Here at CRAVE we’re big fans of photography, particularly if it has a message worth shouting about. Back in the 1980’s photographer Edward Barber set out to capture the creativity+ MORE
CRAVE is very likely to be one of Morag Myerscough’s biggest fans, so we were super excited to hear about her latest work in Greenwich. Myerscough is known for her+ MORE
This week CRAVE celebrated International Women’s Day by listening to some of our favourite female artists of all time. This week’s Fri-YAY is therefore a homage to all of those artists,+ MORE
It’s the end of the week and with Mothers Day just around the corner, we crafted you a playlist which you AND your MUM can throw shapes to. Disco Fri-YAY+ MORE
The CRAVE Team have been getting their creative on in the last couple of months Art Directing and Designing SG Lewis’ forthcoming EP, singles and so much more! The video for+ MORE
Preparation for the weekend begins here, with our seriously Indie playlist featuring all of our favourites from way back when!
It’s the freakin’ weekend and you know what that means… Time for this weeks Fri-YAY pick-me-up. Listen here.
Our gift to you this week is 1 hour 44 minutes of perfection… You’re welcome!
It started with SG Lewis Ft. Dornik. It ended with Chumbawama… Enjoy this weeks Fri-YAY here!
It’s Fri-YAYYYYY! We’ve been super busy in the studio this week so we’re more than ready for the weekend. We’ll be limbering up to this weeks Fri-YAY, we suggest you do+ MORE
This morning the shocking news broke that one of our biggest heroes and music genius David Bowie has died after an 18 month battle with cancer. Bowie has played a crucial+ MORE
It’s a new year and here at CRAVE we’ve been reflecting on which tunes made us break into the infamous ‘Chair Dance’ at our desks. It seemed only right to+ MORE
Christmas is coming and we’re all very excited here at CRAVE so we have crafted you a festive playlist for you shake your booty to! Enjoy the playlist and most+ MORE
It’s been a little while since we’ve heard from Gossip’s front woman Beth Ditto but finally, she’s back, this time with her own plus-size clothing line. To celebrate Ditto has+ MORE
This weeks Fri-YAY is not only all about the great new music out there at the moment, but it’s got some classics in there for you too. A winning combination, we think+ MORE
Humanistic typography. Rewrite, retype, rethink.
Nike has teamed up with innovative Italian sportswear brand Stone Island and Japanese womenswear brand Sacai to give the original Nike Windbreaker a high-fashion update. The original jacket worn by+ MORE
In his usual style, Berlin-based producer IAMNOBODI takes us on a journey of soundscapes and genres in Mad World. It’s almost ten minutes long: an instrumental, emotive and multifaceted take+ MORE
This week at CRAVE we’ve been taking it back to the 90s, so it would have been terribly rude to not have devoted our playlist this week to some of+ MORE
ADELE!? Yes, here at CRAVE we’re on the same emotional rollercoaster as the rest of humanity thanks to the release of Adele’s brand new album ‘25‘. That rollercoaster has peaked+ MORE
Back in 2013 we were lulled into a very lovely trance by Daughter’s stunning live performances and debut album ‘If You Leave.’ It’s that time of year when we’re in need of+ MORE
To celebrate our second birthday, the tech gods gave us a new website!
