I am a fan of commercial art and general britishness but I must say that I have developed a strong dislike to Keep Calm and Carry On as a graphic device on (it seems) nearly everything. At the risk of sounding like a design snob, who cares: Have an original thought people. There are hundreds of young artists out there: Go to Artspace and buy a multiple or better still a gallery opening and buy an original work on paper. I can assure you that Keep Calm and Carry On will not appreciate in value. It is the new Fido Dido. The tipping point has come and gone so stop being calm and definitely move on.
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.