Monthly Archives: October 2010

here’s one I made earlier :: mini diana

I was recently very excited to open a present and discover this little lady nestled inside…

Diana Mini Lomo

Diana Mini Lomo

And as a result, I was introduced to the world of lomography.

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out and about :: superdesign

Hidden in the basement of Victoria House on Bloomsbury Square for four days last week was SuperDesign 2010.

Studio Olgoj Chorchoj from Vessel Gallery

Studio Olgoj Chorchoj from Vessel Gallery (Photography: Will Wilkinson)

The basement location, the stage lights, and the fact a fellow design geek and I had sneaked out during our lunch hour; all added to the sense of anticipation Continue reading

interview :: zoe murphy

Tent 2010 favourite, Zoe Murphy, lives by the motto ‘love what belongs to you.’ Inspired by the fading glory of her seaside hometown Margate; she lovingly breathes new life into discarded mid-century furniture and vintage textiles – creating colourful products you’ll want to keep forever.

 

Zoe Murphy Dreamland drawers

Zoe Murphy Dreamland drawers

 

Despite being a very busy lady after another successful year at Tent; Zoe very kindly took the time to answer a few questions for me. Continue reading

out and about :: wandworth artists’ open house

Today was an unexpected delight in many ways. Firstly, the sun shone as if it was summer, which was wonderful after the last fortnight of gloom.

Wandsworth Artists Open House

Wandsworth Artists' Open House

Secondly, we spent the day exploring the Putney Artists’ Trail as part of the second weekend of Wandsworth Artists’ Open House, which was a series of multifarious delights unfolding one after another. First stop was The Cottage on Cambalt Road Continue reading

out and about :: rca @ ldf

The Design Products Collection is one of four London Design Festival exhibitions presented by the RCA and the launch of new products designed and made by alumni and staff from their Design Products course.

Greetje van Helmonds sugar jewellery

Greetje van Helmond's sugar jewellery

This bling-tastic ring is in fact made from sugar, Continue reading