Is the D&G & Smeg collaboration the best Christmas window display in Europe?

For window-shopping addicts, Christmas is the most anticipated time of the year as shops all over, from major department stores to independent boutiques call in their most creative dressers to design installations that will...

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...

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...

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...

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...

RAW Rainbow Bridge Community Art Project

How a socially-distanced community art project has saved me during lockdown... UPDATE: The RAW Rainbow Bridge has been nominated in the Dezeen Awards 2020 and is up for a Public Vote for Best Installation. Vote for...

Is this London’s most colourful bicycle? How I pimped my wheels

Ok, my freshly pimped wheels probably aren’t really London’s most colourful bicycle, but they must be a contender? Decorating my bicycle has been my favourite lockdown hobby. Over the last few months...

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,...

#Sofacrush: Rajasthani embroidered furniture

Having total #sofacrush. Upholstered with Indian Rajasthani embroidered fabrics (which you normally see in home furnishings like wall-hangings), it's the kind of two seater that drinking red wine on is most definitely banned. A work...

Daytripping in Winter: Dreamland Margate ticks the boxes

British summer time and seasides make for the perfect daytrip, but does it still work as a December activity? Since it opened back in May this year following a £25 million investment, the oldest surviving...

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