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#WhyCraftMatters

Bookmark0 ‘Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful’ – William Morris Is craft a product or a process? Is it always something handmade? A cohort of contemporary makers challenge preconceptions about what the word means today and the role craft can play in shaping …

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Iconic Bowie

Bookmark0Dimbola Museum & Galleries summer show is a celebration of the pioneering artist and musical innovator David Bowie (1947-2016) featuring iconic photography, painting, vinyl art and sculpture. Iconic Bowie, is a major retrospective of the extraordinary life of David Bowie. A journey in which the Isle of Wight witnessed his first public musical performance at …

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Restaurants & Cafes WE LOVE in Brooklyn

Bookmark0 Brooklyn Bread Lab www.brooklynbreadlab.com IG:brooklynbreadlab 201 Moore St., Bushwick, Brooklyn  Sister biz to The Williamsburg Hotel (see our review HERE) , Brooklyn Bread Lab is a Bushwick-based warehouse for all things fresh out the oven. Breads, pastries, pastas and pizza doughs are all made in-house using a 10,000-pound stone mill, and the lab hosts …

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Escape to the Chateau with Bayliss and Booth

Bookmark2Angel and Dick Strawbridge’s Chateau de la Motte Husson is the inspiration for Angel’s fabulous new collections of fabrics and wallpapers now available at Bayliss & Booth. The Chateau featured on Channel 4’s Escape to the Chateau series which documented the couple’s sometimes frustrating but successful transformation  of this vast property and Angel discovered wallpaper …

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