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…

Vogue & Vice Announce An Unexpected Collaboration

In a somewhat unexpected partnership, Vice and Vogue are teaming up to collaborate on a new project in 2018, bringing the best of both publications onto a new and unified temporary platform. The iconic fashion magazine and pioneering digital-media dynasty are creating a pop-up website called Project Vs that will feature photos, videos and articles…

Inside The New Brinkworth-Designed Browns East

In the last decade, Shoreditch has established itself as a creative centre and more recently, a popular shopping destination with the flourishing of independent fashion retailers around Shoreditch High Street, Redchurch Street and Calvert Avenue. Now, cult luxury fashion store Browns have opened the doors to Browns East, a new 4,000 sq ft boutique, its…

Nuno Mendes Brings 10 New Eateries To Old Spitalfields Market

Launched this month, a talented group of London chefs have come together to form the new Kitchens at Old Spitalfields Market. The ten traders are cooking an exciting mix of contemporary dishes in the site’s relaxed communal environment. Nuno Mendes, of Chiltern Firehouse and Taberna do Mercado, which sits on the edge of the market,…

Unit 1 Gallery l Workshop Hosts One Star House Party This Autumn

One Star House Party, dubbed “the world’s most travelled restaurant,” is a pop-up concept which has spent 20 months in 20 different countries, developing diverse restaurants in each location using what they discover along the way. Inspired by the ingredients and techniques around them, they have previously created temporary restaurants in Airbnb’s, night trains through…

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