the family values issue


how wolfgang tillmans become one of the defining photographers of his generation

As his second Tate retrospective draws to a close this weekend, award-winning artist, photographer, and musician Wolfgang Tillmans reflects on the politics, photography, and musical endeavors that have defined the last fifteen years of his career.
Felix Petty

what does 'family' mean in 2017?

As the definition of family continues to shape-shift, we are busy forming our own families, both online and off. Through activism, art collectives, and club nights, we are searching for like-minded people — proving that family today is less about flesh...

the importance of community in fashion

It’s time for people to work out their own way of living, against the system, or alongside it. Self-created groups. Invented families. Communes. Thankfully, among the world’s young fashion designers, Sarah Mower can already see this happening.
Sarah Mower

big dreams, bigger talent: meet skateboarder tyshawn jones

One of skateboarding’s most formidable young stars, 18-year-old Bronx-born boy Tyshawn Jones is destined for big things.
Emily Manning

you got this, girl: daniel jackson shoots model-of-the-moment selena forrest

If one were to reflect on the defining faces in fashion of the last year, Selena Forrest would surely be the first name to come up. Stunningly beautiful and effortlessly cool, she encapsulates the spirit of the times. Here, the former i-D cover star...
i-D Staff

michael pitt talks 'ghost in the shell' and challenging the norm

Michael Pitt feels like a contemporary reimagining of Kurt Cobain and River Phoenix. From rock star to actor, he’s excelled at playing lost boys. His new role in 'Ghost in the Shell' — the big screen adaptation of the hugely popular Japanese manga...
Colin Crummy

gypsy sport and the importance of community in fashion

"There's a scene in 'Star Wars' where they go to a bar and every kind of alien from the whole universe is sitting there and having a drink. That's New York."
Matthew Whitehouse

eckhaus latta is the ultimate fashion family

Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta have made a name for themselves in New York and beyond with their gender-fluid, avant-garde, textile-clashing collections for the downtown kids that are making things happen.
Clementine de Pressigny

koché and the importance of designing for a diverse world

Christelle Kocher is at the vanguard of a new generation of French designers ripping up the rule book. Case in point? Her three-year-old contemporary label Koché, which proves luxury and the street are vital to each other.
Ryan White

welcome to miami with luna bijl

From sunrise to sunset, Theo Wenner and Julia Sarr-Jamois take a trip to the Magic City with blonde babe Luna Bijl. Bouncin' in the club where the heat is on. All night, on the beach 'til the break of dawn!
i-D Staff

from russia with love: we meet gosha rubchinskiy and his gang

Designer and photographer Gosha Rubchinskiy is adamant his references do not represent a political agenda. They are instead a reflection of the times we live in, personified by a beautiful gang of young Russian artists and skaters.
Anders Christian Madsen

why this is such an exciting time for the afrobeats scene

London has started bumping to a whole new sound. Afrobeats stars mix melodies driven by West African heritage with rap vocals and R&B beats. These are the dance jams of now.
Ian McQuaid