Paulo Lemos Horta on why it doesn’t matter if Disney’s new Aladdin isn’t authentically Middle Eastern – because it never was in the first place
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4am in Fabric, a cavernous nightclub in London’s Clerkenwell district and the resident DJ, Terry Francis, has just dropped a twisted slab of techno which sends the packed dance floor wild. This is a moment repeated around the world: clubbers losing it to underground dance music, driven by – as the old house classic goes – a basement, a red light and a feeling. It’s a scene that’s been played out in basements around the world for the past forty years. However in recent years, something’s changed. More and more clubs are closing down and less and less young people...
The CEO of Boohoo defends fast fashion and champions authentic marketing
When counting sheep just won’t cut it, head to Bangalore for some eccentric sleep therapy, advises Dom Joly
At first glance, it doesn’t seem like much. A stark, black sans serif font and three words: Burberry London England.
Down on Norway’s southernmost tip is a restaurant like no other in Europe. Partially submerged beneath the North Sea off the coast of Lindesnes, ‘Under’ will soon become the continent’s first subaquatic dining space. From a distance it looks as though a concrete monolith has toppled from the shore into the ocean. But by the time Under opens in April next year, tourists and intrepid epicures alike will be able to dine while observing the marine environment from its giant panoramic window onto the seabed. The design team behind Under, Snøhetta, call it a ‘sunken periscope’...
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Google’s Sophie Diao breaks down the enduring appeal of the search engine’s homepage doodles