Tag: London

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Last Thursday evening I was sipping champagne in the Louis Vuitton book department of their Bond Street store in honour of one of my all time favourite illustrators (and dear friend) Natsko Seki’s London Travel Book launch. Natsko was commissioned …

CATEGORY: Art
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As a Londoner it is easy to get somewhat complacent about all the cultural delights on offer in the city so it’s always a treat to spontaneously stumble upon a hidden gem. I was running errands in the Marleybone neighbourhood …

CATEGORY: Art
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After reading Lizzie’s lovely interview with Linus Kraemer,  I decided that one of the stockists deserved an extra mention. Smug is shop based in Islington, and the stuff they sell is ever so nice. As well as gorgeous unique prints …

CATEGORY: Buy
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Happy Photo Friday! Prepare to see the world as you’ve never seen it before… Perhaps if your name is Jacob Love, it is inevitable that you will become a cool photographer (or a country singer!) – but either way, it …

CATEGORY: Art
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Traditionally your local poundshop is not the place you would usually think of to buy the wares of contemporary designers. But thanks to the innovative project of three Londoners: Sara Melin, George Wu and Sara Gottlieb, The Poundshop’s pop up …

CATEGORY: Art, Buy
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Last month we featured Tom Jones’s fabulous book, Tired of London, Tired of Life, which got me thinking about how many books I’ve seen lately – both fiction and non-fiction – that celebrate London in all its colourful, multicultural glory. So here …

CATEGORY: Books
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As a long standing fan of those gentle, white, hippo-esque creatures, I was thrilled to hear that ‘The Moomin Shop,’ an entire shop devoted to the creatures, had opened recently in London’s Covent Garden. I couldn’t wait to visit and …

CATEGORY: Books, Buy, Products