True Faith

We can't begin to describe how much Factory has and continues to influence and inspire us here at Polite - so we were so pleased when we heard that this new exhibition - True Faith - was taking place at The Manchester Gallery. We're also very happy to launch a new...

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David Bowie by Kevin Cummins

The latest postcard set by Kevin Cummins features 30 images from his archive of the legendary David Bowie. The set contains classic images alongside lesser know ones from as early as 1972. It includes live performances, outfits, candid backstage images, portraits and promotional images. The set will be available from...

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A Bookshop without Shelves.

On a recent trip to Antwerp, we visited one of our favourite stockists Boekhandel Stad Leest to find out about their beautiful bookshop and why it’s become so popular. Boekhandel Stad Leest roughly translates to ‘The City Reads’ and was started about 5 years ago by Sofie van der Ven...

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New product: Small Pleasures

Beauty in overlooked things. A lot of what makes life worth living isn't to do with great, heroi or costly things, but with modest pleasures that are all around us, largely unnoticed, available for almost nothing. It might be a beautiful sky, the smell of freshly cut grass, or a...

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New book: The Blind Photographer

A spectacular new book from Redstone This exhilarating book will open your eyes. It is the first to explore the worldwide phenomenon of the blind and partially-sighted who take up photography in all its vibrancy and diversity and showcases brilliant work from Mexico, India, China, the UK and elsewhere. With...

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Psychobook from Redstone Press

Redstone Press presents a selection of Psychological tests, games an questionnaires edited by Julian Rothenstein with commentaries by Mel Gooding. Psychobook will inform, entertain, delight and amaze you. It is a spectacular revelation of a world long hidden from the popular eye, bringing to light a fascinating array of psychological...

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