Somerset House


have we gone too far to ever switch off?

Somerset House’s landmark new exhibition examines the real forces keeping us logged on.
Moya Lothian-McLean

how to make an independent magazine

In this week’s episode of i-D’s fashion podcast, Fash-ON Fash-OFF, we’re joined by Bertie Brandes of Mushpit and Sharan Dhaliwal of Burnt Roti, plus Somerset House’s Claire Catterall talks us through new exhibition, Print! Tearing It Up.
Matthew Whitehouse

talking princess di, gigi, lady gaga and kate moss on a tour of hair by sam mcknight

Sam McKnight is unquestionably one of the industry’s most prolific hair stylist, so we jumped at the chance of a private tour of his exhibition Hair, spanning 40 years of his most iconic work.
Lynette Nylander

björk collaborator james merry on virtual reality and princess mononoke’s rainforest

With the wonderful VR world of Björk: Digital opening at London’s Somerset House, we speak to her co-creative director, confidant and very cool pal James about the exhibition and beyond.
Frankie Dunn

documenting the magic of mali's youth culture

Malick Sidibé's lens captured the vivacity and energy of a newly independent Mali in the 1960s; his black and white shots of the country's youth soaked in laughter and romance. As Somerset House prepares for the first major retrospective in the UK of...
Ryan White

revisiting the past and anticipating the future with matthew stone

As his new exhibition opens at Somerset House, we catch up with the artist to talk about his new paintings, old statements and cross-cultural operating.
Felix Petty

imaging black masculinity ten years in the future

As he launches his new project 2026 at Somerset House today, Ibrahim Kamara writes an impassioned piece about the changing vision of black masculinity.
Ibrahim Kamara

​london fashion week is moving

The British Fashion Council have announced that the shows will be leaving Somerset House for a car park in Soho.
Charlotte Gush

​naomi campbell to launch london fashion week with show in aid of ebola

London Fashion Week will launch on 19th February with a Fashion For Relief show at Somerset House hosted by Naomi Campbell to help raise funds and awareness towards the fight against Ebola.
Felicity Kinsella

model and muse nicolle meyer shares her fond memories of fashion photographer guy bourdin

From 1977 to 1980 the pair were inseparable, and to this day, he holds a special place in her heart. As Somerset House opens its doors to Guy Bourdin: Image-maker, the largest exhibition of his work to date and which contains a room solely dedicated to...
Tish Weinstock