Last week we had the pleasure of seeing one of our favourite bands, Florence + The Machine live at the legendary Alexandra Palace. The pairing of Florence Welch and Ally+ MORE
Fred Perry is a brand which is consistently on point with their collaborations and their latest venture with Sir Bradley Wiggins and INT Works is no exception. To celebrate the+ MORE
We started off this week’s FriYAY Mix inspired by this week’s trip to see The Weeknd (which we haven’t quite gotten over yet) and continued in that vain. As ever we do+ MORE
We are proud to be working with both of these incredibly talented artists and they have come together to create this beautiful track with a video to match. Both artists+ MORE
On a beautiful Autumn’s evening in London, we headed over to The Roundhouse in Camden for the Apple Music Festival and to stand in awe of The Weeknd. From start+ MORE
This week’s vibe in the studio has matched the playlist with some serious old school vibes. We play homage to the always incredible Kisstory with a playlist filled with some+ MORE
This week’s FriYAY mix takes a slide into the more relaxed approach to Friday. Featuring some beautiful songs from the Weeknd and a recent band we just discovered MIAMIGO. This+ MORE
We spend a lot of time in East London, and our visits are always brightened up by Camille Walala’s murals. The simple desire to put a smile on people’s faces+ MORE
Chrissie Hynde is one of the most iconic women in punk, she’s had hit after hit with her band the Pretenders and recently released her debut album Stockholm. Next on+ MORE
We love London, but sometimes New York has the best exhibitions, and it makes us a little jealous… Earlier in the week a new photography exhibition opened at Max Fish+ MORE
Tomorrow marks the 25th birthday of our beloved sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Obviously to celebrate, the CRAVE team did the only thing they could – Flawlessly bust out+ MORE
A decade of Alexander Wang means 38 models, actors, musicians and more have come together for one hell of a campaign to help raise awareness for charity organization Do Something.+ MORE
If you’re a fan of Vogue, fashion or photography then February 2016 is the month for you. The Nation Portrait Gallery is set to host Vogue 100: A Century of+ MORE
In case you were living in a hole without internet access you would have heard of Google,and today it has revealed it’s rebrand from probably the most recognisable logo in+ MORE
This bank holiday weekend the CRAVE team headed up to Liverpool International Music Festival to see all our hard work in action and what a weekend it was. With such incredible+ MORE
The McWhopper. Surely we’ve all pondered the idea between a rip or two, but we thought we’d never see the day. Like the great rivalries of our time – Magic+ MORE
This short film looks at Andrew Hibbs and the beautiful talent that is light bending. Continuing the family business started 30 years ago by his father, with his company Endeavor Neon.+ MORE
Long gone are the days of getting buried in a graveyard; Elysium Space is a San Francisco-based company that wants to send your loved ones’ remains to space. No, you haven’t+ MORE
This week’s FriYAY mix completely reflects the madness of our week with a few joke tracks thrown in when we needed that extra boost. It contains everything from Cotton Eye+ MORE
Every year, the hippest kids in Europe flock to the picturesque French coastal town of Biarritz for the achingly cool Wheels & Waves festival, where custom motorcycles line the beaches+ MORE
Upon first glance of Mike Dargas’ work you would be forgiven for assuming it was a photograph however, you’d be incredibly wrong. Beginning his early career as a tattoo artist in+ MORE
Notorious artist Banksy has created a unique version of a traditional theme park all in the name of art. The graffiti artist has turned a huge derelict outdoor swimming pool+ MORE
We’re readying ourselves for LIMF to the official Spotify playlist. Check it out yourself!
Converse is one of the most iconic shoes of all time, and as the Chuck Taylor approaches its 100th Birthday the Nike brand has unveiled a spin on the classic+ MORE
‘The Wild’ featuring surfer Noah Beschen is the 2015 REDirect Surf Film Festival Grand Prize Winner and we couldn’t agree more. Presented by RED Digital Cinema & Surfer Mag, REDirect+ MORE
After receiving nearly 18,000 photo submissions, National Geographic Traveller Magazine selected ten winning photos and they are unmissable! It’s a series of images of our world that dazzles your eyes and+ MORE
Taking it old school with a mix of the unknown thrown in there aswell. This week we go from the Fleetwood Mac golden age to the just relased One Direction song.+ MORE
It’s been a great year thus far at CRAVE HQ; we’ve added some luxury lifestyle brands to our mix, an international music festival and a host of projects in between+ MORE
The Maccabees are back with an incredible coming of age album and we love it.
Mellow in parts, less so in others, press play and let the weekend make its merry way to you. Another FriYAY Mix for your ears.
Clearly we have been living under a rock for the past 5 months since we missed that 2015 marks Photoshop’s 25th Birthday. What would the world today be like without+ MORE
In 2011 Walter Chang quit his job after saving up and started an incredible mission to travel around the world. It took him 3 years and he visited over 60 countries. This+ MORE
Tucked away on a beautiful farm in Cambridgeshire you will find the wondrous festival that is Secret Garden Party. From Thursday to Sunday it is transformed into a glorious extravaganza+ MORE
Being the huge fans that we were of I Blame Coco, you can imagine the intense anticipation that we have for the new album from Eliot Sumner coming out later this year.+ MORE
During our recent trip out to the V&A to see the extraordinary Alexander McQueen exhibition we couldn’t help but be overwhelmed by the ultra modern, ‘Jellyfish’ dress, which had originally+ MORE
If you haven’t already heard Lykke Li’s cover of Drizzy tune ‘Hold On’, your ears are feeling neglected.
