Tag Archives: design

How ‘Fashion Freak Show’ charts Jean Paul Gaultier’s career from Pierre Cardin to Madonna

The designer’s autobiographical show is coming to the Roundhouse. Read my full London Theatre article here

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BWW Interview: Dick Bird

The designer shares his process and discusses Scottish Opera’s Nixon in China. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Degas, London Design Festival and Lisbeth Salander

On my September MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: By design Highlights of the 15th annual London Design Festival Don’t miss: Last impression Burrell Collection Degas gems at the National Gallery Commuter corner The Girl Who Takes an Eye for … Continue reading

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Capturing Couture

Acclaimed artist and illustrator David Downton discusses his passion for fashion. Read my full Oryx magazine interview here

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Grand Designs

Set designer Bunny Christie talks Curious Incident, People, Places & Things and Phyllida Lloyd’s all-female Shakespeare Trilogy. Read my full Oryx magazine interview here

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New Design Museum, Caravaggio and Zadie Smith

On my November MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: New designs The Design Museum reopens with a permanent collection and the Designs of the Year Don’t miss: Life and soul The National Gallery explores Caravaggio’s influence on his contemporaries Commuter corner Zadie … Continue reading

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Grand designs, Great Fire and Dead Authors

On my September MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Grand designs New districts, luxury interiors and standout installations at this year’s London Design Festival Don’t miss: London’s burning The Museum of London marks 350 since the Great Fire of London Commuter … Continue reading

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Clerkenwell Design Week, London’s skyline and Austen reborn

On my May MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: By design Innovation and a new master plan at the seventh Clerkenwell Design Week. Don’t miss: Sky high With 436 new tall buildings planned, the NLA asks what London’s skyline will looks like in 2030. Commuter … Continue reading

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Palladio, Eames and Margaret Atwood

Highlights of my October MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: In our DNA A new RIBA exhibition celebrates the enduring legacy of influential architect Palladio Don’t miss: Pull up a chair The Barbican hosts a survey of design pioneers Ray and … Continue reading

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The art of living

Highlights of my September MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Grand designs The definitive guide to this year’s action-packed London Design Festival Don’t miss: Open Sesame More than 700 buildings and sites welcome the public during Open House London weekend Commuter … Continue reading

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