About Us NOWNESS is a movement for creative excellence in storytelling, celebrating the extraordinary of every day. Launched in 2010, NOWNESS’ unique programming strategy has established it as the go-to source of inspiration and influence across art, design, fashion, beauty, music, food, and travel.
There is arguably no better place to start searching for interior inspiration than continental Europe, where the chicest of mid-century interiors originated.
This week marked the beginning of FUTURE FEMINISM In Aarhus, Denmark, a new exhibition held by artist and musician Anohni , along with her longterm collaborators Kembla Pfahler and Johanna Constantine, “calling for the emergence of a feminism collective consciousness to save what remains of our world”. In celebration of the event, she shared an essay about the future of feminism. Read it in full here
John Stahl’s Leave Her to Heaven (1945) has all the usual traits of film noir; it’s underpinned by suspenseful fatalism; its characters are inherently gloomy.
Bound by a search for creativity and authenticity, AnOther has partnered with L.A.-based art collective Tappan , an initiative that was born out of a desire to reinvent the experience of buying art, to share stories about its artists. Brooklyn-based artist Michael DeSutter is breathing new life into the traditional form of collage. Creating large scale, colourful compositions made from archives… read more »
The on-screen cameo always makes for a deeply satisfying cinematic moment, whether it’s prompted by a director taking a minor role in their own film – see Roman Polanski popping up as a gangster in his 1974 masterpiece Chinatown, for example – or more postmodern iterations, such as when the real Erin Brockovich appeared as a waitress called Julia in the 2000 biopic starring Julia Roberts. When fashion and cinema intersect to create the model cameo , however, stars… read more »
“What’s the voice of this generation? Maybe there isn’t one,” artist Mike Kelley said shortly before his death
One doesn’t often equate Star Trek with covetable style, unless artfully executed cosplay happens to be your thing. As Gucci demonstrates in its new campaign for A/W17, however, boldly going where no follower of fashion has gone before appears to be a trend for the new season – green metallic body paint and all. Shot by Glen Luchford, the campaign caters to our inner Trekkie by referencing 1960s sci-fi mania; an apt moment to pay homage to Commander Nyota Uhura ,… read more »
Session Kit is the home of fashion-led hairstyling essentials. Founded by Anna Chapman, a London-based session stylist and assistant in Guido Palau’s core team, the online store was born from the frustration of being unable to easily get hold of the best products used backstage for shows and photoshoots. AnOther has enlisted Chapman to produce a series of tutorials, demonstrating how to recreate editorial-worthy hair at… read more »
Superbly talented photographer Tom Johnson boasts that rare, golden combination of superb technical skill and a keen eye for stumbling across extraordinary people and rendering them even more so through his lens. Such skill lies in the apparent ease and confidence his subjects unanimously exude: whether we’re gazing on the adorable red haired Welsh duo that star in his project The Evans Girls , or the bronzed bodies of his… read more » View Gallery (20 images)