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Folded Beauty: Masterpieces in Linen, Exhibition Review

The first UK exhibition of its kind, Joan Sallas' Folded Beauty gives us a peek into the art of napkin folding.

Written by Jessica Cook

Holburne Museum Illustration of the Holburne Museum by Hannah Smith

I've never been very napkin friendly. By which I mean, at meals, rather than lay one on my lap, I'm substantially more likely to leave myself open for the peril of meal related stains. A little tomato sauce here, some balsamic vinegar there, it all comes out in the wash in the end, right?! Although my napkinophobia is more likely down to remnants of childhood indignation than a genuine dislike of linen, it is with the interest (and hesitation) of a non-napkin user that I attended the Folded Beauty exhibition at the Holburne Museum in Bath to see the artworks of a genuine napkinophile.


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Pre-London Fashion Week interview: fashion designer Flik Hall

In the run up to London Fashion Week, we chat with Flik Hall, fashion designer and print fanatic. She tells us about working with Giles Deacon and Henry Holland, and what 2011 has in store…

Written by Lauren Smith

Illustration by Karolina Burdon Young designer Flik Hall may have only set up her eponymous label in 2009, but she has already gained a following for her bold silhouettes and […]

Christopher Raeburn: the fashion designer who is working wonders with old fabrics

We've been championing ethical designer Christopher Raeburn for what seems like forever... so of course he made it into Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration with bells on. Here's a taster of what you can find in the book...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Christopher Raeburn A/W 2010 by Gemma Milly. Christopher Raeburn studied at Middlesex University in London, where a really good technical tutor made him keen to attend the hallowed Royal College […]

Graduate Fashion Week Interview: Nottingham Trent’s Phoebe Thirlwall

Miranda Williams talks to Graduate Fashion Week star and Nottingham Trent graduate Pheobe Thirlwall, about her inspiration, her collection, and what's up next…

Written by Miranda Williams

Knitwear design student Phoebe Thirlwall was an unquestionable highlight of Graduate Fashion Week 2010. Her work demonstrated an impressive level of craftsmanship, receiving recognition even before the shows when one […]

An interview with The Cabinet of Living Cinema’s Rob Parkinson

Über-cool screen/music collaborative join forces with film label Future Shorts, and take their show on the road

Written by Kat Phan

Courtesy of The Cabinet of Living Cinema The cinema has certainly evolved since the early twentieth century when the first silent black and white film appeared on our screens, accompanied […]

DJ T – Fabric 51 – Album Review

The latest mix from the legendary London club, which for this release enlists the skills of German house legend Thomas Koch

Written by David McNamara

Fabric has established a solid reputation for providing first-class house and techno mixes by enlisting the services of international heavyweights including Jay Haze, Claude VonStroke and the mighty DJ A-Trak. […]