Umbrella Magazine

Umbrella Magazine

Umbrella Magazine Issue 1 cover
Editor Anthony Teasdale
Categories Men's magazines
Frequency Quarterly
First issue 2010
Country United Kingdom
Based in London
Language English

Umbrella Magazine is a quarterly men's online magazine focusing on fashion, architecture, travel, sport, design and culture for men. The editor is the journalist and musician Anthony Teasdale who has written for Arena, Esquire and FHM[1] and who wrote the tracks; More Sunday Than Saturday and I Think You Love Me.[2] The art director is Matthew Reynolds. Other Freelancer contributors include Kevin Sampson (writer), author of Awaydays and Powder, John Makin, writer of the book, Redman, A Season On the Drink,[3] Brett Foraker, an advertising film director who works for Ridley Scott's advertising company RSA [4] and Architecture correspondent Justin Clack, director of property consultants Frost Meadowcroft.[5]


Issue 1 of Umbrella Magazine was launched in 2010 and included articles on a look back at 1990 The Stone Roses, Poll Tax Riots, Italia '90 (1990 FIFA World Cup) and subject matter such as classic Indian match boxes and evolution to the Aphex Twin to how to cook a perfect steak.[6] In Issue 2, Anthony Teasdale writes on how technology killed rock ’n’ roll… and gave birth to the ‘experience society’ and Justin Clack writes on five new buildings that will change London’s skyline for good, including the Shard London Bridge, Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands's Charlotte Building in Gresse Street, London and One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge.[7] In issue 4 Justin Clack writes an essay on the history of the Westway (London) and Frestonia and in issue 6 he writes on Dagenham Ford whilst Jason Burke British author and journalist writes about his book 9/11 wars.[8]


  1. The Style Raconteur website
  2. The Discogs music database
  3. The Liverpool Echo website
  4. RSA Films website
  5. Umbrella Magazine Issue 1
  6. Mudhut Media website
  7. Umbrella Magazine Issue 2
  8. Umbrella Magazine Issue 4
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