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Recent pictures of Pripyat, Chernobyl’s ghost town

Posted on 08 May 2011 at 19:56 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

We love abandoned places at Umbrella, so unsurprisingly when we saw these pictures taken recently at Pripyat, the town nearest to the scene Chernobyl nuclear disaster, we thought we’d showcase them here. See more here: ... Read more


Modernist Monuments of Yugoslavia

Posted on 02 May 2011 at 18:16 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

Built to commemorate great battles of World War II by the communist goverment of General Tito in the 1960s and ’70s, these slightly down-at-heel monuments not only remind us of the human cost of large scale conflict but of the ambition of Warsaw Pact-er... Read more


Neapolitan style at Tuk Tuk

Posted on 21 April 2011 at 07:18 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

Loving the La Dolce Vita style of the new collection at Brolly's favourite skinny shirt manufacturer, Tuk Tuk. Pastel colours, tailored shorts and some nice luggage give it that Talented Mr Ripley look so suited to the warmer months. Find the whole collection... Read more


Great Timberland range at OiPolloi

Posted on 15 April 2011 at 08:54 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

Stuck for ideas in the shoe department? A pair of Timberlands from the fine range at OiPolloi should suffice. Love the chunky-soled numbers – a stone-cold, late ’80s classic. ... Read more


Garbstore: spring/summer ’11

Posted on 12 April 2011 at 20:15 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

Lovely collection of threads for the warmer months from one of our favourite outfitters Garbstore. We’re especially keen on the lightweight parkas, workwear jackets and of course, the sweatshirts with Winston Churchill and proto-Umbrella man Isambard Ki... Read more


Issue Three Out Now!

Posted on 28 March 2011 at 08:41 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

Issue three is available to view online now. Just click on the preview on the right hand side of the screen to transport you to 84 pages of fashion, design, architecture, sport, travel and lamb cutlets. And like always, it's totally free. Enjoy! ... Read more


Coming soon...

Posted on 25 March 2011 at 19:47 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

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Posted on 14 March 2011 at 12:58 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

The so called'Godfather of acid'Augustus Owsley Stanley III(or simply 'The Bear' to his mates) passed away this weekend inAustralia. Now, Umbrella isn't about to start condoning drug use, but theinfluence that the one million-pl... Read more


Issue three nearing completion

Posted on 03 March 2011 at 19:44 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

If we had candles – rather than expensive Italian lamps from nice shops in London's Islington – they'd be getting burned at both ends. Why? Because we're coming to the production week of Umbrella issue three – a maelstrom of never-ending su... Read more


TukTuk – mod shirts and more

Posted on 17 February 2011 at 08:24 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

We love a shirt at Umbrella, especially one that’s slim-fit, button-down and nicely checked. TukTuk’s shirts fit the bill perfectly, and they also do a nice line in accessories too, such as the lovely notebook and the cracking holdall below. Nicel... Read more


BAFTA animation brilliance

Posted on 11 February 2011 at 09:25 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

Most of this year’s BAFTA hype will (predictably) surroundThe King’s Speech,Black Swan, andThe Social Network, but be sureto check out the three excellent nominees in the short animation category. The coveted prize will ... Read more


Ben Sherman Modern Classics

Posted on 27 January 2011 at 20:08 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

It’s January. It’s dark. But it’s not that dark, not quite as gloomy as late November when all you have to look forward to is winter and its fun “getting dark at 3.30 vibe”. So, here atUmbrella, we’re already in sprin... Read more


Swan like: instantly iconic new film posters

Posted on 15 January 2011 at 10:47 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

Catching Umbrella's design-hungry eye this week is thisstunning set of posters designed to promote Darren Aronofsky’s newballet flick BlackSwan. As big fans of Mr. Aronofsky's work (weparticularly enjoyed Mickey Rourke’s st... Read more


Posted on 03 January 2011 at 20:24 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

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Street art in advertising

Posted on 25 December 2010 at 16:35 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

Merry Kwanza/Festivus/Christmas/Saturnalia to our readers fromall of us here at Umbrella's North Pole hideaway. As a gift to you this, our first Christmas, we humbly submit these photos of aheart-warmingly commercial piece of art advertising Disn... Read more


An umbrella for Umbrella

Posted on 21 December 2010 at 13:48 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

