Woody of Sneaker Freaker magazine on Soled Out, sexism and sneaker endorsements

The athletics shoe authority and author of Soled Out, offers his take on star endorsements during the golden age of sneaker advertising

Soled Out

Woman Made: Kim Colin

Anyone who needs to restore their faith in the industrial process need only look at Kim Colin’s work

Kim Colin

Woody of Sneaker Freaker magazine on Soled Out, the importance of the Air Max, the cringey side of old ads, and sneaker campaigns’ enduring appeal

The athletics shoe authority and author of our book on halcyon-era sneaker advertising, offers his perspective on the forces that shaped this golden age

Simon 'Woody' Wood

Woman Made: Dina Nur Satti

Dina Nur Satti draws inspiration from her Sudanese and Somali heritage, rooted in ideas of womanhood and community. We asked her about her ceramics

Dina Nur Satti

Woman Made: Lindsey Adelman

History, poetry, architecture and modernism inform Lindsey Adelman’s sculptural designs. She tells us about her work, the importance of being nice, and the perils of generalization

Lindsey Adelman

Woman Made: Anna Karlin

US-based British designer Anna Karlin thinks all forms of design should tell a story. Here she discusses good design, the importance of fashion, and why she would have loved to have worked with Ray Eames

Anna Karlin

Woman Made: Hella Jongerius

Famous for her colorful Polder Sofa for Vitra, Hella Jongerius’s designs vary wildly from handcrafted one-offs to cabin interiors for KLM. She explains her research-led methodology

Hella Jongerius

Woman Made: Faye Toogood

Faye Toogood’s practice works across sculpture, furniture, and fashion for clients such as Carhartt, Hermès, and Comme des Garçons. Here she tells us about the intricacies of great design

Faye Toogood

Woman Made: Aljoud Lootah

Aljoud Lootah is one of Dubai’s leading designers, creating work that embraces traditional Emirati silhouettes and injects them with modern elements. Here she tells us about her practice

Aljoud Lootah

Noma tops the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list – for the fifth time!

The brilliant, hard working chef, René Redzepi, says he feels ‘electric’ to have topped the list once again

Noma's René Redzepi (centre right) with fellow Noma staffer Ali Sonko (centre left) at the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards last night. All images courtesy and copyright: The World's 50 Best Restaurants

An African Artists guide to the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair

Let our new book guide you through a few of the key artists whose work goes on show at 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair London this week

James Barnor, AGIP Calendar Model, 1974, Digital C-type print, 48 x 48 cm. Edition of 10 plus 1 artist's proof (#2/10). Courtesy of October Gallery. Barnor is featured in our new African Artists book, and his work is also on show at the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair

All you need to know about The Kitchen Studio

Discover how true artists love to cook in this collection of recipes from today’s best-known artworld figures

The Kitchen Studio

Woody of Sneaker Freaker magazine on how he turned his obsession for sneaker ads into Soled Out

The sneaker authority tells us how he went from receiving a few pairs of free shoes through to authoring the definitive book on sneaker advertising

Soled Out

All you need to know about Soled Out

Revel in Simon ’Woody’ Wood’s 720-page celebration of sneakers, as told through beautiful, vintage print advertising

Soled Out

Get all set for the Italian sweet life

Do your desserts tend to fall flat? Our new book The Italian Bakery provides a masterclass in how to makes things stick - brilliantly

Chocolate truffle cake with rapsberry glaze. The raspberry glaze uses sheet gelatin.

Claudia Moreira Salles, the woman who Made Brazilian furniture modern

Our new book Woman Made includes this Rio de Janeiro native, who brought Brazilian modernism into the domestic sphere

Portuguese Armchair by Claudia Moreira Salles

Adam Pendleton questions American life in his new MoMA show

The artist explains how a sexual slur, and two separate protest movements informed his MoMA installation, Who Is Queen?

