CULTURE

Vacationing in Stockholm with your teens

ART The Snösätra Graffiti Wall of Fame is a good way to experience some contemporary art outside a gallery or museum. The Snösatra Graffiti Wall

You should explore Stockholm’s art scene

GALLERIES If you’re looking to get stuck into some contemporary Scandinavian art, the options are quite literally endless. Must-sees are the Moderna Museet, which  includes the ArkDes (The

Good Press: A Glaswegian Gem

Founded in Glasgow in 2011, Good Press is a volunteer-run organisation promoting and distributing independently-published printed matter.

Octavia Yearwood and The Tranz Form

A new docuseries from artist, author, and motivational speaker Octavia Yearwood delves into the lives of trans people of colour. The first season of The

SAN FRANCISCO

Arguably the dominant force of the West Coast art scene, take a dive into what makes San Francisco such a draw. Bookstore – City Lights

CHICAGO

Navigating the Windy City – a bustling metropolis with a vibe all of its own. Here are some things to check out among the skyscrapers.

Italian Improv: Paolo Camilli

Italian actor/web personality Paolo Camilli has found resounding success for his comedic spin on current events across the social media spectrum.

BARI

The capital of southern Italy’s Puglia region, Bari is where East meets West. Here’s how to explore it. Shop: Corderia 1995 Corderia 1995 is an

COMO

How to chill out in Como, Italy’s tranquil city by the lake. Hotel: Palazzo Albricci Pellegrini Ever get homesick when you travel? Don’t worry, you’ll

LEEDS

The cultural hub of West Yorkshire is rapidly growing and changing. Often neglected in favour of it’s Northern neighbours, here’s our case for a trip

MILAN

Have a taste of La Dolce Vita in the most fashionable, and evolving, city in Italy. Gallery: Fondazione Prada Keen to explore the culture beyond

LECCE

Our recommendations for Lecce, the “Florence of the South”. Museum: Museo Storico Citta’ di Lecce (MUST) Visiting MUST is a must. A former monastery founded

AMSTERDAM

Famous for its winding canals and liberal policy (towards almost everything), Amsterdam is a must-visit for those seeking an intoxicating and surprising city trip. Street

Adam Abdalla and the Art of Doing It All

Adam Abdalla is the founder of New York-based consultancy Cultural Counsel, and is a globally-recognised advisor, public relations and global branding specialist.

BARCELONA

Welcome to the head and heart of Catalonia; here’s where we suggest you start. Hotel: Hotel Brummell A short distance from Montjuïc, in Poble Sec,

BERLIN: Part II

Here’s another nine picks for Berlin, a vibrant city where history meets contemporary counterculture. Read part one of our suggestions here. Restaurant: Restaurant Tim Raue

VIENNA

Travelling to Austria’s capital for a slice of old-world glamour? Here’s what you shouldn’t miss. Restaurant: Steirereck im Stadtpark Steirereck im Stadtpark is a family

STOCKHOLM

Inside Sweden’s archipelago, a heavyweight destination for art and design. Restaurant: Fjäderholmarnas Krog The tiny island of Fjäderholmarna is exceptionally beautiful, and you can hop

BERLIN: Part I

A collision of tastes, disciplines and imaginations from around the world – some of the greatest contemporary art, design, music and cinema has emerged from

A Q&A With Zac and Jay

Zac Alsop and Jamie Rawsthorne have one of the most loyal and dedicated fanbases on the YouTube scene, as creators of The Zac and Jay Show.

From Back Door to Dancefloor: Scott Manson

Scott Manson is a writer and editor with more than 30 years experience, having served as editor of the official magazine for Ministry of Sound, simply titled Ministry.

VENICE

Understanding a city dissected by canals and knitted together by bridges. Hotel: Gritti Palace Built in the 15th century and overlooking the Canal Grande (the

FRONTRUNNER Meets YouTuber Max Fosh

With a loyal fanbase of 159,000 subscribers and his content being seen by over 70 million people across the world, Max Fosh’s videos are more than just entertaining.

