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Interview: Jon Rotheram & Tom Harris, The Marksman

Chef-owners Tom Harris and Jon Rotheram reopened the Marksman in 2015 after sympathetically refurbishing the historical site, integrating an upstairs dining room designed by London-based Italian designer Martino Gamper. The lower floor of the pub feels like it hasn’t changed in decades, packed with locals and lively revellers, while the upstairs dining space is decidedly…

What To See At This Year’s Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, making it one of the most important design hubs in the world. To celebrate this rich and diverse community, Clerkenwell Design Week, running from 22 to 24 May, has created a showcase of leading UK and international…

SC Guide — 10 Of The Best Chinese Restaurants In New York

Chinese immigrants began to arrive in New York in sizeable numbers during the 1870s, and what’s now known as Chinatown was established. The neighbourhood’s earliest eateries were small teahouses and rice shops that catered mostly to settlers. Larger establishments soon began to appear, aimed at Chinese and non-Chinese alike. New Yorkers have been fascinated with…

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Interview: Jon Rotheram & Tom Harris, The Marksman

Chef-owners Tom Harris and Jon Rotheram reopened the Marksman in 2015 after sympathetically refurbishing the historical site, integrating an upstairs dining room designed by London-based Italian designer Martino Gamper. The lower floor of the pub feels like it hasn’t changed in decades, packed with locals and lively revellers, while the upstairs dining space is decidedly…

Interview: At Home With Artist & Designer Oscar Piccolo

Sicilian-born Oscar Piccolo is part of a new wave of young artists tangentially questioning the relationship between object and space, through the exploration of a variety of mediums. Influenced by a migratory childhood, Piccolo’s work offers a distinctive perspective on the possibilities of interiors. Through furniture design, ceramics, illustrated short stories and architectural compositions, his…

Interview: Gallerist Hannah Barry On Wasp, Bold Tendencies &...

At the forefront of London’s young gallery scene, since founding her eponymous art space in 2008, Hannah Barry has been instrumental in drawing the locus of contemporary art in the capital south towards Peckham. Establishing the Bold Tendencies exhibition, which has attracted close to a million visitors since its inception, Barry curates a dynamic annual…

 

A Guide To London’s Pioneering Performance Art Festival Block Universe 2018

Block Universe, the London performance art festival founded in 2015 by Louise O’Kelly, returns for its fourth edition, running from 26 May to 3 June. In collaboration with cultural institutions and organisations across the city, including the Royal Academy of Arts, ​Siobhan Davies Dance​, ​The Store X​, ​British Museum​, ​Somerset House​, ​Studio Voltaire​, ​Oval Space…

Gestalten’s ‘Shoplifter!’ Explores A New Age Of Retail Design

Produced by Berlin-based publishing house Gestalten, Shoplifter! explores innovative physical retail concepts, offering adept insights into how brands engage with their customers in new and novel ways. Disrupted by online shopping, retailers and brands find themselves in a permanent rivalry over the most innovative store concepts, striking window displays, and genius presentation of goods, to…

The Enduring Appeal Of London’s Oldest Polish Restaurant, Daquise

For seven decades, South Kensington’s Daquise has upheld an almost Spartan resistance to change. The eatery, an émigré’s romanticised recreation of a country faced with the impact of Communism, first opened its doors in 1947. Daquise has well established itself as a cornerstone for London’s Polish community over the years. Roman Polanski came daily for…

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