This past week has been the industry hotbed that is Clerkenwell Design Week. I spent a day perusing the offerings, and some of these products caught my eye: LIGHTING: The lighting show was held in Fabric nightclub, which meant that they could be displayed brilliantly. There were a lot of 'repeat' concrete shades around, but … Continue reading Clerkenwell Design Week
Lambay, sometimes also called Lambay Island, is a private island lying off Dublin Bay and owned by the Baring family trust. It was purchased in 1904 by the Hon Cecil Baring, who later became Lord Revelstoke, for his new bride Maude whom he was madly in love with. The island came with a 16th century … Continue reading A Visit to Lambay
I will be at the Anthropologie store in Bath this week on 22nd September, where there is an event showcasing Bath design businesses, ranging from food to drink to decorating to arty crafts. There is also late night shopping, a glass of fizz, plus food and drink tasters. I teach art and craft courses through … Continue reading An evening event at Anthropologie
Visit to Dismaland After a nail biting queue online, I managed to procure tickets to visit the Art sensation that is Dismaland, put on by Banksy in Weston-Super-Mare. This exhibition was not only his own work, but he curated many other global contemporary artists for the show. I love Banksy; he is irreverant, political and … Continue reading YES! I got to go to Dismaland!