Category Archives: Design and Art

The Affordable Art Fair, Autumn Season – The build and opening

The Build Take one marquee to an open piece of land, in this case Battersea Park and Hampstead Heath, lay carpets and electric cables, plumb in water and toilets, and create long corridors of gallery space. This is the recipe … Continue reading

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The Artists at the Affordable Art Fair – Hampstead, November 2012

Autumn Fair at Hampstead This is the second fair at Hampstead and it is proving to be as equally as popular as its sister fair in Battersea. It was great to re-discover artists from last year’s show and meet a … Continue reading

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Affordable Art Fair [AAF], Battersea Park, 24th-28th October

Season Seven As in previous seasons we were given a lot of freedom by the AAF team to transform the external and interior spaces into a colourful setting for the exhibitors and visitors alike. We drew inspiration for this event … Continue reading

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Scandinavia Show, Earls Court 6-7th October 2012

Now in its third year this is becoming a popular fixture in the Autumn social calendar for both British resident Scandinavians and their fans. We really went to town with decorating our stand, using Chinese lanterns, delphiniums and agonitum, clematis … Continue reading

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Mr Brainwash – London exhibition, August 2012

The first European solo exhibition of Mr Brainwash’s work was held this month at the Old Sorting Office in Bloomsbury. ‘Mr Brainwash’ www.mrbrainwash.com/ is the artistic persona of film maker and Pop artist, Thierry Guetta; who has been hitting the … Continue reading

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Inspiration from nature

Across the centuries Artists and Designers have drawn inspiration from mother nature. For example, a landscape artist spending time in Scotland would probably incorporate not just the colours but also the shapes, smells and textures of the highlands in their … Continue reading

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Pride Life Magazine Launch Event, 3rd July 2012 – Grange Hotel, Holborn

As event planners we certainly appreciate the hard work that goes on behind the scenes at events such as this. In tonight’s case the toil really paid off, so well done to the Pride team. We must also acknowledge that … Continue reading

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Helsinki, the design capital of the world for 2012

Finnish brands and products are still very much in demand across the globe. This is hardly surprising when Finland’s designers and artists continue to amaze and delight us with new and exciting designs. We therefore personally feel that Helsinki’s world … Continue reading

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Flor Unikon at Skandium, RHS Chelsea week, 22nd-26th May 2012

On the Brompton road during one of the hottest weeks of the year we set up our pop up shop at Skandium for five days, as part of the Knightsbridge initiative to celebrate the Chelsea Flower Show. Skandium sells the best … Continue reading

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The craft of floristry

In order to learn a traditional trade such as carpentry, haberdashery and tailoringthetrainee or apprentice requires a substantial amount of training and coaching. Initially, he or she needs to acquire a level of skill and competence for working with their … Continue reading

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