In the name of digital innovation, the first e-commerce retailer to bring us Google Glass is of course MR PORTER. The online mogul is the first and only UK stockist. The device is available via three bundles which include a frame, Glass and UV lens clip, 12GB memory, synced with Google Cloud storage.
Aesthetically, the device has been curated to be as seamless and classic as possible and if you look at the video that the MR PORTER team have created to represent Google Glass, it truly shows how society can (a) benefit from the technology and (b) how non-intrustive it is visually.
As premiered just now on NOWNESS, here it eh first in a trilogy of videos from Jay-Z and Beyonce playing two American outlaws and directed by the New York-based filmmaker and photographer Dikayl Rimmasch with a gripping soundtrack by Ennio Morricone.
The visuals first apppeared on the Mr and Mrs Carter On the Run world tour and act as a pseudo sequel to the Melina Matsoukas trailer that we saw a few months back. Read a Q&A with director Dikayl Rimmasch here.
Reworked for Royksopp’s album, here is Monument featuring Robyn – The Inevitable End Version. The saxophone has gone, which certainly takes the track to a darker place, and retains a much more Royksopp aesthetic.
Experiencing the creative process and journey of this brilliantly executed piece of content coming to life was quite something. A NEW DAWN is a short conceptual film directed by Norbert Schoerner, creatively directed by Katie Grand and produced by Oz Thakkar for LOVE Magazine. If you have seen Norbert and Oz’s MADE, you’ll understand the creative synergy between the two stories. A NEW DAWN sees model Issa Lish take an enigmatic journey from light to dark and dark to light, dressed fully in Jason Wu’s collection for Boss.
The fashion world’s premiere dark illustrator, Achraf Amiri is launching the first issue of his highly anticipated print magazine, ILLUSTRASHION. Building on from his digital presence, collaborations, eponymous celebrity portraits and art exhibitions, ILLUSTRASHION magazine — the zero issue, “MYTH” will finally be released.
The magazine will be launched publicly on 20 September and provides an incredible platform for emerging artists and illustrators all over the world. The debut issue features cover star Jonathan Guijarro.