Dazed & Confused: Making It Up As We Go Along

Written by Jefferson Hack

Edited by Jo-Ann Furniss

Foreword by Ingrid Sischy

Rizzoli (2011)

Hardcover, 272 pages

3.5 x 24.3 x 30.9 cm

ISBN-10: 0847836924

ISBN-13: 978-0847836925

Edited by its founders, this daringly illustrated book immortalizes the magazine’s most enduring features, from legendary photo shoots and iconic covers to controversial interviews, and supplements them with outtakes, ephemera from the editors’ offices, original artwork, and contributions from the photographers, designers, and artists behind it all. Celebrating twenty years of an agenda-setting powerhouse of contemporary style, design, and popular culture.

Page 170 – September 2001 – SALÓ – Alexander McQueen

“Norbert Schoerner is an extraordinary photographer. He’s got a really amazing mind and a filmic, futuristic sensibility. He really rose to the challenge on this shoot, and it turned out to be the perfect collaboration. It’s a very strange story – the lighting, the oddness of it. I don’t really now where any of it was coming from in Lee’s mind. Lee had a very special relationship with the magazine and when he felt like he had the sudden urge to do something really exceptional, out-there and uninhibited he would always bring it to Dazed. I mean, it wasn’t like he was doing that kind of thing all the time – it was almost like he was gestating this kind of thing and that he then had to get it out… it had to exist. There was a sense that he was exercising his creativity through the pages of the magazine, and he knew that he was not going to be curtailed in doing that.” – Emma Reeves

The book compiles 20 years of work by celebrity journalist Jefferson Hack and his photographer pal Rankin, who made their Dazed & Confused magazine the vanguard of cool-kid culture. Making It Up includes interviews and photos of everyone from Yves Saint Laurent and Kate Moss to Björk and David Bowie. Punky, disruptive and loud–this is a fun one to leave lying around the house.’ ~ Forbes Life