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BMW art by Sandro Chia

Cars Culture

"[gallery link="file"] We've blathered on at length here as to wether or not cars can ever be in and of themselves works of art - most people who care about cars - who are interested in them at any "

Fast Five Director Speaks!

Cars Culture

" Recently having had the experience of sitting through the latest edition of the Fast & Furious franchise with a roomful of children between the ages of five and nine, I was intrigued as to why this high-revving explosion-fest appealed to "

BMW 2002 short film – Autoerotica!

Culture

"[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/8698509[/vimeo] Now we love our motors. And we love our HD video. And we love our soul music. But whoever is responsible for this webbified conjunction of three of our favourite things is either REALLY in "

Rebel Bikers?

People Culture

"Leather jacket and jeans. The motorcycle rider’s default setting. Motorcyclists have been wearing leathers since their machines developed enough power to bother a rice pudding’s epidermis. The cowhide and denim combo became a global ‘rebel’ uniform, however, after "

Audi A8 & Hyperspace

Culture

" Not sure how we missed these stunning pieces of photographic art last year, but we did. The series of pictures were commissioned from Warsaw-based photographer Igor Omulecki to evoke the launch of the A8 in 2010. Audi of course have a "

Custom Culture and Conspiracy Theories

Bikes Culture

" all pictures Wrenchmonkees Via Bike Exif There are people out there who believe in the theory of dispersed and spontaneous, simultaneous evolution. The theory goes, roughly, that mankind on the grandest scale is passing through huge cycles of time - "

Watches – Analogue Lifestyle

Culture

" Ok. Digital was cool. Back in 1978. You could pretend you were Buzz Aldrin with the soft red glow of that Timex on your wrist. You could believe that getting rid of the dials on your timepiece meant that you were "

The ABC of cars

Cars Culture

" Of all the interesting stumble-upons that we have, er, stumbled upon recently, we think this beautiful little set of drawings is up there with the best. Published in France some time in the 1960 the book is a a nice example "

Photographer Ansel Adams’s Cars

Culture

" He was the father of Landscape photography - an artist whose musicianship almost matched his artistry with the camera. He is one of the founding fathers of a fundamentally American view of the world; But Ansel Adams also loved his "

BMW: Joy ad campaign

Culture

" image via The Always Gentleman Car companies obviously spend a hell of a lot of money on ad campaigns. As close watchers of the various ways that car makers seek constantly to reinvent themselves we were of course excited about "

What is the Cool?

Culture

" This weekend, after a wet and windy saturday afternoon session in front of The Thomas Crown Affair (yes, a very blokey indulgence between rugby matches), we set to thinking that why, exactly, is Steve McQueen so 'cool' and what, exactly "

Once a Jolly Swag Man

Culture

" Once a Jolly Swag Man, the 1949 film directed by Brit bred Aussie emigre Jack Lee has all the stoney monochrome credibility of the best Ealing films. Throw in a subtle but dashing performance by Dirk Bogarde to the mix - "

Datsun 240Z – gallery

Cars Culture

"[gallery link="file"] Ok, so we're well away that our current four wheeled romance is motored by the incredibly beautiful Californian light bounced by our new favourite snapper Nicholas Maggio. But who can blame us, stuck here as we are "