2016

Culture

the best quotes from i-D in 2016

Sometimes you don’t need a prophet or a wise man to tell you what’s up. Last year, the models, actors, singers and designers featured on our pages spoke more truth than the politicians. Here are some of the most thought-provoking, life-affirming and...
i-D Staff
1.3.17
Think Pieces

2016, the year women were duped. 2017, let's do better

We thought we had it all in 2016. But in reality, we didn’t have much.
Kathy Iandoli
1.3.17
2016

the best moments in i-D of 2016, part three

Wanna know what went down on the pages of i-D throughout 2016? Take a look...
i-D Staff
12.31.16
2016

the best moments in i-D of 2016, part four

Wanna know what went down on the pages of i-D throughout 2016? Take a look...
i-D Staff
12.31.16
Think Pieces

2016, the year hip-hop hit the campaign trail

In 2016, rappers from Missy Elliott to Killer Mike lead voter registration initiatives, sat on panels, wrote op-eds, protested on the front lines, and made some incredible music.
Emily Manning
12.30.16
Music

i-D's top music moments of 2016

What makes a standout moment? These are our highlights, the turning points, the most exciting music happenings of the year - according to the i-D team.
i-D Staff
12.30.16
Music

how was it for you: some of our favourite musicians favourites moments of 2016

From Stranger Things to Suicide Squad, Bowie to Brexit, we asked everyone from All Saints to Wretch 32 to talk us through their best - and worst - bits of 2016.
i-D Staff
12.30.16
2016

2016 was the year that… cinema showed its power

The best cinema of the year has also been the most diverse; from Moonlight, to Mustang and American Honey, it’s been a politically charged year on the silver screen.
Colin Crummy
12.29.16
2016

2016 the year in… clubland

From Fabric to free parties, Night Czars to night tubes, this was all the history – good and bad – that was made at night this year.
Jack Needham
12.28.16
2016

still trying to wrap your head around 2016? here's an a-z to help

WTF happened? Let us break it down for you in digestible form.
i-D Staff
12.27.16
Think Pieces

2016 was the year that… we became far too obsessed with our phones

Walk down any London street and the majority of people passing are engrossed in their phones; heads down, oblivious to all else, about to walk straight into you. As the dehumanising effects of our phones continues to grow, we ask has our obsession...
James Anderson
12.27.16
2016

why 2016 wasn't a total disaster...

2016 was a tumultuous year to say the least, but with it brought the uprising of communities – more social engaged and politically aware than ever and poet and writer Lisa Luxx argues that's got to stand for something...
Lisa Luxx
12.27.16
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