The artist who shaped the 1980s Ibiza aesthetic
The late Yves Uro designed hundreds of posters for clubs on the White Island’s main strip. ‘Urovision’, a vibrant new book, collates them all.
7 of Leigh Bowery's most iconic outfits
To mark 25 years since he passed away, we pay tribute to just a few of the club legend, performance artist and designer's most memorable ensembles.
these photos capture the wild, queer nightlife scene of 80s hamburg
Hamburg's Front was not just a club, but a space for people to live their truth and freedom. We had a chat with former resident DJ Klaus Stockhausen about rave culture and finding “the real deal.”
throwback to 1987, when i-D presented six style tribes of the moment!
British paninari, cuties, metalists, westenders, goth chics and the brash pack: i-D's Pop Issue put a spotlight on the most influential subcultures of the 1980s!
the faces and places of pre-gentrified east london
Photographer Andrew Holligan captured 80s anarchists, fascists, and little girls with Cabbage Patch dolls.
photographing youth unemployment in 80s england
Throughout Thatcher's rule, photographer Tish Murtha created a powerful document of life in Newcastle. Today, her images remain as relevant as ever.
travel back to louche, lawless 70s new york
A new exhibition of photographer Arlene Gottfried's work reveals a city filled with nudity and naiveté.
queer nightlife as activism since 1980, a radical art show in new york and london
Meet the curators of Party Out Of Bounds, an exhibition in New York with work by John Waters, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Kia LaBeija, John Sex and Wu Tsang that celebrates the history of nightlife as activism since 1980, ahead of John Walter’s one-night...
client liaison may make you laugh, but they'll keep you dancing
“I won’t pretend people haven’t dismissed us as kitsch, but I’d like to think the music stands for itself.”