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NOWNESS Shorts on Sundays Sign Painters Video

NOWNESS – “Shorts on Sundays: Sign Painters” | Video

In a time where signs are made from cheap vinyl stickers or digital prints, the art of sign painting is endangered by stiff competition. However, there are enough sign painters in every major city to keep the tradition alive. Filmmakers Sam Macon and Faythe Levine explored the … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – “Yayoi Kusama: Self Obliteration” | Video

At age 84, Japanese contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama has lived a life many would only dare to dream about, from her time in New York as a struggling female artist to becoming one of the most recognized female artists in the world. However, her life has not … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – “Jose Parla: Broken Language” | Video

José Parlá encapsulates his thoughts within the vast beauty of abstraction, composed of layers of paint, handwritten scriptures, and more paint. The New York-based contemporary artist resided in London to complete works for his solo exhibition, Broken Language, at Haunch of Venison. NOWNESS caught up with Parlá … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – “In Football Training” with Arsenal Defender Thomas Vermaelen | Video

Ahead of the Euro 2012 championship, Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen is profiled in a short film by British photographer and filmmaker Sharif Hamza. Shot in London using long lenses and handheld cameras, the video follows the dynamic action almost from an opposing player’s perspective, as Vermaelen moves in … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – Launches Chinese Website

NOWNESS, the online leader in bringing consumers stories of modern luxury, culture, events, and style, announced on April 25 that it has launched a Chinese-language version of its unique site, expanding their reach to Chinese luxury enthusiasts wanting a new way to engage with the world’s high-end … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – Fiat 500 by Gucci | Film by Chris Sweeney

A tongue-in-cheek video directed by Chris Sweeney depicts the series of ingredients that go into the making of the Fiat 500 by Gucci. The special edition supermini, customized by Gucci’s creative director Frida Giannini, has components made from Gucci high heels, handbags and perfume bottles. Those items … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – Lana Del Rey x Blood Orange

Lana Del Rey’s latest single, “Blue Jeans” has been remixed by Brooklyn’s chillwave champ, Blood Orange (aka Dev Hynes), giving the song a spaced out and trippy feel that puts this already sexy track on a whole new trajectory. The mix results in a dancy, ’80′s teen love … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – “Mourir Auprès de Toi” Animated Film | By Spike Jonze + Olympia Le-Tan

A stop-motion short film by director Spike Jonze and designer Olympia Le-Tan, entitled Mourir Aupres de Toi (To Die by Your Side), tells the tragicomic story of love lost and reclaimed. The setting: Parisian bookstore Shakespeare and Company after it’s shut down for the day. The players: … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – NIGO Talks About His New Vintage Inspired Label: Human Made

As NIGO, the trailblazing streetwear designer behind A Bathing Ape, readies his newest venture, Human Made, to be sold overseas for the first time, NOWNESS accompanied him on a shopping trip to London’s Vintage Showroom. During the course of the interview, Nigo reveals that the vintage-inspired Human … READ MORE