Introducing Second Home Holland Park

A light-filled oasis situated in west London, Second Home Holland Park, the second branch to launch in London following its Spitalfields site, is a workspace and photography studio for entrepreneurs, innovators and social enterprises. A former advisor to David Cameron and George Osborne, Second Home co-founder Rohan Silva is credited as the mind behind the…

Totokaelo Takes Over New York’s Germania Bank Building

Totokaelo, the luxury lifestyle store founded by Jill Wenger and acquired by Herschel Capital Corp in 2016, opened the doors to its new site last week, housed within the historic Germania Bank Building at 190 Bowery, New York. The Seattle-based retailer has accrued a cult following for championing lesser-known talent alongside legends of the industry’s…

The V&A Acquires A Fragment Of Brutalist Landmark Robin Hood Gardens

The Victoria and Albert Museum has acquired a three-story section of Robin Hood Gardens, the contentious Brutalist social housing estate designed by Alison and Peter Smithson. The salvaged fragment, comprising both exterior facades and interiors of a maisonette flat, is 8.8 metres high, 5.5 metres wide and 8 metres deep. Completed in 1972, Robin Hood…

Sophie Jung To Perform At Blain|Southern

For the second in Blain|Southern’s new series of exhibitions, collectively titled Lodger, its curator Tom Morton has invited the artist Sophie Jung to develop a new sculptural installation, accompanied by a performance that exists as both a live event and a looping video work, jointly entitled Come Fresh Hell or Fresh High Water. Luxembourg-born Jung…

The Philistine: The Best Of London Culture This November

November’s a busy one. Are you ready? We’ve rounded up the best cultural happenings across London, from an 80 something year old painter who is finally getting the solo show she deserves to a Catalan feast, via a decent amount of film, dance and mezcal. It is getting colder after all.   Exhibitions North: Fashioning…

A Weekend In New York With Alessandra Ford Balazs

Adventurer and New York native, Alessandra Ford Balazs chronicles her diverse travels on Instagram, vividly capturing charming Italian sunsets, beautiful plates of food, hotel interiors from Jamaica to Paris, and puppies thrown in for good measure. Following her guide to a perfect weekend in London, Balazs candidly shares with Something Curated her favourite New York hotels,…

The Best London Restaurant Openings This November

November promises a host of new and exciting restaurant openings, including the arrival of Hong Kong’s Duddell’s to London, a new branch of Koya, Endo Kazutoshi’s first restaurant and much more. Something Curated compiles a list of the most enticing menus to try this month, taking a closer look at the founders and proprietors behind…

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