment; we sought to tell the important story of many …

VR porn now comes with smells

VR porn long ago mastered the sights and sounds of sexy times, but now you can finally experience the smells.<p>A new device called the OhRoma promises …

31 Artists Who Transform Ordinary Paper Into Astonishing Works of Art

Paper is one of the great artistic chameleons. This easily accessible material that’s used in crafting incredible, gallery-worthy works of art is the same that contains crude sketchbook doodles never meant to see the light of day. It’s this fascinating dichotomy that entices creatives to experiment …

Art

These Are the Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2016 Monochrome Awards Photography Contest

These stunning images are among the winners of the 2016 Monochrome Awards, an international competition that celebrates the best black-and-white …

David Lynch Explains How Meditation Boosts Our Creativity (Plus Free Resources to Help You Start Meditating)

David Lynch meditates, and he meditates hard. Beginning his practice in earnest after it helped him solve a creative problem during the production of …

Los Angeles

Artist and model Sang Woo Kim opens show about identity

Cast your mind back briefly to 2016 (I know it’s painful). It’s October and Theresa May makes a statement that, for many, crushed years of social progress and multicultural thinking: “If you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere”. This nationalist cry was of course said in the …

Art

Trailer for ‘Loving Vincent’, A Film That Tells the Story of Van Gogh Through Oil Painting Animations

Breakthru Films, the producers of the upcoming film <i>Loving Vincent</i>, have released a second teaser trailer that includes dialogue. As we mention in …

Animation

San Francisco's new workout craze is called 'ganja yoga' — take a look

In San Francisco, where marijuana is newly legal for recreational use, an increasingly popular yoga class invites students to light up before sliding into their Downward Dog.<p>Dee Dussault, a hatha yoga teacher with 22 years of experience and author of the upcoming book, "Ganja Yoga," thinks …

When Yoga Meets CrossFit, It’s More Burn, Less Om

As a model working in South Africa in the early 2000s, Tracie Wright Vlaun started doing yoga along with her fitness regimen to help her deal with …

Yoga

LSD, Yoga, and the Therapeutic Process of ‘Ego Dissolution’

Doing yoga and dropping acid used to be countercultural pastimes, but now the medical Establishment has taken a turn toward mind expansion: It seems …

Street Photography Book Review: “Minutes to Midnight” by Trent Parke

I’m not 100% sure how I stumbled upon the book: “Minutes to Midnight” by Trent Parke. But when I did— I was blown away by Trent Parke’s incredible …

Here's What Happens When Dancing Meets Creative Coders

DanceHackDay generated 18 original dance performances incorporating emerging technology.<p>What do you get when 70 dancers and creative coders meet for a hackathon? Chaos, yes, but also 18 compelling two-minute performances using both familiar and emerging new media tools, like full-body motion …

San Francisco

These Are the Artists You Should Invest in Now

Saatchi Art makes the case for investing in emerging artists<p>We like to think that no home is complete without great art. While a Basquiat or Picasso may be out of reach for some, there is no shortage of artists selling work at more palatable prices, and one company is determined to convince you to …

The 20 best travel books of 2016

From Australia to America, and Bulgaria to Burma, Michael Kerr draws on the year’s travel books to find the ideal Christmas gifts.<p>The Outrun by Amy Liptrot<p><b>Canongate, £8.99</b><p>I was delighted to see this win the 2016 Wainwright Prize. It’s a wonderful book though hardly conventional, whether you …

5 hacks to have superb memory and active mind

A strong memory is important for optimal functioning and performance in life. Both in personal and professional life, we require performing at our …

An Inspiring Animation of Stephen King Talking About the Power of Dreams

King's creepiest characters get together to explain the relationship between fear, childhood, and dreams.<p>Stephen King's expertise on fear is nearly unmatched. In a new Blank on Blank, animated by Patrick Smith, the author who made pop-culture weird drops wisdom about fear's relationship to both …

Animation

Virtual reality and the museum experience

From digital dinosaurs to simulated time travel – more and more museums are discovering the benefits of virtual reality. The aim is to enhance …

Virtual Reality

Salons Archive

26 Japanese Brands Every Highsnobiety Reader Should Know

Only a few years ago, Japanese fashion was one of the best kept secrets in menswear. Clearly that’s no longer the case.<p>Of course, brands like COMME …

How the Japanese art of rope bondage hit pop culture

In a pub in Peckham, south London, ropes are speaking. As shadows swim on the screen behind them, Dry Sin and Billie Rose, two shibari performers from Romania, engage in a silent play of wanting and will whilst the audience observe like a vigil. Dressed in a white shirt Sin weaves the cord around …

Artists Who Use Their Sketchbook as Handheld Galleries

The sketchbook is a special place for an artist. It’s like a playground—a place where they can try out new techniques, imagery, and generate new …

Drawing

Berlinstagram: Stunning Street Photography in Berlin by Michael Schulz

<b>Michael Schulz</b> is a talented photographer, instagrammer and digital creative, better known as <b>@Berlinstagram</b>, who now travels the world creating …

Photography

Louisa Gagliardi on How She Became a Rising Star of Painting—Without Ever Touching a Can of Paint

As the medium of painting continues its tortuous transition into the 21st century, where a digital-first outlook is coloring every aspect of our …