"It should be visceral and exciting. It should be a dramatic experience. It should be thrilling."*

Mode Depesche #9 - Craft

Posted: Mai 31st, 2009 | Author: dk | Filed under: Fashion | 15 Comments »

THE BODYBUILDER Tailor of Heavenly Curves // SHOPLIFTER // SANDRA BACKLUND With Mighty Needles // DREAM MACHINE // LAMENTATIONS ON THE RAG TRADE // META-FASHION // EXPANDED FASHION  Maison Martin Margiela // For Always, Please! 














Mode Depesche                            
Mauritiuswall 76-78
50676 Köln

How to get it
Mode Depesche is now available in Europe, the USA and Japan
Please feel free to contact us for a retail outlet near you: info@modedepesche.de  

Mode Depesche communicates fashion. It uses a language that is articulate, reflective and ironic, combined with top-notch illustration and photographic contributions that are poetic, clever, humorous and imaginative to do justice to the many-facetted fashion cosmos. Although Mode Depesche defines itself as a fashion-philosophical publication, readers require no previous or specialized knowledge to comprehend or be stimulated by its contents. Needless to say, the editorial focus goes way beyond declaring red to be the new black or celebrating the comeback of the miniskirt. Fashion has more to say and its function is far more profound than that.

Mode Depesche turns its back on the banality of the fashion magazine canon, instead exploring questions of identity, personality and society as reflected in fashion, initiating a dialogue with aficionados of a clearly defined, strong and independent fashion expression. We have created our fashion fanzine as the ideal platform for this endeavor: here we allow ourselves the freedom to ignore purely commercial considerations and to approach fashion as an affaire of the heart.

A main theme is chosen for each edition; a leitmotif that informs and inspires all its contents. Articles and photographic essays, drawings and interviews each illuminate what is inevitably a complex subject from a slightly different angle and in a uniquely individual voice. The result is prism as opposed to pigeonhole. Mode Depesche is not averse to fashion forecasting either, tracking the current shows and presentations to let readers know what is “coming soon”; it also features the new silhouettes of designers with an especially expressive, exciting fashion voice.

Mode Depesche owes the wide range of vantage points, insight, and inventiveness found in its pages to contributors from across a broad spectrum of disciplines - often well beyond the confines of the fashion sector. Mode Depesche is pleased to invite a discerning public to join us in taking a refined, eclectic, witty and loving look at our object of fascination: fashion.


Little White Lies #23 - The Star Trek Issue

Posted: Mai 30th, 2009 | Author: dk | Filed under: Film | 8 Comments »

HENRY SELICK follows Coraline down the rabbit hole // KEN LOACH is Looking For Eric, Sam Raimi screams Drag Me To Hell // CLAUDE CHABROL repairs The Girl Cut In Two // DITO MONTIEL gets done for Fighting // MICHAEL CAINE asks Is Anybody There? // FERNANDO EIMBCKE takes a trip to Lake Tahoe // and CHARLIE KAUFMAN gets poetic in Synecdoche, New York.

Little White Lies Magazine
Studio 209
Curtain House
134-146 Curtain Road
London EC2A 3AR







LWLies is a bi-monthly, independent movie magazine that features cutting edge writing, illustration and photography to get under the skin of cinema.
Because movies don’t exist in a vacuum, we venture beyond the boundaries of the big screen, exploring the worlds of music, art, politics and pop culture to inform and illuminate the medium we love.






Bold, beautiful and unique, LWLies is a magazine on a mission – to reshape the debate across the movie landscape. - LWLies



Posted: Mai 27th, 2009 | Author: dk | Filed under: Architecture, Art, Fashion, Film, Music | 19 Comments »

