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Meet Cristian Grossi: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

The beautiful and alluring Ver Sacrum by Cristian Grossi was inspired by a night spent in hospital. Available as a gorgeous huge fine art gold leaf print and also featured in my 10th anniversary book.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cristian Grossi lives in Italy, where he works on a plethora of art, design and fashion projects. He studied computer science and his bold graphic style is influenced by modernism, art nouveau, a love of nature and magical folk stories. Ver Sacrum was inspired by a night spent in hospital, when Cristian began to relate the behaviour of the human body to the Turing Machine. He imagined two demiurges implanting apparatus to combine with body parts, the unknown becoming part of the known in our flesh.

Your image was inspired by a night spent in hospital, how has its creation helped you heal?
About a month ago I was in the hospital, my dad had very delicate surgery. I thought about how fallacious the body is, and the perfection of the mathematical modeling of the inorganic systems that I studied at the university. Take for example the Turing Machine, it's complete. My… read more

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MOSCHINO: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

Making a London debut, the hottest ticket during London Collections: Men S/S 2015 was Jeremy Scott's Moschino, shown at Lindley Hall on Monday 16 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Moschino S/S 2015 by Krister Selin Moschino was the hottest ticket during London Collections: Men, and the 300-strong queue outside Lindley Hall was testament to that. Inside, the wall had […]

Ena Salon Review: a new haircut thanks to Mothers Meeting

Last week I had my hair cut by the charming Jonathan at the family run Ena Salon in Holborn, with Snarfle in tow.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’ve never really been one to pamper myself (I didn’t cut my hair AT ALL for at least five years, and styling products stay woefully untouched on the bathroom shelf) […]

An interview with Alberto Arcangeli: the musical maestro behind Pop Down The Rabbit Hole

Italian Alberto Arcangeli is a musical wonder: he played every single instrument on his debut album and he's just won a prestigious animation prize for his video for Wheels and Love. But, by day, he is a finance manager. Read on....

Written by Amelia Gregory

Alberto Arcangeli by Gigi Gray. He’s gained plaudits as far away as China. He blends genres and styles in a totally inimitable way, look all by himself. From the dreamy […]

Royal College of Art: Fashion Design Graduate Show 2011 review. Menswear.

Brilliant RCA menswear design from the likes of Aleksandra Domanevskaya, Sol Ahn, Calum Harvey, Bennet Loveday, Emily-Jane Murray, Stefan Orschel-Read and Fah Chakshuvej.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Calum Harvey by Sam Parr. Fine tailoring appears to be an RCA speciality, find and several students had collaborated with high end Italian brand Brioni to produce a series of […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Emilio de la Morena (by Helen)

The audience perched on benches at the BFC tent on Tuesday afternoon, beheld a strong, feminine silhouette. in a demure palette; bar the bright and beautiful RED.

Written by Helen Martin

I know that folk music isn’t all organic, store illness whole foods, order and love – or indeed deep lust – buried in a haystack. Happy all day, ed before […]

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Album Review – Anna Calvi

Her debut album is self titled, and vibrant red. Red with passion, lust and womanly desires.

Written by Helen Martin

Du Goudron et des Plumes Ellie Sutton Du Goudron et des Plumes by Compagnie MPTA with Mathurin Bolze started with a swinging platform lowered slowly over the heads of the […]

Ivana Basilotta: how vegetarianism inspired a luxury ethical fashion range

Inspired by her vegetarianism, fashion designer Ivana Basilotta's range of luxury ethical clothing is made from eco fabrics such as Peace Silk. Read a taster of her interview in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration here.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tania Kowalski was a workshop manager at a well-known contemporary jewellery gallery in London when Synnove Saelthun arrived from New York to join the design team. They soon discovered that […]

Fashion in Film Festival: Dreams of Darkness and Colour

In the last of our reviews from the Fashion in Film Festival, here's the lavish Rapsodia Satanica - a classic from the Italian silent movie era, accompanied by live music…

Written by Matt Bramford

Dry the River by Avril Kelly. How did you folks all meet up? Can you describe a bit more about the formation of the band? I’d like to say it […]