I went to a great artist-maker event last night, organised by Ally Capellino with proceeds going to the relief of Ebola. I’ll be blogging about it properly soon (will give you a heads up when), but in the meantime I thought I’d share with you some imagery from the A/W look book from Ally Capellino which we were sent off with at the end of the night. It’s so lovely, all handbags juxtaposed with brutalist and modernist buldings, bikes and bearded men.
You wouldn’t necessarily imagine that where I’m from is particularly exotic. Penzance, the last town in England before Lands End, on the finger of rock that is West Cornwall. Just a few miles from St Ives and the fishing village of Mousehole, both now full of tastefully decorated seaside holiday homes, you’d imagine it perhaps […]
I would love to be able to say “I’m a nose” when people ask what I do for a living – hell, they would believe it when they get a load of the Macnair Sail (as an Uncle described it once to my horrified brother). I’ve been reading up about Berlin-based Norwegian ‘odour artist’ Sissel […]
A random stumble across a photography project led me to discover this. It’s an apartment block in the centre of Moscow, built in 1928-32 to the designs of architect Moisei Ginzberg. The building is called Narkomfin, and was designed for employees of the Commissariat of Finance based on ideas from the Constructivist movement regarding both form and communal […]
It was my tasteful French friend (again) who put me onto Australian cosmetics brand Aesop and now I can’t pass by a shop without going in. The soaps and lotions are delicious, but the interiors are even more so. The one in London’s Covent Garden has a hand-cream dispenser attached to the wall outside the […]