Sisters Theresa & Corinna Williams Reinvent The Laundromat

It’s safe to say that people usually prefer to spend as little of their time as possible doing their laundry. Entrepreneurs and sister-duo Theresa Williams and Corinna Williams have overturned this attitude, fashioning a laundromat that could easily be confused for a neighbourhood hangout. With Celsious, a sustainable laundromat in Williamsburg, these creatives have revolutionised…

Edwin Mohney: Inflatable Swimming Pools To Dressing Beyoncé

Hailing from bucolic New York State, fashion designer Edwin Mohney’s Central Saint Martins graduate collection received much attention during its debut at London Fashion Week AW18. An unexpected jolt among the line-up, Mohney’s memorable and satirical series of looks, which took on modernity with an unrestrained sense of humour, comprised condom dresses, an inflatable swimming…

Christo & Jeanne-Claude: Masters Of Nouveau Réalisme

Christo’s early education in Soviet Socialist Realism, and his experience as a refugee of political revolution, are influences firmly embedded in the artist’s practice.His 35-year long collaboration with partner, artist Jeanne-Claude, and the large-scale site-specific works they created together, continue to be celebrated and immensely influential. The pair are feted for their ambitious sculptural works…

Rita Ackermann: Exploring Anthropomorphism & Femininity

New York-based Rita Ackermann is a contemporary Hungarian-born American painter, celebrated for her abstract, corporal works touching on notions of anthropomorphism and femininity. Often featuring nymph-like women and allusions to fairy tales, her paintings examine adolescent ennui through a particular language of gestural mark-making. Born in 1968 in Budapest, Hungary, she studied at the Hungarian…

Meet Bengi Ünsal, The Southbank Centre’s Contemporary Music Programmer

In 2016, London’s Southbank Centre announced Bengi Ünsal’s appointment as its new Senior Contemporary Music Programmer. Leaving her previous role as Director of Salon at the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, she leads on programming Southbank Centre’s wider gigs programme, including the arts centre’s hallmark contemporary music festival, Meltdown, and a new late-night electronic…

Sussy Cazalet On Traversing Art & Interiors

Interior architect, furniture designer and art director Sussy Cazalet was born in London, where she works on a range of personal and commissioned projects in her home-turned studio, established in 2012. Soft colours, natural patterns, and organic materials are central to Cazalet’s interior designs – her distinctive aesthetic being “the 70s meet Japan.” She told…

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