Akin & Suri on the road to success

As I sit down over coffee, I realise what a harmonious partnership Burcu Akin and Piyush Suri form. Burcu is the calm and poised face of the business while Piyush is the warm and enthusiastic creative in the duo. But how … Continue reading

Christmas: support your local artists and artisans

Christmas is round the corner. Kick start your Christmas shopping by going round some of the Open Studios coming up soon. With the unique range of crafted gifts on offer, you will undoubtedly find something to please your loved ones. … Continue reading

Sabrina Kraus López or the quest to preserve original crafts of the world

Photo by Simon Mills Sabrina Kraus López shows a calm and poise despite her young age that can only come from passion and determination. Brought up in a multicultural environment (American father, Columbian mother and an education in Switzerland), Sabrina is … Continue reading

UtoPia and Ütility: Fantasy and functionality all in one

When asked why she combined three different materials for her graduation show at the RCA, Pia Wüstenberg replies that the art scene being already very crowded, she had to be inventive and original in order to make a big splash. Besides, … Continue reading

Ann Shore : Creative Trendsetter

Courtesy of Cat Garcia in Our Time Sitting down in front of a freshly made cafe latte in light and airy Story Deli, listening to Ann Shore unravelling the thread of her life, I cannot help think that this woman … Continue reading