home: event [ art fair ]
Book in this date for the diary to get some great new art for the walls.
The friendly dealers and well-known gallerists are bringing together a wide range of early, modern and contemporary work from London and well beyond, and will showcase a dazzling array of schools and styles, media and type. The accent will be on quality and accessibility; organised by a co-operative of dealers, this Fair will ensure that there is every opportunity for the average collector to indulge their collecting whims, with something to suit most pockets.
From beautiful collectors prints to European Modern Masters, the latest up and coming contemporary, to the well-respected Modern British names of the 20th century, with a sprinkling of stylish retro Scandinavian as well.
Admission £10, free for Friends of the Mall Galleries
home: event [ Heals Christmas Party ]
Fancy getting in the Christmas spirit? Our favourite homeware and interiors store Heals is having a party.
Join everyone at their Tottenham Court Road store on Thursday 5th December between 6pm and 9pm.
The store will welcome you with festive drinks, foods, music and creative workshops, together with a 15% of their Christmas range it promises to be a great night.
home: event [ Jesmonite workshop ]
We love the growing popularity of working with Jesmonite and this workshop at The Barbican looks like another great one to book into.
August 13 – 16
Jesmonite Casting with Phil Cuttance £45
Learn how to cast your own Jesmonite stone vase with designer/maker Phil Cuttance.
Phil Cuttance leads this series of hands–on workshops, with his cool, contemporary take on an age old craft. Participants select the shape of their vase, assemble their own moulds and experiment with style and colour before casting their very own jesmonite vase.
home: event [ Deterra London at West Elm ]
At the end of the month Deterra London will be popping up at West Elm on Tottenham Court Road, London.
Their pop up shop will be there 27-28 July.
Deterra London is a London based startup company specialising in handmade concrete planters, plant setups, homewares and cut class terrariums. They also offer broad range of airplant setups. Their planters are carefully hand crafted in East London and ingredients are sourced from companies using only sustainable technology. With over 50 styles; you are guaranteed to find something to complement your home décor.
home: event [ workshop ]
A fantastic and inspirational workshop to book in from The Little Greene Company
Thursday 4 July
Tickets by suggested charity donation
2pm – 3pm
The Little Greene Paint Company Chelsea Showroom, 310 King’s Road, London SW3 5UH
Join us at our Chelsea Showroom to explore different ways of incorporating the outdoors into an interior scheme.
Interior Designer and speaker, Jana Robinson from ‘Emerald Lounge’ will provide a talk on the calming effects of using natural tones and patterns within the home.
The Little Greene team will also be on hand to assist you with planning your next project.
All donations will go to Breast Cancer Haven.
home: events [ Artsnug pop up ]
From the 24-27 May there’ll be a great artwork pop up at West Elm, London. Buy unique modern art and learn about creating gallery wall displays and get expert framing advice.
Tottenham Court Road, London
Get the walls in your home talking with affordable artwork from ArtSnug monthly pop-up shop at West Elm.
With them this weekend ArtSnug will have more than 300 individual limited edition and original artworks by 40 emerging and established illustrators, photographers, collagists, print makers, graphic designers and more.
Elina Gough, the Chief Artsnuggler at ArtSnug, will be there to help you navigate through the collection as well as help you with any advice you may need – be it on how to build a gallery wall or how to best frame your chosen artwork.
home: event [ ceramics ]
Love modern ceramicists? Want to see the best collated under one roof? Visit the Contemporary Ceramics Centre, London.
63 Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3BF
Current exhibition : David Roberts /Evolving Forms
Future exhibition: Carolyn Genders / Sentience
Our Contemporary Ceramics Centre is open opposite the British Museum in the heart of Bloomsbury.
The Contemporary Ceramics Centre is dedicated to showing the best in contemporary studio ceramics and will continue to exhibit the work of members of the Craft Potters Association, the only national body representing ceramic artists and potters in the UK.
home: event [ collage workshop]
Heals never fails to have a huge selection of great workshops throughout each year and this collage workshop with Katy in May, is definitely one to book in for.
18th May / Heals Westfield
Learn to love the medium of collage and embrace your inner Matisse during this collage workshop.
What you will do
You will work alongside print designer Katy Welsh (@katydwelsh) to explore composition and the art of colour play, creating our own abstract compositions and translating these into collage using hand cut shapes.
We will be working with brightly coloured sticky back vinyl, usually used for sign making and shop windows, Katy has discovered it is a great material for collage too.
During the workshop, you will create a series of A3 collaged artworks that you can take away with you, and an appreciation for playing with shapes!
Katy designs patterns for companies across the world, her work has been applied to products from gift wrap, mugs and cards to cushions and clothing.
She embraces anything handmade and collage has been a big part of her process from the beginning.
Some of her biggest inspirations include Matisse, Picasso and the Bloomsbury group; she likes to have fun with design and is excited to share her knowledge with you!
home: event [ Ideal Home Show ]
It’s not too late to book your tickets for the Ideal Home Show which runs from 22nd March to the 7th April at Olympia in London. Book your tickets HERE
From inspiring ideas, to innovative products and on-trend solutions for your home, the Ideal Home Show sponsored by Zoopla, brings together full scale show homes, over 600 companies, 100’s of free talks, the latest technology and fresh ideas from our team of experts. The show will also offer health and wellbeing advice, and an opportunity to be pampered, all for the price of your ticket. We are also excited to reveal that this year’s show will celebrate its British roots with a best of British theme!
home: featured [ Argos ]
High street giant Argos is definitely one to put on the list for great homeware and furniture.
With Habitat and Sainsburys Homeware under their belt and their own great home designs, the range of products to choose from is vast and offering great design, on trend pieces, super value and ample choice.
Industrial, Green and Faux Planting all feature in their new season collection and it’s easy to create entire room styling solely from them, from the sofa and shelving down to the ceramics and cushions.
There’s even same delivery on some products!
To make it even more appealing there’s even more all under the same (virtual) roof to help you out – from toasters and kettles, mattresses to fridges and even all you need for the garden too!