25 things the team has been loving, from the world of books, podcasts, art, films and music
Artists / Designers
JR - INSIDE OUT project
A French photographer who has created a platform for people to share portraits, stories and messages - dramatic, beautiful, collaborative, community focused work.
One of the best thinkers of our time.
Exploring the relationship between photography and pixel.
I love how different his art is, from the foggy box, to the figures on Crosby Beach to the 4th plinth. Always accessible and engaging.
Brooklyn-based tattoo artist who specialises in intricate still life pieces and unusual placements. Anyone want to fund a flight to New York?
The painful truth delivered with cynicism, sarcasm and cartoons.
Football Type 2
Celebrating the history of football and typography.
I'm a sucker for violins and harmonies, and the Ladies and Gentlemen packaging is one of the first pieces of graphics I can remember loving.
The Penguin Podcast
Fascinating, educational and funny conversations with authors about objects and books.
George the Poet
Like nothing you’ve ever heard before. (Start from Series 1)
Wolf and Owl
Two friends casually shooting the breeze after being unable to work out a format.
A mix of history and design and how different familiar things can be.
You're Wrong About
Deep dives into cultural moments you thought you knew about – but actually don't – from Monica Lewinsky to The Satanic Panic. Witty and illuminating in equal measure.
Stylish, iconic and funny – love the look, love the soundtrack, love Dustin Hoffman, love Mrs Robinson. The only film I've watched regularly for the past 30 years.
City of God
A brutal yet beautiful view of life in the favellas.
Great action and smart storytelling but, most importantly, hilarious quotes.
Loved it when I first saw it in a beautiful little cinema and rediscovered it through the eyes of my boys. Beautifully imagined and wonderful craft.
Bong Joon-ho's well deserved Oscar Best Picture winner will leave you breathless, reeling and sceptical of capitalism.
Icons from Signs + Emblems, Novum Press