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
One of the most high profile hospitality interior designers Yabu and Pushelberg were in London at Sleep Event to discuss their work over the years.
An Idiosyncratic A to Z of the Human Condition was the title for a recent exhibition at the Wellcome Collection. It presented a carefully curated mix of objects from Henry Wellcome’s extraordinary collection in the museum. The exhibition was a fantastic example of how to present a collection in an inspiring and novel way. 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
The Clothworkers’ Centre is V&A museum’s space dedicated to study and conservation of Textiles and Fashion. The V&A holds one of the most important collections of textiles and fashion in the world, ranging from archaeological textiles to contemporary haute couture. It spans a period of more than 5000 years, from Predynastic Egypt to the present day. Continue reading
Boro is Japanese and means roughly rags. According to Japanese tradition it is usually clothing and bed covers made by the poor, rural population of Northern Japan. The textiles are patchwork of recycled pieces of cotton dyed in Indigo colour. Continue reading