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  • Apr132017

    SPOTLIGHT: ATTRACTED TO THE GRIT – A CONVERSATION WITH A LEGENDARY PHOTOGRAPHER BOOGIE

    Street photography has always been something of a debate. While the social media landscape is currently awash with "IG photographers,"…

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  • Apr042017

    Spotlight: Minimalistic Marijuana – a Chat With Mister Green on a New Weed Culture

    For as long as we can remember in our modern world, weed culture has had its fair share of stigmas.…

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  • Mar212017

    Spotlight: Art Has Never Been More Wonderfully Eclectic Than With Bowery Bob’s

    For those of us that come from outside of the art and design realm, the notion of being able to…

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  • Sep152016

    Spotlight: A conversation with Matt Wenz, Good Worth

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    California’s Good Worth is in the business of making objects infinitely cool. Pins, accessories, and staple streetwear pieces, Good Worth has built a name that covers a wide landscape. Not only to they have the depth of product but they do it well, and more importantly, they do it different.

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  • Aug012016

    Spotlight: An interview with Tom Gould from “Bury Me With The Lo On”

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    Probably one of the most anticipated books of the year. Bury Me with the Lo On,” by the rapper Thirstin Howl III and the photographer Tom Gould is a salute to the Brooklyn street crews locally famous for wearing nothing but Polo Ralph Lauren.

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  • Jul252016

    Q&A: Rare interview with Italian Aestetich Terrorist FACE

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    The contemporary artist FACE aka Your Face Down is an artist with pizazz. While to describe a typical artwork may be difficult, the work automatically speaks for the artist itself.

    Having grown up in the 80’s in the midst of the international skate craze, he belonged to the second generation of Italian skaters that predated the current “street” phenomenon.

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  • Jul192016

    Spotlight: Everything is better with RHEK

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    RHEK – the multi talented creative, shop owner and loud mouth personality. It’s never dull when there is RHEK or was it life is always better when there is RHEK. Both statements true.

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  • Jul112016

    Smoker’s Minute: Skateboarding in Hong Kong with Victoria

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    VICTORIA – named after Hong Kong’s harbour – brings something fresh to a city that is often remembered for it’s cookie cutter brands and mega skyline. Having lived there myself, there are far too few local brands that are really hitting the mark (when considering the scale of the city). It’s funny because Hong Kong is a place renowned for its retail – yet there are few brands that we can celebrate. Not the case here.

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  • May022016

    Homies from around the way: Shark Week

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    Shark Week – not to be confused with your favourite show on Animal Planet – is probably the best thing we have come across since the days of oversized basket ball jerseys, country grammar and gilets..not with out mention of the one and only Fashion Killa!

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  • Apr122016

    Spotlight: Q&A with Laurent Segretier

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    We had the pleasure of sitting down with the talented artist Laurent Segretier. Laurent has been a house hold name in Hong Kong for quite some time, cementing himself firmly amongst the top tier of international artists living in the city. We recently caught up with him during Art Basel where he was showcasing his latest project with Beijing’s LEAP magazine.

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