Monthly Archives: September 2008

New Urban Street Style Tees

URBAN STREET STYLE goes one step further this season with a unique and quirky range of Tees from MHI, MHI pride themselves on not conforming to mainstream trends or styles by creating styles that are individually inspired.

For more information and to take a look at the Tee collections- browse the Urban Industry website.


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Want your work on the silver screen?

Baskerville World!
UKType and the Baskerville Project is searching high and low for examples
of John Baskerville’s most elegant and sublime typeface.

From your local street sign, to your favorite body text, we are
looking for images of Baskerville to include in the closing scenes of
the short animated film: Baskerville.

Join the hunt for Baskerville and post your contributions to our
Baskerville Project Flickr group: Baskerville Project Flickr group

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Resonance Events presents…..

Friday 3rd October sees the 2nd instalment of resonance events at the Town Hall, Birmingham. With The Heritage Orchestra playing the mad music of Amon Tobin, an album launch for Nu soul and jazz singer Lizzy Parks and the cream of Birmingham’s hip-hop talent. There will be Jazz, Brassy beats, rare groove, swirling orchestral movements, lyrical skulduggery and dance offs all housed in the Birmingham Town Hall for one night only.

Wax Poetics, Rope-A-Dope and all the artists performing – including Tru Thoughts will be giving away goodies throughout the night.

The cost of this event is £15 per ticket for 7 hours of music excellence.

for more informaation and to book your tickets contact the Town Hall and Symphony Hall on;

0120 644 6028

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Come to the Fused and Urban Outfitters shopping evening

Fused and Urban Outfitters are hosting a party at the Birmingham Store and you are invited.

On Thursday 9th October from 6-9pm you can shop till you drop with 10% discount instore for one night only.

The music comes courtesy of the Bigger Than Barry boys, the drinks courtesy of Coors Light, Barefoot wine and Vitamin Water and the art from a collection of Fused’s fabulous contributors.

The first 50 people through the door will get a goody bag so make sure you join us and feel free to invite your friends.

Don’t miss out.

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LTD Edition Art Market this Sunday

LTD EDITION Affordable Art Market – This Sunday 28th September at the Custard Factory

Come and join Fused Magazine at the Custard Factory’s Sunday Flea where we will be presenting the work of over 20 artists all selling affordable contemporary art.

The fun kicks off from 11am until 4pm.

Please note: LTD Edition is held indoors at the Reception area of the Custard Factory while the Flea is held along Gibb Street and is part of The Sunday Flea which takes place every Sunday along Gibb Street.

Hope to see you there.

Entry to the event is free of charge.
Address: The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham, B9 4AA
Forthcoming Dates: 28th September / 26th October

Artists taking part in Septembers event include:

Them Lot artist collective

Sue Rowe – Vinyl images

Steve Rack – Illustrations

Ken Hurd – painting and graphics

Trav Art – Prints and tees

Emma O’Brien – Soft Sculptures

Ruth Green Design – Soft pieces, bags, accessories

Bonnie Styles

Francine Schokker

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The 1193.6 mile long Catwalk

London Fashion week goes the extra mile this season – more like the extra 1193.6 miles. House of Fraser hosted the ‘Worlds longest catwalk’ relay from Lands End to John O’Groats, The relay taking over 382 hours walked as if on a catwalk by professional models, volunteers and House of Fraser staff through the rocky paths and English weather. The models walked in the latest trends and the highest heels to raise money for the London Fashion Week registered BFC Princess of Wales charitable Trust. They were hoping to raise a fantastic £20,000 and as the relay finished early this morning the exact about is still to be verified.

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London Fashion Week Through The Eyes Of Frances Phillips

Last night was another great night; Kele De Roc and Alan Endfield were the hosts of a Fashion/Music event to help raise money and awareness for The British Lung Foundation. It was a ticket only event with all the profits going to the charity. We arrived at nine o’clock welcomed by Fashion TV and OK Magazine. The party was held at Studio Valbonne which was the perfect venue for such an event, the deco was fabulous. Spectacular chandeliers were cased in translucent cubes hung from the high ceilings and the Grand antique mirrors were exquisite against the Edwardian inspired gold wallpaper. The whole club was magnificent which mirrored the event. Beautiful clothes on beautiful people strolled down the catwalk followed by an auction of some of the items – of which the money went to charity. The Event was organised flawlessly and the staff and organisers were very friendly and attentive. The evening was definitely a hit as people came from round the world to help support The Lung Foundation. To top the night off- as we left the club there was a bike with a carriage attached ready to take us where ever we wanted to go. I love London.


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