THE SPACE BETWEEN THE ILLUSORY AND THE REAL.

art & photography.

There are few masters of the camera who are as evocative as Daido Moriyama, one of the most revered living Japanese photographer and an inspiration for generations of photographers around the world. His street photography occupies a unique space between the illusory and the real; his images are disorientating, almost disturbing, communicating at...

THE SPACE BETWEEN THE ILLUSORY AND THE REAL.

There are few masters of the camera who are as evocative as Daido Moriyama, one of the most revered living Japanese photographer and an inspiration for generations of photographers around the world. His street photography occupies a unique space b...

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society. THE TYRANNY OF FASHION.

The most ‘sustainable’ piece of clothing isn’t made of recycled fabric or sewed with a wind-powered sewing machine. The most environmentally friendly product is the one already in your closet, that you can proudly wear year after year, without buy...

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society. THE DIRTY SECRETS OF DISCOUNTING.

As consumers, it’s hard to resist a good sale. See something that’s 40 or 50 percent off and you may want to grab it before the price goes back to normal or the product sells out. Retailers know that. But is that ‘sale’ price really a special, red...

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craftsmanship. THE PARADOX OF SUSTAINABILITY IN FASHION.

The fashion industry is one of the largest polluters, so the emerging trend of Sustainable Fashion looks like a paradox. However, in a world impacted by decreasing natural resources and increasing population, a shift toward a sustainable mindset i...

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society. TATTOOS: A TIME CAPSULE FOR IDENTITY.

Tattoos tell stories, provide constant reminders, represent cultural references and express feelings and ideas. But why, in a world where everything is changing at an unprecedented pace, people would want something that cannot be easily removed?

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art & photography. ASSERTING THE VALUE OF THE UNCONSCIOUS.

In the digital age, surreal photography has lost some of its power to surprise, disorient, startle. For this reason, some artists have focused on taking photography to the limit, with the sole purpose of creating provoking, primitive images as man...

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craftsmanship. ESCAPING THE SEAS OF SAMENESS.

It can’t be denied that industrialised production has made lives more convenient and things cheaper to buy. Why then, in the age of mass consumption and single-use objects, are consumers increasingly longing for products made by hand and in limite...

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craftsmanship. IT'S A KIND OF MAGIC.

This article is the first in a five part series, where we explore the meaning of Craftsmanship in modern times. As a brand focused exclusively on artisanal shoemaking, we have thought carefully about the value of contemporary craft, and why it con...

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art & photography. CAPTURING THE GLIMMERING GLAZE OF THE HUMAN EYE.

The complexity of the human eye has been such an interesting subject for visual arts of every time and school. Here is a brief gallery of modern artists who have succeeded in capturing the mystery of the most colourful organ of the human body and,...

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art & photography. GIVING SUBSTANCE TO IMAGINATION AND DREAMS.

With his ethereal and dreamy photography, Antonio Palmerini projects an imaginary and distant world. His evocative and emotional images portrait half-formed and vague figures, silent but tense, against textured, blurred, unsettling backgrounds, as...

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art & photography. STORYTELLING THE URBAN LANDSCAPE.

Exploring the alleys and streets of Chicago and New York, Jason M. Peterson captures the rare moments of quiet and isolation that exist amidst the chaos. Peterson sees his images as a study of massive urban scales vs the human condition, creating...

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craftsmanship. LOCATION. LOCATION. LOCATION.

Does it really matter where your shoes are made? In our quest for the perfect balance between the most creative urban styles and the highest level of craftsmanship, we sought to understand why high luxury brands make their shoes in the area immedi...

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craftsmanship. A NEW BREED OF LUXURY.

UNTAMED STREET is a contemporary footwear brand, born from the union of London design with the Italian art of shoemaking. Entirely handcrafted by our artisans in the Medieval town of Montegranaro, Italy, each style is produced in limited numbers, ...

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