15.09.15 by Staff

Hubbub’s Brilliant Designs are Reducing London’s Street Litter

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Environmental charity Hubbub (in collaboration with Common Works) has figured out a way to trick litterers into being better human beings! Capitalizing on Londoners’ love of sports and strong opinions, smokers can now use their cigarette butts to make their voices heard on various burning questions, like whether Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi is the best in the world. Their Neat Streets initiative has many brilliant campaigns, one of which turns chewing gum into paint-by-numbers sorta drawings! See more below.

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08.07.15 by Jeff

Music Video: Slaves “Cheer Up London”

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Loving this high energy two-piece, British punk outfit. They always look like they’re having so much fun! Check out the video for Slaves’ “Cheer Up London” as well as the duo covering Skepta’s “Shut Down” on Radio 1 below.

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30.06.15 by Staff

Music Video: Benjamin Clementine “London”

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Great video directed by Colin Solal Cardo and produced by La Blogothèque. Their style has definitely changed a bit since the old Takeaway Show days! Watch Benjamin Clementine’s “London” below!

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27.05.13 by Jeff

600+ Pinhole Cameras used for London Grammar’s “Wasting My Young Years” video

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The Matrix-like shots in this video were each made using 625 pinhole cameras and a single strip of 35mm film! The rig that director duo Bison invented for this is incredible. Watch the behind the scenes video and the final product below!

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21.06.11 by Jeff

Last Name London

“Last Name London” by Theophilus London. Directed by my friend Harrison (Boyce and Brown). I was sad to see him leave Vancouver for New York last year, but it’s exciting to see a talented friend breaking through.

Last Name London by Theophilus London music video by Boyce and Brown

Watch the music video below!

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18.08.17 by Staff

“Happy Breakfast” by Artist Gary Card

“Happy Breakfast” is a psychedelic zine by set designer and artist Gary Card. Filled with colourful and chaotic images that blur the line between cute and creepy, what began as a commission for Japanese magazine Them, has turned into something of an ongoing experiment thanks to London-based publishers Katie Bagley and Ferry Gouw of New World International. See more images below.

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15.08.17 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Reiko Matsuo

Paintings by illustrator Reiko Matsuo, currently based in Tokyo and London. See more images below or on display at The Brick Lane Gallery in London until August 21.

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14.08.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Swoon

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Caledonia Curry aka Swoon is having her first retrospective (1999 – 2017) this September at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati. The show will cover Swoon’s progression from early street works to her large sculptures and installations and will be presented as a direct response to the museum’s Zaha Hadid architecture. You can check out works from each year since 1999 here, and there’s a bunch more images below.

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