Parties VMAN and Ford heat up the ice; V keeps it cool at South by Southwest Teaches of Beaches Skin is always in: an illustrated history of the swimsuit Where Were You…In A Swimsuit A few friends share pictures from those summer days in the sun The Places They’ll Go V and VMAN show the world what a real model search looks like Heroes Daryl Hannah defined the ’80s bombshell; Neneh Cherry broke ground with her multiculti music; for Thierry Mugler, the future is now Light Years Suicide’s Alan Vega shows off his art at a retrospective in Lyon Lust For Life Nan Goldin shoots the bright young stars of Gaspar Noé’s latest film Where We Were A satirical, behind-the-scenes “review” of next month’s Art Basel Work In Progress Jason Schmidt photographs artists Christian Holstad, Michael Bilsborough, and Thomas Hirschhorn House of Chanel Iman Star model Chanel Iman makes it big on the small screen  Suddenly This Summer… Everything you need to be in the know this season I’ll Take Manhattan Giorgio Armani aims high with his luxurious new Fifth Avenue flagship Red Hot Rockin’ Summer Seven acts from South by Southwest who are making it big in 2009 Take A Look At Pre-Fall Right now you’re looking good in that skimpy bikini, but Pre-Fall is just around the corner Step Into Pre-Fall Trade in those sandals for an autumn-ready heel V-Bay This summer, match the bright days with even brighter accessories New York Minute Miguel Villalobos goes backstage at New York fashion week for a sneak peek at Fall’s sharpest looks V-Mail Nothing beats summer in Rio. Except maybe finding a Brazilian stunner to spend it with

11 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10013

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Magazine was launched in September 1999 as the younger sibling publication to the limited-edition quarterlyVisionaire. If Visionaire is a couture book, V is ready-to-wear. V is large-format and visually-driven, international in scope and collaborative in spirit. V is a magazine about fashion with a capital F and all the things that go with it: art, music, film, architecture…you name it. Before V was put into print, we thought of it this way: Imagine a wall of forty-four televisions, each tuned to a different station. Today you would need a wall of 250 televisions, but it’s still a good way to think of the insane and unpredictable mix of people, places, and things that V celebrates in its pages. V is a place where uptown meets downtown, celebrities mingle with total unknowns, high art converses with underground culture. Chic, wacky, fun, fabulous…in a letter: V.     (-V Magazine)


Yummy #3

Posted: Mai 27th, 2009 | Author: dk | Filed under: Design, Food & Drink | 10 Comments »

CONTENTS : Lee Miller // Christophe Adam // Frédérick Grasset-Hermé // portraits // le Burger King // Serge Merbu // Keiichi is happy // instantanés Tokyo, San Francisco // La poutine //video game // Eiko Maekawa..  

9, Boulevard Ornano
75018 Paris









Le premier magazine international entièrement consacré au design de la junk food*

180 pages / 1000 exemplaires numérotés / 30€

Retrouvez Yummy à Paris chez Colette, Palais de Tokyo, Ofr, la Hune, Lazy dog.
A Bruxelles chez Alice Gallery
A Londres chez Ofr, Nog Gallery, No one.
A Amsterdam chez Athenaum books.

*délices industriels, conditionnés et séducteurs


8 Magazine #25

Posted: Mai 25th, 2009 | Author: dk | Filed under: Design, Literature, Photography | 18 Comments »

NEW ISSUE features: Simon Roberts // Chris Killip // Adam Patterson // Cedric Gerbehaye // Peyman Hooshmanzadeh // Reinaldo Loureiro // Muge // Chloe Sells // Aaron Schuman // The Side Archive // Ghaith Abdul Ahad // David Gray // The poems of Alexander Theroux (written especially for 8!) // And interviews with: Michael Nyman // Geert van Kesteren // Jeff Ladd // Peter Beaumont // Jen Bekman // Plus our usual mix of book and exhibition reviews, columns AND a special, top-secret insert.

Jon Levy

8 Magazine Offices
1-5 Honduras Street,
London EC1Y 0TH
E- info[at]foto8[dot]com 

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8 Magazine, established in 2001, is the UK’s fastest growing publication of photojournalism. The magazine’s focus is on independent reporting, presented to its readers in a high-quality engaging print format. 
8 represents the highest standards in both physical production and intellectual content. The publication features challenging and inspiring photo stories by the world’s leading photography talents. Topical essays and columns by established writers convey incisive commentary and personal points of view. 


