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Are traditional brand guidelines still relevant?

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Global creative agency Moving Brands has been building flexible brand identities for 15 years. With offices in London, San Francisco and Zurich, the 80-plus team create award-winning branding and design for clients ranging from Coca Cola to Stella McCartney. Here, CEO Mat Heinl explains why the agency often chooses to give its clients ‘parameters’ instead of traditional brand guidelines…




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Unwashed Denim Raw Bomber Jacket: A handsome, traditional design updated with superior denim and designed by a high schooler

Unwashed Denim Raw Bomber Jacket

For many, it’s during their college years when an interest in design and fashion is discovered. For New York’s Will Berman—who we met at our 2013 Pitch Night—the passion took root at a much younger age; at 15 he started his own label, Unwashed Denim……

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Causwell’s Tenkara Fly Fishing Rod: A traditional Japanese style kit for a pure experience between angler and nature

Causwell's Tenkara Fly Fishing Rod


The relaxation and meditative merits of fly fishing have long been held high by many an enlightened outdoorsman. Of course the goal is landing a big one worthy of a fish tale at the end of the day, but for most the joy…

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The Sabah Dealer: A closer look at how Mickey Ashmore came to sell traditional Turkish slippers in NYC

The Sabah Dealer


Based in NYC, The Sabah reinvents the traditional handmade Turkish slipper with a modern silhouette. Founder Mickey Ashmore first fell in love with the slipper after receiving one as a gift while living in Istanbul four…

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How to mix traditional and digital media

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Jean- Sébastien Rossbach’s finished piece




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Desmond & The Tutus: Enjoy Yourself: South Africa’s indie rockers on their new release, ditching the traditional album format and the importance of having a laugh

Desmond & The Tutus: Enjoy Yourself


Home to rich diversity, a troubled yet storied past and the arguable center of African art and design, South Africa is a hotbed for creativity—from experimental electronic production duos to thriving design conferences with a global reach. Though bands in the…

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Four Standout Makers at 2014 AfroPunk Festival: From fragrant body oils to punk twists on traditional attire, highlights from this year’s market

Four Standout Makers at 2014 AfroPunk Festival


by Laura Feinstein Since its humble beginnings in 2004 as a small, free concert at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAMcafé in Fort Greene, Brooklyn the AfroPunk Festival has blossomed into a full, two-day cultural juggernaut…

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Unconventional Stools from UHURU: Two unique seats employ bronze casting and traditional Japanese wood-charring techniques

Unconventional Stools from UHURU


Though Brooklyn’s furniture brand UHURU was founded in 2004, it wasn’t until the debut of their 2010 collection of repurposed Coney Island boardwalk planks that UHURU went from a small…

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Earthy Yak Wool Products by Norlha: With traditional methods and local resources, beautiful textiles are made and a community supported

Earthy Yak Wool Products by Norlha


In the Tibetan language, “norlha” means “wealth of the Gods,” and is used by many local nomads in reference to their yaks, which are among the most important resources of the Tibetan Plateau. Referencing this, Norlha…

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