Should you tag a street artist when you pose in front of their masterpiece?

When was the last time you stopped in front of a colourful wall and either took a selfie or asked someone to photograph you, then uploaded it straight to Instagram? It’s something I do...

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...

One day I will own a kantha quilt…or five

I'm a quilt kind of girl. I even sleep with them in summer when others have swapped to light sheets and when I'm travelling if I don't have a quilt as part of my...

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...

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...

Could this be my new rainbow tent?

It's official. After 15+ years my Cath Kidston flower pop tent needs replacing. It did me well - has travelled across the UK and Europe, was always the most easiest to spot tent there...

DIY: How to paint a rainbow wall

As a child I always had colourful bedrooms. Over the years I alternated between different rooms in the house that were pink, mint and yellow. When I returned home after university I painted my...

Fiji Art & Life In The Pacific – the biggest exhibition about Fijian art...

I’m a little bit obsessed with the fantasy of Polynesia – the popular culture version of exotic islands, the kitsch tiki chic side of themed cocktail bars, bright floral leis and tribal dancing –...

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,...

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...

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