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Style

Tessuti x Umbrella: tailoring for the brutalist environment

Posted on 01 April 2016 at 10:59 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

In many ways, clothes are like buildings – objects that bring together structure, design and engineering into one uniform whole (though tower blocks are less effective in the rain than a CP Company jacket). That’s why we were so happy to work with menswear store T... Read more

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Oi Polloi's Pica Post: a fanzine that's out of this world

Posted on 16 March 2016 at 10:20 by Anthony Teasdale in Style

Lots of bad things come through the post: leaflets for dry cleaners, ‘final demand’ letters from electricity suppliers and abusive notes from people we’ve slagged off in the magazine. Yeah, not great. But one excellent item that dropped through the Umbrella letter... Read more

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Realm & Empire: military clothing for stylish civvies

Posted on 04 March 2016 at 10:39 by Anthony Teasdale in Index Page

Every season, Realm & Empire gets better. Directly influenced by the clothing archive at the Imperial War Museum, it merges old-fashioned utility with modern-day silhouettes. This summer’s range has a distinctly ‘desert rat’ feel to ... Read more

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Architecture

Mad world: the forgotten housing estates of Paris

Posted on 19 February 2016 at 11:01 by Anthony Teasdale in Architecture

Post-war housing estates have a bad rep, often justifiably so. Many – especially those in Britain – suffered through a combination of poor materials, a lack of supervision and the damp climate. In continental Europe, on first glance at least, things look better. ... Read more

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Art

Beautiful retro posters from NASA promise holidays in space

Posted on 12 February 2016 at 07:54 by Anthony Teasdale in Art

In the past we thought the future would be populated by people going to work in flying cars, housewives wearing spacesuits at home and families eating food made from moon dust. Sadly – apart from those glowing rectangles we spend our time starting at – that wasn't the case. ... Read more

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