Actors & Spies Talk at V&A

V&A museum LondonOne of the most intriguing talk I have attended this year was called The Art of Deception at V&A museum, London. It was an interview by director Giles Ramsay with the award-winning actor Sam West and the spy writer Nigel West. The discussion was about the similarities and differences between acting and spying – the mutual arts of deception. Continue reading

Hotel Design Trends from May Design Series

May Design Series

Hosted by Guy Dittrich the panel discussion at May Design Series event elaborated some of the most important trends in hospitality business. Both big chains Hilton and IHG in addition to hospitality interior specialists gave their views about future directions in interior design for hotels. Continue reading

New Contemporaries

Bloomberg New Contemporaries

Steven Morgana ‘It Was All Ephemeral As A Rainbow’

Bloomberg New Contemporaries is an art exhibition by the leading UK organisation supporting emergent art practice from British Art Schools. Since 1949 New Contemporaries has consistently provided a critical platform for fine art graduates primarily by nationally touring exhibition. It offers a great platform to view what is up-and-coming in the art world. Continue reading

From Post Punk to Gothic Kitsch

meadham kirchhoffThe Fashion in Motion show last week at the V&A museum was by the avant garde London based design duo Meadham Kirchhoff. It was as expected a real visual feast of over-the-top fairy tale storytelling and feminine silhouettes. Even though their clothes are not for everyone, what has to be acknowledged is the craftsmanship of materials and elaborate styling details. Continue reading