Lifestyle

In this section of the site, we aim to feature the best of art, design, photography and technology that is of interest to the mod scene, both from the past through to the present day. If you spot anything interesting out there, do drop us a line.

Odds & Sods: An exhibition of the 1980s mod scene by Paul Hallam in London

by Modculture 2 September, 2016

We mentioned a Brighton showcase recently, but that has now moved onto London for the Odds & Sods photo exhibition. Continue Reading

Out now: Sixties House by Catriona Gray

by Modculture 30 March, 2016

The archives of House and Garden provide the inspiration to go back in time, with the Sixties House book by Catriona Gray picking out the best of the decade. Continue Reading

Small or Nothing – a Small Faces photo exhibition in London

by Modculture 4 March, 2016

If you are in the area, it might be worth checking out Small or Nothing, which is a Small Faces photo exhibition in London. Continue Reading

Pete McKee designs mod club-inspired Rega Club turntable for Record Store Day

by Modculture 29 February, 2016

We have featured the work of Pete McKee in the past extensively, including his This Is England figures, his Teenage Cancer Trust gig prints and his general mod-related art, such as this Weekenders print. But this mod club-inspired Rega Club turntable for Record Store Day could be the most desirable piece yet. Continue Reading

Dansette-style GPO Retro Bermuda record player with legs

by Modculture 22 January, 2016

Urban Outfitters has been making something like this for a while now. But the Dansette-style GPO Retro Bermuda record player with legs definitely undercuts it for price. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Living for Kicks: A Mods Graphic Novel by Jim McCarthy and Kevin Cross

by Modculture 5 January, 2016

The concept is nothing new, we have seen mod-inspired graphic novels such as The Originals and Tobias Dahmen’s Getting Grand. But Living for Kicks: A Mods Graphic Novel is a new take on the theme. Continue Reading

UO X Dansette record player with legs returns in a new monochrome finish

by Modculture 4 January, 2016

We have mentioned this design previously in its red and green finishes, but the new kid on the block is the UO X Dansette record player with this monochrome finish. Continue Reading

Small Faces-inspired Don’t Burst My Bubble print by Dry British

by Modculture 18 December, 2015

This image was actually originally done for a t-shirt for leading Small Faces tribute band the Small Fakers, but it has now been tweaked into a rather cool Don’t Burst My Bubble print by Dry British. Continue Reading

Sale spotting: The Who Maximum R&B at the Marquee framed print reduced at BHS

by Modculture 10 December, 2015

We have featured this before and when we have it has seemingly sold out almost straight away. Now the framed The Who Maximum R&B at the Marquee print is back at BHS – and amazingly, in the sale too. Continue Reading

1960s-style UO X Dansette Bermuda standing record player discounted as a Black Friday deal

by Modculture 26 November, 2015

These have always been popular at full price, so a 1960s-style UO X Dansette Bermuda standing record player at a heavily discounted price is likely to please a lot of people. Continue Reading