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.

The Jam limited edition Going Underground poster and birthday card by Piper Gates Design

by Modculture 3 October, 2014

We have mentioned the designer before, not least with the Small Faces items from the start of the new. Well, Piper Gates Design is back, this time with The Jam Going Underground poster and birthday card. Continue Reading

Dansette style: UO X Crosley Sterling record player now available in the UK

by Modculture 15 August, 2014

No, this isn’t an eBay find, this is actually a new design. Specifically, we’re talking the UO X Crosley Sterling record player, which has just landed in the UK. Continue Reading

Glasgow Mods photography exhibition by Lisa Boyd in London

by Modculture 11 June, 2014

If you happen to be in the east London area, you might want to pop in and see the upcoming Glasgow Mods photography exhibition by Lisa Boyd. Continue Reading

Cool concept: Vespa-inspired digital camera

by Modculture 19 March, 2014

Not sure how many people use standalone digital camera these days in light of cameras on mobile phones being so good. But something like this Vespa-inspired digital camera might tempt you back in. Continue Reading

Mod for the home: Handmade target cushion at Etsy

by Modculture 11 March, 2014

Don’t ask how we spotted this, but we did indeed spot this handmade target cushion at the Etsy website. Not too expensive either. Continue Reading

New Shag print: The Lost Book

by Modculture 31 January, 2014

Some years back (could be 10 or more now), we ran an interview with Josh Agle, aka the artist Shag. he’s gone from strength to strength since and his artwork is even more sought after. This new print, The Lost Book, will sell out completely within hours. Continue Reading

Small Faces poster and birthday card by Piper Gates Design

by Modculture 31 January, 2014

Do you recall the Small Faces Christmas cards from a few weeks back? If you do, you’ll recognise the name Piper Gates Design and the look of the Small Faces poster and birthday card, which are a variation on that theme. Continue Reading

Coming soon: 50 Years of The Who photo exhibition by Colin Jones at Proud Galleries

by Modculture 17 December, 2013

It might not be until next year, but the 50 Years of The Who photo exhibition by Colin Jones at Proud Galleries is early next year, so you might want to scribble it into your diary. Continue Reading

Lambretta Chair by Iconic Design

by Modculture 12 December, 2013

It isn’t a new idea, Bel & Bel did it with the Vespa Chair a few years back, but the Lambretta Chair by Iconic Design (and spotted by the Lambrettista blog) is a new project. Continue Reading

Getting Grand – Memories of a Smalltown Mod artwork by Tobias Dahmen

by Modculture 5 December, 2013

Anyone remember the online graphic novel Getting Grand – Memories of a Smalltown Mod artwork by Tobias Dahmen? It was an ongoing graphic novel online – and now it is a range of artwork. Continue Reading