The London Blogger Interviews #17: Another Nickel in the Machine

A cool mixture of music and recent history inspires the wonderful Another Nickel in the Machine. It’s a great blog to get lost in tales of London from hippies to rockstars, suffragettes to pea-soupers, so we caught up with Rob to find out more. No. 1 Eaton Square* where the infamous Lord Boothby, erstwhile lover of […]

Nathan Bowen & other new street art

Some very cool new street art on my walk to the tube station has been developing over the last few weeks, on Osborn Street at the top of Brick Lane. Called Sindustry, by Nathan Bowen. Featuring Roger Rabbit & Wolverine! And it seems to be inspiring the street, as there’s some other cool stuff popping […]

Londonist – Review: London Bananas @ Austin Gallery

We first spotted this fruity obsession back in June, and we’re pleased to see it graduate to an exhibition of true London randomness, London Banana: A show of 1000 portraits of banana skins discarded in London’s urban environment. The project http://www.londonbanana.com has documented nearly 2,000 lonely banana skins on our streets, making us feel much […]

Obama = Time Person of The Year 2008 AND has the best artwork

This is old news from last week now, but I only just spotted it. Obama is TIME’s Person of the Year 2008. Obvious, but yay! Having seen the now-iconic 2007 ‘You‘ wheeled out in many a PR presentation in the last few years, followed by Putin in 2007..er… It’s exciting to see Barack on the cover. The […]

Interview: Someone Once Told Me’s Mario Cacciottolo (Londonist)

Photo site Someone Once Told Me, the brainchild of journalist Mario Cacciottolo, has been catching the attention of many a curious Londoner as well as web-savvy folks and photography fans from around the world. The Guardian, described it as: “Whether it was a text message from a mate or words of wisdom from a grandparent. […]

Mutate Britain @ Cordy House

Went to the Shoreditch-licious opening of the new Mutate Britain exhibition this evening at Cordy House which is a very cool space. Couldn’t stay long but it was fabulous, the blog’s here, and the show is worth a look. The do was very glam, and the show features performance, interactive sculpture and painting, and lots more […]

Gorgeous Non-Format design

Spotted these over on Popwhore, very gorgeous stuff. The design work of British-Scandinavian born, London-Minneapolis based, design team Non-Format. They’ve done work for Coke, Nike, The New York Times Style Magazine and Orange among many others. Well worth a browse, and their FAQs are interesting too, where they muse on the coming of the death of […]