Thinkpieces

Culture

why i can’t stop looking at photos from early 2000s movie premieres

Twitter account Movie Premieres Unlimited explores evolving celebrity culture through outfits from 90s and ’00s red carpets.
Isabella Trimboli
4.5.19
the sounding off issue

pink and hans zimmer sound off

For The Sounding Off Issue​, we asked a collection of music makers, writers, thinkers and shakers to contribute their thoughts and opinions about music in 2017. First up, PINK and Hans Zimmer.
PINK
hans zimmer
11.1.17
Thinkpieces

face tattoos in fashion: a controversial history

Should we accept fashion’s experiments in face ink at, well, face value?
9.30.16
Think Pieces

metrosexuality is dead, thank god for that

Metrosexuality was one of the biggest phenomena of the 2000s. Where is it now?
Anders Christian Madsen
9.1.14
Music

norman jay is the good times carnival king

We couldn’t have considered celebrating Carnival without including the legendary Norman Jay MBE, the man behind the iconic Good Times Soundsystem. If you went to Notting Hill Carnival anytime from the 1980s onwards, you had to pass through Good Times...
i-D Team
8.25.14
Music

want to know why your favourite new music brands start their lives in bedrooms?

Ever since the early House clubs in Chicago and Detroit, dance music had been a pretty simple system. You have the producers and DJs, the labels, the promoters, the radio stations and the media. Those interlocking institutions would govern rave culture...
i-D Team
8.8.14
Think Pieces

what does friendship mean in 2014?

If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends. Make it last forever, friendship never ends… except it does.
Francesca Dunn
7.30.14
Think Pieces

do you need a signature look to make it in fashion?

Anna Wintour, Karl Lagerfeld, Emmanuelle Alt - the most powerful people in fashion have their everyday look down to a science, but what comes first, the success or the signature style?
Courtney Iseman
7.25.14
Think Pieces

being bisexual isn't the same as being straight or gay, so why does no one talk about how it differs?

Okay, so it’s a lot more fun to act out your sexual orientation in a club at 3am than to sit around talking about it. But if you feel passionate about your personal politics, it’s also important to have your say. And I’ll say this; why don’t we talk...
Amelia Abraham
6.27.14
Think Pieces

two dads are better than one - the rise in same sex parenting

With Gay Pride coming up this weekend and the same-sex marriage ban having been abolished in England and Wales, we explore how having two dads is not as unusual as it used to be. Increasing numbers of gay couples are choosing to have children...
i-D Team
6.25.14
Think Pieces

‘made in china’, the truth about the high street

We explore the malpractice marring our clothing industry and predicting the future of how we shop.
Bertie Brandes
6.24.14
Think Pieces

pack your bags - the cool kids are moving to asia

A handful of young creatives from Western cities are packing their bags and moving to the other side of the world to make their mark. Amelia Abraham asks what it’s like to live, work and play in Asia
Amelia Abraham
6.11.14
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