Joy Crookes feat. Jafaris: Early

With a video filmed in her grandmother’s house in Dublin, Joy Crookes’ “Early” depicts a love story doomed or destined to last—depending on how you listen. Aside from Crookes’ soulful delivery, Dublin-based rapper Jafaris contributes a catchy verse and harmonizes with the singer on the chorus. But the pair admits that they “wrote this song called ‘Early’ when were both experiencing the opposite ends of …

The London Underground’s African Diaspora Roundels

In conjunction with Art on the Underground, British-Ghanaian artist Larry Achiampong redesigns the London Underground roundels (the discs that mark each station) for the Westminster Underground stop. Achiampong’s iteration will represent the colors of the African diaspora—green, black, yellow and red—and depart from the traditional red, white and blue palette. It’s significant because it represents a sometimes overlooked community within London’s population and also because …

Inside Jaguar’s Sustainable New Product Creation Centre

The building stands to be one of the UK's most green and the crux of the brand's next steps

Unveiled on 26 September, Jaguar’s new design studio brings its five design teams together in the same place for the first time, and marks a pivotal time for the company. The building facilitates collaboration between the brand’s design and engineering teams in one location, and was designed specifically for the task. Most importantly, the studio allows the creative team to focus on larger issues—given the …