Adam Pendleton. Image courtesy of the artist and Pace Gallery. Photo by Sang Tae Kim.

African Artists and textiles

See some fantastic fabric artworks presented whole cloth in our new book, African Artists

Khambarage was a king (Swan Lake),  2020, nylon and cotton pantyhose and sealant on canvas, by Turiya Magadlela

How photographers shifted the look of men’s fashion

The Men’s Fashion Book details the role photography has played in the ever-changing nature of men’s fashion

Jamie Hawkesworth. Model Brandon Becker photographed for “Le Culte de la Jeunesse,” Numero Homme, Fall/Winter 2013. Photograph by Jamie Hawkesworth.

Get all set for the Italian sweet life

Do your desserts tend to fall flat? Our new book The Italian Bakery provides a masterclass in how to makes things stick - brilliantly

Chocolate truffle cake with rapsberry glaze. The raspberry glaze uses sheet gelatin

This Hollywood home was made for a puppet master who can really pull some strings

The Henson House in LA pairs mid-century design with great views and sustainability

Henson House, Mutuus Studio, Los Angeles, California, 2018

Modern Manners and hedonism

Big wine bottles and effervescent pain relief are among the vices advocated in our collection of articles from The Gentlewoman magazine

Pages from Modern Manners

All you need to know about The Kitchen Studio

Discover how true artists love to cook in this collection of recipes from today's best-known artworld figures

The Kitchen Studio

Jim Hodges describes his new Phaidon/ Artspace edition and the processes by which his work unfolds

'I began filling vases with a variety of arrangements. We then shot dozens of images to create the seven selected floral still lives used for this project'

Jim Hodges - rearranged for Bill, 2021

The inventive leftovers in the Latin American Cookbook

With just a few precious ingredients, slaves managed to create some of this region’s most highly prized dishes

Peruvian leftover rice and beans or 'tacu tacu'

A cool taste of the Italian sweet life

With The Italian Bakery, you can easily become an authority on Italian dolci. Try our taster guide to the semifreddo!

Mirror-glazed mango and raspberry hearts, from the semifreddo chapter in The Italian Bakery

JR and Timothée Chalamet have fun in The Frick

The artist and the film star debuted a new performance and installation just before the Met Gala

Timothée Chalamet and JR outside the Frick. All images courtesy of the Frick's Instagram

Essential tools for making Modernist Pizza

Get beneath the crust and into the deep science of pizza making with our new book Modernist Pizza

Wheel cutter. Photo by Nathan Myhrvold / The Cooking Lab, LLC.

How Septime cracked great, ethical seafood

Two young French restaurateurs showed all of Paris that anyone can feel good about enjoying the fruits of the sea

Façade of Clamato at 80 rue de Charonne, adjoining Septime. Photo by Alexandre Guirkinger

Modern Manners and relationships

Our new collection of essays from The Gentlewoman has some neat advice when it comes to making and keeping friends

Pages from Modern Manners

Annie Leibovitz launches Wonderland at Hauser & Wirth

Anna Wintour, A$AP Ferg, Grace Coddington and Gloria Steinem were among the guests celebrating her new book of fashion photographs

Phyllis Posnick, Grace Coddington, Annie Leibovitz and Anna Wintour at Studio 525 in Chelsea

African Artists and Protest

Discover how politics and protest movements have fed into this region’s incredible contemporary art

Mary Sibande, A Reversed Retrogress: Scene 1, 2013.

Kim Colin, the Woman who Made mass-production magnificent

Our new survey of female product designers includes a woman who adds craft and creativity to the production line

Branca Chair, 2010, by Kim Colin of Industrial Facility

Modern Manners and elegance

Our new collection of personal essays drawn from The Gentlewoman magazine includes some little known tips for sartorial success

Pages from Modern Manners

The unusual meat with a familiar taste in the Latin American Cookbook

Ever tried cooking with Peruvian camelid meat? Our new Latin American Cookbook can show you how - and why - you should

Alpaca in Spicy Sauce. Photo by Jimena Agois

The surprising history of pizza

Modernist Pizza might apply the latest science to the pizzaiolos’ role, but it also dishes up deep history too

A pizza in a wood-fired oven. All photographs by Nathan Myhrvold / The Cooking Lab, LLC.

