Blog, Exhibitions

ARCHITECTURE For DOGS

I went to see this totally bizarre, and beautifully curated, exhibition at Japan House London. It is as the name suggests a series of houses for dogs designed by Architects. I think it should be called IN THE DOG HOUSE. However that said, what is it about dogs at the moment? Next week from 2nd… Continue reading ARCHITECTURE For DOGS

Blog, Makes

Chair makeovers during the time of Covid

I was recently given a small broken chair to repair for my youngest grandson, and so I persuaded The Significant Other to make a new seat for it. Chair in need of TLC Once the chair seat had been replaced , I gave it a coat of primer. Prime the chair before painting When the… Continue reading Chair makeovers during the time of Covid

Blog, Press Show Picks

Maison & Object A/W 2020

With lockdown, self isolating and Covid still in full swing , Maison & Object has taken place on line this year. So rather than stay in Paris I have had to make my design choices from my lap-top . Recycling and sustainability are very much in evidence. Dirk Vander Kooij sells his work from Popcorn.… Continue reading Maison & Object A/W 2020

Blog, Exhibitions

Derek Jarman

My Garden's Boundaries are the Horizon This small, intense exhibition shows the life and work created during the last few years of Derek Jarman's life. It is currently at the Garden Museum next to Lambeth Palace and is on until 20th September. As well as a film maker Derek Jarman was also an artist and… Continue reading Derek Jarman