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...

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...

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...

Indian Horse Toy

Too good to be a toy we have a complete crafty crush on this textile trojan. Hand-crafted from block-printed Rajasthani organic cotton and draped in finery it's based on traditional Indian wedding horses, upon...

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...

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...

#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...

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,...

London Design Festival 2019 – 10 best colourful exhibitions

If you’re looking for Instagrammability in London this coming weekend, head over to the London Design Festival September 2019. There are exhibitions, talks, events and installations across the capital and for seekers of aesthetically...

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