New Season

We’ve been busy putting together our Winter display at our pop-up shop in Kingston! Winter 2017 jewellery is about ‘Opulent Splendor’! Chunky draping chains, roses, pearls and swarovski are fused together for an edgy ‘rock chick’ twist that still has an elegant feel. These are some photos of work in progress! We’ve used a Rococo […]

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Emily Young- Afflictions of Earth

Working from an abandoned monastery in Tuscany Emily young is creating timeless stone carvings that bring the natural beauty and energy of stone to the fore.  Emily’s pieces meditate on time and our relationship and impact with the earth culminating in collaborative expressions. Great heads, torsos and discs are forged in “the work field”; Emily’s outdoor […]

Urban Daydreams

In a series of 14 detailed models entitled Rêveries Urbaines (Urban Daydreaming) Danish design duo Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec present imagined solutions for nature to thrive in cities.  The models transport the viewer into an abstract world of oversized vines, torches, parasols and pebbles giving public spaces a new sense of “magic” and a futuristic […]

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Enso; Hitsuzendo Practice

In Buddhism ‘Enso’ is the calming practise of drawing a circle in one or two strokes and represents the moment when the mind in free to let the body create (I think we could all do with some of that!). The circle is ideally drawn in one fluid stroke using the tools of Japanese calligraphy; […]

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Alcantara Gorge, Sicily

One of the highlights of a recent trip to Sicily was visiting the Alcantara Gorge near Taormina.  The beautiful gorge columns have been formed by water running down Mount Etna and the Nebrodi mountains for over a thousand years!   we visited in December and benefited from seeing the gushing frothy waters forcefully carve their […]

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Tokyu Plaza Ginza, Japan

The Ginza area in Tokyo has a very refined appearance maintaining its classic traditions but also embracing new culture. It was one of the first areas in Japan to introduce pedestrianized zones over 50 years ago. The area recently launched a new fashion shopping Mall in March 2016 called the Tokyu Plaza with a vision […]

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