The Rosen Touch

It’s Market Week and the clean, light-filled headquarters of Theory are abuzz with staff and buyers. Andrew Rosen sits in his office, where the...

How Thomas Persson made Acne Paper ‘museum quality’

In a sea of publications that have come to prominence since the 2000’s, Acne Paper stands head and shoulders above any other post-millennial fashion periodical. Why? Simply because of the fact that it didn’t really cover fashion, or Acne for that matter, and instead dedicated luxuriously long features and editorials to 'museum quality' content – doing so by digging past the pretty surface and delving deep into the history of culture.

Sandy Powell: Behind the Silver Screen

*This feature originally appears in 1 Granary Issue 3: Dazzling in an age of austerity Sandy Powell avoids clichés. “I grew up in Brixton and Clapham...

The Good Stuff: Simon Foxton

*This article originally appears in Issue 2 of 1 Granary Magazine To be honest, the extent of his kindly demeanour, with his soft-spoken Northern accent...

Help save the Meadham Kirchhoff archive

Since the closure of their brand last year, a variety of developments surrounding MK have made fashion headlines -- most of them centered around...

AI WEI WEI: BEHIND THE WALL

There is a building complex in Beijing that looks like a fortress – or, perhaps, a prison. Either way, it’s not a place that looks conducive to creativity. Yet, behind its concrete walls sits the equally controversial and celebrated artist, Ai Weiwei, with his team, and his roving family of cats. It’s also where Tom Wu, a former Central Saint Martins design student, completed a four-week internship last year. On top of the valuable technical skills he learned from Ai during his stint, the famed provocateur also gave Wu, of all things, a haircut.

Sarah Mower: On a mission to support emerging designers

This article originally appeared in 1 Granary Issue 3 Whether she likes it or not, Sarah Mower is someone that has become intertwined in the...

Fashion Law 101, as explained by Hugh Devlin

*This interview first appeared in the third issue of 1 Granary. Think of a fashion news story. Whether it’s conglomerates like LVMH or Kering investing...

Etienne Russo on the relevance of runway shows

A fashion show is the sublimation of a designer’s work, and yet it seems that at present time, the industry is consumed by a...

Tits Up!

Misha Venter, one of the brightest-shining stars of this year’s BA Jewellery cohort, hails from Johannesburg, South Africa. Underwhelmed by the design education options of her local area, she was passionately looking to experience an entirely new setting if given the opportunity. “I’m very lucky that my parents were pushing me to leave,” she reflects. “I didn’t even know that jewellery design was a course that existed the way it does at Central Saint Martins.”

Lotta Volkova: CSM, Vetements, Balenciaga

Lotta Volkova is everywhere. Be it her face printed on the pages of Vogue's March edition, shot by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin,...

Breakfast on Pluto with Henrik Vibskov

Henrik Vibskov should be the product of the Central Saint Martins dream - a fashion designer who does more than just design, who works...