Dorothee Becker, the Woman who Made tidying tasteful

In Woman Made, Jane Hall profiles the mid-century German designer whose shapely organiser still charms design fans to this day

Dorothee Becker's Uten.Silo, 1969

Modern Manners and socialising

Our new book from The Gentlewoman has some smart advice for every social situation

Pages from Modern Manners

How broad shoulders carried men’s fashion through the 80s

The Men’s Fashion Book profiles some of the late 20th century designers who beefed up the male beauty ideal

Gianni Versace. Versace South Beach Stories campaign, 1993. Photograph by Doug Ordway

How Septime took terroir to heart

They might be city boys, but Bertrand Grébaut and Théophile Pourriat, instinctively know that great land leads to great gastronomy

A hiking trail in the forest that starts  
at D’une île, in autumn (fall)

The memorials of 9/11

20 years after the attacks, we look back at the tragedy’s architectural reminders, via our book, In Memory Of

9/11 Memorial and Museum, New York City, New York, USA, Snøhetta and Davis Brody Bond (2014).

Find a new way to enjoy chocolate with Middle Eastern Sweets

Salma Hage's new book has fresh flavours for familiar chocolate choices

Tahini and chocolate date truffles

How jewels put the sparkle into men’s fashion

The Men’s Fashion Book explains how men have learned - or maybe relearned - to love a little bling

Jacob & Co. A$AP Rocky wearing a Jacob & Co. Five Time Zone watch, Miami, 2017. Photograph by Kenneth Lesley.

The sweet bread with a ghoulish story in the Latin American Cookbook

Dishes such as pan de muerto are a sweet but slightly scary reminder of some of the region’s grizzlier rituals . . .

Modern Manners and work

Our new collection of essays from The Gentlewoman includes quite a few timely pieces of advice for the workplace

Pages from Modern Manners

How the past reshaped the future of men’s fashion

You'll find plenty of visionary designers who are reintepreting bygone looks for tomorrow’s collections in The Men’s Fashion Book

Alessandro Michele, overlooking Sullivan Canyon Park, Los Angeles, photographed for Vogue, May 2019. Photograph by Tierney Gearon

The little nut with a big following in The Latin American Cookbook

Our new culinary title explores how the peanut, a true Latin American native, found its place in the region’s cuisine

Plantains with spicy peanut sauce

Hella Jongerius, the Woman who Made pigment popular

Woman Made profiles the contemporary female designer bringing unusual colours and textures to our homes

Hella Jongerius. Polder Sofa, 2005. © Vitra, Photographer Marc Eggimmann

This English House is very much at home in the LA Canyons

Our new Atlas of Interior Design surveys a Beverly Hills dwelling decorated to match its natural habitat

The English House, Harwell Hamilton Harris & Kay Kollar Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California (US), 1950/200

African Artists and the Environment

Our new book shows how brilliantly and acutely artists from Africa have responded to the planet's climate crisis

Untitled #1, 2013, from the series ‘The Prophecy’, by Fabrice Monteiro

The wildlife that sustains Slippurinn

Once upon a time puffins were harvested on his Icelandic island, but these days chef Gísli Matt and his colleagues look upon the birds as old friends

Puffin. From Slippurinn

Cook for your friends, like an artist

Start with this Thai-flavoured pizza party recipe, from Rirkrit Tiravanija, a contemporary master of social practice, featured in The Kitchen Studio

Rirkrit Tiravanija. Thai green curry pizza with Wagyu beef, eggplant (aubergine), mozzarella and Thai basil. Image courtesy/copyright the artist

African Artists and Technology

These are some of the ways in which artists in the African continent have responded to the prizes and pitfalls offered by tech

Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, Fragile 5, (2018)

Get the icing right, for the Italian sweet life

Decorate your dolci with the perfect frosting courtesy of our new book The Italian Bakery

An image from The Italian Bakery's step-by-step guide to making glacé icing

The Bird that ruled over an ancient civilisation

This Egyptian falcon may have worn red 'trousers' but that wasn't where its royal characteristics stopped. . .

