The Best Place to Shop This Christmas | A YGT Guide

That’s right guys, our first festive post is here and trust us when we assure you that it’s a good’un. As most of you know, we hail from London, a place steeped in… Continue reading

YGT WISH LIST | November

This month’s wish list theme is peace, pastels and rainbows because we’re already thinking about the holidays and how important it is to stick together, be kind to one another and revel in life’s beauties.… Continue reading

Petra Eriksson

Petra Eriksson almost needs no introduction, the images featured here alone should serve as evidence of her flair for melding shape and colour to create outstanding illustrations, however, we’d be pretty useless if… Continue reading

Celebrate #Secondhandfirst Week with TRAID

This November we’re very lucky to be joining TRAID in celebrating #Secondhandfirst Week. From Monday 23rd to 29th November, the fashion reuse charity will be launching a range of events to demonstrate just how powerful the… Continue reading

Babeth Lafon

Babeth Lafon is a French illustrator based in the wonderfully creative city of Berlin. Her images are tonal explorations of all things fashion and lifestyle-led though shy away from the fashion illustration cliches… Continue reading

THINGS TO DO | November 2015

There are a lot of London listing sites and the vast majority of them are great; all credit to the hardworking teams that run them. They’re places perfect for finding the best spots… Continue reading


We love being part of London’s flourishing creative scene, especially when it works hard to support those in need of help and raises communities based on shared interests and goals. One thing we’re… Continue reading

Quiet Clementine

Quiet Clementine is rad ceramics, jewellery and homeware shop based in Arkansas, USA. Created and run by designer/maker Hana Brewster, the tiny label has rapidly gained vast popularity and a bunch of exciting… Continue reading


This month we’re celebrating all things Samhain and spooky with our Halloween wish list. October is obviously a beautiful month rife with autumn colour, fuzzy jumpers and delicious hot drinks, but we’re far… Continue reading

The London Artisan | The Artisan Talks

With this month drawing to a close and thoughts of gifting, new years resolutions and the ever-important quest to shop local and independent over the holidays already circling our brains, we’ve been on… Continue reading

Sarah Illenberger

Sarah Illenberger recently blew up the internet by sticking simple dots onto leaves for her Wonderplants series a la John Baldessari, however, we’ve been checking out her work for a while and feel… Continue reading

The Things We Keep

Kay Wang is a designer/maker based in Brooklyn, New York. Handmade jewellery is her speciality, however it would be unfair to pigeon-hole her as a simple accessories designer. Kay makes everything; from from linen kitchen… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Jordan Curtis Hughes

Jordan Curtis Hughes is a young photographer who at the tender age of 22 has flown all over the world shooting live shows with some of the world’s biggest artists. We first discovered… Continue reading

Magnum Vie Magnifique: Be True To Your Pleasure | Short Films to Lift Your Mood

A few months back, taste and sensation experts Magnum ice cream teamed up with i-D to launch a competition for emerging filmmakers and screenwriters. Promising a series of winning shorts, co-created with world-renowned… Continue reading

YGT WISH LIST | September

Summer’s over guys, it’s official. To be totally honest, we don’t actually mind that much because with the onset of autumn, there’s nothing quite as refreshing as a walk through red and orange leaves… Continue reading

HOW TO Add a Dot of Colour With Collett and Holder

Some say there are no greater joys than the sight of freshly cut flowers or the scent of nature in the home. We say, that’s probably true. There’s something about a room that… Continue reading

Art Social Festival

If you’re lamenting the end of festival season, fear not because the spirit of summer is still alive and kicking. London is gearing up to welcome a truly wonderful creative festival and trust… Continue reading

Karin Rönmark

  Karin Rönmark is a Swedish illustrator based in Stockholm. Her work, which gently treads the line between bright layered surface design and narrative drawing explores positive themes like play, discovery and the… Continue reading

A New Way of Seeing | Patternity

There two types of books; those that inspire and impart wisdom with words and those that do so by way of powerful images. A New Way of Seeing is a prime example of the… Continue reading

Ilka & Franz | Messy Food

Need a little cheering up this afternoon? You need look no further than Ilka & Franz’s latest photo project. Presented in a range of bright pastel palettes, the Austrian and German photography duo… Continue reading

Natalie Foss

Natalie Foss is a freelance illustrator based in Oslo. Her images first caught her eye over on Instagram where she regularly posts works in progress that provide generous insights into her simple yet… Continue reading

HOW TO Make Quick Bruschetta with The London Kitchen Project

Being healthy is a pretty big part of being creative, as is being conscientious, open, brave and experimental. As you all know, we like to honour the importance of these attributes by teaming… Continue reading

Martyna Wójcik-Śmierska

Martyna Wójcik-Śmierska is an award-winning illustrator and graphic designer who specialises in editorial illustrations comprised of soft lines, speckled surfaces and dreamy pastel colors. She currently works as a freelancer in Warsaw spending… Continue reading

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Makerversity X Direct Line | Everyday Fixes

Ever heard of fearcasting? Y’know, that unbridled panic that sets in when you’ve either forgotten to lock the door, can’t sleep because you know you have a big day tomorrow, experience a phone-battery… Continue reading

Rob Halhead-Baker | 7 works in 7 days

You may recognise the name Rob Halhead-Baker if you happen to be familiar with all things YOUNG GOLD TEETH. Rob, in addition to being a stand-out artist and creative, has taken part in… Continue reading

