Pelican Books Take Flight Again


Words by Elizabeth Pollard With an ambition to make books accessible to the masses, at their launch in 1937, Pelican are famous for reducing the price barrier of books to the cost of a packet of cigarettes; ‘We…believed in the existence in this country of a vast reading public for intelligent books at a low […]



All images courtesy of Words by Elizabeth Pollard There is nothing more French than Parisian design newbie, Jacquemus; from the art direction of his fashion films to minimalist silhouettes and bold, classic use of colour. Waif-like girls with long unbrushed hair and cigarettes glued to their fingers, model his trendy, contemporary sports wear. Blocks […]

Fort Standard


All Images Courtesy of Words by Elizabeth Pollard Industrial design studio, Fort Standard, produce beautiful, contemporary products and furniture. It is the ethos of founders, Gregory Buntain and Ian Collings, to produce ‘smarter products that exemplify an understanding of materials and the balance between form and function.’ Despite, the simple, minimal aesthetic, this studio is […]

Seek No Further


Photographs: Seek No Further by Fruit of the Loom Words by Elizabeth Pollard From the people who made the t-shirts and sweatshirts used by every Brownie troop, charity run and souvenir shop in the world to print their original designs, comes a new premium line; Seek No Further. And it’s actually really bloody nice! Essentially […]