If you’re after some chilled out vibes this week we suggest you wrap your ears around newcomer Kaya Wilkins’ seriously laid back tracks. New York-based Norwegian artist Okay-Kaya, along with+ MORE
Having followed quarterly magazine Monster Children for a while now, we are excited to share with you a video from their new series, Table Talk. In this episode, artist Geoff McFetridge+ MORE
If you’ve had the good fortune of finding yourself at a Lykke Li show in recent months, you’ll be well aware that the Swedish songstress took to covering Drake’s ‘Hold On,+ MORE
We don’t know if its the sudden spike in temperature or the tube strikes but this week’s Friday playlist is as random as it gets. Starting with Jamiroquai, then moving+ MORE
Global sportswear brand Adidas have recently partnered with Parley and set out to get involved in this change. What’s the outcome?
Our boy Dornik’s new video has just been released for his new single ‘Drive’. It’s a HUGE tune, so we suggest you check out the video to the right if+ MORE
In late May, Ballantine journeyed to Tulum, Mexico with world renowned ‘hyper-real’ photographer Benjamin Von Wong and a team of 35 to undertake a never before attempted photographic project. The project,+ MORE
Charcoal and some crazy interpretive dance moves all rolled into one probably sounds a tad peculiar but we promise you… it’s not as crazy as it sounds. Artist Heather Hansen+ MORE
A heatwave in London AND Wimbledon starting this week?! If that’s not glorious enough for you, or better yet, you need some tunes to accompany what’s set to be a+ MORE
In this video Sotheby’s pay homage to Andy Warhol in honour of a private collection of 21 works of art inspired by the US dollar to be auctioned this week. + MORE
This week i-D Magazine launched a digital archive of every cover it has ever published, from a hand-stapled zine from 1980 to its current 35th birthday edition. The microsite created+ MORE
So another year of Glastonbury has been and gone, and with some of our favourite artists headlining this year’s Pyramid Stage, it’s certainly left us pining over what could have+ MORE
Has it been a week already…?! Well it’s Friday and that means our FriYAY Mix has been created and it’s a very indie themed playlist. With huge classics from the+ MORE
Is Instagram the art gallery of the future?
We came across this beautiful video created by Tequila company Jose Cuervo. It features surfboard shaper Gary Linden and follows his amazing project. We’ll let the video do the talking, take+ MORE
“Faced with mystery, we project ourselves onto it — stretching our misapprehensions to fill the glaring gaps on the screen. for decades, North Korea has been the least illuminated of+ MORE
This weekend saw Crave head down to Henley on Thames, courtesy of Taylor Morris Eyewear, for the annual British Polo Day. Despite the brief very-British downpour, spirits were not remotely+ MORE
Coming every Friday we collate a mix of our favourite music playing in the CRAVE office. You can check it out here.
CRAVE Loves: Jordan Hoffart’s Beautifully Unique House
This week, we visited the Brutalist Playground exhibition at the Royal Institute of British Architecture.
The design for the fourth and final skyscraper to be built on the historic World Trade Centre site has just been revealed and unsurprisingly, it looks incredible. Danish architect Bjarke+ MORE
As you’ll know from our blog earlier in the week, it’s i-D’s 35th Birthday and it’s being celebrated by 11 of their favourite designers and some of ours too. To+ MORE
Travelling offers different things to different people. To Vans Pro Surfers the Gudauskas brothers, travel has brought unlikely friends, fascinating stories and a unique knowledge of exotic places all over+ MORE
In the midst of the 1980s punk DIY ethos, a little magazine you and I know as i-D, was born. The first issue, designed and hand-stapled by Vogue’s former Art+ MORE
This weekend we headed down to sunny Brighton for the hotly anticipated Wildlife Festival presented by Rudimental & Disclosure. The lineup, location and hype had us very excited since January…+ MORE
Taylor Morris have had an incredible first year: a sold-out opening collection (within a month) and Cara Delevingne, Pippa Midleton and Harry Styles being self-professed fans. Started by two lifelong friends+ MORE
Drifters Festival 2015 did not dissapoint!
Vinyl Mixtapes… Delivered to your door.
Fons Hickmann has teamed up with Greenpeace Magazine to produce this beautiful book Die Biene: Eine Liebeserklärung, The Bee: A Declaration of Love. The book itself has one important message: to remind+ MORE
CRAVE’s Favourites from the D&AD Awards. As everyone in the CRAVE office absorbs last weeks’s D&AD winners, there was a huge amount of interesting work to look at throughout the+ MORE
Lots of conversation around who might grace the new £20 note. We’ve put our (very well consdiered) suggestions in for consideration.
One of this year’s Graphics winners for the Design of the year is sparking some controversy. But is it well founded?
The new full-length trailer for the Amy Winehouse documentary has just been released and it’s left us wanting more.
