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April 24, 2014
American Artifacts: Phil Bergerson

The Canadian photographer finds a country fundamentally unsettled by economic and political trauma, but hope is far from extinguished…

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April 23, 2014
Silent Flight: Heathrow Terminal 2

Construction of ‘The Queen’s Terminal’ may not be grabbing the headlines, but Tom Jenkins finds plenty to shout about ahead of opening day

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April 22, 2014
The Port Podcast: Episode 10

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April 16, 2014
In Conversation: Miles Johnson and Levi’s Vintage

The design director and David Hellqvist discuss what makes a garment ‘vintage’, how much of LVC is based on replicas and why we assume people didn’t wear loud colours in the 1930s

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April 15, 2014
Coal Vaults and the Culinary Cocktails

Simo Simpson, founder of the Soho restaurant, explains why his cocktails are made with a specific dish in mind

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April 14, 2014
Salone del Mobile 2014 Round-Up

Port’s design editor, Alyn Griffiths, gives his highlights from this year’s furniture fair in Milan

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April 10, 2014
Salone Focus: Giovanni Corrado, Baroncelli

With the second edition of EDIT by designjunction underway at Palazzo Morando, we talk to the Italian lighting brand’s Creative Director about their new family additions

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April 9, 2014
Starman: Chris Hadfield

The David Bowie-loving former astronaut on why riding a rocket-ship into space isn’t as terrifying as it seems

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April 8, 2014
Exclusive: Barbour Originals Film

We premiere a film from the British heritage brand, looking at how three classic waxed jackets are made in their South Shields factory

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April 7, 2014
Salone Spotlight: Faye Toogood on ‘Roly Poly’

In the build up to this week’s Salone del Mobile, we visit designer Faye Toogood’s studio as they undertake final preparations for the fair

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April 4, 2014
Jimi Goodwin: Taking Flight

The former Doves man talks going solo, adjusting to life outside of the whirlwind and why he’d never say never to a reunion

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April 3, 2014
At Work: Matthew Hilton

The British interior designer considers how the practical is always at the heart of his designs, from furniture to functional jewellery

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April 2, 2014
The Time Is Now: Woman’s Hour

The Cumbrian band tell Tom Jenkins why sometimes it’s important to take a step back in order to move forwards

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April 1, 2014
At Work: Proportion>London Mannequins

As photographer Jasper Fry documents the factory floor, David Hellqvist talks to Creative Director Tanya Reynolds about mannequin sizing, preferred materials and the design process

Richard Ayoade
March 31, 2014
Richard Ayoade: What I Find Funny

The actor and director on the inherent humour to be found in immaturity and why acting is like going out to bat

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March 28, 2014
Mixology: Kahlúa Coffee House

Head down to the London Coffee Festival to find out why people may soon be forsaking pubs and bars for their local coffee house

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March 27, 2014
The Books: Spring Reading

The essence of Americanness, the intricacies of human anatomy and the might of modernist architectural maestro Mies van der Rohe – what we’re reading this spring

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March 26, 2014
For King & Country? The Jewish Experience of WW1

The Jewish Museum examines the Jewish war effort from all sides and finds communities battling anti-semitism and in-fighting

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March 25, 2014
At Work: Florence Knight, Chef

Polpetto’s head chef talks about the humble origins of her food, and how food has helped her through the most difficult times in her life

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March 24, 2014
Wye Oak: What Shriek Really Shouts

Betty Wood talks to the duo ahead of the release of album Shriek about writing through writer’s block, keeping things fresh and the politics of making money in the music industry

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March 21, 2014
The Port Architecture & Design Survey

For our 13th issue, we commissioned a special research survey to find out from the industry itself the consensus regarding innovations in architecture, design and commissioning bodies. Download your copy today

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March 20, 2014
Port Issue 13: Out Now!

Editor-in-Chief Dan Crowe talks us through the new issue, which features “big ham” Sam Rockwell, a guy of ultimate cool…

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March 19, 2014
10,000 Hours: Rick Kelly, Luthier

Master luthier Rick Kelly has made instruments for the likes of Bob Dylan and Patti Smith – here, he tells Alex Vadukul why his guitars, built from reclaimed wood, resonate history as well as sound

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March 18, 2014
Spotlight: PEdALED’s Technical Cycling Wardrobe

As Hideto Suzuki’s cycling brand open up a pop-up store in London, brand manager Luca Bertoncello talks David Hellqvist through a few key garments

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March 17, 2014
Matthew and the Atlas: Charting a New Course

The British musician talks to Betty Wood about crafting his debut album, which offers a new take on his trademark acoustic sound, and working with Boardwalk Empire actor Charlie Cox on the video for single ‘Pale Sun Rose’

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March 14, 2014
At Work: Merz B. Schwanen

