Collage and Keep | Eleanor Shakespeare

Combine a collection of our favourite things and you’ll be left with a blend of fantastical narratives, negative spaces, tactile text, bright colours and textural illustrations. How lucky then, that Eleanor Shakespeare happens… Continue reading

The Creative Lives | Tiffany Bozic

Gavin Lewis Heslet is the Director of a pretty exceptional project called The Creative Lives. An independent filmmaker from Los Angeles, Gavin began documenting the lives and skills of contemporary artists roughly eight years… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Inky Collective

If you’re a fan of all things print and design, chances are you’ll have heard of Inky Collective, a blog and letterpress business run by London-based printer and writer Jen Wright. Inky Collective… Continue reading

YGT WISH LIST | August

This month may be the last we see of the summer in London, but we’ve had a pretty good run, haven’t we? Among the best of our experiences are our trips to the… Continue reading

Nicholas Stevenson

Nicholas Stevenson is an illustrator bestowed with the power to make everyone smile. You may be the most crotchety curmudgeon on the face of the earth but we guarantee his images will please… Continue reading

Lenara Choudhury

Lenara Choudhury is a freelance fashion photographer whose perfect no-frills images have graced the pages of the best and brightest indie mags, shop fronts and lookbooks over the last couple of years. A soft… Continue reading

Rami Kim

Rami Kim, real name Ramis Kim, creates functional and figurative ceramic figurines that have stolen our hearts. A painter, blogger, award-winning animator and friend to a little dog called Gus, Ramis has many strings… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Ben Rothery

Ben Rothery is an illustrator and surface designer who hails from Norwich Via Capetown. He now works on his intricate creations, with a small team, from his studio in the picturesque town of Bath.… Continue reading

The Doodle Bar | Eventbrite’s Hometown Hunt

It’s a real challenge to pick a single favourite place in our hometown of London. After all, we visit all kinds of studios, shops and stages and love most of them so much that… Continue reading

Come Party With DIVIDED | Weekly Pop-UP

Earlier this month we shared news of a new east London pop-up that had high street stylists, music buffs and trend shoppers freaking out. The latest H&M store to arrive in London, situated… Continue reading

Flash Tattoo Collection No2 | FUZI UVTPK

What do we mean when we talk about ignorant-style street art? Googly eyes and oddly-shaped cocks? A mess of mixed media or that funny bit in the restaurant with Andy Warhol in the film… Continue reading

YGT WISH LIST | July

July’s theme is fur friends. Usually we theme things around colours and the seasons but lately one of our greatest pleasures has been the company we keep and that company has been largely… Continue reading

Feast Festival | Kieron Lewis

Kieron Lewis is a graphic designer and creative entrepreneur whose enthusiasm for life sometimes makes us feel dizzy. Over the years we’ve witnessed him go from student magazine mogul to branding champ and… Continue reading

#Instasprank | Jade Spranklen

London-based illustrator Jade Spranklen is into gouls, goblins and ectoplasmic embellishments. So much so that she goes by the slightly gothic, oddly comic title of Sprankenstein. Off-duty she’s a regular city-bred creative but under… Continue reading

H&M X Noisey’s Free Summer Parties

Summer is here and amid all the ice lollies, pub gardens and lazy weekends in grassy parks we’ve scoping out great things to do, make and see in London. We’ve recently had the… Continue reading

Duvet Days

As you all know, we’re pretty into our recycling, upcycling and reimagining. From everyday objects as works of art to creative fixes using unlikely items, we’re always keen on projects and products that… Continue reading

YOU SHOULD VISIT Collett and Holder

Though our visit section is usually dominated by shops formed of brick and mortar, we sometimes deviate from this in order to share secrets about some of the most coveted corners of the… Continue reading

Elgin Park | Michael Paul Smith

As a kid you’re no stranger to imaginary places that mirror the world around you. We can imagine that most of you probably had a go at creating one or two from found… Continue reading

Katarzyna Majak | WOMEN OF POWER

Katarzyna Majak is a mysterious force of energy. A little-known photographer and visual artist based in Poland, her images are a peaceful yet thrilling representation of the things that fascinate and occupy her… Continue reading

Kèmi Adè

Kèmi Adè is a unique and damn stylish neo-soul singer-songwriter from South London. Her rich ghostly vibes and effortless sound have charmed us and as such, have found a firmly-held spot at the… Continue reading

MAKERS OF EAST LONDON | Hoxton Mini Press

Hoxton Mini Press have been popping up all over the shop of late and no wonder. With a focus on the unique climate of east London and a generous flair for putting together… Continue reading

YGT WISH LIST | June

The arrival of summer can sometimes come as a bit of a shock here in London. Suddenly it’s hot and a bit sticky and jeans seem like a stupid idea, however you’ll lament… Continue reading

Sandra Eterović

Before canvases, there were cave walls and at some point between these palaeolithic illustrations and iconic oil paintings of the wealthy and wise, there existed the most glorious murals, portraits and strange symbols… Continue reading

Linnéa Teljas-Puranen

Linnéa Teljas-Puranen is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Stockholm, Sweden. Her work is a remarkable blend of print-making, illustration, unique branding, web design and more. With a great eye for detail, Linnéa’s… Continue reading

This Is Not A Ticket | Alternative Aesthetics

Alternative Aesthetics is a English illustrator based in one of our favourite cities, good ol’ Cardiff. His real name is Colin Kersley and take it from us, Colin has a great sense of humour… Continue reading

