The House of Dior turns over vast sums of money for luxury giant LVMH, but high-end fashion can never be just about the cash: it's also about world-leading artistry. In her spring-summer 2023 collection, Dior's artistic director Maria Grazia Chiuri pays homage to the elegant modernity of the Black Parisian jazz stars of the 1920s, in particular Joséphine Baker. Meanwhile, fashion historian and curator Olivier Saillard celebrates the humble wardrobe of his late mother by transforming it with haute couture techniques.
26 Sep 2021
In less than 20 years, SpaceX has gone from upstart to leader in commercial spaceflight. It's hoping for its first civilian orbital flight this September.
14 May 2021
On September 12, 2019, Tomi Waziri, an Uber driver, was driving from 1004, Victoria Island to Ajao Estate to drop off a passenger when in a traffic jam at the popular Apongbon Bridge, known for nefarious activities, two youths with locally made guns came up to his car window trying to rob him of his phone and other valuable. Panicking, he turned away to get his phone but as he turned to the armed robbers, what he heard was a loud bang. He was shot in the face with a local gun filled with pellets. Tobi lost his sight on the spot and has remained blind ever since even after medical assistance. Rather than Tomi falling into depression and lose all hope as he could no longer use his eyes, he decided to give back to humanity as a part of his healing process.
25 Dec 2020
Watch Ozioma Ogbaji the writer of Kambili: The Whole 30 Yards break down the process behind the writing of the romantic comedy. Watch the full episode of the process behind writing of Kamibil: The Whole 30 Yards on our YouTube channel (Guardian Nigeria). THE PROCESS is a film-focused series that offers an insight into the process behind films, documentaries, music videos, and TV commercials.
27 Feb 2020
Abisagboola Oluseun John also known as Bankulli talks about his inspiration and connection to the Grammy-nominated Beyoncé's album 'The Lion King: The Gift' on The Process.
23 Feb 2020
Steluta Duta was a teenaged orphan living on the streets when, one cold January day in 2002, she stepped through the door of a boxing gym in the town of Buzau and embarked on her unlikely path to becoming an elite athlete. Duta, whose first name means "little star", has fought for almost two decades in the ring, with every punch thrown bringing her closer to what she calls "a normal life, away from misery" and becoming an inspiration for others like her.
19 Jun 2017
Roboticists show off their new advances in 'soft robots' at a Singapore conference, much-drawing inspiration from nature.