Yesterday was the start of the London Design Festival. As I wasn’t working, I took the opportunity to explore some of event sites. After navigating the corridors of the Victoria and Albert museum to see their main festival attractions, I headed towards St James’ park in Westminster. I had pre-arranged […]
Heal’s Discovers, Heal’s Autumn/Winter preview collection
As promised, here is Heal’s Autumn/Winter collection and the annual Heal’s Discovers preview which showcases exclusive collaboration with new design talents. What caught my eye when I entered the room was the hand-blown glass lighting by Rothschild & Bickers, one of only a few glassworks still active in the U.K. Each […]
The Monocle Country Fayre 2013
Last weekend, I was invited to the Monocle Country Fayre at Midori house, the London headquarters of Monocle magazine. Monocle is a popular International magazine launched in 2007 with a large online following. It provides global reporting on current affairs, culture, business and design with a portfolio of shops worldwide catered to […]
The Cockpit Arts open studio, Summer 2013
It is always a pleasure to visit Cockpit arts studio, to discover fresh talents and to see the new works of established artists. Last time, I was there for the Christmas open studios. You can read about it here. It was exciting to see Abigail Brown’s new work in her […]
The Soho flea market, Dean street, London 2013 – my picks.
Today, after work, I was determined to have a daughter-mother day. Especially since my dear daughter had only just returned from her one week holiday to Mallorca with her best friend and family. We decided to explore the Soho flea market together. This is an annual Summer market selling vintage […]
Clerkenwell Design week 2013, London – my picks.
This week was Clerkenwell Design week in London. In short, I sifted through the wealth of design on display and honed in on the products that I found aesthetically pleasing. Here’s a selection of what I liked. Above are The Dots by Muuto, hanger of coats, but also seen used as […]