Falcon box with wrapped feathers, 332–30 BC. Painted and gilded wood, linen, resin and feathers, 58.5 × 24.9 × 33.3 cm / 23 × 9 ¾ × 13 in, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

This Upstate retreat will take you right back to nature

Local flora forms part of the structure of mid-century designer Russel Wright's country place

Dragon Rock by Russel Wright & David Leavitt, Garrison, New York (US), 1961

Grete Jalk, the Woman who Made Danish design brilliant (and brilliantly bendy)

Our new book, Woman Made, features the 20th century designer who brought bent wood to everyone

GJ Chair by Grete Jalk

Putnam & Putnam unveil limited edition floral prints

The world renowned floral artists team up with Artspace for their debut editions

The world renowned floral artists team up with Artspace for their debut editions, currently available at Artspace

African Artists and Migration

The migratory experience - ancient or contemporary, voluntary or forced - is a key theme within African art, as our new book shows

Passage 8, 2017, inkjet print on Epson Hot Press Natural, 200 × 150 cm (78 3/4 × 59 in), edition of 6 + 2 AP, collections include: 21c Museum, Louisville, KY. Courtesy Mohau Modisakeng, WHATIFTHEWORLD and Ron Mand.

Enjoy this sweet and heady taste of Italian life

Our new book, The Italian Bakery, works just a touch of alcohol into a few of its cakes and desserts

Chocolate cake with cherries in barolo chinato

How Septime grew to love growing vegetables

These young French restaurateurs were raised in the big city but they’ve cultivated a love of market gardening

D’une île’s kitchen garden in September. Photographs by Alexandre Guirkinger

How workwear shifted men's fashion

Our new book reaches beyond big designers and name brands to look at how cultural and social movements have changed the way men dress

Dickies “Men of Production” advertisement, 1949. As reproduced in The Men's Fashion Book

African Artists and Postcolonialism

Our new book features works that capture the optimism and cultural assertiveness of 20th century independent African nations

Nuit de Noël (Happy Club) (‘Christmas Eve, Happy Club’), 1963, by Malick Sidibé. As featured in African Artists

Make a simple evening meal like an artist

Turn a mid-week dinner into a fine art event, via our new book, The Kitchen Studio (cat not included)

Chicken in the Oven with Sumac and Okra in Tomato Sauce by Keren Cytter

Wake up to a taste of the Italian sweet life

The Italian Bakery, our new book of dolci recipes, includes a good few breakfast specials too

Chocolate Belgian waffles with sour cream. Photography by Haarala Hamilton

The bird that proclaimed ‘peace’ for a designer who spread love

It isn’t just the carrier pigeon that carries messages for mankind. Our new book Bird is filled with avian symbolism

Milton Glaser, Birds, 1965. © Milton Glaser - Permission Estate of Milton Glaser

How Septime uncorked great sauces

Fine, unusual wines aren’t just for drinking at this iconoclastic Parisian restaurant, as our new book explains

Jura winemaker Jean-François ‘Fanfan’ Ganevat drawing off some wine from a barrel. Photographs by Alexandre Guirkinger

African Artists and Religion

With both piety and parody, the works in our new book tackle the organised faiths that have taken root in this continent

The Last Supper, 2014, by Paul Ndema. Courtesy of the Sindika Dokolo Collection

Share summer fruits, like an artist

In The Kitchen Studio, artists share some unconventional, sweet summer recipes with us

