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John Malkovich

Mr Malkovich — ceaselessly creative and endlessly fascinating. Earlier this year, the sartorially-inspired actor launched his own clothing line, John Malkovich. Not just celebrity endorsement: he actually designed the entire line. Of course he did, would we expect anything less from such a snappy dresser? This fall will see the release...
FANTASTIC MAN: For Young and Old, Issue 27 In spite of all the digital channels vying for our time, there is still a place for a well-designed, well-printed, thoughtful magazine. True that a lot of what is shown is not particularly practical, but that’s not the point — fashion magazines,...
On the shortlist for the Rigg Design Prize 2018 is AGEIST profile and contributor Martyn Thompson.Recognizing excellence in Australian design, the Rigg Design Prize is the highest accolade for contemporary design in Australia. The triennial prize is awarded to an Australian design practice displaying outstanding creative achievements in contemporary design.For the prize exhibition, each studio...
With her active parents as role models, graphic designer Mikella Lowe launched a blog in 2013 documenting interesting people over 50 she came across while pushing her baby in a stroller on the sidewalk. Two years ago, that blog idea became a fully fledged magazine. Stories on body imperfection...
Curiosity As A Way Of Life If there’s one single characteristic of AGEIST people it is curiosity. It’s rather remarkable, every person we have spoken with has a deep-seated inquisitiveness. But as we think about it, how could it be any other way? I had the privilege to hear Brian...
Championing Elitism Last week, David Tang died from a battle with cancer. We know Tang from his weekly column in the Financial Times, where he wrote a column as Agony Uncle. Tang was an elitist — a concept he famously and humorously defended. It’s a word much maligned today, except...

Hayao Miyazaki

Welcome Back Hayao Miyazaki Hats off this week to the Japanese animation legend who just couldn’t stay retired. Hayao Miyazaki, whose anime films for the studio he co-founded in 1985 helped set the standard for animation globally, decided earlier this year to end his 5-year “retirement,” when a film idea...
Before we begin, let me assure you that we do not think affairs of any kind are a good idea. They tend to end in a train wreck for all involved, but to each his own. No judgement here.About 13 years ago, there was an article published in the...
We are in the business of communication. We come from a time when brands could and did move the culture. Think about how weird jogging was before Nike and “Just Do It.” They changed that, they changed the world.  What about Apple and its 1984 commercial, it’s Think Different...
Open Dialogue The look of AGEIST and the choice of people we feature is something we wrestle with every week. In trying to create a new way of looking at people our age, and as in any new endeavor, there are times when we get it right, and times when we...