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Rethinking: Woodkid

Reminding ourselves of what one man thought of director Woodkid’s sensational music-video project.

Sat in the Southbank Centre, watching the meticulous maestro soundcheck, Alex Lee Thomson ponders a unique journey from music video director to cinematic soundscape creator that befits a truly unique artist.

Certain artists come and go from …

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Vases for Vase

Vase is a joint creative venture between Jacques Greene, a Montreal-based producer, and Joe Coghill, who had a hand in LuckyMe and affiliated events in Glasgow, who now resides in London. Vase looks to cross lines of medium and expectation and simply release interesting creative work throughout any format that …

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We Heart: Hattie Stewart

The contemporary illustrator is lucky to be working right now: never has our appetite for original imagery been so great, nor are we so excited by it. Not only will your work be tumbld and pinned widely online, our hunger is sated everywhere IRL on walls and in windows. We

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Gia’s new video is not your average ‘girl on girl’ affair.

 

18 year old Gia is not afraid to speak up, playfully challenging any negative perception of homosexual relationships between young females with her delightful, quasi-provocative new video, ‘Only A Girl’. Yes, there’s a bit of steamy kissing in a sauna, the occasional lick of ice cream, and quite a …

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LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA: 14th International Architecture Exhibition – Fundamentals

Every two summers, the sinking city of Venice becomes the most important place in the art world. That’s because it gets taken over by the Venice Biennale; a sprawling, multi-disciplinary, triumphantly international celebration of art. Think Glastonbury-level importance, except everyone is wearing linen trousers and drinking prosecco on a boat.…

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Pharrell: Behind the Scenes on our LA Cover Shoot

So I don’t know if you’ve heard or anything yet, but we’ve only got Pharrell on the cover of the next issue. I mean: Pharrell! Does it get any more exciting? Well, yes actually: while we were shooting him in a picturesque canyon in the hills north of LA earlier …

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Hello Cheeky by Hattie Stewart

We love British illustrator, Hattie Stewart. We love her so much we collaborated with her on Notion issue 66 when we had superbabe Ariana Grande on the cover. A self-professed ‘professional doodler’, Stewart has collaborated with loads of other great people, too, including House of Holland, Marc by Marc …

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Royal Academy of Arts: Annual Auction Fundraiser

The RA are hosting their annual Royal Academy Schools Dinner and Auction and there’s some pretty amazing artwork up for auction. This year, the event will be hosted in the prestigious galleries of Burlington Gardens, and will be led by a new Chair, Rob Suss, Co-founder, Frank-Suss Collection and Chair …

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Jameson Empire Awards x Luke Drozd

Award season is well and truly upon us, and to celebrate the announcement of of the 2014 nominations for the Jameson Empire Awards, the Irish Whiskey company has done something rather cool. They’ve commissioned South London-based illustrator, Luke Drozd, to create a series of rather visually pleasing alternative film …

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Interview: Hattie Stewart x The Art of Football

It’s no secret that us folk over at Notion HQ have been swooning over Hattie Stewart’s illustrations for quite some time now. So much so, we got her to apply her tongue-in-cheek doodles to the cover of our Ariana Grande issue. When we were told about her involvement …

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