A solo exhibition by British artist Greyson Perry has opened in Serpentine Gallery, London. It’s called The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! Perry is best known for his social commentary and award winning ceramic work, but this exhibitions covers art using variety of materials: wood, stone, cast iron, bronze, printmaking and tapestry.
The most important pieces from David Bowie’s personal art and design collection will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s in London, including Jean-Michel Basquiat’s magnificent Air Power. Continue reading
Hunter Boots was established in 1856, making it a true British heritage brand with over 150 years long history. Yet, they have only now opened new global flagship store, the first for the brand. Checkland Kindleysides have designed very successfully a store that feels fresh, which makes the brand on-trend and younger looking. Continue reading
A panel discussion during London Design Festival took place about a hot topic for many heritage brands: How to manage the Design Legacy? The discussion was held between Paula Day (daughter of Robin and Lucienne Day), Paul Newman from Case Furniture and design historian Charlotte Fiell, Continue reading
“Lot of people look but not see.” Paul Smith
I’ve been told that Paul Smith is a very nice man. It is easy to believe walking through the exhibition Hello My Name is Paul Smith at the Design Museum. His spirit of warmth, humour and wit comes strongly across from the exhibition. Continue reading
It is a big year for Richard Rogers as he has turned 80 this year. A major exhibition at Royal Academy ‘Inside Out’ celebrates his life work. I attended his interview during London Design week to hear about his values of humane ethics, sustainability and democratic design approach. Rogers has been celebrating the periods of change during his long career. He emphasised the importance of adaptability of change that the buildings must have. Continue reading