home: featured [ Argos ]

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!

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home: events [ embroidery hoop workshop ]

home: events [ embroidery hoop workshop ]

Need to be amongst people on Valentine’s Day? What’s better than getting creative, learning a skill and getting to have something for the home as a result?

Love the sound of this workshop at West Elm on Valentine’s Day – book now HERE

They say;

Learn to cross stitch a felt heart onto 100% wool felt. In this workshop you’ll get to stitch three hoops, in the colour combinations of your choice. This technique is really easy so suitable for beginners, but more experienced crafters will find it really satisfying too. You’ll go home with the project kit, including a template and pen, so you can carry on stitching hearts, for friends and family. Each participant will receive a Cotton Clara goody bag and there will be drinks and snacks provided on the evening.

Price: £35

home: event [ Barbican tour ]

home: event [ Barbican tour ]

Whether you love brutalism, are interested in architecture, love the Barbican or just love history of buildings then book in for one of the exciting and informative tours of the Barbican area and architecture.

They say;

Follow our Barbican guide on a 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.

How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?

Walking along the Barbican highwalks, you’ll learn more about the construction, design and influence of the estate, along with surprising and rarely seen sights and discoveries plus little known insights into this unique architectural endeavour.

From concrete styles to architectural motifs and insightful facts, our Architecture tour will leave you thinking and looking at the Barbican from a fresh perspective… 

Architecture Tours are available throughout the year. If you are planning your visit beyond the dates available online, please contact our Box Office on 0207 638 8891 for further information on future tours.

home: event [ gallery exhibitions ]

home: event [ gallery exhibitions ]

In London in September? Get yourself to Jealous in Shoreditch, East London. It’s a multitude of greatness under one roof – print exhibitions, print publisher and print studio.

Get current unique prints for your home and support the incredible new wealth of artists of this generation.

Running in September is artists exhibitions plus the Jealous 10th anniversary exhibition celebrating a decade of great artists and their artwork – plus a big party.

53 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3PT

home: events [ art + antiques for everyone ]

home: events [ art + antiques for everyone ]

Pop this date in your diary for July and get yourself a ticket for the Art + Antiques for Everyone event at Birmingham NEC.

Art & Antiques for Everyone is the largest and most established vetted art, interiors and antiques fair outside of London. Bringing together more than 200 specialist art and antiques dealers at the NEC in Birmingham. Buy with confidence from an inspiring array of eclectic categories of beautiful, unusual and rare objects from antiquity to the present day.

Discover a diversity of periods and styles crossing a variety of disciplines including ceramics, glass, paintings, jewellery and British and continental furniture to 20th century design, art deco items, silver, decorative collectables and contemporary pieces.

The Art & Antiques Summer Fair is taking place between Thursday 19 – Sunday 22 July 2018

Opening times:

Thursday – Saturday: 11am – 6pm
Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Book your tickets here

home: event [ macrame workshop ]

Get in quick and get your place at this Thursdays macrame workshop at West Elm, Tottenham Court Road, London.

They say;

Learn how to create the most iconic of all macramé projects: the Plant Hanger. Brooke will show you how to create a hanger out of cotton rope tied into simple square knots and half square knots. This project is totally customizable and deal for beginner’s who are keen to learn the basic knots and techniques that will hold the pot perfectly

Thursday 28 June / 6.15pm – 8.15pm

home: event [ interiors styling for photoshoots workshop ]

home: event [ interiors styling for photo shoots workshop ]

Excellent interiors styling work shop for designers in London, this November. Book now for get your place on this informative workshop covering styling, photo shoots, and the business surrounding interior styling.

For more information and for booking click here.

They say;

Interiors magazines are full of beautifully styled interiors oozing with ambience, but what are the skills that an interior designer will require, in order to take a real-life home and turn it into a beautifully styled interior? This workshop will illuminate the trade secrets and practicalities of styling for shoots, with careful scrutiny of successful projects and a host of insider tips.

£86.40 – £150

DATE AND TIME

Thu, November 15, 2018

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT

LOCATION

7th Floor, Meeting Room 1, societyM

citizenM Hotel Tower of London

40 Trinity Square

London

EC3N 4DJ