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Bee-themed shoot Bal arose from a Turkish film and a stomach ache

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“My ideas come from the most ordinary things in life that people don’t usually care much for,” explains Beijing-based photographer Jin Jia Ji. Frequently circling between Beijing, Shanghai and Europe, Jin learned his craft as a photography assistant in this native capital city. As well as shooting for a number of fashion editorial campaigns for the likes of Marie Clare China and Modern Weekly, for Jin, photography is not just a source of income, it is “the most direct way to express emotions for me,” he tells It’s Nice That.

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Flags of America by Anjela FreyjaWhen migrants venture through…


Flags of America by Anjela Freyja


Flags of America by Anjela Freyja


Flags of America by Anjela Freyja


Flags of America by Anjela Freyja


Flags of America by Anjela Freyja


Flags of America by Anjela Freyja


Flags of America by Anjela Freyja


Flags of America by Anjela Freyja

Flags of America by Anjela Freyja

When migrants venture through the desert in hopes to arrive to America, they do out of desperation and the necessity for health and refuge. These journeys are painstaking and taken due to a complete lack of resources and the sanctity of human preservation. The American administration has chosen to treat these refugees as criminals, separating their families, and locking them in detention centres.

The government justifies these policies with racist, untrue rhetoric. It is estimated that there are over 2000 children in detention centres without their parents. Many are sleeping on concrete floors and have extremely limited access to healthcare, nutritious food, and proper hygiene. Please donate to The American Civil Liberties Union – a team of individuals focused on defending the rights of immigrant families.

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Branding for The Mediation Collective by ReFour mediators came…


The Mediation Collective by Re


The Mediation Collective by Re


The Mediation Collective by Re


The Mediation Collective by Re

Branding for The Mediation Collective by Re

Four mediators came to us to help them launch their new business. In a sea of sameness, we saw an opportunity to stand out. An opportunity to create a brand that could reassure people without using stock imagery of smiling children and couples holding hands. And most importantly, an opportunity to tap into the ethos that connected the four women who were leading a new, collaborative approach to mediation. 

‘The philosopher’s desk’ became our brand idea, informing everything from illustration to colour, to the way we speak. The concept allowed us to hero the knowledge and professionalism of the mediators while providing calm reassurance to their clients in times of crisis.

Re is a strategic brand consultancy that shapes brands to evolve at the speed of culture. ‘Re’ comes from the Latin meaning again and again. They use a process of ongoing iteration to enable their clients’ brands to adapt as new business and cultural opportunities present themselves. They believe brands are always in beta.

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This majestic new book collects seven decades of cat photography

Walter Chandoha started photographing cats in the 1940s. Taschen’s latest tome contains hundreds of his iconic pictures of felines of all stripes.

Walter Chandoha took perfect photos of cats for decades, beginning in 1942 and continuing until 2018, the last year of his life. The images he produced ranged from the saccharine cuteness of his famous 1955 photo of a kitten and his toothless daughter Paula smiling at the camera to blood-curdling photos of street cats in New Jersey, like those depicted his 1961 photo The Mob.

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Exhibitions and events to add to your diary for July!

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It’s been a while coming for us rain-soaked Londoners, but we can finally say it – summer is officially here! Before you pack your diary to the brim with picnics, barbecues and beach trips, take a look at our list of recommendations for some of July’s most exciting exhibitions and events that are definitely worth carving out some time for. Between lunar photography in New York, interactive installations in Singapore, rave culture in London and anthropogenic investigations in Bologna, we’ve got more than enough to coax you off the sun loungers and into the galleries!h3. The Anthropocene Project
Fondazione Mast, Bologna
16 May – 22 September 2019

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