Articles tagged Scotland


A London-based creative studio makes Scotch whisky taste even better

Keith, Scotland – Using bespoke art-tech, FDDS finds a striking way to update the home of Chivas Regal, Scotland’s longest-running whisky distillery.


Jestico and Wiles transforms historic bank into brew-pub and uncovers hidden treasures

GLASGOW – Shilling Bar and Brewery resides in a historic bank in the heart of Glasgow's city centre. The designers of Jestico + Wiles created an interior that has a tasteful balance between the …

Scottish designer Nick Ross is based in Stockholm. Portrait Maja Flink

Introducing: Nick Ross

At first glance, Nick Ross appears to have a great eye for presentation. A closer look reveals a sensitivity to materials that makes bold moves appear delicate. 

Katie Paterson, Earth Moon Earth (Moonlight Sonata Reflected from the Surface of the Moon), 2007, courtesy of the artist

Introducing: Katie Paterson

Katie Paterson’s work has always been deeply mired in the scientific. Having taken on the position of artist-in-residence at University College London’s Department of Physics and Astronomy in …

Installation view, 'Considering', The Modern Institute, Osborne Street, Glasgow, 2013, courtesy of the artist and the gallery

Considering by Chris Johanson

Add a splash of colour to your day in blustery Glasgow by heading down to The Modern Institute’s latest exhibition, featuring cheery installations, paintings and sculptures by the Los Angeles-based …

Yulia Kovanova, Intoxicating Silence, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 50 x 60 cm

Then They Appear: Dreams in White

For those living in the UK, the recent grim news that this winter will be the country’s coldest one in recent memory is not a cheerful prospect at all. Arusha Gallery’s new show offers us …

Drawing by Andrew Gilbert, courtesy of the artist and the gallery

Andrew Gilbert at Ten Haaf Projects

Berlin-based Scottish artist Andrew Gilbert revels in his ironic exploration of the British empire and its excesses, recreating historic events with a fantastical twist and paying great attention to …

The presentation case and its contents combine elements of precision engineering and traditional leatherwork, as well as meticulous woodworking skills.

Tea Blending Chest by Method Studio

A contemporary Tea Blending Chest – which includes everything you need for blending the perfect cup of tea – has been created and handcrafted by Scottish design house Method Studio.

Adam McEwen, installation view 'Sawney Bean', courtesy of the artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow, photo by Keith Hunter

Sawney Bean by Adam McEwen

The Modern Institute presents “Sawney Bean”, the first major solo exhibition in the UK of New York based artist Adam McEwen. McEwen presents a new body of work positioned around personal and …

The 'Fade' Stool by Catherine Aitken.


A year ago, Scottish furniture designer Catherine Aitken, a Royal College of Art grad, appeared in our Best Students series with her graduate project, Bundle.

The bridge will be made of repurposed railway line tracks from the Caledonian Railway’s Leith Line.

Leith Walk Regeneration by Biomorphis

EDINBURGH – The city is soon going to have a glamorous ‘green bridge,’ as local firm Biomorphis realizes a design to convert old railway tracks into a walking route that connects the city’s …

The external façade replications four 27-m-high ship hulls, tilted vertically.

Titanic Belfast

BELFAST – The world’s largest Titanic experience is opening today in Belfast, Northern Ireland – the place where the iconic ship had been designed and built.