I love this time lapse video of planes approaching London’s Heathrow Airport. It’s sped up 17 times faster than normal, and the result causes the planes to look like little toys bouncing on string. The video shows just how short the distances between approaching planes at the airport are, but it also reveals the interesting ..read more..
Recently given the title “Princess of Print” by the New York Times, Greek designer Mary Katrantzou already had launched her first audience winning collection at London Fashion Week in 2008, the same year she graduated from Central Saint Martins. Mary’s premium medium of succes is the digital printer, which she uses to print her extravagant digital collages onto ..read more..
Once upon a time, the big, multi-national beer corporations accounted for the lion’s share of brewery growth. Now, it’s about boutique brands and micro breweries paving their ways into the mainstream of the beer drinking world. I thought it’d be cool to share a glimpse at some part of the process from the Kernel microbrewery in South London. Cleaning out ..read more..
Coming from Amsterdam, I have many based friends that would love to own practical and cool looking bike furniture. Both Amsterdam and London are crowded cities with harder to find steel-free park space, so these designs from London based studio Quarterre come in real handy. Designed to support everyday life on two wheels and face the ..read more..
“We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing” – George Bernard Shaw Playful furniture like these adds fun to any board meeting or dinner session. The Swing Table from Duffy London has eight suspended seats floating around a walnut wood table and is available in bespoke finishes and sizes. This ..read more..
Our “internet time” is now also manifesting itself in “public time.” The line between intimacy and being out in the open is getting blurry and artists now find creative ways to go at this. London artist Monica Bonvicini is the mastermind behind ‘Don’t Miss A Sec’. The piece is a public restroom placed just like that, in ..read more..
British designer Christopher Jenner shares his vision of the Eurostar, a train which shuttles endlessly between Paris and London. Two great capitals, famous for their fashion, style and culture. In his designs, the carriages were given a soulful injection of colour, futurism and luxury to reflect this journey. Finished in hardwood, brushed Brass and Carbon fibre presents ..read more..
Before there was Scott Schumann, Tommy Ton, or even Bill Cunningham, there was Edward Linley Sambourne, an amateur photographer who captured the “street style” of London and Paris more than a century ago. The chief cartoonist for Punch, a British satirical magazine that shuttered in 2002, Sambourne offers a rare look at the candid side ..read more..