Q&A: Rare interview with Italian Aestetich Terrorist FACERead more
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.
Spotlight: Everything is better with RHEKRead more
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.
Smoker’s Minute: Skateboarding in Hong Kong with VictoriaRead more
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.
Hippie Sex: Rising streetwear label channels throwback nostalgiaRead more
HIPPIE SEX is the next young cab of the rank. Fundamentally streetwear, with a blast from the past. The collection builds on the mixture of comfort and nostalgia with California roots. They have a nice range of apparel, accessories and homeware products.
Homies from around the way: Shark WeekRead more
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!
Spotlight: America’s sex archive with These Americans, T.ARead more
Doug Rickard is the founder of American Suburb X and These Americans (T.A), aggregating websites on contemporary photography and American historical and cultural photographic archives. In our views, artist Doug has really set a bench mark for a well curated brand, that obsesses with desire, fetish and American culture. The archive, which is loaded with radical content from the 50’s, feels more like a museum than a titilating porn experience.
Spotlight: Q&A with Laurent SegretierRead more
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.
Logo work by Cey AdamsRead more
Cey Adams, a New York City native, emerged from the downtown graffiti movement to exhibit alongside fellow artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring. He appeared in the historic 1982 PBS documentary Style Wars which tracks subway graffiti in New York.
Video: Tribute to the late and lengendary Phife DawgRead more
Last week we lost one of the greats. We grew up to his music and rhymes. Phife Dawg from the group A Tribe Called Quest recently passed away after a long battle with diabetes. His life impacted Hip Hop in a monumental way.
Movie Poster Art by Art SimsRead more
Art Sims skipped a couple of grades in elementary school, attended the prestigious Cass Technical High School in Detroit, earned a full ride to college, immediately scored a job in New York, then flew to LA, where, while still in his 20s, he bought a Mercedes, started his own company and gained the attention of directors such as Steven Spielberg and Spike Lee while crafting a unique identity in a big city.