It’s magic! How to make your photos come alive using the Lifeprint Instant Photo...

If you’ve ever watched a Harry Potter movie and wished your own photos came alive like the portraits that hang on the walls at Hogwarts then you’ll fall instantly under the spell of the...

Does design matter more than experience? Visiting Hamam Omerya, Cyprus

Sometimes design overpowers an experience and I felt that visiting Hama Omerya in Cyprus, here's why... The first time I went to a hamam was when I was in Morocco. I'd previously chickened out of...

Queen’s Gallery, Bangkok: Crafts from the Hands of the Hills…to the Hands of the...

Colourful, character-filled and creative, Crafts from the Hands of the Hills…to the Hands of the Queen is a textile-based exhibition which opened at The Queen’s Gallery in Bangkok on August 1st 2016 as part...

Where to fulfill a chocoholic’s fantasy: Choccywoccydoodah’s Secret Garden is the stuff of dreams…

UPDATE: MAY 2019. Please note this venue has now closed down : (   I don’t think any of the 15 girls present at my friend’s hen party actually thought there was such a thing as...

Stitch & The City: Interview with Tapestry Artist Hannah Bass

Put down Google Maps and start appreciating the beauty of a real one. Contemporary Tapestry Artist Hannah Bass has a lifelong appreciation for maps and colour, so after a decade spent in a day...

Utopian Design – A look back at the inaugural London Design Biennale

(Chakra View, India, image: Ed Reeve) Back in September Somerset House became a homage to contemporary design from 37 countries in a new annual exhibition called the London Design Biennale. The theme was Utopia By...

Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism and Pussy Riot at Saatchi Gallery, London. Exhibition preview

You’ll either walk out of Art Riot fuelled with passion ready to make your own artistic political statement, or you’ll leave feeling inadequate that you’ve never been brave enough to truly stand up for...

Holy Cow inspired money box

When I was in Pushkar, Rajasthan last year I spotted these donation boxes outside the temples, all handpainted with cows. I saw a lot of cows too. In fact one in particular had its...

If you go down to Regent’s Park today…a peek at Frieze Sculpture 2017

Let's start with the weather. I'm British after all! But my oh my....how glorious the summer of 2017 has been so far. We've had more warm summer evenings in the last few weeks than...

Designer Zeena Shah on her new Scandinavian themed colouring in book

You get colouring in books themed with EVERYTHING now! One of the loveliest ones we've seen is Scandia, by Zeena Shah. Not yet convinced about colouring in? Zeena explains the appeal and shares more...

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