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From Artisanal to Artful

03/11/2020 design & fashion

From Artisanal to Artful

The role of “heritage” has become provenance—a reputation built on consistently good products. As luxury and streetwear learn from each other, the latter’s penchant for graphic sportswear is elevated through high-end artist collaborations, turning bags, T-shirts, hoodies, and more into pieces of wearable art. Highsnobiety contributor Brian Trunzo on the thin, definitive crossroads of fashion and art.
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Infographics vs. Post-Truth: The New Disregard for Information

02/11/2020 design & fashion

Infographics vs. Post-Truth: The New Disregard for Information

While infographics are not a primary target of “fake news” accusations, the basis of their integrity is in danger: in the post-truth era, people not only disregard information provided by the news media but information in general. Infographics director Thomas Heumann of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung opens up about an era of information against the tidal wave of fake news.
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Turning Over a New Leaf

30/10/2020 design & fashion

Turning Over a New Leaf

In the past century, smoking weed has become a symbol of the 1960s counterculture movement, been public enemy number one in America, and conjured colorful images of morally-corrupt delinquents. From Reefer Madness to modern legalization, we delve into an evolving cultural movement.
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Saving The Japanese Craft of Umbrella Making

26/10/2020 design & fashion

Saving The Japanese Craft of Umbrella Making

The artisans of the Japanese city of Gifu were close to extinction as their generational approach to umbrella crafting fell from fashion. Today they represent a token of aspiration challenging the demands of a globalized world.
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Peace Stamps and 75 Years of the United Nations

24/10/2020 design & fashion

Peace Stamps and 75 Years of the United Nations

75 years ago the United Nations symbolized an experiment for cooperation and the prevention of war, today it outlines a utopian vision for human rights and international peace. Explore a vision of peace through Stranger & Stranger's stamps.
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Francesca Gavin on the History of Collage Vol2

03/10/2020 design & fashion

Francesca Gavin on the History of Collage Vol2

For the second part of the history of collage, curator and writer Francesca Gavin delves into over seven decades of the art form's evolution from the postwar era until this present decade. From pop culture to activism, grasp how collage has been used over the century.
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