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Sketchbook STUDIO at Kingly Court

The Sketchbook team are back at Carnaby Street, this time collaborating with artists, fashion designers and photographers to create their next issue in the pop-up shop…

Written by Lauren Smith

You might remember Sketchbook magazine from the last time it ‘popped up’ on Carnaby Street. From a bright blue shop in the Newburgh Quarter, the magazine fusing fashion, illustration and culture hosted a series of talks, live music and lectures, with blogging legend Susie Bubble and our very own Amelia bringing their views to the table.

But this time, the magazine team are back with a different agenda. Occupying a shop space in Kingly Court from the 19th to 30th July, Sketchbook STUDIO is like a fashionable laboratory, where young artists, photographers, designers and stylists all get to practice and showcase their work.

At the heart of the studio are 25 young artists, who have each been invited to work on different projects - with the final work to be auctioned off to charity at the end of the week. In… read more

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Ctrl-Alt-Shift Chantelle Fiddy Interview

Part 1 of our art editor’s coverage of United Underground 2, a music, art and activism event that ran all day last Saturday at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Written by Valerie Pezeron

All photographs courtesy of Matthew Gonzalez Noda Valerie Pezeron: Tell me about the event today? Chantelle Fiddy: It’s a new style of club night. The idea is to bring together […]


Jessica Simmons’ Vintage Cake Diet!

Baking artist extraordinaire Jessica Simmons is among mavericks turning over new avenues to express their creativity. Dieting in January? Amelia's recommends the Simmons Cake Diet.Yum!

Written by Jessica Simmons

All photographs courtesy of Camilla Blackie except where otherwise stated I’ve just spent a snowy weekend in my friend’s country kitchen, elbow deep in flour, spice and all things nice. […]


Ctrl.Alt.Shift – Current Affairs & a Double Shot of Tequila

The HQ at Ctrl.Alt.Shift is unleashing their Corruption Issue into general bookshops! Art editor Valerie Pezeron investigates!

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Photograph courtesy of Ctrl.Alt.Shift. Ctrl.Alt.Shift is a seriously cool experimental youth initiative dedicated to politicising a new generation of activists for social justice and global change. Last time I heard […]


Earth Listings: 2nd – 8th November 2009

Written by Adam S

Check out the range of talks and discussions this week, there is a chance to vent some anger at some cops in a more legitimate manner than normal as well […]