Sierra Cortner, Social Media Marketing

So, I’m guessing purple is your favorite color? What significance does the color purple have to you? It’s not my favorite color but I recently

Dana Nehdaran, Painter

What’s something you consider “cool” and how would you classify what cool is? Someone who’s outgoing, laid back, and a smooth talker Would you call

Rameet Chawla, Farmer

Can you tell me a little bit about your role as a farmer. What exactly do you do? Do you own land or animals? I

Amy van Doran, Matchmaker

So as a matchmaker, how would you say one finds compatibility in someone else? I think it’s good to start with having a shared value

Nima Veiseh, Painter

How does your fashion and style reflect who you are as an artist? I’m the founder of a clothing company called “Dress Abstract”, which is

Pajtim Osmanaj, Artist

What colors do you like to wear? I go to both extremes. I’m either super shiny like I’m dressed today. A lot of the times

Blair Quinn, Dancer/Artist/Designer

How would you categorize your style and how does it reflect who you are? My style is very “real”. It represents my feelings and my

Angelik Vizcarrondo-Laboy, Curator

As a curator, what kind of artists do you try to find? At art fairs you can get pretty overwhelmed. So I’m looking for something

Val Monrose, Project Manager

What causes are most important to you and why? Sustainability because there’s only one planet. I do birth photography so I travel around the world seeing the

Stacy Martin, Artist

How would you say your art influences your style? Well my interests are in science and so I think I often use a lot nature-influenced

Anastasia Gudko, Art Management

Tell me a little bit about what you do as an art manager. Basically, I do administrative work for artists so they can focus on

Pola Esther, Photographer

So what kind of stuff do you photographer? Mostly people, but sometimes also plants, flowers, vegetables. But most of the time, there is always some

Rania Cornelia, Art Student

You are an artist…why do you paint? I fell in love with painting since I could ever started drawing as a child. It evokes happiness

Eric Fernandez, Armory Show Staff

How would you classify the general crowd of the Armory show this year? It really depends on the day. The morning crowd is different than the

Stephanie Homa, Artist

What would you say inspires your style and why do you wear all these colors? I’m a color addict, anything bright and colorful inspires what

Nyareeta, Artist

So where are you from? I’m from South Sudan.  Can you tell me a little about what it’s like living there? At the moment, there’s

Anna McDonald, Poet

Tell me about your poetry. I write poems about families and cities. Mostly short lyric poems.  How does your role as a mom impact your artistry and

Priyana Rikhy, Digital Artist/UI Designer

As a student studying art what’s something you learned that challenges you? Digital art just challenges me in general and that’s why I like working

Ari Shaljian, Artist

What would you say influences your style and where did you get the inspiration for your hair? A: I’ve just always been into vibrant colors

Tucker Robbins, Artist and Activist

Can you tell me a little about the project you’re doing in Puerto Rico to help with earthquake relief and how it relates to art?

Phoebe Boswell, Artist

So what would you say inspires your art? Not having a place to go, a sense of trying to find what is “home”, and also

Mark Carrasquillo, Makeup Artist

Is there anyone in particular who influences your style? Michael Clark, he’s a dancer. Are you also a dancer? No, I wish. What would you

Yuan Fang, Artist 

What genre of art do you do? Abstract. How would you say you get inspiration for your art? I love modernism and modernistic interior home design. 

Erika Hodges, Writer/Performance Artist

What do you write about? Right now I’m writing about intimacy inside of capitalism and how we can transform that into new ways of living.

Capone Noel, Designer

What inspires and influences your style? Definitely right now, eclectic vibes from the 60s and 70s.  Where do you think fashion is headed right now?

Eileen Caufield, Model

Where are you from and what do you do? LA and I’m a model So what would you say is culturally different from LA and

Sinjun Strom, Photographer

So what kind of things do you photograph? Things I experience, set designs, clothing I create, etc. How would you classify what is “good” photography?

Jhenelle Hill, Hair and Makeup stylist

You’re a big fashionista…how would you classify your style? Right now I’m sporting the equestrian, Ralph Lauren look. For the winter I love over-the-knee boots.

The HEKLER Collective

HEKLER is a New York-based artist collective founded in 2016 by Nataša Prljević, Joshua Nierodzinski, and Jelena Prljevic.  The name HEKLER not only references the English definition of disruption, but also is the Serbo-Croatian word for the communal act of crocheting, and slang for the sound of rapid fire from an assault rifle.

