Birds have generally found themselves involved in mysticism, religion, folklore and artistic culture of many civilizations which have passed through this planet, each one attributing to them their own meanings.
I fell in love the first time I shot a minimal landscape photo. One morning I watched a stand-up paddler out in the middle of a calm sea that stretched out far around him. A speck in a sea of negative space.
Fellowstead, a brand based in South London, specialises in hand poured soy candles. We caught up with Simon & Gavin, the chaps behind the candles, to learn about their craft, their love of creating scent and a a bit about all things Fellowstead.
Time seems to fly at New Heroes & Pioneers. That is often down to the fact that we are having a lot of fun with our projects, but we are also extremely busy! We thought it would be a great opportunity to put a little diary of our own ...
Netflix speaks to a generation hungry for knowledge, equality and originality, and through this formula, its audience recognises itself in its presented stories and visuals. Abstract: The Art of Design.
In 2016, New Heroes and Pioneers profiled the up and coming Garden and Interior Designer and Illustrator, Robin Lucas. We recently caught up with Robin to learn about his latest projects and what he has generally been up to the past few months.
Most artists and photographers are quick to offer stories of an epiphanic moment that led them to pursue their chosen path; not Uroš Abram. The Slovenian photographer nonchalantly explains that his passion was born from lazy curiosity.
We had the opportunity to visit London Terrariums, an urban plant crafting outfit based in the near Peckham. Heading the workshop is Emma Sibley, who for the past couple of years has been creating intricate gardening landscapes inside glass vessels.
Wildly interesting human being, sand artist and traveling culinary impresario responsible for Outstanding in the Field, Jim Denevan offers NHP some sound time to share what it’s like being a maker of experiences and spanning time.
My relationship with Monocle has been a long-standing one. Reliably informative and introducing me to the people from around the world, I was eager to understand what makes working for Monocle 24 and the magazine so rewarding.
Milla Koivisto is a photographer, writer, filmmaker and artist with a focus on environmental issues. Her interests lies in the natural world and our connections and relationship with it, with a particular interest in the remote parts of our planet.
We highlight the vibrant Porto live performance scene with recommendations by our curator and award winning performer, Emanuel Sousa. He shares tips for both audiences and performers alike. Get your notebooks out kids.
Anna Nilsson’s paper doll series is anything but flat. Peopled with vivacious personalities, attitude and self possession, these characters leap off the page into a world where fantasy discos with reality in perfect time, exquisitely illustrated.
We interviewed Rich Stapleton, creative director and co-founder of Cereal. He lists the three essentials it takes to publish what is literary/visual crack to lovers of good taste and an enviable lifestyle.
In our Porto guide we highlight the contemporary retro design of bed and brunch hotelier ROSA ET AL in Porto’s artiest district as well as get tips on Portugal’s best up and coming designers, courtesy of its designer Emanuel Sousa.
In the heart of Porto is ROSA ET AL, a contemporary guesthouse created by two talented siblings. Inspired by their own travels while growing up this ‘bed and brunch’ boutique hotel is a dream for those who love travel, art and what’s beautiful.
Life imitating art' is a craft that is tricky to master. However, there is one Isle of Wight resident bucking this trend and creating a brand that seamlessly interweaves a considered, artistic style into their work and daily life, and vice-versa.
SHARE The Scandinavian Edition is the much anticipated follow up to SHARE- the coffee table book meant for sharing. We spoke with the Co-Editor and Co-Founder of JUNIQE, Lea Lange, about the collaboration and what makes SHARE the perfect fit.
Discover the niche perfume line that merges scent with sound. Creator Dana’s El Masri’s interests have placed her on a fantastic journey- interpreting songs, rhythm, melody and beats, and then translating them into perfume. Intrigued?
The stylish, modern gentlemen can dream of their own bespoke suit. London Craft Week offered the chance to experience this first hand as Henry Poole & Co opened their doors to take in, first hand, how the dinner suit is produced from start to finish.
London photographer Mark Sanders is a regular contributor to well followed periodicals including Vanity Fair, Kinfolk and Esquire, among others. His style captures both observed and voyeuristic angles that echo the quiet and the calm.
3 of the top 4 coffee consuming countries are held by those of Scandinavia. Aficionados ourselves, we had the pleasure to talk with Mikal Strøm, the Manager & Art Director of Norway’s Brygg Magazine, a celebration of coffee and conversation.
Get a taste of UK subcultures rendered by and according to, minimalist illustrator Marcus Reed. Marcus upcoming book offers a roadmap through the UK’s subcultures from the early eighties through the turn of the century to present day.
Some of the best photographs are the product of feeling rather than following rules. These are the type of images that evoke an atmosphere, pictures that lure out emotions you didn’t even know you had.
Katrin Braga is a Vancouver based photographer with roots in Iceland - roots that can be felt in her starkly bewitching images of. We spoke to her about her inspirations and her desire to capture distant dreams of the past.
Music is sound and silence. Both are important to tell the message that you want to tell or convey the feelings you want to. I believe the same should happen to images (music images or not) so I try to work around portraying both sound and silence.
Patreon is a different kind of crowdfunding platform, where fans pay a set amount of money per month or project to their favorite creatives and artists. Shayla Maddox, tells us how she manage to live of her art, with the help of her followers.
The digital age may be racing ahead, but there is no reason why art cannot keep up. While the internet is stockpiling images of smug selfies and cutesy cats, meet the artist who is finding his way via his iPad.
Trends come and go, some become engrained into our everyday lives, but some entrepreneurs don't let the dust settle before they innovate and improve. Meet the Belgians who took the laundrette cafe to a whole new level.
In an era when technology rules and progress is king, old artistic methods are often left to die out as more efficient techniques take over. Some inhabitants of the Eternal City are, however, of the mind that new doesn’t necessarily mean better.
Pussy Riot claimed worldwide fame after their stunt in a cathedral in Moscow in the beginning of 2012. But less known is the fact that the group is sprung from an even more radical russian art group, Voina.
Struggling with mental ill health since her early teens, twenty-year-old Londoner Ruby Elliot, AKA RubyEtc, has cultivated her own artistic method of therapy to help herself and others to heal. All the evidence is there that she's been...
As co-owner of Aesthetic Apparatus, a small but wide-reaching design studio in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dan Ibarra is not simply a designer. He is also a practitioner of a once-outdated art that is experiencing a resurgence – screen-printing.