Zoey Goto | Journalist & Feature Writer

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Art & Design

Last week I was invited to a press lunch celebrating Universal Design Studio’s pavilion for London Design Festival. The concept behind the design was repetition, so fittingly we were taught the art of Japanese sushi making – from Hoso-Maki Zushi (thin rolls) to my favourite – Ura-Maki Zushi (inside-out rolls). Hopefully the pavilion, created as a partnership between Universal Design Studio and The Office Group, will find itself a permanent home in London. It’s a beautifully delicate structure, yet able to withstand the elements with its barely visible roof. Here are the fruits of my sushi-making labour!

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NME have just published my article on Elvis Presley’s top style moments. Viva The King!:

http://www.nme.com/photos/king-of-cool–elvis-presley-s-top-style-moments/409247

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I’m really excited that my first book entitled Elvis Style: From Zoot Suits to Jumpsuits is going to be hitting the shelves this July! The designer has just finalised the layout and it’s looking terrific. Hal Lansky of Lansky Bros. in Memphis (Elvis’ favourite tailoring house) has written the foreword, and lots of great design experts have offered their opinions on Elvis’ influential style. It has already been trending on a few Amazon hot new release lists – more updates to follow! http://www.elvisstylebook.com

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My interview with the product designer Marc Newson is now out in Vantage Magazine and online: http://www.vantage-magazine.com/in-fashion/omnipresent-design.html

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Foodism magazine have included my travel feature on Memphis in their launch issue, out this week. The magazine is being handed out with the Evening Standard newspaper and at major tube stations throughout London. My article looks at the current revival of barbecue cooking and explores the best places to eat and stay in Memphis, Tennessee. It also includes my surreal meeting with the fabulous soul-singing Al Green.

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Here is my interview with the designer Marc Newson, out in the September/October issue of the Spanish style magazine Neo2.

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