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The Unit London & SHELTER are Helping Everyone Find Their Utopia

Everyone has their own vision of what Utopia should be. For me, Utopia is a cabin in the mountains, with a river, and an open bar. It’s a simple Utopia. Nothing flashy, except for the top-shelf liquor behind the bar. There are those of us for who Utopia would be …


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News: ‘The Many Faces of Bowie’ by Opera Gallery London

Running from June 21st to August 31st, Opera Gallery London presents an incredible contemporary group exhibition, The Many Faces of Bowie. Especially commissioned by director and curator Jean-David Malat, the Gallery’s finest contemporary artists – including Mr Brainwash, Joe Black and Nick Gentry – have created one-off masterpieces …



Art Preview: Phlegm at Canal Mills

Located in Leeds, Canal Mills has welcomed and celebrated all forms of artistic expression since its inception in September 2012. Together with curators Unit44, Canal Mills is pleased to announce its first permanent installation: an exhibition from acclaimed muralist Phlegm. The bizarrely cartoony but hauntingly enchanting mural from …



Preview: Moniker Art Fair 2012

Now in its third year, the Moniker Art Fair – sponsored by Boxfresh – returns to the Village Underground this week; running from the 11th to 14th of October.

The event is set to be focused on installations this time round and will feature the work of a wide number …



Boardwomen: Lisa Whitaker

Lisa is an American skateboarder and founder of the Girls Skate Network, a website where you can find all things about women in skateboarding. Lisa explains the origins and purpose of the website, her childhood and skateboarding, as well as giving her opinions as to why the industry is



Hub: Challenge the Obvious

Dutch footwear brand HUB have joined forces with street artists Dre Urhahn and Jeroen Koolhaas, aka Haas & Hahn, for the first in a series of documentaries inspired by the company’s ‘Challenge the Obvious’ motto.

The 30-minute short film, which documents Urhahn and Koolhaas’ endeavours to utilise art as …



Boardwomen: An Introduction

Inspired by a resurgent skate community and a series of exciting projects, we dispatched our Culture Correspondent Nina Hoogstraate to investigate the other side of skateboarding – the women. Were they (as with other sports) sidelined as per tradition, or did skateboarding offer a forward-thinking and equality-driven environment in which



Peroni Vivi in Stile

Vivi in Stile (iTunes / Google play), the lifestyle app, is an Italian style guide brought to you by Peroni Nastro Azzurro. Discover the best your city has to offer, from award winning restaurants and hidden coffee bars to exclusive events, galleries and openings. Vivi in Stile helps …


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Interview: Maximilian Wiedemann

PlanetNotion sits down for a chat with artist Maximilian Wiedemann about graffiti, fame and why Miami is the best place on Earth for street art.

Planet Notion: Where did you grow up?

Maximilian Wiedemann: I grew up in Düsseldorf, Germany

PN: What, or who, influenced you to pick up a


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NYC baby: LACOSTE L!VE lovin’

This Spring 2012 sees the infamous and elegantly sharp and smart brand of Lacoste embrace New York City and all its talents. Creating a campaign for SS12 with photographer Mark Hunter (aka. The CobraSnake), 3 ‘soon to be big’ young creatives are being photographed and street casted in Brooklyn. It …