In his new book, Depends What You Mean by Extremist, scallywag-turned-social-commentator John Safran plunges into the mad world of “Australian deplorables”. We spoke with him about dealing with conflict, combating racism with humour, and whether we’re all truly screwed.
You can virtually smell the old books in these photos of Europe's most architecturally significant libraries. They were snapped by Thibaud Poirier, who gained access to the continent's best book rooms while they were closed to the public. A bibliophile's dream.
We’re as surprised as anyone, but watching the people on this tiny Scottish island make tweed by hand is utterly captivating.
Once upon a time, when a TV station wanted a logo to broadcast at the end of a show, they turned to physical models made of metal and wood. We look at the designers who put some of these surprisingly tactile emblems together.
The once-bustling 530-acre site is now a mecca for urban explorers, and a metaphor for the hubris of early ’90s futurism.