We are Pics & Ink - a new way of buying interesting and unusual magazines, the type most people can’t find in their local newsagent.
The internet is great, it means we can access pretty much anything from pretty much anywhere. Magazines have yet to benefit from this. We aren’t about reading magazines online because we really like the touch, smell and beauty of great paper.
So let us be your guide through the world of independent magazines. We’ll tell you about them, show you a few pages, then we will pack them up very carefully and post them to your door.
Issue 22 of The Gentlewoman is fronted by the cosmic pop star and actorJanelle Monáe, photographed by Clara Balzary andprofiled inside by Horacio Silva. Then lifting this edition’s scintillating teal cover, some of the women to be discovered are the preeminent interior designer, Ilse Crawford, the fantastical filmmaker, Jenn Nkiru, the incomparable Shakespearean actor, Harriet Walter, and darts superstar, Fallon Sherrock. The shocking contemporary relevance of Barbara Kruger’s iconic 1989 poster, “Your Body is a Battleground” is explored furthermore in a definitive oral history, while the dream of escaping it all becomes a reality in a Modern Manners essay. And lo, the fashions! Our merry band of photographers and stylists bring you new attitudes, fresh faces and some fine-looking garb.