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Posts Tagged ‘french’

Ornella Iannuzzi: an interview with fine art jeweller and ‘Jewellery Oscar’ gold award winner

The stunning designs of French jeweller Ornella Iannuzzi marry luxurious materials with innovative settings.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Ornella Iannuzzi by Iris van Gelder.

Ornella Iannuzzi is a fine art jeweller who has trained in both France and the UK. I discovered her unique and unusual designs at the latest edition of London Fashion Week, where she presented a beautiful and playful new collection titled Rock It! as part of the Rock Vault selection. Here she answers a few questions about her process and inspiration.

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You have an Italian name but grew up in the French alps, can you describe a bit more about your childhood, upbringing and influences which have contributed to your style?
My dad is Italian and my mum French and I grew up in a small… read more

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An Interview with Mina Tindle and Review of Debut Album Taranta

The French songstrel wows with a thoroughly unique collection of brilliant folk pop songs... find out wht makes her tick.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mina Tindle ‘To Carry Many Small Things’ by Gilly Rochester. Mina Tindle’s Taranta by Chloe Giordano. French folk pop singer Mina Tindle has a deceptively girly voice: sweet and high. […]

An interview with McBess about Big Mother

French illustrator Mcbess has a unique style that has earned him widespread attention. Having worked with Nobrow for several years he has now produced Big Mother, a beautiful A3 book that showcases his work to its very best.

Written by Amelia Gregory

He’s just held an exhibition titled The Folding Knife at The Book Club and he’s produced a fabulous A3 sized monograph with Nobrow. Let’s find out more about the bendy […]

Central Saint Martins: MA Design Jewellery Graduate Show 2011 Review

I absolutely adored the work of Gwyneth Harris and Gabrielle Rosanna Harris (no relation to each other) from the Jewellery discipline of the MA Design course at CSM.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tourmaline Boa pendant by Gwyneth Harris. There were two jewellers that caught my eye from the MA Design course that covers Ceramics, information pills Furniture and Jewellery at Central Saint […]

Roland Mouret in conversation with Colin McDowell at Selfridges

At an intimate event at Selfridges last week designer Roland Mouret chatted to Colin McDowell about his new menswear collection, his humble fashion origins and, of course, about THAT dress.

Written by Katie Wright

Roland Mouret by Yasmeen Ismail. I’m sure I don’t need to tell you what a hellish place Oxford Street is when you’re in a rush. Last Thursday, viagra having legged […]

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The Golden Thread Awards at Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź

On Friday 6th May 2011 I went straight in at the deep end at Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland in Łódź. I sat through a two hour catwalk show for The Golden Thread Awards, and this is what happened.

Written by Amelia Gregory

As with all the shows at Fashion Week Poland, price The Golden Thread Awards show began with a booming announcement somewhat akin to the call to board an interstellar spacecraft: […]

Andrea Crews: an interview with creative director Maroussia Rebecq

A wee taster of my ACOFI interview with the Parisian ethical designer Maroussia Rebecq, the brains behind arts and fashion collective Andrea Crews.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gabriel Ayala Oh God, capsule is it really that time again? Do I really have to stay up, buy information pills night after night, medical sending all those […]

This Is The Kit: Wriggle Out the Restless – Album Review

Beautiful Bristol and Paris based band This is the Kit features the dulcet tones of Kate Stables. Luscious stuff.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Sandra Contreras It’s clear the beauty industry is relentlessly changing as fast as the fashion industry, pharmacy with both mediums always being used to express the latest trends. […]

An interview with jewellery designer Kyoko Hashimoto

Amelie Skoda has a chat with Berlin-based jeweller Kyoko Hashimoto about her new store and design space, her inspiration and Berlin itself…

Written by Amelie Skoda

Ruth Strugnell Bath Spa’s electric and original collections show they’re not afraid to mix things up at Graduate Fashion Week.  Bath Spa began with all guns blazing for their boutique […]

A review of Companie XY: Le Grand C at CircusFest, Roundhouse, April 2010

A review of Le Grand C, a performance by the French circus troupe Companie XY: acrobatics who build astonishing human skyscrapers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Companie XY-Roundhouse I listed the Companie XY performance Le Grand C as part of CircusFest at the Roundhouse mainly because the PR asked nicely and there appeared to be some […]

:Kinema: – Interview

Talking to an indie-dance band from the south coast, who peddle an exciting brand of pop that matches brain to boogie

Written by Ian Steadman

All illustrations by Andrea Kearney. It is March and the daffodils are in full bloom. London is drunk on sunshine. There is talk of vest tops and the unbearably exciting […]

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Album Review: Anne B – Outremanche

French singer based in London self-releases mini album, a charming blend of electro and folk.

Written by Tom Stanton

‘Outremanche’ (French, pharm literally “across the channel”) is the new mini-album from the London-based French singer filled with plaintive pop ballads and electro frippery, cost sung predominantly in her native […]

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Delphine Lebourgeois: Sisters are doing it for themselves!

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Barbara Millicent Roberts, medical prostate you might know her better as Barbie, cialis 40mg turned the big 5-0 in 2009, shop March 9th to be exact. Rather than getting down […]

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Music Listings

Gigs of the Week, Monday, Tuesday, Music Days!

Written by Roisin Conway

With many universities leaning heavily towards womenswear – in some cases wholly – Epsom pleased many with several of its strongest collections coming from menswear designers. One of the running […]

Le Fabuleux Destin de Yann Tiersen

Yann Tiersen at Concorde2, Brighton, 19 May

Written by Gareth David

When you think of the humble pom-pom you think of children’s clothes, order buy of gigantic sombreros for tourists, generic unsightly snow boots and poodles with dodgy haircuts. Experimenting with […]

Rock Monsieur: An Interview with Nelson

Interview with Paris' finest Nelson

Written by Roisin Conway

When you think of the humble pom-pom you think of children’s clothes, order buy of gigantic sombreros for tourists, generic unsightly snow boots and poodles with dodgy haircuts. Experimenting with […]