home: event [ the basics store ]
In London this December? – a definite stop-off for shopping is the beautifully curated Christmas concept store at 40 Earlham Street, London.
‘Give + Receive’ has been curated by Marina London and Appear Here, and brings together some beautiful homeware and lifestyle retail brands under one roof for almost a month long pop up shop.
Runs from the 8th – 23rd December
home: event [ The London Artisan ]
Back for another Winter edition at The Old Truman Brewery, The London Artisan is a marketplace celebrating independant producers and makers. The perfect place to pick up a last minute Christmas present…. and a little something for yourself.
‘The London Artisan presents a unique selection of jewellery, ceramics, glassware, textiles, homewares, illustration and beauty products. This two day selling event is consumer oriented and offers visitors the opportunity to meet the designers and view, buy or commission products‘
15 – 16 December
11am – 6pm
home: event [ M. Y. O ]
M. Y. O [ Make Your Own ] is a creative space for adults to take part in workshops, work on your own craft or just hang out and relax.
With studios in Borough and Peckham, M. Y. O offers you the chance to learn some new creative skills, in a great environment with no pressure.
Creative classes include, ceramic painting, decoupage, pottery, calligraphy and illustration. It’s a great place to take a group of friends for an afternoon, and you can bring your own booze!!
Head to myo.place for classes and bookings.
home: event [ pompom wreath making ]
Feeling festive ? And want to get creative for your Christmas decorations? Head to West Elm and book up for one of their Pompom wreath making classes and create something unique and personal to hang on your front door !
home: event [ Modern Couples ]
A new exhibition launched this month at The Barbican, London is Modern Couples – Art, Intimacy and the Avant Garde.
It explores the working relationships of couples in art and design. Those that were long lasting and others that were just fleeting. This exhibition explores how love and emotion is transfered from the personal to the working relationship.
Including Dora Maar & Pablo Picasso; Salvador Dalí & Federico García Lorca; Camille Claudel & Auguste Rodin; Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera; Emilie Flöge & Gustav Klimt – plus many more.
Oct 10th – Jan 27th
Tickets available from barbican.org.uk [ £16 ]
home: event [ lighting sale ]
It’s good time to invest in lighting – head to the Habitat for the lighting event as it ends tonight!
We’ve pursued and found our favourites but there’s a lot to choose from.
There’s £10 off when you spend over £50 or £25 off when you spend over £100.
home: event [ glass etching ]
This Autumn is the perfect time to try a new craft or start a new hobbie, and the easiest way is to try out a one-off workshop.
There are so many great London based workshops available to try and one of our favourite hosts are London Craft Club. Our pick is their Acid Etching workshop.
Learn the techniques of etching into glass and creating you town designs. You will get to practice on mirrored tiles and glass tea light holders.
Head to londoncraftclub.co.uk to book a place on various available dates. [ £49 ]