A.IN.T (Art In Transit) have been established since the mid 2000′s and have since earned a title as being one of London’s primary grass roots streetwear brands. SBTV Fashion sat down with founder and designer Charlie Crockett to talk about how the brand initially developed, it’s new permanent location and the importance of reverting back to old school tactics. Read More.
The Art & Design
Last week G-Shock popped birthday bottles and celebrated 30 years young. Collaborating with Dazed and Confused to showcase the best of up-and-coming talent, across Fashion, Sport, Music and Art rewarding the winners with a £3000 prize for their efforts. The award ceremony was made slightly bigger deal with the surprise performance by Wu Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah, who made a rare UK appearance. Read More.
A few months back we had our first look of the Instagram Socialmatic Camera developed by ADR studios. We now get to preview how the camera would look and feel in this latest clip while debuting the black version of the Socialmatic camera. Under the tag line of Shoot, Print and Share the camera would allow images to be captured, linked to you social networks of choice and finally printed, however with the demise of Polaroid, is this an area we need to be revisiting? Press play. Read More.
Pharrell known for all things Neptune and BBC makes his first step into literary world, with travel book “Places and Spaces I’ve Been”
Working with publishers Rizzoli and available for release this month, the book focuses on all things pop culture including contributions from some pretty major names.
“This is a coffee table style book which will feature conversations between Pharrell and some friends who have inspired him such as Anna Wintour, Nigo, Buzz Aldrin, Takashi Murakami, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Hans Zimmer, Ambra Medda, Chad & Shae. The rest of the book will contain photos which cover most of Pharrell’s career. The book will be released October 16th and will retail for $55. Multiple colored cover options will be available as well as a limited edition version ($250) which will include something special which we won’t unveil until closer to the release date.”
If I had a coffee table of my own, this book would have a new home.
Denver based artist ‘Shawn Huckins’ presents his latest art work ‘American Revolution Revolution’ which a Juxtaposition of 2012 communication revolution and Americas founding fathers. presenting some hilarious results. Read More.
Maharishi once again play with Pattern as part of the brand DPM initiative. DPM or Disruptive Pattern Material is the applications of Camouflage to non Military items. Collaborating with Casio and utilizing the ‘Bamdazzel’ pattern.
Press play! to witness the LEGO version of the blockbuster hit ‘Inception’ Complete with soundtrack and comedic extras (peep the mirror gag) this impressive effort is the result of an academic team project, spanning 12 weeks, representing approx 1000 hours work. LEGO we salute.
Rappers and royalty references have been present for years! Lil Kim is /was the Queen B, while Jay-Z and Kanye are currently riding high, perched on their royal Thrones.
LA street artist KAI the self proclaimed “good” boy of street art creative spins this idea with his latest series of work ‘Now Royalty’ which see rap starts such as Tupac, Jay-Z and Kanye West styled as medieval ‘dons’.
Famed and respected artist, Damien Hirst, hold his first Retrospective showing this year at London’s Tate Modern.
The current exhibition will include iconic sculptures from his Natural History series, including ’The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living’ 1991, In which he suspended a shark in formaldehyde, a personal favorite of mine.
Around 11 or 12 I attended ‘Sensation‘ a exhibition for young artists held at thr RCA featuring works owned by Charles Saatchi, which included Hirst ‘Shark’ The image always stayed with me. After never really appreciating the impact of the work the Tate’s survey of Hirst is a great opportunity which I would recommend to all.