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Book Review and Giveaway: ‘Half A King’ – Joe Abercrombie

In a world saturated with alternative universes within literature, it can be difficult to decide which fantastical sub-world we commit to enter for a few months of our life. No such commitment is necessary for best selling author, Joe Abercrombie’s latest and best novel yet, ‘Half A King’. Months you …



News: Welcome To London: A World of Eating

Those lovely guys over at Herb Lester Associates, who are known for their fabulous city map  guides contained on a single sheet of A3 or A2, have created this rather nice looking city guide that explores the many worlds of food that London has to offer. Known for its …



Lol, so Perf: The Totes Ridictionary

ROFL, TTYL, are you my BFFL? It’s happening. We have a new collection of knowledge to feed off of. The type of knowledge we actually need, thanks to The Totes Ridictionary. This is gorge, totes want it. The Totes Ridictionary is cray-cray, it’s chalk full of every single Twitter-esque verb, …



Project Zoltar, Happy 10th Birthday!

For those of you who may need some educatin’, Project Zoltar is a multi-platform creative collective better known for its own punk-infused Street wear line, Soho-based brick and mortar store and collaborations with the likes of Nike and Frank 151. Look at that, you’re all educated intelligent culture creatures, now.…



MR PORTER Provides A Manual Of Manliness

Are you a man? A man who likes to partake in some of life’s most luxurious, luxuries? Do you need to know how to fight a bad hair day? What about a bear, do you need to fight a bear? If you answered yes, to any of these questions (especially …



Celebrating 10 Years of Y-3

To celebrate a decade of Y-3, the brand have released a limited-edition book taking a tour through their ten innovative years. The pages cover everything from their epic fashion shows, hyper-kinetic ad campaigns to their fusion of style-sport clothing. Rather than chronological format, the chapter reflect a beautifully chaotic mix …



Preview: The Story of Modern Pop Film Season

To accompany the release of Yeah Yeah Yeah: The Story Of Modern Pop, a book by Bob Stanley that tells the chronological story of the modern pop era from its beginnings in the fifties, Stanley is programming a series of pop films this Autumn.

The films include The Very



Notion 065: Facing The Other Way

As Martin Aston takes stock of 4AD in his new book ‘Facing The Other Way’, we speak to Vaughan Oliver, a man as crucial to its legacy as its infamous, reclusive founder Ivo Watts-Russell.

“The visual aesthetic was as crucial as the music.” An opinion perhaps rarely held today, but …


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News: Bompas & Parr announce ‘Tutti Frutti’ book

Consistently fascinated by the weird and wonderful world of Bompas & Parr, we at Notion are delighted to announce the release of Tutti Frutti. The book marks the acclaimed jellymongers’ major installation at Kew Gardens from May til September of this year, incorporating contributions from the world’s leading photographers, …



BEST OF BRITISH: Exploring Gola’s ‘Born in Britain’ Project

We take a look at our favourite five (actually, there’s six – we couldn’t narrow it down) of Gola’s Born in Britain project. Having trawled universities the length and breadth of Britain to find some of the most talented students, Gola have recruited 30 students as brand ambassadors for …