8, having just finished its 25th issue, represents the very best in design and print and follows a graphic format that uses the medium of the printed page to its fullest. Published biannually, 8 Magazine looks beneath the surface and shines a spotlight on the issues that shape our world. - 8 Magazine



Posted: Mai 21st, 2009 | Author: dk | Filed under: Culture, Fashion | 11 Comments »


“I love to learn from things I can’t appreciate.”

Kai von Rabenau


Naunynstrasse 80
10997 Berlin

How to get it
mono.kultur appears quarterly. In English for Germany and the rest of the world. Available in selected bookshops across Europe and beyond. 
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“mono.kultur is a new interview magazine from Berlin. Questions and answers. Conversations with the interesting few. In full length and depth, extensive and unfiltered.
mono.kultur deals with art and culture – or rather with the people who make them happen. In the foreground is music, film, literature. And image. And architecture. And media. But behind them is a creative mind.

mono.kultur features one interview per issue, no more no less. Carefully selected and designed. No distractions, no gossip, no trendscouting. Instead we offer opinions, experiences, lives.” - mono.kultur


GOOD #015: The Transportation Issue

Posted: Mai 17th, 2009 | Author: dk | Filed under: Culture | 16 Comments »

At the 1939 New York World’s Fair, despite a rapidly worsening global crisis, the focus was on the future. In particular, an exhibit called Futurama dazzled visitors with a vision of sparkling suburbs, massive highways, and a car for every American. The exhibit was sponsored by General Motors and its predictions have largely come to pass.          

Seventy years later, in the midst of another crisis, there has been a sudden realization that GM’s model is not the best option—indeed, by the time you read this, GM might no longer exist. Futurama’s idyllic vision became a future of traffic, pollution, and inefficiency, problems so deep that we cannot fix them by simple incremental improvements. We need new models; the old ones are obsolete.

In Issue 015 you will find drastic rethinking of how we move around, how we design our cities, and how we power our vehicles. Consider this our 21st-century Futurama. - GOOD

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GOOD is distributed nationally and can be found in every Barnes and Noble, Borders, and Whole Foods locations, as well as many independent bookstores and retailers.
Custom-published content produced by GOOD has also been distributed nationally through Starbucks and in The New York TImes. 

What is GOOD?
GOOD is the integrated media platform for people who want to live well and do good. We are a company and community for the people, businesses, and NGOs moving the world forward. GOOD’s mission is to provide content, experiences, and utilities to serve this community. 








GOOD currently produces a website, videos, live events, and a print magazine. Launched in September 2006, the company has garnered praise for its unique editorial perspective and fresh visual aesthetic and is quickly positioning itself as a significant new voice in our culture.



Posted: Mai 13th, 2009 | Author: dk | Filed under: Culture, Film, Music | 21 Comments »

CONTENT ISSUE #22: Bruce Webber - Film Interview //  Yayoi Kusama - Documentary // The Last Shadow Puppets - Film Interview // First Place - Short Film // The Notwist - Music Video // Claire De Rouen // meet Micachu - Specialten Session // Ana Begins - Film Interview // Sigur Rós - Music Video // Fear{s} Of The Dark - Film Preview // Cut Copy - Music Video // Bon Iver - Music Video // The Object - Short Film // Blindness Of The Woods - Short Film // Closing Time - Documentary // Puppet Boy - Short Film // Drift - Short Film // and more… 

Specialten Publishing
122 Holland Park Avenue
W11 4UA

How to get it
Specialten can be found in Art Galleries, Bookstores, Record stores, fashion boutiques and better newsstands worldwide.






‘Specialten’ the bi-monthly publication on DVD, was founded in 2002 by Marcus Black and Fabio Sebastianelli.

The magazine itself is a unique format made up of a heavy card gatefold cover that in one side holds a colour booklet of 24 pages, displaying artwork and illustration relevant to the issue. On the other side, the cover holds a print on A4 card that is submitted by a designer, illustrator, photographer or artist. Each of these prints is exclusive to Specialten and has previously included work from Jamie Hewlett, OBEY, Terry Gilliam, SSSR, among others. Together with this print is the DVD itself.