What with the inclement weather, any protection against the elements is worthwhile. And, despite the fact that it’s not raining where we are, sooner or later the snow of the past couple of weeks will be replaced by a deluge of water from the sky. That&r... Read more


Umbrella's Festive Music Round-up

Posted on 18 December 2010 at 16:02 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

iamamiwhoami The winner of Umbrella's vote for viral video(s) of the year comes from the mysterious music/art group iamamiwhoami. Back in the summer, their filmic, dream-like clips began appearing on YouTube after an anonymous envelope was sent to MTV with o... Read more


Edits by Edit

Posted on 16 December 2010 at 13:38 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

New York-based creative agency Edit has commissioned a group of top designers to produce this limited-edition series of prints. Each designer was asked to create an A1-sized image representing a musical genre – using only one graphic element and one ty... Read more


Ben Sherman Modern Classics

Posted on 13 December 2010 at 13:33 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

Ben Sherman is known for its classic button-down shirts and other assorted mod wear. Much as we like to have a Benny in the shirt drawer (gingham or Madras check if possible), it’s good to see the brand taking a new direction with its Modern Clas... Read more


Umbrella issue two out now! Read it online or download for free

Posted on 24 November 2010 at 23:39 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

The new issue of Umbrella is ready to view online or be downloaded to your computer as a PDF. Bigger and, though we say it ourselves, better than issue one, it’s crammed full of brilliant articles, eye-catching design and beautiful photograph... Read more


New Seamaster jacket at ’80s Casuals

Posted on 21 November 2010 at 21:10 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

The transformation of ’80s Casuals from niche T-shirt brand to “proper” men’s clothier has been great to see. Starting off with polos and sweatshirts, it really came into its own with its superior range of jackets. The Seamaster is ... Read more


Hawksmoor: killer steaks in Covent Garden

Posted on 22 October 2010 at 11:14 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

We’re huge fans of Spitalfields steak house Hawksmoor (named after the architect of the area’s famous Christ Church), so when we heard that a new branch was opening in Covent Garden, we became rather excited. While its steaks are legendary (the p... Read more


Spitalfields, ephemeral and enduring

Posted on 05 October 2010 at 09:32 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

As we gear up for issue two ofUmbrella’s production week, we thought we’d take a bit of time off to go and wonder at the awe-inspiring architecture of Christ Church, Spitalfieds in London’s East End. The area is now deluged by semi-ir... Read more


Issue two – on its way for Autumn

Posted on 14 September 2010 at 13:05 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

We’re not going to give too much away, but the next issue of Umbrella will be going live sometime in the first/second week of October. Expect some of the best writing in men’s media, a bigger fashion section (which we know you’re going to l... Read more


How the Umbrella updates work

Posted on 28 August 2010 at 11:59 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

Just look for the ‘U’ logos that we’ve added to some of our features in issue one. For instance, there’s one above the 1990 top nine on page 47. Click on it and it will take you to special Spotify playlist featuring the tracks in the ... Read more


Umbrella updates launch today

Posted on 23 August 2010 at 12:31 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

As it’s around a month since we launched Umbrella, we thought it wouldbe a good idea to expand on some of the ideas we covered in issue one.The result of this process is Umbrella updates, a series of pieceswhich expand on some of the issue&... Read more


NEW Umbrella Updates coming soon!

Posted on 20 August 2010 at 11:55 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

Get more of your favourite stuff from Umbrella with our new online updates. Featuring new content and a clickable interactive reader, they deliver a fresh look atyour favourite sections of the magazine. And did we mention they're totally free of charge... Read more


Umbrella – now you can view it online!

Posted on 02 August 2010 at 12:17 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

More space age than a rocket covered in glitter, Umbrella is now available to read properly online. There's no need to download (though of course you still can), just click on the viewer (top left) and get reading. We think it looks brilliant – we're su... Read more


Umbrella: download issue one for free!

Posted on 23 July 2010 at 14:51 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

The first issue of Umbrella is now ready to download. You can of course preview it with our online viewer, but if you're using a PC or Mac we recommend that you download it and view the magazine in Adobe Acrobat.We hope you enjoy it.If you'd like to get in to... Read more


FC St Pauli – how football should be

Posted on 21 July 2010 at 17:58 by Daniel Nicolson in Archive

Excellent report from Trans World Sports on the anarchists’ fave football club, St Pauli. There’s an element of “middle class trendies slumming it” here, but ultimately this is how a football club should be run, no matter how successfu... Read more

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