Post-War Italy was in many ways the birthplace of modern menswear as we know it today.
Many of these household names started in the late 1940's and 50's.
Industrialisation of what was up to then a very artisanal and regional industry meant that Italian Fashion started to expand on a global scale.
Fashion and Design have always been strong bedfellows so it is no surprise that graphic design also went through a revolution of its own during this period.
Made in Italy is a new book celebrating post-war graphic design.
The limited edition Made in Italy book is described as a " curated selection of beautiful undiscovered Italian graphic design", all printed on the finest Italian stocks.
For many of us, what we wear day-to-day is becoming more relaxed - and if you’ve traditionally been a steady dress shirt wearer, this can pose something of a challenge. At Crane Brothers we’re often asked what are some key pieces to consider building a contemporary wardrobe around, especially with this new paradigm in mind...
John Rykenberg ran a store front and photography studio of Auckland photographers from the late 1950s through until the late 1970s. During that time the studio captured Auckland's daily life and produced a particularly interesting Queen Street series in the 1960s - it probably comes as no surprise thatthere are road works visible in some of...
The Dambusters were legendary for their wartime heroics and a constant source of inspiration for me as a child, raised on a diet of Commando Comics & Airfix Models.