HOW TO Make a La Primavera Cocktail with Don Julio and i-D

Here at YGT we’ve recently been heavily into all things Mexican. Whether it’s homewares, food, music or fantastic illustrations and crafts, it’s likely that we’ve been loving it. Having just returned from our… Continue reading

Tan Tan Studio

Tan Tan is a unique fashion brand and studio based in Taipei, Taiwan. Established just last year, Tan Tan puts a fresh spin on everyday style. Their pieces, cut in oversized vintage-inspired styles… Continue reading

Art Sock Portraits

The endless debate of whether or not socks and sandals can ever truly be considered sartorially safe appears to have been settled thanks to a collaboration between stylist and blogger Kate Brien and… Continue reading

The Gorgeous Colouring Book For Grown-Ups

If you’re a creative sort that isn’t lucky enough to regularly revel in the luxury of working to your own schedule, it can be tough finding time to kick back and enjoy simple… Continue reading

Laura Callaghan

Laura Callaghan is a boss. You know it, we know it, it’s an undeniable fact of life. An Irish illustrator based in South East London, Laura’s incredibly detailed and emotive illustrations are snapshots of… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Michael van Kekem

Michael van Kekem is name that  you may recognise, not least because he’s a very talented illustrator, designer and printmaker, but also because he’s part of our little creative collective. Based in the… Continue reading

YGT WISH LIST | MAY

This month’s theme is grand old Mexico. What with Cinco de Mayo an annual festival of Mexican heritage and pride having swept over the UK and banished our winter blues, the illustrious Frida… Continue reading

This GOOD Box

Not too long ago we were in raptures over a tantalising new subscription service and a crafty London-based event to kick it off. Intrigued by the promise of ‘Random acts of Craft’ in… Continue reading

Gather&See

You know our friends Brothers We Stand, the menswear retailer set to change the world of fashion forever, now meet Gather&See, another awesome curator of sustainable style offering superb collections from the very… Continue reading

Daniel Hixon

Daniel Hixton is a self-taught artist based in the beautiful though occasionally pretty chilly climes of Helsinki, Finland. His glitchy, psychedelic works are created by mixing several contrasting techniques such as oil painting, vector art,… Continue reading

Custom Made

Custom Made is a lovely little company that well and truly lives up to its name. Created by Anna Butler, Custom Made specialises in unique jewellery and accessories for those looking to add… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS No Guts No Glory

No Guts No Glory is a shop, studio and gallery space, agency and awesome collective set up by Exeter creatives Nathan and Hayley Maker. These two not only possess a wealth of know-how… Continue reading

YOU SHOULD VISIT Here Today Here Tomorrow

Here Today Here Tomorrow is a collaborative studio shop founded and run by dedicated designers Katelyn Toth-Fejel, Julia Crew and Anna-Maria Hesse. Based in busy Dalston, the store and studio sees all kinds… Continue reading

Lorena García Mateu

Lorena Garcia Mateu is a contemporary painter and creative based in Valencia. From her studio in the city, she produces  colourful pieces that seem to ring in the joy of nature’s beauty, however many of… Continue reading

Hope and Hubris | Florence Boyd

Hope and Hubris is a small Brighton-based label that specialises in creating beautiful hand-illustrated silk scarves featuring strange and alluring narratives. Colourful, textural and alive with rich patterns and characterful icons, each scarf features… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Conner Lyons

Conner Lyons is a photographer based in Seattle, USA. Shot using film, Conner’s photographs of fluid bodies surrounded by celestial light and manmade structures, striking juxtapositions and mellow scenes of urban movement and preoccupation bristle… Continue reading

YGT WISH LIST | APRIL

Seeing as this month plays host to editor Emily’s birthday, April’s wish list is inspired by parties, presents, celebrations, and all the pleasant effects of growing riper, wiser and more gracefully aged. This… Continue reading

Mark Harless

Fine art, fashion, flora, fauna, and femininity; these ingredients are vital to photograper Mark Harless’ images. With his inspiration rooted in magic, entropy, and the occult, Mark’s creations provide a striking look into realms unseen… Continue reading

Katie Jones Knit

London-based fashion and knitwear designer Katie Jones is not only a very talented individual, she’s an innovator too. With her brand based in sustainable fashion, her roots in the pensioner’s arts of pearling,… Continue reading

LION PAW | Watch the Film

On 4th April 2015 the free all-day festival dedicated to human kindness and spreading altruism that the amazing This Must Be For You and YGT had been working together to stage this spring… Continue reading

Free Range Art & Design Shows

After a little inspiration this summer? While the sun shines up-and-coming creatives from all over the UK will be hard at work in preparation for one of the best events of the year.… Continue reading

Shawn Huckins

Shawn Huckins and is a visual artist based in Denver, Colorado. His paintings with their unique blend of 18th and 19th century painterly style and contemporary digital vernacular are instantly recognisable. Caught up… Continue reading

#wearespirit | Rooftop Creatives Party

In our opinion the words ‘disenchanted’, ‘disenfranchised’ and ‘disjointed’ are far too familiar. London is a city plagued by negativity, especially now that the general election is fast approaching. What does the result… Continue reading

Sam Marsh

Sam Marsh is a young creative currently in his final year of an illustration degree at Plymouth University. Originally from Bristol, he pours a great deal of the spirit of UK scenes and creative… Continue reading