The Quiet Pattern Revolution

Click here to read a lovely interview in Elle Decoration in which Abigail Edwards, wallpaper and fabric designer, discusses her love of calming prints and the influence that nature plays in her exquisite designs.  The article includes four contemporary creatives who share her passion and feature in the book.

Interview with Robbie Honey

Click on the link here to read Dr. Jackson’s blog about floral artist Robbie Honey’s life influences and his fascination with plants.

Little black book: Shane Connolly, floral designer

Meet the florist to the royals who thinks heaven smells like lily of the valley.  Shane Connolly talks to Alice Hancock of The Financial Times.

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Cooking Inspiration

Click below to read about Indian cuisine connoisseur Anjula Devi’s inspiration for cooking in Good Things online magazine.

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Spencer Fung in conversation with Katie Law at Hatchards

Don’t miss Spencer Fung ‘in conversation’ with Katie Law, the Design News columnist for Homes and Property and the Deputy Literary Editor of the London Evening Standard, at Hatchards in Piccadilly at 6.30pm on Thursday 23rd March.  Click here for further details.

In Residence: Inside the homes of celebrated architects, designers and artists – Alex Michaelis

Fusing functional design and family fun in the British architect’s London home.

London-based architect Alex Michaelis takes a boundary-pushing approach to sustainability as one half of design duo Michaelis Boyd. Best known for giving an eco-makeover to the London home of former Prime Minister David Cameron—which included installing a wind turbine on the roof—the pair have taken on the interiors of the monumental Battersea Power Station redevelopment project.

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Slow Architecture: An Elegant, Monochrome Home in London by Spencer Fung

An interview by Nell Card.

I recently dropped in on London architect Spencer Fung, the under-the-radar designer best known for his work with the Daylesford organic farm shops and spas (since 2001, he’s worked in partnership with Carole Bamford to develop the brand).

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Paul A Young talks chocolate and charity

The renowned chocolatier has teamed up with celebrities and chefs to create a new book of melt-in-your-mouth recipes, all for a good cause.

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Video Interview with photographer Ali Bin Thalith

Ali Bin Thalith grew up by the coast in Dubai where both his father and grandfather were pearl divers. He spent much of his childhood either in the water or watching Jacques Cousteau films, since then he’s become a photographer, specialising in underwater photography. His incredible use of textures, colour and composition make his underwater images transcend simple documentation. Ali feels he is part of the sea and he happily swims with his camera next to the fearsome and the micro inhabitants deep below the waves.

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A Day in the Life: Mikkel Karstad

Some folks seem to get that work-play-swim-life balance just right. Copenhagen chef, cookbook author, daily swimmer and father of four Mikkel Karstad is one of them. He explains how he keeps the different areas of his life working in harmony.

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