Special Guest Post: Stanley Kubrick at The Design Museum, London

Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition finds a home at London’s Design Museum in Holland Park. The UK arrival of this much-vaunted exhibition is fitting as its subject spent most of his career living and working in Britain in to escape the onerous controls of the Hollywood studio system.

Kenice Miller, Chef

Knowing you’re a dancer,  how would you say movement influences your style? Regardless of what I’m wearing or where I’m going I always want to

Abigail Sickinger, Kavista

Can you tell me exactly what you do with Kava? Yes, so I serve Kava which is a plant medicine from the South Pacific islands.

Jessie Salinas, Artist

How as an artist does your style get inspired?I’m pretty open-minded in terms of how I get inspired artistically, there’s a lot of diversity to

Esther Wolf, Painter

What inspires you as an artist? Your style, your colors, etc? I’m very inspired by women’s issues, especially issues that I’ve faced including body focused

Jamie Colder, Musician

So as a musician where do you think the industry is going right now? There’s more authenticity and less about the “image”. It’s about expressing

7 Essential Books By Contemporary African American Artists

These seven books reflect the creative output of seven iconic African American artists. Our list also includes an extra entry with the catalogue for the 2017 blockbuster exhibition ‘Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power’ at Tate Modern

Ebony Brown, Artist/Designer

How do your paintings influence your designs and fashion line?My painting allow me to develop a bigger scope of color, texture, energy. The colors are

Nova Zef, Rapper

How do you feel like you can represent female rappers today?I feel like I can show other female rappers that it is possible to have

Nadine Olmo, Dancer

What kind of dance do you do?I consider myself a free spirit so that is reflective in my dance style. I do a lot of

6 Books By Pioneering LGBTQIA Artists

These 6 books are Frontrunner’s picks by artists from across the LGBTQIA spectrum; artists whose gender and sexual identities have informed their practices and shaped

Avina-Kei, Lawyer

How do you think we’ve evolved in our understanding and acceptance of “queer”?Rather than an evolution, we’re realizing that there’s more of a spectrum and

Chris Lavish, Fashion Personality

Which fashion lines do you mostly attire yourself in?I mostly wear the clothes of designers I collaborate with. Models should only wear the clothing of

Amber Edge, Make Up Artist

What are some of your favorite makeup brands and why? I used to love NARS but not anymore because they’re no longer animal testing free

Shaolin, Designer

Growing up in the 60s, what are some things that have changed in the fashion world? Everything is a lot more comfortable. But now I

Maeve Laveau, Artist

So coming from London how do you feel like the energy of NYC is different? There’s a hunger here. To always be doing better, to

Nicolina Tyler, Artist

Performance art is the nouveau trend, why do you think this is? Because it brings people together interactively in unusual ways and it makes people

Marta, Student

Being originally from Lithuania what are your thoughts about being a student in NYC? I come from a city as well so it’s not a

Evan Forman, Engineering Student

What’s a fad that you’ve noticed or are trying to keep up with? I don’t really keep up with fads. I just try to follow

Alana Sola, Fashion Designer

What would you say the “scene” look is right now?  I think it is more eclectic and individualistic mixing different vibes all at once. That

Akeem Duncan, Poet and Publisher

As someone who’s made it in the industry what would you say is good advice for someone looking to get into the creative arts? It

Marquis Maitland, Model

What are the biggest challenges about being in the modeling industry right now? The way you take criticism can really make you feel either empowered

Hannah Deaver, Fashion Executive

As someone working in fashion, what’s the biggest trend you’ve noticed?Mixing high end and low level fashion. People I work with at Saks for example

Gunnar Kortenbach, Artist

What kind of style are you most influenced by? I have a very heavy vintage influence. My family is in the “antiques” so I’ve always

Margeaux Simms, Singer-Songwriter & DJ

Where do you get the inspiration for your style? Other artist’s fashion. Like I love Erykah Badu, I think she’s basically a queen. I love

Paige Esterly, Playwright

Q: As a playwright, what do you think are some pertinent topics that should be addressed on Broadway that are relevant to society right now?A: Hamilton

Pam Tietze: h0les eyewear

Pam Tietze is an interdisciplinary artist, creative director, filmmaker, and designer based Brooklyn, NY. She is comfortable working in multiple mediums as demonstrated by her latest project: Høles Eyewear.