London

Waxploration by Katharina Gross

Exploring candle wax as a raw material, Katharina Gross utilizes something that’s often used in homes for creating atmosphere rather than objects

Enlightenment in the Dark at the Turner Prize

The Turner Prize nominees exhibit mostly in the dark this year, reliant as they are – with the exception of Ciara Phillips – on the medium of video. Huddled away in a corner of Tate Britain, the …

Issey Miyake London by Tokujin Yoshioka

The concept behind the new Issey Miyake flagship store on London’s Brook Street, explains Tokujin Yoshioka, is ‘ambivalence’.

Joseph Cheaney & Sons by Checkland Kindleysides

The London flagship store of Joseph Cheaney & Sons, a traditional English shoe brand that has been in business for over 125 years, has a surprisingly contemporary look.

The Arts Meet Up in London

While in London this week, you are up for an exciting art experience taking place at Bonhams on October 17th.

Pop-Up City Lounge by Heineken

‘Bars are about the rituals surrounding serving – it’s theatre.’ These are the words of Mark van Iterson, head of design at Heineken. 

Des Formes Utiles at Galerie Kreo

Big names take part in Galerie Kreo London’s inaugural exhibition Des Formes Utiles (Forms and Utility), which is on show until 30 October.  

Shade by Simon Heijdens

With Shade currently on show at Now Gallery in London, Simon Heijdens reflects on the past and ponders about the future.

Double Space for BMW by Barber Osgerby

On display at this month’s London Design Festival, Double Space for BMW by Barber Osgerby explores the aesthetics of the car brand without an automobile in sight.

Unbinding the Book by Blurb and Jotta

Indie publishing platform Blurb and visual arts studio Jotta join forces to celebrate the best of international contemporary art publishing with their project Unbinding the Book, which premieres at …

Material Pharmacy by Sarah Da Costa

Working closely with microbial biotechnology expert Dr Ipsita Roy from the University of Westminster, Sarah Da Costa studies alternative modes of pharmaceutical delivery.