Standards Manual's new book dedicated to late 90s Japanese emojis

Standards Manual’s new book dedicated to late 90s Japanese emojis

Standards Manual have published graphic manuals for Nasa and the New York City Transit Authority and now a new book will look at an integral part of modern Japanese culture. Hamish Smyth and Jesse Reed’s publishing imprint’s release a new book celebrating the emojis designed by Shigetaka Kurita for Japanese telecoms company Docomo. 176 symbols …

Figures engaged in dance known as 'The Lindy Hop' Artist:Miguel Covarrubias (Mexican, Mexico City 1904–1957 Mexico City)

Rhythm & Reaction – An exhibition about jazz in UK culture

2018 will bring with it a look at jazz's influence on UK culture over the last 90 years. Rhythm & Reaction: The Age of Jazz in Britain will run from Saturday 27th January to Sunday 22nd April 2018 at Two Temple Place, London. It will feature art, crafts, prints, music, and literature examining the power of …

Hibaq Osman - The Heart Is A Smashed Bulb

Hibaq Osman – The Heart Is A Smashed Bulb

The thing about blood it reeks of metal baby, aren't you sick of chains? Hibaq Osman is a Somali writer born and based in London. Her work centres women, identity and the healing process. The Heart Is A Smashed Bulb is a four-part anthology and you can download it via Google Drive and Zippyshare.

Book-A-Minute Classics

We presume you've heard of CliffsNotes or literary abridgements but this really takes the biscuit. Book-A-Minute Classics condense classic literature down to a few sentences. This is clearly tongue-in-cheek but it's interesting to see the "essence" of some of the most famous novels in the English language in such a reduced form. Here's an example …