Allan Manham‘s pots have a wonderful organic quality that drew me to them from the first time I saw them. So you can imagine how excited I was when Allan agreed to show me around his studio.
My very own Allan Manham pot
Walking down the alleyway that leads to Allan’s Putney studio is like stepping back in time. Continue reading
I love the Yellow Owl Workshop so I was very excited indeed to hear that Christine and Evan were coming to London, for the launch of Christine’s new book, Print Workshop.
My copy of Print Workshop signed by Christine Schmidt and the little fish stamp she made me!
So excited in fact that I booked the afternoon of work and went along to Urban Outfitters in Spitalfields for the launch, and I’m very glad I did. Continue reading
I am very sad to have been greeted by these closed doors when I excitedly arrived at Origin, thinking I had a good couple of hours to check it out…
All I saw of origin
Happily, some of my fellow bloggers were luckier and so here are my best bits of their best bits… Continue reading
The Design Museum
are running a series of talks
at the moment – I went along to this one given by Fernando and Humberto Campana
with a Brazilian friend I met on the CSM Furniture Design course. She had intrigued me by describing their work as “representing everything that it means to be Brazilian.”
campana brothers book signing
The talk was a fascinating insight into Brazilian culture and the Campana brothers’ design process.
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