At around 2 hours in length, each issue includes music video, interviews, documentaries and short films. These have covered artists and musicians ranging from Bonnie Prince Billy, to Be Your Own Pet, from Don Letts to Cat Power. There have been features with directors such as Terry Gilliam, actor Samantha Morton, award-winning films from Cannes, Sundance, BAFTA, Berlin and Toronto festivals.

The genre of Specialten remains as undefined as it did from the beginning, it’s mantra though, is still the same, and “If the piece is interesting and fulfilling for us and our viewers we will run it.” Within two years Specialten has received accolades from fellow Publications such as Dazed & Confused, Visionaire, Creative Review and Atmosphere. From organisations such as Saatchi & Saatchi, Weiden & Kennedy, Gorillaz, Tartan Films and from individuals as diverse as Sir Paul Smith, PJ Harvey, Daniel Johnston and Michel Gondry.

At launch, a small network of outlets internationally including, Colette Paris, Bonjour Records Japan, The ICA, Tate Modern, Magma, Fopp, Paul Smith and Dover Street Market in London stocked Specialten. Currently distributed jointly by Comag and Sebastianelli & Black inc, Specialten can be found in Art Galleries, Bookstores, Record stores, fashion boutiques and better newsstands worldwide.

Staying true to it’s original conception, the magazine ‘Specialten’ does not rely on advertising for it’s existence, it also continues to commission a different designer for each issue to create and implement it’s look, as a result there is no consistent logo, masthead, font or typeface, just each issue a completely new version of the last. Both Sebastianelli and Black believe that this rule helps to keep the publication a valued archive and reference object. - from SPECIALTEN


IdN #v16n2: Illustration Special

Posted: Mai 12th, 2009 | Author: dk | Filed under: Design | 23 Comments »

THE JOYS OF BEING HANDS-ON: Scott Barry / Jeffrey Bowman / Mike Harrison / Bernardo Henning “Maybe” / Good Wives and Warriors / Lily Lin / Mike Perry / Danny Sangra / Anna Taratiel aka OVNI // ANIMATE THIS! Nexus Productions / Studio aka // A DIFFERENT KIND OF “IDEAL HOMES” EXHIBITION: The Corderie in the Arsenale / Roma Interrotta and Uneternal City / Padiglione Italia // I WANT MY MTV! Black Dog Films / FilmTecknarna / Krozm / Jonas and François // MORE A CURATORIAL COLLECTIVE THAN AN OLD-FASHIONED AGENCY: STUDIO NEWWORK / Mike Tucker / Fontaine Anderson / Nikolay Saveliev / Marie Hugo / Micah Lidberg // PAPER, SCISSORS, GARMENT: Vassilis Zidianakis (Atopos) // A HARD RAIN’S A-GONNA FALL: David Cage (Quantic Dream)

Systems Design Ltd
4th Floor, Jonsim Place
228 Queen’s Road East
WanChai, Hong Kong
Hong Kong








IdN magazine is an international publication for creative people on a mission to amplify and unify the design community. It has been an active organiser of many design-related events. It is devoted to bringing designers from around the globe together to communicate with, learn from and inspire one another. It has truly become what the initials of its title proclaim it to be — an international designers’ network. – IdN


GUDBERG #6 / collecting

Posted: Mai 10th, 2009 | Author: dk | Filed under: Art, Design, Economy, Photography | 12 Comments »


Mittelweg 10
20148 Hamburg
Agentur - Verlag - Galeria.
Email: grafik[at]gudberg.de

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GUDBERG - independent magazine for art, graphic, design & photography.
Four issues per year, spring, summer, autumn and winter. One major topic, which is keeping together the articles. The content is created by the GUDBERG graphic team and other creative heads who live, work and party around us and we admire for their works. It’s a ramble through the international art scene.
Ever changing, ever unique and at special places on our planet you are able to find the GUDBERG magazine – if you do not subscribe it. The GUDBERG magazine is for free. Just to be found in galeries, book-stores, design-offices, agencies, cafés or hotels worldwide.
As a limited edition of 2000 copies. Once they are gone, they are gone.