Economy

Mais où sont les faillites d’antan ?

Texte by Michel Santi  Adam Smith l’avait noté: les Etats ne remboursent jamais leurs dettes. A la faveur de l’industrialisation, de la modernisation et de la globalisation des économies, le secteur privé s’est lui aussi joint au secteur public et rembourse rarement ses dettes. Car, tout au long de l’histoire des Etats -voire de l’Histoire […]

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Eugenia Loli for #utopiantofollow

I’m Eugenia. I’m a filmmaker, illustrator, and a modern vintage collage artist. Before art took over my life, I was in the technology sector. I’m originally from Greece, but for many years now I live in California. It’s important for me to “say” something with my artwork, so for the vast majority of my work […]

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Economy

Why We’re So Hypocritical About Online Privacy

Text by  Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Nathalie Nahai Social psychologists have known for decades that the relationship between attitudes and behaviors is complex, if not weak. This is true online as well as offline. For example, though you may be irritated by the retargeting ads that follow you around the web, it probably hasn’t changed your online shopping […]

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Economy, Politic

Pas de reprise économique sans courage politique

Sept ans de croissance, et trois hausses de taux en quelques mois. L’économie US est tout de même à l’aube d’une récession! De fait, en dépit de la politique monétaire qui y semble en cours de normalisation, les taux d’intérêt ne seront jamais – lorsque surviendra la prochaine mais imminente crise – à des niveaux […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion, Interview, News, Photograhy

Inside the wildest bar in 1970s New York

For a decade Max’s Kansas City ruled New York, becoming the premier spot to eat, drink, dance, party, and frolic. Proprietor Mickey Ruskin opened the nightclub and restaurant in 1965, drawing top talents like Allen Ginsberg. William S. Burroughs, and Robert Rauschenberg. But when Andy Warhol and his entourage started hanging out in the back […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion, Photograhy

Rare photos of Warhol

In the early 1960s, the shadow of the post-war boom cast a dark shadow upon streets across the United States as the illusion of The American Dream was shattered by the truth of how it came to be. Amid the fight for human rights, Andy Warhol emerged with a body of work that celebrated the […]

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News, Politic

Does Your Staff Turnover Mean You Have A Toxic Culture?

Text by William Vanderbloemen Have you noticed that turnover rates are rising? Have you seen people staying on your team with shorter and shorter tenures?  You’re not alone. I’m seeing it too. But I’m slowly beginning to believe that turnover doesn’t always mean something is toxic in my company. Why? Millennials. I’m really bullish on this generation […]

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Fashion, Photograhy

Cult model Guinevere Van Seenus on a new photo book

Photographer Drew Jarrett swaps fashion for nature in a book dedicated to the uncompromising beauty of the American muse This Wednesday sees the release of Drew Jarrett’s Guinevere – a photo book celebrating the iconic model of the same name, Guinevere Van Seenus. Designed by Dean Langley and published by IDEA, the latter says, “There […]

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Art+Culture

Alexander McQueen S/S99, the Magnificent Impact

While Alexander McQueen moved many to tears with his extraordinary London shows – shows that included Bellmer La Poupee, Joan and The Overlook – he himself would regularly claim that he wasn’t sure what all the fuss was about. No. 13, he said, was “the only one that actually made me cry”. It was staged, […]

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Fashion, News, Politic

Why He Loves Sigourney Weaver in Alien by Matty Bovan

“I’m striving for something a bit harder.” The designer talks to Julie Verhoeven about the moment he discovered the iconic film “I must have been about 11 and off school sick. It was back when videos were still a thing and my mum had her favourites. She liked boys’ films with monsters or aliens. I […]

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Fashion

LVMH Prize-Nominated Designer Atlein

The images are darkly arresting. A young woman hunched and curved into bold shapes in the light and shade of a disused power plant and the waters of the North Sea as the sun sets. The most noticeable component? Her clothes. A warrior whose aesthetic covers retro, classical, and futuristic in a contemporary mélange. It’s […]

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Fashion

LCF’s unique postgraduate courses in curation and culture

London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, is the only college in Britain to focus solely on fashion education and its many realms, gaining the institution recognition worldwide. A unique perspective of fashion education the college offers is a Masters in fashion curation, one of the industry’s excitingly popular and emerging disciplines. The […]

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Art+Culture, Painting

The Painting of Adam Hall: Taking in the Horizon

Adam Hall happened upon landscapes. When tornados struck Tennessee, in 2016, Hall, along with a number of his friends, took it upon themselves to clear trees from an area in Gallatin. Eventually, they found themselves on the property of David Wright, an artist himself. Unhappy with the process and prospects of the portraits he was […]

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Art+Culture, Music, News, Video

Viviane Sassen is behind M.I.A’s latest song

Fresh from curating the Southbank Centre’s Meltdown festival last week, MIA is back with a new music video – which agency WeFolk today announced was directed by Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen. Set amid a starkly beautiful backdrop of sand dunes and a sea circled by mountains, the stripped-back video for MIA’s latest track Finally features […]

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Fashion

Watch Kate Moss From Calvin Klein’s ’90s Obsession Campaign

Watching young Kate Moss, dotted with freckles and sand, blink against the sun is cause for déjà vu. We’ve seen this somehow before—those delicate, clasped arms and hair raked with seawater—only this time, unguarded, she lets out a wordless flicker of exasperation directed at her boyfriend behind the camera, a momentary fissure swept away by […]

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Architecture

Oldham Maggie’s Centre around a courtyard with rippling glass walls

A courtyard with undulating glass walls descends from the base of the stilted wooden structure of this Maggie’s Centre for cancer care in Oldham, England, which has been designed by London studio dRMM. The studio used tulipwood to clad the structure, which at one side projects out over a stone wall. Selected for its positive connotations, the material is intended to […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion

Eight Ways to Wear Red and Pink Together

A distinct 1980s influence has been palpable on the runway for several seasons now. It began to creep back into recent shows with J.W. Anderson’s A/W15 New Wave-inspired collection and has continued to be seen in the likes of Hedi Slimane’s A/W16 swan song at Saint Laurent, with the decade also readily embraced by successor […]

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