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...

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,...

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...

Nicosia, Cyprus has a seriously cool café called The Gym…

Truth is once you leave behind the small labyrinth of markets filled with tourist tat that greet you in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, you’ll find yourself in what could be a high street...

Belgium’s Liquid City, Brugge Triennale 2018

As if the architecture in Belgium wasn’t already appealing enough (while I was there over the weekend I learnt in particular, that you should always look up), the quaint town of Bruges is currently...

Exhibition review: Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up – a celebration of style and...

Ever since the V&A Museum in London announced it was to host the exhibition Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up there’s been an emergence of Frida inspired memorabilia popping up all over the place...

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 –...

Did you know Romania has a museum dedicated to Icons on Glass?

In keeping with tradition I escaped abroad to ring in the New Year and for 2018 I chose the region of Transylvania in Romania. Yes I did encounter Dracula but I’m saving that for...

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...

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...

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