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...

The most colourful street in the UK: mural art of Aberfeldy Street

Welcome to Aberfeldy Street - the colourful street! Street art murals are iconic across the UK, brightening up cities, towns, and even seaside centres wherever you go, creating colourful...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

Welcome to maximalism

Sure having a lot of belongings means a home can get messy more quickly and may need extra dusting, but being surrounded by colour, patterns and beautiful things doesn't half improve mood and creativity....

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...

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...

A cool riverside café in Barking that even Instagrammers haven’t discovered yet…

There’s nothing quite like ‘discovering’ a new secret part of London that no one, not even Instagrammers are raving about. But then how far do all these famous London travel bloggers really go? You’ll...

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