‘When I draw or paint, the world becomes translucent and fluid. Like the tale of Alice, but I am not a lost girl, I am the dark wanderer over rooftops, sliding into your dreams…’
“The real dream is to be completely free”.
Let’s not exchange notes on ‘things you can’t do in a polling booth’ or get lost in heated political discussions to rival the Leaders’ Debates. No instead, on this eve+ MORE
Above the clouds with New Zealand based photographer, Amos Chapple
Django Django are back with their new album ‘Born Under Saturn’; British accents and Caribbean rhythm still in tow.
…And this time, it’s not American Apparel.
MJ-sounding R&B funk doused in soul… from the UK?! CRAVE welcome Dornik.
It’s jazzy, it’s funky, it’s soulful… It’s downright exciting so excuse us while we lose our…!
With the Chinese New Year vibes still injecting buzz into the city, the just gone LFW and the opening of Vodafone’s London Fashion Weekend yesterday, February is a busy month in the capital.
Press play. You’re welcome.
A ‘Sticky Situation’ it is not!
Cast your mind back to September 2014 and you may remember that MBMJ were once again casting for their campaign via the seminal #castmemarc hashtag on Instagram. The results have finally been revealed+ MORE
Hot off the (MV) press is the new FKA Twigs video for new single Pendulum, which premiered on MTV today. In no contrast to her previous offerings, this too is+ MORE
Our recent brush with the #Gamergate debate at Shoreditch House this Monday has got us thinking… We liked gaming much better back when it was all about the plumber who+ MORE
Hattie Newman is somewhat of a whiz with paper. We realise this might sound a little ambiguous so, to be more precise, she’s a ‘set designer and image-maker’ based here+ MORE
Recently VEVO certified, hitting over 100 million views, “Cry Me A River” has now been enshrined in the proverbial hall of fame. We’ve been big fans of this track since the dawn+ MORE
CÉLINE have revealed their icon, poster girl, and all out girl crush for SS15, and it’s none other than the aptly iconic Joan Didion. Alongside French ballet dancer and choreographer+ MORE
2014 saw Virgin Atlantic make a bold move from their 20 year advertising relationship with RKCR/YR to pastures new. Post a fiercely competitive pitching process, CRAVE favourite Adam & Eve/DDB+ MORE
Ever wondered what hip hop sounds like on a violin? Me neither. Until, wait… Classic hip hop, you say? On a violin, you beam? We’re intrigued. As are the 14,000+ MORE
New Year’s resolution anyone? Or maybe just some words of inspiration to get you through a Monday morning? CRAVE goes in search of some alternative spiritual guidance… In an age+ MORE
Almost New Year and not a single, unannounced Beyonce album in sight. Who better to make some festive noise than Kanye West in want of being more than just the ‘ye+ MORE
Unsurprisingly, we all get a little more reflective and nostalgic as the year draws to an end and a New Year is upon us. And every year without exception there are+ MORE
The phenomenon that has been Fifty Shades of Grey is readying itself for a new lease of life with the movie set for release on Valentine’s Day next month. Thus+ MORE
We round off our 12 Days of Music with an artist who’s surely set to take the world by storm in 2015. Rosie Lowe is a force to be reckoned+ MORE
Kwamie Liv is inspired by everything. Her tracks have a dreamy musicality overlaid with “bouncy hip-hop beats” which make for an infectious combination. Although she can be described as a bit+ MORE
Tipped as an ‘alt-pop heroine’ for 2015, Shura has something of the Sky Ferreira about her, another of our favourite artists. This Moscow born, but London raised talent has already+ MORE
Recognizing a brand that embraces and encourages creativity in their communications, Creative Marketer of the Year at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, is awarded to Heineken for 2015. No+ MORE
Since releasing “Birth In Reverse” on their soundcloud, St Vincent have also had us hooked on “Digital Witness” but it’s really their videos, with signature geometry and robotic styling, that+ MORE
Ghost Loft, otherwise known as Danny Choi, with a signature blissed out and sultry LA style has been steadily making his way onto everyone’s playlists with his tracks “Seconds” and+ MORE
Låpsley is one of the most recent XL Recordings signings. Her new EP “Understudy” will be out on January 5th, and ‘Falling Short’ is the EP’s opening track. The song+ MORE
This month we’ve been inspired by the Bryant Park Hotel and dedicated our December lust list to all things black and gold in celebration of a quintessentially New York Christmas. Cue Fairytale of New York on Spotify…
The London based duo We Are Shining have been on our radars since they released ‘Killing’ featuring Eliza Doolittle earlier this year, along with an impressive video to match. They’ve continued this+ MORE
Shamir Bailey is the new kid on the block and this Las Vegas native has an addictively easy style to music-making with more than a little quirk thrown in for+ MORE
You may have already heard us mention Slinger on Day 1 for their sterling remix of Pharrell’s ‘Brand New’ but their own ‘How Does It Feel’ has un upbeat positivity+ MORE
It’s now a universally recognised fact that the first airing of the Coca Cola Christmas ad signals the start of the festive season. You know the one… with the trucks and+ MORE
Day 3 music delights are comprised of the, strictly speaking pop, offerings from Hill which have an airy and haunting tendency. It seems that labels are something that Hill pays+ MORE
So here it is… Merry Christmas… everybody’s hav… nope, just kidding. On day 2 we bring you Kelela x Tink collaborating on “Want It”. Of late Kelela has been wowing+ MORE
Previously left wanting in LA, we finally found some love for the City of Angels on a recent CRAVE venture. Late November, waving goodbye to an unforgivingly cold and rainy+ MORE
Our 12 Days of Christmas Music countdown starts right here with Pharrell’s track Brand New which has definitely made it onto our Christmas party playlist this year. Better still, dare+ MORE
We’ve rounded up our top ten must haves for the month of November.
