At this time of year, the glow of candlelight is a lovely thing. I have a set of delicate porcelain tea light holders lined up on our mantelpiece and I love the ritual of lighting them on a dark winter’s night. Each light is pierced with a tiny pinprick design, the patterns of light that scatter across the room have the quality of fairy lights and fireflies. The random mixture of her designs also appeals. The tea light holders are individually hand made by ceramicist and fellow studio holder Anna Perring of Luna Lighting. Each one bears the maker’s mark,…
Internationally renowned fine jeweller Ruth Tomlinson works just along the corridor from us at Cockpit Arts. We love looking at her beautiful collections. The rough cut pieces and settings are more organic than conventional jewellery, creating a sense of history and buried treasure. There is a lot to covet.
Our Montmartre based graphic designer imparts some insider Parisian gems including alfresco dining, hidden parks and how to see Paris in all its glory if time is an issue.
Our short guide to Lamb’s Conduit Street, featured in the Guardians top 5 hidden shopping streets in London and featuring Thornback and Peel nestled just off it. This is shoppers paradise for those who love independent shops.