Elliot Watson delves into the heritage of the German company, whose ethos – and garments – have remained the same for over a century

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March 13, 2014
The Time of Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor takes Port back in time: via clubbing in Brixton and the stage performances that absorbed him through his formative years, to his parents’ and grandparents’ experiences in Nigeria. The ever ascending actor talks to Nicholas Blincoe about the historical influences that inform his latest roles and considers just how deep they go

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March 12, 2014
Les Bagages Moynat

As the French luxury luggage brand opens up a Mount Street shop in London, we look back at its classic advertising

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March 11, 2014
Spiewak and the House of the Golden Fleece

As the classic American outerwear brand relaunches, David Hellqvist looks at the role Spiewak played in 20th century history, and what impact that has on today’s consumers

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March 10, 2014
Raf Simons x Kvadrat x Glenn Sestig

The Belgian architect talks about collaborating with Raf Simons on his capsule collection with the Danish textile manufacturer

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March 7, 2014
Painting Life: Joe Simpson

From musicians to electricity pylons, the artist explores human relationships through his painting, as he explains to Betty Wood

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March 5, 2014
Photo Essay: James Rawlings’ ‘Conflict’

The photographer takes us inside his project documenting synthetic situations of conflict, The Architecture of Conflict

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March 4, 2014
AV Festival 14 Extraction: Akio Suzuki

Taking his lead from nature, the Japanese sound artist on his latest performance at the North East festival, which sees him finding ‘sound spots’ around Newcastle city centre

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March 3, 2014
Talking Backwards: Real Estate

The US band talk state politics, climate change and why they’ll be sticking to what they do best on their new album, Atlas

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February 28, 2014
The Port Podcast: Episode 9

We visit Louisiana for the third instalment of Nathaniel Rich’s series – this month, on the subject of corrupt cops

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February 27, 2014
Arcaid Images Photo Awards: Ken Schluchtmann

We talk to 2013′s winner about the demands (and rewards) of architectural photography ahead of the exhibition’s opening at Sto’s new East London cultural centre, Werkstatt

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February 26, 2014
Giacomo Brunelli: Shooting ‘Eternal London’

The Italian photographer talks us through his film-noir style and shooting London’s most iconic landmarks through fresh eyes

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February 25, 2014
Top Five: David Bailey’s Stardust

Tim Marlow picks his favourite images from the legendary photographer’s comprehensive new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, and explains why Bailey is fundamentally underrated

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February 24, 2014
In Conversation: Bethan Gray

We’re barely into February, but already 2014 is proving to be an exceptional year for the Welsh designer. We talk about her new range of products and find out what the future holds for her accessories range…

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February 20, 2014
Time Machine: Joana Vasconcelos

The Portuguese artist challenges the staid traditions of fine art at her largest ever UK exhibition, mining her own past for inspiration

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February 19, 2014
Crescent Trading: London’s Last Cloth Merchant

Veterans of the cloth industry, Philip Pittack and Martin White are cutting fabric for a new generation of fashion students, drawing on more than 120 collective years of experience

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February 18, 2014
Icelandic Rift – Rick Moody

The American author reflects on a moment in paradise, just a few days before the world was to change forever

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February 17, 2014
Exclusive Images: Bruce Weber for Shinola

Creative Director Daniel Caudill on the latest ad campaign, shot by the legendary US photographer, and why Detroit is the ultimate manufacturing city in America

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February 12, 2014
Wise Cracks with Morecambe and Wise

For the emerging comedian and media savvy Marxist Alexei Sayle, heroes fell in the 70s when he discovered that sometimes comedy is no laughing matter

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February 10, 2014
DOLCE & GABBANA: Entering the Watch Industry

Port talks with two of the most influential men in luxury fashion, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, about their recent entry into the horology market

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February 7, 2014
Scarti: Broomberg & Chanarin

A gift from their late publisher was the catalyst for a beguiling new project from the photographers, one with infinite possibilities

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February 6, 2014
Interior Focus: Olympic Studios

As a recording studio, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix all recorded there – now a cinema, it’s serving the community of Barnes, London. We find out how interior design consultant Simone McEwan revisited its past to find inspiration for its future…

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February 5, 2014
Photo Essay: Drake’s Tie Factory

Photographer Harry Watts, on a mission to discover the soul of ‘Made in Britain’ products, visited Drake’s Harbedasher Street factory in London

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February 4, 2014
The Tales of Mr Philip Seymour Hoffman

Having interviewed Philip for Port’s spring 2012 issue, Samantha Morton revisits her chat with the late actor and reflects on her feelings following his death on Sunday

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February 3, 2014
Studio XO and the Future of Fabrics

Nancy Tilbury and Ben Males talk to David Hellqvist about making science fiction into science faction with their wearable technology