James Irvine's monograph

James Irvine: a life dedicated to design

Marialaura Rossiello, the widow of influential British designer James Irvine, discusses the forthcoming monograph celebrating his work

On the Fly

Author Charles Rangeley-Wilson inspects the artistry and skill surrounding the fisherman’s fly

James Salter

James Salter: write or perish

James Salter speaks to Rupert Thomson about his time in the US Air Force, penning intimate portraits of former lovers and shaking off the ‘macho’ label

Top 5: The Hermitage Collection

Marking the museum’s 250th anniversary, publisher Edward Booth-Clibborn selects his favourite items from the collection

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Celebrating Small Business Saturday –The Society Club

Nothing beats a good book – unless it’s accompanied by a great daiquiri.  We meet Babette Kulik whose Soho bookstore combines the two, creating one of the most intriguing literary spaces in London


Riposte: Danielle Pender

As issue three hits newsstands, we sit down with Editor-in-Chief Danielle Pender to hear how the magazine’s found its footing


Marcus Coates: The Pragmatic Subconscious

The artist talks Elliot Watson through his new book, offering shamanic advice and exercises to unleash the power of the imagination


The Typewriter: Hunter S Thompson

John Paul-Pryor describes the romanticism amongst madness of the legendary journalist’s typewriter


The Engagement Ring: John Keats

John-Paul Pryor explores the beauty and consequences of love on beloved poet Keats via the iconic item that defined him


Comic Sounds: Visualising Noise

From ‘wank’ to ‘wp’, John Harris Dunning talks to Betty Wood about the role of sound in comic books


Warren Ellis’ Rum Diary

The iconic comic-book writer turns his attention to Bacardi’s dramatic past for a unique collaboration with artist Michael Allred, and tells us why his attention is firmly on the Tube

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Bard-en-Seine Photo Story

Juliette Butler goes ‘backstage’ at Offstage Theatre’s production of Macbeth in Paris for this exclusive photo story


The Plucking Woman of New York

Alex Vadukul meets one of New York’s colourful characters, whose small, personal acts of discomfort remind the city’s residents that she’s still there…


Virginia Woolf: Reflections and The Souls of Others

The subject of a new exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery, curator Frances Spalding talks to us about investigating the author’s life, one marked “not by depression, but by courage, stoicism and humour”


Polly Brown’s PLANTS

Photographer Polly Brown talks us through her new monograph, ‘Plants’, documenting the office plants of some of the world’s most iconic brands


Jacques Derrida: 20 Years of Archive Fever

20 years after Jacques Derrida presented Archive Fever at the Freud Museum, Port asks Dr Beverley Butler about this seminal text’s relevance today