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Posts Tagged ‘dalston’

An Interview with Illustrator Tom Clohosy Cole

The super talented illustrator Tom Clohosy Cole graduated from Kingston University in 2011, and has since built an impressive portfolio of clients. Find out more about his career and inspiration in this exclusive interview.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Financial Times editorial.

Since I discovered the unique and wonderful work of Tom Clohosy Cole at his Kingston University graduate show in 2011 his career has unsurprisingly gone from strength to strength. I caught up with Tom to find out what makes him tick...

What was the best bit about growing up in Brighton and was it a conscious decision to leave town to study? (I hear there is a good university there…)
The best thing about Brighton has to be the Palace Pier. I thinks its good to move away from home and try out new places, I applied to a few different Universities including Brighton but chose Kingston as it was somewhere new and the course had a good reputation.

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Behind the Scenes at Print Club London: an interview with Kate Newbold Higginson

Bringing screenprinting to the digital generation: Kate Newbold Higginson is one of the brains behind screenprinting studios Print Club London, helping illustrators and artists revive the practice in a digital age.

Written by Katie Antoniou

I first met Kate Newbold Higginson when she was just setting up Print Club London and only had a pop-up shop on Brick Lane. Since then, the collective have gone […]

Sorapol presents IMMORTAL: a fashion film for the A/W 2013 ready-to-wear collection

In the run up to their inaugural LFW outing Sorapol release this extravagant fashion film: narrated by none other than Stephen Fry, and beautifully interpreted by a host of illustrators.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sorapol IMMORTAL by xplusyequals. Extravagant Bangkok born fashion designer Sorapol Chawaphatnakul and his equally extravagant creative director – the irrepressible Daniel Lismore – have together created a fantastical short fashion […]

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Savages at Electrowerkz: Live Review

Fast rising four-piece play the first of two nights at Islington’s Electrowerkz on Wednesday 10th October 2012.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Savages by Sharon Farrow Tucked away behind Angel Tube Station, down a small side street, you seem to be a world away from this most respectable part of North London. […]

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The History Of Apple Pie at Birthdays: Live Review

Hotly tipped new band celebrate the release of their latest single on Wednesday 15th August 2012.

Written by Richard Pearmain

The History Of Apple Pie by Sam Parr From the queue snaking up the stairs, I knew it was going to be a busy one at Birthdays. I’d guessed as […]

Ani Saunders interviews Amelia Gregory about ethical fashion for The Muse TV

Last week I was interviewed by Ani Saunders of The Pipettes for The Muse TV. You can watch the episode here, and if you answer a question at the end there's the chance to win a copy of Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gabriel Ayala I’ve always approached Cassette Playa with caution. She’s responsible for making Shoreditch look like a live Pump up The Jam video and has a lot to […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Ashish

Ashish showed a gigantic sequinned collection inspired by rich girls slumming it in Dalston. Fabulous stuff, at Somerset House on Tuesday 22nd February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ashish A/W 2011 by Erica Sharp. Outside the BFC tent I noticed a strange character wobbling towards the entrance in huge pink platforms. It was only when she de-robed inside […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Piers Atkinson

Milliner Piers Atkinson presented his latest collection in Frannie's Pop Up Gallery - taking his cue from cabaret and opium dens… Fabulous illustrations by Ankolie, Karolina Burdon, Joana Faria and Michelle Urvall Nyrén!

Written by Naomi Law

Illustration by Krister Selin Christopher Shannon burst back on to the catwalk on Menswear Day at London Fashion Week in typical chav-luxe fashion. Menswear day was a bit hot and […]

Until that day I love you anyway: drawings and writing by Harry Malt

Harry Malt’s exhibition, ‘Until that day I love you anyway: Tales from the bus stop’, fires up the imagination. This ‘monument to discovery, romance, ambition or lack of all three’ is showing now at the Print House Gallery in Dalston.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Susan Hiller-Tate-Britain Ada Zanditon A/W 2011 sneak preview by Andrea Peterson. I asked a variety of illustrators to interpret one piece from the new collection… so read on to see […]

Little Glass Clementine: an interview with luxury recycled jewellery designer Clementine James

From committed climate activist to creator of luxury recycled necklaces, Clementine James has led an intriguing life so far. Here's an extract of her interview to be found in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Little Glass Clementine by Lesley Barnes. Why the name? I made up the name when I was at my family home on the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland, shop shop […]

An interview with Dry the River

The lush five way harmonies of folk band Dry the River are causing major waves wherever they play. On the eve of their headline gig at the Nest in Dalston I caught up with singer and lyricist Peter Liddle.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Familiar with a fair few live music venues across London, search I’ve been pretty up close and personal to a number of bands, both great and truly awful, and wondered […]

The Kotki Dwa Comeback: just in time for Halloween

Amelia's Magazine fave Kotki Dwa are back on the scene: and they return with a fabulous video and song especially for Halloween: spooky....

Written by Amelia Gregory

JoeWorricker_by_Sandra Dufour You’ve just released Finger-waggers. What’s this song about and why the name? I wrote Finger-Waggers when my hair was so shockingly large people used to pull at it […]

Gig Review: Mi Ami

Californian mayhem makers Mi Ami bring the noise to Barden's Boudoir, before that, we eat a bit of their dinner and talk about dancing indie crowds, Mid Western hardcore, and Dinosaur Jr.

Written by Ellie Whalley

Illustration above by: Jenny Robins Words by: Matt Witt – www.creaturemag.com The London Zine Symposium – The Rag Factory, information pills medical Brick Lane, viagra 100mg 29th May 2010 Zines […]

We Choose To Jamboree!

At the finest shindig in Dalston, a house party, a gathering, of folk and friends and fun

Written by Cari Steel

Having been sent out to document the subterranean goings on of a typical East London night out; pop up speakeasies, medications purchase hypertrendy bars that inexplicably merit write ups in […]

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Green Sunday at Arcola Theatre – review

Rosie Leach and Rosie Hervey run us through last week's Green Sunday at the Arcola Theatre in Dalston, which aims to be the world's first carbon neutral theatre...

Written by Rosie Leech

This album is seriously very good. I shouldn’t like it, check the name So So Modern sounds post-ironically self-conscious enough to sink a thousand Dandy Warhols and any other Bohemians […]

Dolling up in Dalston

Shop: Vintage Secret, Dalston, London

Written by Katie Antoniou

Usually I’m loathe to talk in breathy, click hero-worship tones but let’s make no bones about it, clinic I absolutely gawked when I first encountered the work of art director […]