3 REASONS WHY ETHICS ARE THE NEW AESTHETICS

Photo by Alex Harvey
13
Jul
2018
3 REASONS WHY ETHICS ARE THE NEW AESTHETICS

5 -min. read Today’s successful brands are more than a logo and colour palette: they’re a personality unto themselves, known and understood by consumers as if they were a friend. Kate Hamilton maps out the formula for brands looking to find their human side.

Reykjavik
26
May
2018
CREATIVE HUBS: REYKJAVIK

5 -min. read Inspired by the surrounding waterfalls, mountains and fjords, it’s no surprise every other Icelander is a budding creative in the making. Kate Hamilton checks out the capital’s scene and seeks out its up-and-coming hotspots.

11
May
2018
CREATIVE HUBS: NEW ORLEANS

5 -min. read A happy beneficiary from many creatives’ exodus from hubs like San Fran and New York, New Orleans is emerging as a melting pot for all things jazz-, street food– and art-related. Kate Hamilton checks out the highlights.

Photo by Dane Deaner
16
Apr
2018
CREATIVE HUBS: AUSTIN

5 -min. read More than just fried chicken and waffles, Austinite culture revels in all that’s cool, quirky and rockin’. Resilient to the conformist influence of an influx of tech workers, Kate Hamilton tells us how Austin’s creatives are keeping things wacky.

Copenhagen – by Nick Karvounis
23
Feb
2018
CREATIVE HUBS: COPENHAGEN

4 -min. read The giver of simple pleasures and design where underrated beauty meets utility, Copenhagen is a hidden gem with the creative oomph to stop travellers dead in their tracks. Kate Hamilton does some digging to uncover the up-and-coming hotels, activities and F&B hotspots in Denmark’s capital.

Marseille – by Victor Garcia
14
Feb
2018
CREATIVE HUBS: MARSEILLE

5 -min. read Marseille is a crime-troubled gritty port city by reputation – but don’t let first appearances fool you. A creative spark is looming, lighting the city’s gloomier streets and flooding into its tourism hotspots. Kate Hamilton investigates.

Zurich skyline – by Patrick Schopflin
05
Jan
2018
CREATIVE HUBS: ZURICH

5 -min. read Zurich might not immediately scream creativity, but scratch its stuffy surface and find a legacy left by the raucous bunch who took advantage of Switzerland’s neutrality during the First World War: home to contemporary art, a sea of entrepreneurs, and thriving restaurants and hotels, this is not a city to be overlooked.

The terrace at Café le Bistrot – Along Dusty Roads
15
Dec
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: GIRONA

5 -min. read Far more than just the gateway to the Costa Brava, Girona’s blend of Catalan cuisine, medieval architecture and distinct fusion of the old and new are cementing its status as one of Spain’s leading cultural capitals. Kate Hamilton explores a city waiting to be discovered.

Seattle's skyline – photo by Peter West Carey
03
Nov
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: SEATTLE

5 -min. read Discover the fruits born from Seattle’s extensive transformation that coarse through the veins of its hotels, culture, and food and beverage hotspots.

04
Oct
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: LISBON

5 -min. read If you haven’t been to Lisbon, then quite frankly: where have you been? Dubbed ‘the New Berlin’, Portugal’s capital is well and truly on the up, now home to a constellation of design studios, art galleries and on-trend cafés.

07
Sep
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: BOLOGNA

4 -min. read Bologna’s identity is diverse and dynamic, yet the city remains relatively unknown by tourists on their quest to see Italy’s most recognised landmarks.

07
Aug
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: LIVERPOOL

4 -min. read There’s more to Liverpool than the Beatles and football. Scouse pride runs deep, with roots tied up with the city’s ability to bounce back from adversity.

03
Jul
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: GOTHENBURG

4 -min. read Gothenburg has got reason to smile. The Scandinavian hotspot has gone from strength to strength in recent years.

31
May
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: GRAZ

5 -min. read The key to culture in Austria’s second-biggest city of Graz is that it’s a place that takes the new with a respectful nod to the old.

02
May
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: SEOUL

5 -min. read It’s hard to keep up with modern Seoul: a hub of futuristic technology, infectious K-pop culture and a super-cool youth fusing innovation and style.

03
Apr
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: NASHVILLE

4 -min. read Nashville’s concoction of southern hospitality and electric energy makes the place a haven for musical mavericks who march to the beat of their own drum.

08
Mar
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: ACCRA

5 -min. read Ghana’s creative scene is steadily growing, and an entrepreneurial spirit pulses through the country’s capital city of Accra.

06
Feb
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: PORTO

5 -min. read Porto has more to offer than the sheen of its opulent history. Today the place is fortified, like its famous wine, by the proud spark of reinvention.

05
Jan
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: OSLO

4 -min. read Oslo was once famously home to Edvard Munch and Henrik Ibsen, and the city continues to provide a fertile breeding ground for artistic expression today.

12
Dec
2016
CREATIVE HUBS: BOGOTÁ

4 -min. read Bogotá is stepping out from its decades-long reputation for violence and crime with boutique hotels, enigmatic nightlife and a thriving culinary scene.

17
Nov
2016
CREATIVE HUBS: SEVILLE

5 -min. read In the first of a new series of posts exploring rising creative cities, SUITCASE Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Kate Hamilton finds the beat in Seville.

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