Disclosure’s music video for their new single White Noise

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Thursday 2 May 2013

UK brother duo Disclosure, or Guy and Howard Lawrence as they are known individually, are one of my favourite acts to surface recently on the electronic music scene. First grabbing my attention back in 2012 with their killer tune Control, they’re back now with the release of their music video for White Noise, featuring AlunaGeorge. […]

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Popular when you’re dead: Rent mourners to turn up

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Wednesday 10 April 2013

Didn’t seem that long ago that we were talking about professional mourners in Taiwan. Now there’s also the UK-based Rent A Mourner, which promises to send ‘professional, discreet people… to increase visitor numbers or introduce new faces’ at your funeral. Each mourning pro will set you back at just £45 for two hours — and […]

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British Sea Power’s Machineries Of Joy video

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By Annie Churdar in New Music on Saturday 6 April 2013

British Sea Power’s new music video for their song Machinery Of Joy is everything I want right now as spring fever begins to hit where I live. The relaxing shots of a sweater-wearing, dark haired girl riding through the country side makes me want to stop being productive and go for a long bike ride. […]

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Strange Loop Jewellery: weird urban tribal fashion

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By Valerie Auersperg in New Fashion on Saturday 6 April 2013

This is amazingly wonderful and bizarre jewelry by the multi-talented British artist, Miles Glyn, whom I met years ago in London while we were both still working in film. The pieces are only available online at the moment, so get on it and start wearing some unique fresh art around your neck.

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A garden that can be used as a chair? See it to believe it

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By Alicia Thompson in New Design on Saturday 6 April 2013

Bridgman is a London-based luxury garden furniture supplier which came up with a great idea: why not build an actual piece of garden furniture? Literally. A garden that can be used as furniture sounds crazy, but they did it with this chair. It looks pretty good and can be used as a chair, although it’s […]

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Ceri Amphlett’s quirky colourful illustrations

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By Chris Arran in New Art on Friday 5 April 2013

If you’re looking for natural born talent, then look no further than Ceri Amphlett. Her drawings and sketchbook work, along with all the music industry artwork, is a creative force to be reckoned with. Amphlett also combines 3D into her artwork, creating masks directly from her sketches.

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London Shop Fronts: a blog all about, you guessed it, London shop fronts

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By Annie Churdar in Cool Websites on Friday 5 April 2013

Emily Webber loves the shops of London. But not for the reason you might expect. Webber is no shopoholic. She just happens to love the way all the store fronts look. So she started the blog called London Shop Fronts . Take a look at the wide variety of stores and letters found in London. And don’t forget to […]

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Sunday League Referees: a photo series by Dave Imms

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By Dave Imms in New Photography on Tuesday 2 April 2013

Every weekend on the Hackney Marshes in London, UK, hundreds of people participate in football matches as part of the Hackney and Leyton Sunday League. This mini-series is about the home-made thrown together referee attire, the individuality and personality to a bloke that’s always seen as the bad guy…maybe it is about that £30 for the 90 minutes […]

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Top 3 luxurious Google offices

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By Annie Churdar in New Trends on Friday 29 March 2013

How do these offices even qualify as offices? At what point is it ok to just call them “work resorts” or “luxurious working vacations”. Seriously. Between the Googleplex in Mountain View, California, the Google Tel Aviv Headquarters, and my personal favorite, the Google London Headquarters, Google has created the ultimate work-hard-play-hard atmospheres. Who wouldn’t appreciate […]

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Narrative rich Illustrations by Callum Russell

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By Callum Russell in New Illustration on Thursday 21 March 2013

Through composition, shadow, and pattern, I like to create images that have a rich narrative basis. Taking influence from Japanese woodblock prints, German expressionist cinema, medieval woodcuts, and everything in between, I take the craft of papercutting, mix it with digital technologies and create my own harmonious hybrid.

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Bone china rings

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By Annie Churdar in New Fashion on Wednesday 13 March 2013

Just remember to breath in, and now out. These bone china rings will blow you away with their simple, quietly sophisticated design. They’re clean and modern, yet trendy and hip. I literally began drooling as soon as I saw them. I guess I’m just a sucker for beautiful minimalistic design, but these are the most […]

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Amazing interactive world created for kids hospital

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By Nexus Interactive Arts in Cool Travel on Wednesday 6 March 2013

Nexus and Chris O’Shea transport children to an interactive woodland world with their new activity space at the Royal London hospital. Chris O’Shea, the artist and interaction designer, has collaborated with digital production company, Nexus Interactive Arts, to create ‘Woodland Wiggle’, an innovative interactive installation at Europe’s newest hospital, The Royal London, which helps children benefit […]

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World’s largest greenhouse houses more than one million plants

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By Annie Churdar in Cool Travel on Friday 1 March 2013

The Eden Project is essentially the largest greenhouse on the planet. Imagine a huge glass domed area that can hold the Tower of London inside. Cornwall’s monstrously huge RainForest enclosed environment, or Biome, was built on the remains of an exhausted china clay quarry. Today the bubble shaped structure is home to over 1 million […]

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Drawn ideas: Paintings on books by Russell Cobb

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By Nini Baseema in New Illustration on Wednesday 27 February 2013

Not sure whether to read a book or inspect some art for inspiration? Russell Cobb, a celebrated illustrator based in the UK, offers a creative compromise: experimenting with canvases, he has come up with a colorful and striking ‘book painting series which is just lovely.

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Meet the Furries: a photo series by Tom Broadbent

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By Maria Niarchos in New Photography on Tuesday 12 February 2013

British photographer Tom Broadbent has spent the last few years travelling around the UK developing his latest work, At Home With the Furries, by sticking his beak into the everyday lives of a group of dess-up-lovers known as Furries. What are Furries, you say? Everyday people who dress up in elaborate furry animal costumes who […]

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