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Rad Cycling Jersey Art

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Rad Cycling Jersey Art

  Artist Hendrickje Schimmel, better known under his moniker Tenant of Culture, has been creating amazing canvas paintings made from compressed vintage cycling jerseys. There’s some really waffly explanation about his inspiration about the work – which in truth we don’t fully understand! But they are amazing and well worth a look.       

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3 Bands/Artists to look out for in 2017

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3 Bands/Artists to look out for in 2017

Here at V1 HQ we love to listen to all types of music! Here are 3 bands/artists we have been digging lately! FICKLE FRIENDS A band full of awesome pop tunes that make your body move! We’re still waiting to go see them live but have heard great things about their live performances. With their debut album still to be released there is lots to get excited about! We’d put good money on seeing these guys in the top 20 in the charts within the next couple years. Songs to lookout for: • Swim • Brooklyn https://soundcloud.com/ficklefriends The Night Cafe...

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Wes Anderson directs H&M's Christmas Ad

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Wes Anderson directs H&M's Christmas Ad

Wes Anderson has directed the H&M Christmas advert for 2016 “Come Together.”The short uses Wes Anderson’s signature devices, with straight-on shots and framed compositions. It’s also packed with beautiful scenery and warm colours, while H&M’s clothing collection is shown subtly throughout.Ending with John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s classic Happy Christmas, the film has instantly become a front-runner for the most memorable ad this Christmas.

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Self-Strapping shoes

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Self-Strapping shoes

Well well well, it was announced back in March but, Nike have now officially given the release date of the self-lacing shoe. Or, is it will technically be know HyperAdapt 1.0That's right kids, no longer will he have to face the horrific burden of bending over and using our own opposable thumbs for lace-tying when we could be using that energy and time for far more pertinent tasks. You know, tasks like taking selfies, tweeting, and reading random fashion blogs whilst on The Porcelain Throne.So we're officially living in the Jetsons era, or the Back To The Future era to...

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Nass Fest... the aftermath

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Nass Fest... the aftermath

So then fellow V1'ers; Nass Festival 2016 has now been and gone. The weather stayed strong (mostly), the tunes played loud, and a fucking hell of a time was had by all. We've been back in work now for two days and we are finally starting to be able to differentiate taste and sight again. So, in most regards it would be a fair statement to say that our first company festival experience was a success. Aside from the whole sleeping in a lawn chair in the middle of an adjacent field and getting horribly sunburnt thing, that is probably...

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