Virgil Abloh’s Nike

On September 14th, 2017, I was one of a handful to attend Nike's "Process of Collaboration" talk within London's Barbican centre; this was an occasion in which 5 of "The Ten" were released. Guest speakers included both Virgil Abloh and Nate Jobe; Nike's Senior Design Director, who answered questions towards the end of proceedings on … Continue reading Virgil Abloh’s Nike

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Here We Are: The Burberry Exhibition

I’ve always loved London. Growing up within the hustle and bustle of commuters, teenagers and parents struggling to get their kids in the car for school was always fun to see. Having grown up (and ‘fled the nest’ as mums would say) to start university just over a year ago, I have more of an … Continue reading Here We Are: The Burberry Exhibition

Thomas Truax Talks Music, Bike Wheels, and the Moon

Thomas Truax is an American singer-songwriter and inventor, best known for his collection of weird and wonderful self-made instruments. Featuring but not limited to, a drum machine called ‘Mother Superior’, made out of “old bicycle wheels, a motor, spoons and various percussive bits.” Another of Truax’s ensemble is the Hornicator, an old modified gramophone horn. … Continue reading Thomas Truax Talks Music, Bike Wheels, and the Moon

Dancing with Swords: A Review of Hyper Light Drifter

In 2016, the games industry treated us to classics such as Overwatch, a reboot to the Doom franchise and a nostalgic indie action/adventure named Hyper Light Drifter. Inspired by the Final Fantasy and Zelda franchises from the NES/SNES, Hyper Light Drifter is the breakout game by small independent company Heart Machine available on PC, Mac, … Continue reading Dancing with Swords: A Review of Hyper Light Drifter

Cascais is a Capital for the Youth

A tiny town in the seaside just 30 minutes away from Lisbon, Portugal’s capital. A sunny place, with a vibrant energy, lovely beaches, museums and natural parks. This is Cascais, 2018’s European Youth Capital. Following cities like Rotterdam (Netherlands), Antwerp (Belgium), Maribor (Slovenia) and another Portuguese town, Braga, is Cascais turn to showcase why is … Continue reading Cascais is a Capital for the Youth

Gosling stands out in spectacular ‘Blade Runner 2049’

It’s unprecedented the pressure that director Denis Villeneuve must have felt making a sequel to the beloved and critically acclaimed Blade Runner. How do you better a film that many consider perfect, while also building on its thirty-five legacy and reputation? Blade Runner 2049, however, is well worth the long wait. To say too much about … Continue reading Gosling stands out in spectacular ‘Blade Runner 2049’

Strong female leads aren’t anything new

TV and Film are going through a weird and wonderful stage. Conventions are being broken left, right and centre, which is a good thing. Staying in one spot would cause the industry to go stagnant and die a slow and painful death. Healthy change breeds even more change. Although, it is also scary and many … Continue reading Strong female leads aren’t anything new