Representing the creative future

What is the future of fashion education?

A conversation with curator, artist and writer Georgina Johnson about her new book “The Slow Grind” and how the fashion industry can do better

Jun 2, 2020

Demand anti-racist education

Demand anti-racist education

We need an education that addresses racism DIRECTLY

Jun 2, 2020

Do we need a digital fashion week?

Business insiders are taking their stance on the upcoming digital fashion week in June

May 28, 2020

Is using Instagram as a tool for self promotion right for you?

With the extreme rise of social media use during lockdown, young creatives feel forced to put their work out there. Is it worth it?

May 27, 2020

How does it feel when everyone looks at your job as a hobby?

With the rise of artistic activities as hobbies, we are investigating the effect of “art is for everyone” on the realities of professional creatives

May 26, 2020

“SO CSM”: Are art-school kids a subculture?

Can we talk about an authentic subculture when today’s students need to fit in a system in order to survive?

May 22, 2020

Quarantine Dispatch #7: Struggling with depression pre, during and post lockdown

A Slovenian fashion student describes how it feels when others’ isolation lows are your everyday normal

May 14, 2020

Why are students leaving fashion education?

The potential of losing a generation of designers in relation to graduates and independent brands is widely discussed, but what about those at the start of their education?

May 6, 2020

Quarantine Dispatch #4: I never liked this city

LCF student, Katerina Kondrat, replied to our open call with a poetic journal entry on London

May 4, 2020

Quarantine Dispatch #2: Designing between Wuhan and New York

As part of our series where we share your thoughts and feelings in quarantine, Parsons fashion student Terrence Zhou puts his reality into words

Apr 29, 2020

Quarantine Dispatch #1: Overcoming cancelled aspirations

Designers, art students, tutors and fashion professionals shared with us their thoughts and feelings from lockdown. First up is LCF student Lisa Keane, who is rebuilding her motivation to create again, at home

Apr 28, 2020

Working class fashion students falling through the cracks

Is COVID-19 widening the class gap between fashion students?

Apr 24, 2020

1 Granary

Magazine Issue 6

With unprecedented honesty and depth, 1 Granary Issue 6 dives into the work and lives of fashion designers today. As a response to the construction of desire and personality cults that govern our industry, the magazine steps away from the conventional profiles and editorials, focussing instead on raw work and anonymous, unfiltered testimonies. For the first time ever, readers are given a truthful insight into the process, dreams, fears, hardships, and struggles of today’s creatives.

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