Interview: Emma Sibley, Founder Of London Terrariums

Since their first commission back in 2014, London Terrariums has grown to become one of London’s most exciting botanical businesses. An indoor garden or mini eco-system contained within a glass vessel, the terrarium was first developed in 1842 by the botanist Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward and has more recently been revived thanks to the South London…

Interview: Arthur Yates, Founder Of Bruta

London-based fashion label Bruta, founded by Arthur Yates in 2015 with the support of partner and company director Phoebe Saatchi, has swiftly attracted a number of influential stockists, including Liberty and Dover Street Market, since its inception. With no formal fashion training but an artist’s background, Yates builds his collections around art, culture and traditional…

Interview: Akram Khan MBE, Dancer & Choreographer

South London native Akram Khan’s early solo works gleaned much praise, not only for his confident and innovative interpretations of kathak, but also his compelling capacity as a performer. Following appearances at the Dance Umbrella festival and a period working with celebrated choreographer Jonathan Burrows, he joined the X-Group project, a creative programme for young…

Interview: Thomas Bird, Set Designer

Combining the creativity needed to dream up concepts for clients with the pragmatism to make those dreams a tangible reality is no small feat. Thomas Bird, the London-born, Brighton University-educated set designer whose past clients include Dover Street Market, British Vogue, Fendi and Interview, to name a few, has mastered this balancing act. We caught…

Interview: Martin Morales, Chef & Restaurateur

When it comes to championing Peruvian food in London, Martin Morales is the undisputed forerunner. There may have been other attempts to serve Peruvian cuisine in the city before Ceviche, but none have caused reverberations quite like Morales’ pioneering Soho restaurant. Having lived in Peru in the early years of his life, he’s not short of…

Interview: Polly Staple, Director Of Chisenhale Gallery

Central to Chisenhale Gallery’s programme is a remit to commission new work, supporting artists from project inception to realisation, representing an inspiring and challenging range of voices and art forms. The gallery has an award winning, 34-year history as one of London’s most innovative forums for contemporary art and operates alternately as an exhibition hall,…

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