Umbrella Issue 14
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Issue 14 of Umbrella is available now. There's a massive 100 pages of essential jackets, brutalist tower blocks, beautiful hi-fi (from Bang & Olufsen), railway station pubs and a column about Michael Portillo's blazers. Seriously. All for just £6.

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Travel

Astronaut Chris Hadfield talks to Umbrella about space, Bowie and how Clooney got it wrong

Posted on 22 July 2016 at 11:42 by Anthony Teasdale in Travel

This interview originally appeared in Issue 11 of Umbrella magazine Hi Chris, what’s spacewalking like? Everything pales in comparison to being on a spacewalk – to be alone inbetween the world and the universe is incredible. Once, I was I just holding on to the ship... Read more

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Architecture

Habitat 67: Montreal's beautiful 'Legoland' housing estate

Posted on 15 July 2016 at 10:45 by Anthony Teasdale in Architecture

When we think of 1960s modernist housing we tend to picture high-rise blocks on grim estates, with crumbling exteriors and lifts that don’t work. But some buildings from that period took a very different course. And no more so than Habitat 67, a sprawling ‘legolan... Read more

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Style

Monocle Voyage Collection: beautiful menswear for global travellers and stay-at-home trendies

Posted on 01 July 2016 at 10:42 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

For a decade, Moncole’s been a beacon of hope in the printed magazine landscape, entertaining and inspiring readers with missives from around the world. It’s also created an incredible brand – centred around travel, business, urban living and liberal politic... Read more

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Index Page

Disturbing photos of the New York Subway in the 1970s

Posted on 23 June 2016 at 18:16 by Anthony Teasdale in Index Page

An urban metro system is a great place to observe the population of the city. Deep underground, away from the tourists and the day-trippers, you see people as they really are. In 1977, Irish photographer Alen MacWeeney began to snap travellers on the New York Subway, capturin... Read more

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Design

Aaron Draplin: quotes from a modern design genius

Posted on 10 June 2016 at 09:46 by Anthony Teasdale in Design

This piece was originally in Umbrella Issue 14.Words: Elliott Lewis-George Owners of the Field Notes pocket books will already be acquainted with the design work of Aaron James Draplin, the larger-than-life graphic designer from the Midwest. Those unfamiliar wi... Read more




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