We love… 125 Years of National Geographic -

Celebrating 125 years of breathtaking photography and thought-provoking stories this year, National Geographic has recently published a limited edition tome with Taschen, enabling readers and fans to journey through the archives of this renowned global magazine. Called Around the World in 125 Years, the three-part book features hundreds of rare and previously unpublished photographs and visual essays, in black-and-white and color ...
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Christmas Goodwill: Rankin & Others Auction Baubles for Charity on eBay

Tis the season of goodwill, and with that in mind, a number of high-profile creative folk have come together to raise money for less-fortunate children this Christmas, by custom-designing a festive tree decoration for auction on Ebay. Rankin Proceeds from the auction will be donated entirely to London-based charity, Kids Company, which provides practical and emotional support to children living in cities ...
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Creative Promise: The Secret Collection by Fabrica in Beirut

Italian design studio, Fabrica has recently installed an exhibition at the Carwan Gallery in Beirut, which takes inspiration from Middle Eastern craft heritage and contemporary culture. Called "The Secret Collection," each design piece in the range stems from a collaboration between an emerging, young designer and a local craftsman, resulting in “a unique international vision and interpretation of the Lebanese way ...
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Lifestyle Trends: Creative Exploration with Another Escape

We love this new biannual magazine, and respective website by editor Rachel Maria Taylor and creative director Jody Daunton, which celebrates creative and honest individuals who explore and follow their personal aspirations. Called Another Escape, the magazine comes out of Bristol – following in the footsteps of Stylesight favorite, Cereal Magazine. For the second issue - recently published, and now available to purchase via the ...
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What’s On January: The Festival of Imagination at Selfridges

To kick start the new year in good spirits, famed London department store, Selfridges is hosting a festival to explore the creative mind, and the ways imagination and wonder can enable innovative thought. "Imagination is the mother of originality, we encourage imagination in every way possible." Harry Gordon Selfridge  Called The Festival of Imagination, this impressive series of events, interactive talks and performances ...
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Wearable Futures: Two Day Conference at Ravensbourne in London

The Wearable Futures conference took place at Ravensbourne University last week, with more than 50 speakers and 300 audience members in attendance. Held over two days, the conference provided insight into wearable technology as it stands today, and more importantly, its future - including its vast potential beyond the body. The conference and its parallel workshops provided a highly relevant platform for ...
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NEW YORK: The Holiday Workshop

Longtime friends and designers Bronson van Wyck and Celerie Kemble have unveiled their latest collaboration, The Holiday Workshop. Located in an Upper East Side townhouse, this intimate space creates a magical backdrop to display the wares housed within.
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Something for the Weekend: The Long Good Read

A new printed newspaper concept, in collaboration with British newspaper The Guardian and The Newspaper Club, places importance on in-depth news stories, and features that sometimes get lost or missed by readers while browsing the Internet each day. Called The Long Good Read, the project is the brainchild of former Guardian employee Dan Catt, and was actually launched as a web-based ...
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Contemporary Craft: Japanese Folk Art at the Pace Gallery in London

A fascinating exhibition, currently showing at the Pace Gallery in London, explores the historical Japanese folk craft movement, Mingei through a series of sculpture, painting, ceramic and textile works. “Dishonesty, depravity, and luxury - this is what Mingei objects must avoid at all costs; all that is natural, sincere, safe and simple – these are the characteristics of Mingei art.” - Sōetsu ...
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We love… Tree of Light by Droog in Amsterdam

In time for the Christmas festivities this month, Dutch design studio, Droog, has installed an impressive holographic tree in the foyer of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Gargantuan in size, the tree is said to be “the largest holographic projection of a classic Christmas tree,” according to Droog, and will be on display at Amsterdam’s recently renovated museum until January 6, 2014. Renowned ...
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A Journey through Taste: “Time” by Inventory at Art Basel Miami Beach

Our editors have just returned from another inspiring edition of the DesignMiami/ and Art Basel Miami Beach fairs, and while traversing Miami’s upcoming Design District area, they stumbled across an installation by design collective Inventory exploring notions of time through food and design. Studio Appétit Entitled "Time", the show was the collective’s fourth in the series since launching in 2010, and featured a number of designers that Stylesight has ...
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SINGAPORE: Singapore Biennale Celebrates Contemporary Southeast Asian Art

The fourth edition of the Singapore Biennale, the country’s leading art platform for contemporary art, is currently open at the Singapore Art Museum. Titled If The World Changed, the eclectic selection of artists showcasing their work were asked to explore the world we live in today and of the future. Work by 82 artists and artist collectives from 13 different ...
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Live from Design Miami/ & Art Basel Miami Beach

The Stylesight Lifestyle & Culture team is currently in Miami – reporting live from the ninth edition of this prestigious, global forum for contemporary design, which runs concurrently with Art Basel Miami Beach. Zhu Jinshi at the Rubell Family Collection Taking over the Miami Beach area of the city each December, the prestigious Design Miami/ fair features an extensive program of gallery ...
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What’s On This Weekend: Warp x Jeremy Deller at the Tate Britain

This Friday, music lovers and rave aficionados can take a nostalgic and exciting journey through the history of British, underground dance culture, as part of a night of free, live performances and installations at the Tate Britain in London. WARP x TATE is an explosive collaboration between the British independent record label and contemporary artist Jeremy Deller, who we featured earlier ...
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Scented Memory: Maison Martin Margiela’s SHOWcabinet for SHOWstudio

A new exhibition at SHOWstudio’s shop in Knightsbridge explores the relationship between scent and human memory. Opened last Thursday, the "Smells Like Memories" installation is is a collaboration between Belgian, fashion powerhouse, Maison Martin Margiela, and online fashion and film platform SHOWstudio (as part of their SHOWcabinet series) which explores “the pivotal role of scent in triggering reminiscence." Alongside perfumes from Margiela’s ...
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