We spoke with Allen Leech in 2018—catching the actor in a quiet moment during a whirlwind of an October, with Bohemian Rhapsody about to be released and production of the Downton Abbey film in full swing. In conversation with Emily Cathcart, Allen chatted about persistence in getting parts; his projects; and his process.
A lifetime of curiosity and creativity has led to a successful career in photography for Nevzat Yıldırım. While talking with us for ALHAUS magazine No.4, he shared a favourite recent memory and his dreams for his own future.
Sitting on the southern coast of France—a hop, skip and a jump from the Italian border—Nice embodies that old-world Riviera elegance the Côte d’Azur is known for. However, it’s more than just designer shops, coral-blue waters and beautiful weather.
Everyone in the West knows Anna Wintour. But the editor-in-chief of Vogue China, Angelica Cheung, is celebrating 14 years of relentlessly phenomenal success. Though the youngest of Vogue’s various editors-in-chief around the world, her edition is more than twice the size of its US and UK sister publications.
The wines of Gut Oggau have in recent years created something of a stir throughout the world of natural wine. Situated in the region of Burgenland in Austria, they farm biodynamically and produce only naturally fermented wines—without any use of fertiliser, pesticides, or other chemicals.
Since publication of her first novel Unravelling Oliver, Irish author Liz Nugent’s career has scaled increasingly dizzy heights. Having won two awards for her latest, Skin Deep, at the 2018 Irish Book Awards, she shared with us the novels that have influenced her life and work.
Following over 40 awards; pieces in many private collections; and work accepted into the photo collection of the prestigious Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Nevzat Yıldırım shares insights into the everyday demands of making those memorable images.
Like much in technology the race to bring consumers higher-resolution TVs, monitors and projectors at lower prices has moved at an unrelenting pace. Only a few short years ago, HD seemed somewhat exotic as conventional TV channels first started broadcasting in this higher definition—and then HD sets and boxes became the norm.
In a world where ‘disrupters’ is an all too frequently used buzzword, one communication tool from China is living up to the hype—WeChat. The social media and messaging platform is the most popular in its country of origin; making waves throughout the rest of Asia; and steadily creeping onto the global scene.
From the first radio station playing live music to the instantaneous streaming of today, music listening has had a long association with technology. During the past two centuries, recording of music and voice moved from Thomas Edison’s phonograph to vinyl, cassette tapes, CDs and now mp3. Alongside the evolution of recording and listening to music, the instruments and production of music have also evolved and continue to change today.
In 2019 with universal design at the forefront of our minds, it’s not only those tiny computers in your pocket that can connect to the Internet. The smart consumer can have the house vacuumed while they’re out or turn off all the lights downstairs from the comfort of their bed.
With the dramatic transformation of social media, a brand-new career path has cropped up in the form of ‘online influencer’. With the enormous impact social media has had on each and every one of our lives, Sam Stafford profiles one organisation committed to making it better.
Those of us of a certain age will remember the first time mobile phone use seemed to go mainstream. The concept that you could make calls anywhere outside the house without being a member of the emergency services was crazy enough, but the fact that these plastic blocks with clicky buttons had secondary and even tertiary functions seemed an unnecessary luxury.
We have long looked to the US for the latest products and tech developments, thanks in part to the prominence of Silicon Valley. But times are changing—more and more innovations and new technology is making its way from the East.
It’s a sad but well-known fact that plastic accounts for 90% of all trash floating in the ocean. Adidas Originals, along with environmentalist organisation Parley for the Oceans, is attempting to address this issue with one of their initiatives.
Multi-talented Lamar Johnson simply calls himself ‘an artist’. It’s a pleasingly concise description, as ‘actor/dancer/choreographer/creative director/entrepreneur’ is quite the mouthful—and at 24, he’s only getting started. Lamar told ALHAUS magazine about storytelling, inspiration, and what lies ahead.
Stuffed full of antiquities, ancient treasures, flora and fauna and bizarre objects, London’s Horniman Museum is a treasure trove for the inquiring mind. With the launch this year of its long-awaited World Gallery, it has truly reached spectacular new heights.
Butternut Box is the UK’s first fresh, home-cooked dog food delivery business. Here co-founders, Kevin Glynn and David Nolan, share the motivations and working life behind the caring brand that makes food safe for our beloved pets.