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NOWNESS Presents A$AP Ferg: Wrinkled $ilks

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 22, 2014
NOWNESS recently caught up with A$AP Ferg at this year’s Coachella festival. In this short clip titled “Wrinkled Silks,” the Harlem rapper speaks on his pseudonyms and how they give him different personas to express himself as an ar...

Jeff Koons’ Philosophy of Perfection

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 17, 2014
As part of California filmmaker Matt Black’s portrait series Reflection — which have seen the likes of Larry Clarke, Gary Simmons and Damien Hirsts as subject – the latest episode profiles none other than grand pop artist Jeff Koons...

NOWNESS Presents “Richard Meier’s Models”

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 9, 2014
Known for “uncompromising linearity, precise use of natural light, and stark white facades,” Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier is the latest subject to be highlighted by NOWNESS as filmmaker Barbara Anastacio was recently inv...

Guy Aroch Takes an Abstracted Look at the Thigh Gap Obsession in “The Magic Gap”

CultureComments ⋅ May 27, 2014
For the latest installment of the #DefineBeauty series “Beyond the Skin,” photographer Guy Aroch took to the streets of New York and turned his lens toward one of the latest bodily obsessions: the thigh gap. Entitled “The Magic Gap,...

NOWNESS Presents “Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton” Video

MusicComments ⋅ Mar 26, 2014
Last week saw the official release of the highly anticipated Stones Throw documentary Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton. Today, lifestyle and culture purveyors NOWNESS presents a synopsis video highlighting cuts from the Jeff Broadway-directed film. Spanning ju...

About That “Creole Cowboy” Life

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 15, 2013
In this short documentary directed by Tabitha Denholm, we delve into “Louisiana’s R&B-Infused Zydeco Trail-Riding Culture.” Titled “Creole Cowboy,” the film brings us a behind-the-curtain look at the way the good people of...

NOWNESS Presents On Design: Tom Dixon

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 5, 2013
“Design as a term is thrown about so casually,” says Tom Dixon, “but in the end all designers have one common goal, which is trying to improve the way we live.” Never far from interesting conversations with some of our culture’s most influentia...

NOWNESS “Sign Painters” | Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 31, 2013
Another in the current short series curated by NOWNESS, this installment of Shorts on Sundays features sign painters working hard on their craft. The series essentially explores the great American creative tradition on film, and this piece is a speci...

NOWNESS “Dreams of Levitation” | Video

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 11, 2013
Captured with artistic elegance, NOWNESS contributor Sharif Hamza presents a moving black and white film inspired by the daring sport of freestyle motocross. Titled “Dreams of Levitation,” the film enlists professional riders Tim O’...

NOWNESS Takes Us Inside Ruth and Richard Rogers’ London Townhouse

LifestyleComments ⋅ Sep 25, 2013
Famed for his architectural skill and innovative modern art aesthetic, Richard Rogers takes viewers through the door of his residence with wife Ruth, showcasing the inner most corners of their iconic home. Light and spacious, the Rogers use the plain...

Win 4 Nights of Hotel and a Shopping Spree of Over $3,000 USD with the oki-ni x Tablet Hotels Paris City Guides Competition

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 28, 2013
Retailer oki-ni and Tablet Paris recently kicked off a comprehensive guest-curated guide to Paris, involving the likes of Rick Owens, Paul Smith, Acne, Maison Martin Margiela and Veja. Each fashion entity provided a shortlist of their top 5 favorites...

Inside the Homes of Star Designers

DesignComments ⋅ May 23, 2013
NOWNESS is busy working on a series that gives us a rare glimpse into the homes of different star designers and architects including Australian designer Marc Newson and German artist Rolf Sachs. In this particular installment of the video series, we...

NOWNESS: An Inside Look at Snoop Lion’s ‘Reincarnated’

MusicComments ⋅ Mar 15, 2013
Tonight marks the debut of Snoop Lion’s Reincarnated at select theaters in the United States. Coinciding with the occasion and ahead of next month’s Reincarnated album release, NOWNESS provides an inside look at the brand new film. Direct...

NOWNESS: José Parlá Explores the Streets of London

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 8, 2013
In support of his “Broken Language” exhibition which opens in London today, NOWNESS recently caught up with New York-based, Miami-born artist José Parlá as he readied for the event. Giving us a peek into his signature practice of recordin...

NOWNESS: Andy Warhol’s Secret Stash

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 8, 2013
The James Hedges Collection of photographs feature a number of still lives, nudes and headshots of 1970s and 1980s fashion elite as photographed by Andy Warhol. Gathered over the last decade, the exhibition will open to the public in London’s Mayfair...