Fallen Fruit. How to Make Jam (and Share With Others). Courtesy of Fallen Fruit © David Allen Burns and Austin Young, 2021

The Latin American Cookbook snack fit for a beauty queen

This popular Venezuelan dish pays tribute to the region’s pre-Columbian past and one of its 20th-century triumphs

Curvy Queen Arepas. Photo by Jimena Agois

The bird that caught a fashion photographer’s gaze

Our new book, Bird, features some feathers that wouldn't be out of place on a Milan catwalk

Thomas Lohr, Acryllium vulturinum, from Birds, 2015

Gegia Bronzini, the Woman who Made hand weaving modern

Our new book, Woman Made, tells the tale of the Italian ‘textile diva’ who brought the hand loom into the 20th century

Gegia Bronzini. Striped Fabric 1964. Picture credit: Archivo Privato Gegia Bronzini

The unusual cocktails that make Slippurinn stand out

This remote Icelandic restaurant introduces lots of unique local flavours into its tasty mixed drinks

Arctic thyme. Illustration: Renate Feizaka. Slippurinn mixes this with vodka and pear cider to create one of its distinctive cocktails.

This Brazilian fashion designer’s house shows the true value of a loose fit

French designer Serge Cajfinger’s Bahia home is formed from a delightfully desconstructed arrangement of pavilions

Sand House, Studio MK27 & Serge Cajfinger, Trancoso, Brazil, 2019. Photo Fernando Guerra, Courtesy of Studio MK27

How one street changed the direction of men’s fashion

The Men's Fashion Book takes a leisurely stroll along London’s Savile Row

Patrick Grant, London. Photograph by Scott Schuman. Picture credit: Scott Schuman, The Sartorialist

Can you detect Jackie Kennedy’s Francophile style in this interior?

These Presidential private quarters, featured in our new Atlas Of Interior Design, could make you feel as if you’re in Paris. . .

Kennedy private quarters. Sister Parish & Stéphane Boudin; Washington, D.C. (US), 1962

African Artists and war

Conflicts across the continent have shaped all too many of the works in our new survey of African art

Aboudia. Daloa 29, 2011.

The little pies with a lot of history in The Latin American Cookbook

Empanadas can be found in pretty much all of Latin America though their origins lie an ocean away

Potato and Peanut Empanadas. Photo: Jimena Agois

How Septime added taste and beauty to infusions

At this groundbreaking restaurant, the herbal tea-style infusions are made to be gastronomically and visually enticing

A winter infusion, featurinhg limequat, lemon from Menton and fennel. All photographs by Alexandre Guirkinger

The birds that battle for mates

Our new book, Bird, shows the surprising similarities between avian and human behaviour

Elizabeth Boehm, Greater Sage Grouse Fight, 2019

Put a smile on your plate, like an artist

A good many artists have created face-like food works for our new book The Kitchen Studio. Here’s how to recreate them

Jeppe Hein. Today I Feel Like … Meringues! Photos: Studio Jeppe Hein / Jan Strempel. © Jeppe Hein, 2021

Greta Grossman, the Woman who Made Hollywood wake up to Scandi design

Think Scandi cool is a new thing? This Swedish designer turned Sinatra and Garbo onto her functional and elegant interiors

Gräshoppa Floor Lamp, c. 1947 by Greta Grossman

This Bajan beach house will bring a smile to your face

Kit Kemp is seriously good at creating boutique hotels, but she still leaves space to indulge her playful nature, as our new Atlas of Interior Design shows

Rossferry, Kit Kemp, St. James, Barbados, 2015.  Photo by Simon Brown, Courtesy of Firmdale Hotels

Find a new way to start your day with Middle Eastern Sweets

Salma Hage's new book has fresh ingredients and flavours to wake up your breakfast routine

Pistachio Pancakes with Caramelized Apricots. Photography: Liz and Max Haarala Hamilton

The herbal pick-me-up in The Latin American Cookbook

Our new survey of Latin American cookery features yerba maté, a holly bush infusion that has been enjoyed for centuries

Iced yerba maté

Let science guide you towards the Italian sweet life

Our new book The Italian Bakery explains a little of the hard science that underpins sweet, Italian dolci

Banana, Mango, and Mint Charlotte. All images from The Italian Bakery

How Tokyo changed men's fashion

Back in 1964, “young men embraced a distinctive Ivy League–inspired style through natty sack suits, cropped trousers and madras jackets ... but things change!

