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.

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Watch the music video below!

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21.02.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Charlotte Hopkins Hall

Paintings by London-based artist Charlotte Hopkins Hall. More images below.

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03.02.17 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Jack Taylor

A fun array of work from illustrator Jack Taylor, currently based in London and Berlin. See more images below.

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02.02.17 by Staff

IKEA’s “Better Shelter” Named Design of the Year

The winner of the 2016 Beazley Design of the Year award is the Better Shelter. Designed by John Karlsson, Dennis Kanter, Christian Gustafsson, John van Leer, Tim de Haas and Nicolo Barlera, in conjunction with the IKEA Foundation and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the flat-pack shelter aims to help people displaced by armed conflict or natural disaster.

Outfitted with ventilation, solar panels, LED lights and mobile chargers, the entire structure takes just a few hours to assemble! Watch a start-to-finish demo in the short time-lapse video above. You can also check out more images below or on display at London’s Design Museum until Feb. 17th.

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