Girls Skate Night | House of Vans

Calling all shredders, we’ve heard tell of an event that you won’t want to miss. House of Vans is launching its first Girls Skate Night. Taking place in the underground tunnels at the… Continue reading

Francois Got Buffed | A Short Film by Blimpy Media

Blimpy Media is a creative font of video-goodness created by Tom Hill, a freelance Video Editor and Graphic Designer. Originally based in Gloucester, Tom now resides in London where he works on a… Continue reading

Support the Jungle Book Club Kickstarter | Puck Collective

Puck Collective are a group of 32 insanely talented creative individuals. From illustrators to printmakers, painters, and paper-cutters, Puck have have been tearing up the graphic arts scene for a good few years,… Continue reading

Being There

Being There is an exceptional musical outfit fronted by Sam Lewis, featuring a collection of his friends. After forming in London in 2011 the band released their debut album, ‘Breaking Away’ the following… Continue reading

The YGT Guide to Cambridge

  Growing up in Cambridge, you really get a feel for the city’s unique culture. Many an outsider would view it as the world-famous university city, steeped in ritual, academic breakthroughs and pretty… Continue reading

Eero Lampinen

Eero Lampinen is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Helsinki, Finland. His bubblegum and candy coloured images may seem to be all sweetness and light, but look closer, and you’ll discover a… Continue reading

HOW TO Make a Vegan Summer Dish with Italian Supper Club

This month we’ve teamed up with the marvellous Italian Supper Club, otherwise recognised as a group of passionate people who know how to eat right. Far from the fast-paced culture of many of London’s… Continue reading


Emily Underhill is Tusks, the electronic, experimental, and ambient singer-songwriter raising a prominent indie-pop storm on the London scene. Her meandering vocals are offset by a spot-on blend of strings, spoken word interludes, and… Continue reading

YGT Wish List | March

March is a truly great month, one of our favourites in fact. We’re feeling joyful thanks to the appearance of spring bulbs and blossoms. We’ve been enjoying the magnolia flowers and fresh scents… Continue reading

London Terrariums

One of the problems of living in a city, as culturally rich and creatively diverting as it may be, is that we’re seldom granted a patch of green to call our own. Sure,… Continue reading

Ruby Taylor

Ruby Taylor is a London-based illustrator with a flair for creating cheerful images that tell lively stories of intrigue, adventure and the exotic. Her bold outlines and unfaltering use of attention-grabbing colour combinations set… Continue reading


Papersmiths is a book and stationery shop nestled happily in the heart of Bristol’s Clifton Village. The store sells carefully curated items from cutting edge designers and illustrators from all over the world. Though it was the outstanding… Continue reading

Post Louis

Post Louis’ distinctive blend of alt rock, with jazz inflections, driving riffs and playful vocals, suggest that the band’s influences are plentiful and that there’s no shortage of inspiration behind their new record. We’re definitely… Continue reading

Estelle Morris

Estelle Morris is a freelance illustrator based in East London. Last year she took part in YGT’s first event and exhibition and since then, we’ve witnessed her portfolio blossom into a gorgeous collection of works.… Continue reading


There are many magazines in the world but not many editors can attest to their publication being as well-loved by its loyal readers and supporters as one mag in particular. Atlas Magazine is… Continue reading

Jennifer Tyers

Jennifer Tyers is a Tasmanian artist now based in beautiful Borneo. Working predominantly with watercolours, Jennifer creates vivid landscapes and weaves natural dreamworlds with meticulous finesse. These landscapes feature colourful, tropical plants, clashing… Continue reading

Shadow Culture

A six-piece outfit inspired by the likes of Tame Impala, Nick Cave, and Arcade Fire, Shadow Culture rose to recognition by way of a live recording of their track ‘Demons’ just last year.… Continue reading

15 Everyday Things | Artists for Earth Hour

A group of world-class creatives have come together to design a unique collection of objects in a bid to raise awareness of climate change. 15 Everyday Things is a project that aims to inspire a more sustainable way… Continue reading


Jolly Edition is a illustration studio and stationery emporium founded by Laura Shema and Tom Hart. After getting married in 2011 the creative couple launched their business, flitting between the UK and US and eventually… Continue reading


Hailing from Hamburg, Germany, sibling outfit hundreds have rolled smoothly into our eye-line, or should that be ear-line, in recent months. For those of you who aren’t yet familiar with Hundreds, the band officially… Continue reading

Barbara Dziadosz

Barbara Dziadosz is a freelance illustrator who, after beginning her creative career in a small town in Northern Poland, now studies in Hamburg. Her work is fresh, felicitous and funny, and reveals her skill… Continue reading

HOW TO Make a Tea-Infused Cocktail with London Tea Club

For the latest edition of HOW TO we’ve teamed up with the wonderful London Tea Club to present a very special recipe for a speciality tea-infused cocktail. If you’re unfamiliar with what London… Continue reading

YOU SHOULD VISIT Harringay Local Store

Harringay Local Store is a rare gem. Their ‘Not Another Tesco’ slogan, and impressive collection of useful, UK produce holds the store up as a great example of conscientious independent shops popping up… Continue reading

Olga Molina

Olga Molina is a Spanish illustrator whose watercolour images, sketchbook narratives and illustrated ceramics are alive with the excitement and diverse sensual experience of travel, adventure, and taking joy in small discoveries. Her… Continue reading

London Tea Club

The world is full of people who when faced with the challenge of writing a Twitter bio for themselves, search deep within their collective psyche, and recover only two emphatic, identifying words: tea-drinker.… Continue reading