Yoshikiyo Hirata. Rugged Boss, Kapital Fall/Winter 2017 collection, Marfa, TX. Photograph by Eric Kvatek.

The bird that played its part in an ancient ball game

This Mayan artefact has both sporting and religious significance, explains our new book, Bird: Exploring the Winged World

Hacha, c.AD 600–1000. Stone, 25.4 × 53.3 × 6.35 cm / 10 × 21 × 2 ½ in, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota. The William Hood Dunwoody Fund

Embolden your breakfast table like an artist

Renowned artists share their recipes in our new book, The Kitchen Studio, including this tasty slice of sourdough from Olafur Eliasson that looks a lot like one of his works

Studio Olafur Eliasson. Food Pigments on Studio Sourdough. Photo: Studio Olafur Eliasson

Anna Castelli Ferrieri, the Woman who Made plastic fantastic

This Italian pioneer used high-tech manufacturing techniques to create perfect mid-century masterpieces

The Componibili Modular Storage System by Anna Castelli Ferrieri

Anna Castelli Ferrieri, the Woman who Made plastic fantastic

This Italian pioneer used high-tech manufacturing techniques to create perfect mid-century masterpieces

Anna Castelli Ferrieri. Componibili Modular Storage System, 1967. Picture credit: Kartell US B. 1918, Milan. D. 2006, Milan.

The highly cultured fish dish in the Latin American Cookbook

Think you know ceviche? Think again. Our new book traces the cultural evolution of this deceptively simple recipe and it's a fascinating tale

Street cart ceviche from The Latin American Cookbook

The NYC loft fit for a Wolf

Interior design icon Vicente Wolf’s own home in Manhattan’s Garment District captures a life well lived, as our Atlas of Interior Design explains

How Septime made 'blandness' a thing of beauty

The restaurant set out to destroy the old French dining order using simplicity and restraint

A food and wine pairing, or actually in this case, a food and Japanese sake pairing. At Septime, the drink is a common choice for

African Artists and masks

Our new book demonstrates how the continent’s brightest contemporary artists draw on one of its earliest forms

Bala Na Djolo (2013) by Fatoumata Diabaté

Marianne Brandt, the Woman who Made the Bauhaus metal workshop her own

In Woman Made, Jane Hall tells the stories of female designers who helped create our modern world, including this Bauhaus alumni who proved metalwork wasn’t just for men

Kettle (1925–26) by Marianne Brandt. From Woman Made

This Russian house will take you back to the USSR

The Atlas of Interior Design features a wide range of fine homes, including one that references classic dachas and old-school Soviet era designs

Wood Patchwork House, Peter Kostelov, Konakovsky District, Tver Oblast, Russia, 2009

Find a new way to create summer drinks with Middle Eastern Sweets

Salma Hage's new book has fresh ingredients and flavours to mix with drinks you love

From left: Arabic iced coffee; hibiscus and orange iced tea; limonada; pomegranate and rose cordial

The bird that changed the way we communicate

How the cute and clever Twitter logo helped turn the social media platform into a place to pontificate

Twitter Bird, 2012, by Doug Bowman

Hammer out something sweet (the way an artist would)

World-renowned artists share their recipes via our new book, The Kitchen Studio. Here are two sweet-toothed inclusions with a twist

The Humbova, 2020, by Laura Wilson