Our first Guest Contribution to the CRAVE blog and a more worthy subject there is not. This month, as part of our Women Today theme, we invited Romanna Dadral, Director+ MORE
As part of our month long look at themes around ‘Women Today’ CRAVE went along to the much anticipated exhibition at the RA of one of Britain’s most influential Pop artists,+ MORE
This year, the eternal debate on the power of Women’s fashion is more in the forefront than ever. As part of our month long discussion on ‘Women Today’, CRAVE has a+ MORE
CRAVE looks back at the month of November and selects our highlights of the month’s most exciting happenings.
Spare yourself the ordeal of watching Halloween H2O for the 26th time. There’s plenty of thrills to be had off the beaten track of tired Halloween re-runs. CRAVE Curates selects our+ MORE
Maybe it’s the dingy afternoons and even darker nights, but we are in the mood for all things spooky this month. That said, we’re a little too old these days for+ MORE
With the release of the comedians new book ‘Revolution’ it came as no surprise that Russell Brand used his time on BBC’s Newsnight as a platform to air his nonconformist views from the+ MORE
“My role as a designer is to make a woman feel her best. If I have made a woman feel beautiful, then that would be my ultimate contribution”
Oscar de la Renta, 22 July 1932 – 20 October 2014
The new Alexander Wang and H&M collaboration has CRAVE set to ‘add to cart’ in a big way! Ever since Alexander Wang announced his collaboration with H&M way back in+ MORE
Julio’s first love is house music. But bringing his own take on the genre has allowed him to create something different altogether. The second single from the upcoming Julio Bashmore LP,+ MORE
Virgin America have had a good year on the stateside advertising plains. Their latest endeavour sets them apart once again with another unique approach to driving (or should that be+ MORE
We might love this. A good friend of CRAVE mentioned TĀLĀ many months ago, we liked her then but maybe we didn’t pay enough attention. If Alchemy, the title track+ MORE
CRAVE went along to the Nicer Tuesdays event hosted by It’s Nice That to meet this year’s crop of design talent, Designers In Residence 2014 at the Design Museum.
Picture the scene: Scala, London, on a cold, rainy Monday evening. Rarely the hub of music industry excitement. Unless of course it’s warmed right up by Island Records showcasing some+ MORE
Meet the guy who went from hanging out in the LA punk scene to designing some of the most iconic contemporary hip-hop album covers. Brian Roettinger talks all this disc art.
We’ve rounded up our top ten must haves for the month of September.
The streetwear powerhouse Stussy, and Soulection at the forefront of new music, have collaborated on a mixtape, t-shirt and a sweater. Inevitably, both items of clothing have sold out, but+ MORE
If you’re anything like us, sometimes one of the best parts of a gallery visit is the gift shop. With this guilty pleasure in mind, CRAVE Curates has rounded up+ MORE
CRAVE hang out with Balistiq in Brick Lane to soak up the vibes and the beats celebrating the launch of their new EP ‘Louder’.
This summer Somerset House played host to the Rudeboy movement in an homage to the rich sartorial subculture through a series of carefully curated portraits and installations. Return of the+ MORE
CRAVE has been on their Summer holidays! Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing our insider guide to the scene in each neighbourhood. This week we look back over+ MORE