home: event [ Art Snug at West Elm ] 

Back again with their huge range of modern artists and designers print works, Art Snug are at West Elm, London, in October. 

This popular affordable art prints pop up shop will yet again be bursting at the seams with unique and diverse pieces. The prices start from around £20, ensuring getting great new unique art for your walls isn’t as expensive as you thought. 

They say;

this weekend we will have with us 400 individual artworks by a selection of our fabulous artists working in as diverse fields as collage, illustration, drawing, printmaking and photography. and with prices starting at only £20 you can find something unique without breaking the bank.

Open : October 27th – 29th 

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home: event [ party ] 

To celebrate the start of London Design Week and their new and exclusive Morten range launch, Heals are hosting a free party, all welcome. 

Shop + party, together with opportunities to do Scandinavian themed creative workshops, gin tasting and nibble on Danish delights. All this in the comfort of their Tottenham Court Road store in central London. 

Click the link to find out more 

20th September 6-9pm 

home: event [ The Handmade Fair ]

home: made [ The Handmade Fair ]

If you love handmade items for the home, love workshops, live conversions on interior ideas and lots of shopping then this is the event for you.

The Handmade Fair comes to Hampton Court this September and is full of inspiring ideas for creating your perfect home.

Head to the website for all the details.

15 – 17 September / Tickets from £15

home: event [ interiors styling workshop ] 

home: event [ interiors styling workshop ]

A definite must-do workshop for advice and guidance for new interior stylists and people wanting expert teaching on professional styling. Great for individuals or small businesses looking to improve their visual presence, store or space design or learn ways to style and present homes and interiors in everyday work or even personal spaces. 

Book your place on this workshop on Wednesday 23 August at the Future + Found store in London. 

225A Brecknock Road, London N19 5AA

6pm – 8pm 

WORKSHOP DETAILS; 

An interior styling workshop covering editorial and commercial styling. Discovering the real life workings of one of the UKs most successful contemporary interior stylists. Learning about differnet project types, you will begin to understand the stages from initial brief, research, design, and sourcing through to final concept. An outline of types of styling will be examined through out the workshop: permanent design / decoration, non permanent space such as a trade show, and editorial shoots in a magazine. 

Despina Curtis is an experienced Interior Stylist, Art Director and Spacial Designer who has worked in the interiors and design industry for over 10 years. Despina started her career as Style Editor of Elle Decoration UK before moving onto Wallpaper* magazine as Deputy Interiors Editor. Other editorial titles Despina has worked on are The Guardian and Observer magazines, Surface, Vanity Fair, Esquire and PORT. She is a contributing editor of Living Corriere magazine in Milan.

Includes wine & refreshments.


www.futureandfound.com



home: event [ Leighton House Museum ] 

home: event [ Leighton House Museum ] 

With various exhibitions running throughout the year, the architectural and interiors gem, Leighton House Museum, is definitely worth a visit. 


12 Holland Park Road London W14 8LZ

Monday to Friday: +44 (0) 20 7602 3316

Saturday and Sunday: +44 (0) 20 7471 9160

Time Out say; 

Leighton House reopened in April 2010 after a £1.6 million refurbishment which has uncovered and restored many of the decorative schemes and features of the house, as well as a previously unseen staircase. In the 1860s the artist Frederic Leighton commissioned his friend, the architect George Aitcheson, to build him a showpiece house in Holland Park, which he filled with classical treasures from all over the world, as well as his own works and those of his contemporaries. The house was a work of art in itself, with every inch decorated in high style inspired by the studios Leighton had seen on his extensive European travels. There were magnificent reception rooms downstairs designed for lavish entertaining, and a dramatic staircase leading to a huge light-filled studio taking up most of the first floor. Four extensions were added over the years, the most striking addition the ‘Arab Hall’, designed to showcase Leighton’s huge collection of sixteenth-century Middle Eastern glazed tiles. The house was created as a stage on which Leighton could play out his role as a great artist, contrasting with the tiny single bedroom, the only private space in the whole house. Today, the house is still an architectural treasure trove which belies its somewhat dour exterior and the museum holds, or has on loan, some fine paintings as well as drawings and sketches.

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home: event [ ceramics exhibition ] 

Our favourite, London, interiors museum, the Geffrye Museum, has another great exhibition running from Thursday 22 September to Sunday 24 September show casing works of some of the top UK ceramicists. 

‘Meet the makers, browse and buy at the Geffrye Museum’s vibrant annual celebration of ceramics which showcases the work of over 50 leading ceramic artists from across the UK.

An eclectic selection of ceramic work to suit all budgets will be on sale direct from the makers, from practical table-ware to ornamental objects and striking one-off collector pieces. Earthy stoneware will be displayed alongside delicate porcelain and vivid painterly pots will contrast with elegant muted tones in an extravaganza of texture, colour and style. Part of the London Design Festival.’

A definite date for the diary to have a shop of unique ceramics for you, your home or gifts for others.