Dim Sum Making With Maisie Cousins At Park Chinois

Celebrating the recent launch of Park Chinois’ Twilight Dim Sum series, which brings together an eclectic programme of entertainment and seasonal cuisine each Sunday evening, we invited London-based photographer Maisie Cousins to join Chef Ming in the kitchen for a dumpling masterclass. Cousins’ work viscerally explores femininity and sexuality in a confident and open way,…

Interview: Matt Gibberd & Albert Hill, The Modern House

With a name inspired by F.R.S. Yorke’s celebrated book The Modern House (1934), which introduced Modern architecture to a British audience, Founding Directors Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill set up their design-led estate agency in 2005. It has represented properties built by some of history’s greatest architects, including High & Over, designed by Amyas Connell,…

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…

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