DIY Pop Art: How I painted my own masterpiece

I can’t remember at what age I first saw the iconic imagery of Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup tin but from then onwards it was love when it came to Pop Art. As a teenager...

‘Out of The Blue’ 50 years of Designers Guild at Fashion & Textile Museum

"Being surrounded by good design is one of life's pleasures" - Trisha Guild Celebrating 50 Years of Designers Guild I'll never forget the time I discovered "Pattern" by Trisha Guild. An interior design book where every...

Rickshaw Art of Dhaka, Bangladesh

The beauty of cart art  Rickshaws are what makes Dhaka, Dhaka. Bringing colour, creativity and character to the city; and more importantly a means of living to over a million people, there are an estimated...

Neon Wonderland: Visiting God’s Own Junkyard

I can’t remember when my obsession for neon lights started but when I heard about God’s Own Junkyard it sounded like utter heaven. Located in Walthamstow, East London it’s a warehouse filled with neon...

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...

Truck Art Inspiration

Social media is brilliant! Our discovery of the day (thanks Twitter!) is this awesome Instagram account Pool_Patti, which features awesome items customised items inspired by Pakistani truck art. We want everything, especially this luggage. Talk about...

Slow looking at the Pierre Bonnard Tate Modern exhibition

Photo: Zoe Norfolk Last summer the Tate Modern announced it would be encouraging visitors to try ‘slow looking’, especially when it comes to their new The Colour of Memory exhibition by French artist Pierre Bonnard,...

Colourscape is coming back to London: it’s a must visit for #colourlovers

Ever since I watched Pulp's video for Lipgloss, back in 1995, I have been completely obsessed with inflatable tubes. There’s was called an ‘Eggopolis’ and consisted of four giant egg shaped inflatable rooms linked...

7 things you need to know before you visit Casa Azul, the Frida Kahlo...

I'm writing this blogpost  from my sickbed, apt considering it's about Frida Kahlo’s house, Casa Azul aka the Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City, the very place in which she was born, died and...

African Print Cushions

Bold, bright and beautiful, this range of cushions and bolsters (from £35) are made by Nigerian designer Yemi Onibeyo. Modernising classic batik fabrics by introducing them into soft furnishings means African art is more...

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