The Pop Manifesto No. 7

Aussie webzine founders discuss bi-hemisphere collaboration, their DIY publishing ethos and site-crashing mixtapes

In its most recent incarnation, The Pop Manifesto hovers between its origins as a ‘zine and tastemaking publication that traces the leading edge of graphic design. Focusing on Japan, the latest issue includes both a round up of under-the-radar creative Tokyoites and Diet Butcher Slim Skin, the Kanye-approved menswear designer. Its Australian founders, editor Ilirjana Alushaj and art director Karl Maier, started the publication five …

The Creators Project NYC Launch

Art, music and technology collide when Vice and Intel launch their new partnership

Kicking off their new mega-initiative celebrating creativity called The Creators Project, Vice and Intel drew out the masses for a day-long series of performances, installations and events at Milk Studios in NYC this past Saturday. As to be expected from such an ambitious project, the line-up had its lows and highs, with the packed NYC debut of Die Antwoord topping the list. While the musical …

My Cool Caravan

A new book and site champions the glory of retro trailers

In the U.S., owning a trailer—or as they say in the U.K. a caravan—has an unfortunate association with low-income living, hurricane magnets and Arizona retirees. Brits Chris Haddon and Jane Field are attempting to change all that by celebrating the greatness of the retro caravan with their nascent website, book (“An Inspirational Guide to Retro-Style Caravans”) and blog, My Cool Caravan. The caravans, as styled …