Things 2013 #9: a green football zine, a pretty LP, Latvian architecture, superheroes and pop stars

Date
2 March 2013
Reading Time
2 minute read

Good week for the It’s Nice That post mat – Things got stuck into the beautiful game, made a glorious music cover, nabbed a superhero couple with flying colours, admired what the Latvians are building and looked at pop stars staring into sunsets. Let’s see how this played out…

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Nicky Inchenko: 90

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Nicky Inchenko: 90

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Nicky Inchenko: 90

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Nicky Inchenko: 90

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Nicky Inchenko: 90

Nicky Inchenko: 90

Nicky Inchenko made this fantastic little green football booklet. Crammed with line drawings of players in action and doubling as a very nice poster when unfolded, it’s a delightful memento of some classic footballing moments. This is only the highlights version – the original is 90 pages long! Nicky has also made life-size painted Chicago Bulls that are worth a look.
www.nickyland.com

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DR.ME: Dutch Uncle’s Out Of Touch In The Wild

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DR.ME: Dutch Uncle’s Out Of Touch In The Wild

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DR.ME: Dutch Uncle’s Out Of Touch In The Wild

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DR.ME: Dutch Uncle’s Out Of Touch In The Wild

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DR.ME: Dutch Uncle’s Out Of Touch In The Wild

DR.ME: Dutch Uncle’s Out Of Touch In The Wild

DR.ME’s artwork for the Dutch Uncle’s latest record makes a great track into a beautiful object. Looks excellent and feels so good to hold.
www.dr-me.com

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Happy Lovers Town: Super Heroes

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Happy Lovers Town: Super Heroes

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Happy Lovers Town: Super Heroes

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Happy Lovers Town: Super Heroes

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Happy Lovers Town: Super Heroes

Happy Lovers Town: Super Heroes

These are great. Colourful, simple, healthily plump superheroes from Happy Lovers Town. Fun to work out the angle of those red feet.
www.happyloverstown.eu

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Lukabuka: Process 3. Jaunā arhitektūra Latvijā

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Lukabuka: Process 3. Jaunā arhitektūra Latvijā

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Lukabuka: Process 3. Jaunā arhitektūra Latvijā

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Lukabuka: Process 3. Jaunā arhitektūra Latvijā

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Lukabuka: Process 3. Jaunā arhitektūra Latvijā

Lukabuka: Process 3. Jaunā arhitektūra Latvijā

Jaunā arhitektūra Latvijā is the third book in the Process series looking at New Architecture in Latvia. Edited by Ieva Zībārte and designed very nicely by Edgars Zvirgzdiņš it’s full of beautiful photographs documenting current architectural practice and education in the country. Fascinating stuff.
www.lukabuka.lv

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Tom Oldham: Portraits

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Tom Oldham: Portraits

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Tom Oldham: Portraits

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Tom Oldham: Portraits

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Tom Oldham: Portraits

Tom Oldham: Portraits

This is a collection of Tom Oldham’s snaps of pop stars looking cool. Music photography is always interesting, whatever you think of the set-ups. With the right light and barely a blemish in sight, it’s interesting to pick apart the layers of presentation in these shots.
www.tomoldham.com

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