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interview :: max fraser, the joy of living

Max Fraser, editor of the London Design Guide (a book which rarely leaves my handbag), has been working on a rather special project. Joy of Living finally sees the light of day on March 15th at Somerset House.

Joy of Living artwork

Joy of Living artwork

In a bid to raise £50,000 for Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres, Max has asked a stellar cast of over 100 designers, Continue reading

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out and about: the temporium

On Thursday evening, I went along to London’s latest pop-up design shop; The Temporium, a collaboration between Dezeen, Deborah Spencer and Alice Breed. It featured some of my favourite designers, so I was very excited – and I wasn’t disappointed.

The Temporium

The Temporium

The first things I spotted were… Continue reading

out and about :: shoreditch and brick lane design guide walk

On Sunday, the boy and I did the Shoreditch and Brick Lane walk from the London Design Guide 2010. Here are the best bits…    

Arnold Circus, Boundary Estate, London's first council-housing project, build in 1900 to replace a Slum

Arnold Circus, Boundary Estate, London's first council-housing project, built in 1900 to replace a slum

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