What To See At This Year’s Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, making it one of the most important design hubs in the world. To celebrate this rich and diverse community, Clerkenwell Design Week, running from 22 to 24 May, has created a showcase of leading UK and international…

Gestalten’s ‘Shoplifter!’ Explores A New Age Of Retail Design

Produced by Berlin-based publishing house Gestalten, Shoplifter! explores innovative physical retail concepts, offering adept insights into how brands engage with their customers in new and novel ways. Disrupted by online shopping, retailers and brands find themselves in a permanent rivalry over the most innovative store concepts, striking window displays, and genius presentation of goods, to…

Helmut Lang’s New Dating Service Launches On Instagram

The first label to broadcast a collection on the Internet, for his Fall 1998 show, Helmut Lang posted each look on helmutlangny.com and made the images available on CD. Today, the brand debuted their latest campaign, a 90s inspired dating show, reworked as a series of 12 Instagram personal ads. The VHS stills, shot by Alex Lee, are…

Offprint Book Fair Returns To Tate Modern This Weekend

Returning for its fourth edition at Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, taking place from 18–20 May, Offprint London will bring together around 120 independent and experimental publishers in the fields of contemporary art, photography and graphic design from around the world. Produced by Maja Hoffmann’s Luma Foundation since 2015, Offprint is an itinerant project held periodically…

London’s magCulture Lands In New York This May

ModMag conference launches in New York Following five editions in London, the magCulture team, helmed by Jeremy Leslie, is crossing the pond to join forces with Parsons School of Design and AIGA NY to deliver a new edition of their annual conference, taking place on 30 May. This year’s speakers include: Gail Bichler, design director,…

Loewe, Gareth Pugh & Louis Vuitton Come Together For Selfridges’ Latest Exhibition

Part art exhibition, part performance space, Selfridges new immersive project, running until 20 May, showcases contemporary and future concepts of “radical luxury.” Housed next to the department store’s Accessories Hall, which was dramatically renovated last year, sits The Old Selfridges Hotel, a concrete labyrinth of darkened rooms, currently filled with the latest in technology, fashion…

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