Thursday, 26 November 2009

Tracing around the outline

An intricate book of cut-outs published to accompany Rob Ryan's current show at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

Tuesday, 24 November 2009

Monday, 16 November 2009


Do you remember when giving soaps as a present was a white musk taboo. A sign of 'our friendship has come to this'?! Well, it's because I know you so well that you might be receiving Aesop's cedarwood and rose otto hand wash for Hanukkah/ Christmas. Lush.

Aesop have a A- Z London guide on their site.

(a reminder via )


Architect David Chipperfield's tableware collection for Alessi. A pared down approach. So simple, Shaker furniture looks ostentatious!

(A David Chipperfield exhibition is at the Design Museum until 31 January)

Friday, 13 November 2009

Thursday, 12 November 2009

Test Flights

David Rickard's installation, Test Flights at The Economist Plaza.

Architect/ artist Rickard contributed to last year's London Festival of Architecture with his exhausting project, Exhaust. He found himself exhaling into silver foil balloons via a respiratory mask for 24 hours (yes, hours) to bring to our attention the need for clean, fresh air within buildings and the environment as a whole. The balloons were exhibited up and down the Goethe-Institut's spiral stairwell.
My review on the Londonist
(Test Flights, The Economist Plaza, 25 St James's Street from 27 November 2009— 12 March 2010)


I've been away in the Atlas Mountains. Moroccan mint tea and hiking up great heights. I thought hiking was just another term for a long walk. Underestimated the great heights. In the midst of the sifting and sieving through emails, I stumbled upon a marker pen spectacle