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The 2012 Inaugural Lush Prize Awards Dinner: £250,000 towards the end of Animal Testing

On Thursday 15th November 2012 Lush held their first ever awards for people and organisations fighting against unnecessary animal testing. Inspiring stuff!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Anti Animal Testing By James McCourt
Anti Animal Testing by James McCourt.

On Thursday 15th November Lush held their inaugural Lush Prize at a warehouse venue in the heart of Shoreditch, and I was there. During the afternoon Mothers Meeting invited us to a tea party for kids, complete with luscious cakes by Lily Vanilli for the mummies and plates of healthy snack food for the kiddies.

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Brooke Roberts: New S/S 2012 Season Interview

We catch up with knitwear designer extraordinaire Brooke Roberts, who first caught our eye back in 2009. Her S/S 2012 collection was launched with a spectacular dance presentation at The Hospital Club.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Brooke Roberts by Cathryn Nicholson.
We first spoke with fashion knitwear designer Brooke Roberts back in 2009. Here she talks about the inspirations behind her new S/S 2012 collection, which was …

Power of Making at the V&A: exhibition review

The Power of Making celebrates the best of human imagination and creativity in craft: here's some of my favourite things I discovered, including an embroidered surgical implant and a baby created out of marzipan.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A hyperrealistic baby doll created by Elaine Colbert for ‘adoption’.
Yesterday I went along to check out the new Power of Making exhibition at the V&A Porter Gallery in conjunction with …

The eye at the centre: An interview with artist Sam Knowles

Grand theories and big questions lie at the heart of Sam Knowles’ work, but what the artist wants more than anything is for the viewer to draw their own conclusions. ‘Fearful Sphere’ is showing now at the Simon Oldfield Gallery.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Portrait of the Artist (manipulated found book page)
I’m a little early for my meeting with Sam Knowles, giving me a chance to wander the rooms of the Simon Oldfield …

It’s full of stars: ‘Beyond Ourselves’ art exhibition at the Royal Society

The constant and changing process of discovering the world is at the heart of ‘Beyond Ourselves’, the new art exhibition at the Royal Society. Big questions come with looking at the stars.

Written by Jessica Furseth

All matter is the same – Geraldine Cox
The little sculpture seems to be made of paper, like those slightly porous egg cartons, and the shape brings to mind Luke Skywalker’s …

An interview with artist Katherine Tulloh

Katherine Tulloh's solo exhibition at Transition Gallery explores drawings documenting alchemical discoveries and the dream diaries of Swedish Scientist Emanuel Swedenborg through vibrant watercolours and animated shorts.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

All Images: Katherine Tulloh, courtesy of the artist and Transition Gallery
For a new exhibition of film and drawings at East London’s Transition Gallery, Katherine Tulloh explores the possibility of …

Illustrators take on Eyjafjallajokul, the naughty volcano.

Illustrators Abigail Daker, Aniela Murphy and Jamie Mills talk about the appeal of volcanoes...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Eyjafjallajokul by Simon Wild.
When I first put a callout to illustrators to come up with some lovely pictures to illustrate the explosion of Eyjafjallajokul we were still in the first …

Professor Brian Cox and his Wonders of the Solar System.

As this BBC2 series presented by Professor Brian Cox comes to an end, I ponder why this heart throb is so important to society. With collaborative illustrations by Abigail Daker and Lesley Barnes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Abigail Daker and Lesley Barnes.
This week I discovered the multifarious joys of Professor Brian Cox. I know I know, I’m a bit late with this one. But I …

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Tom Foulsham-The Table that can Tell Stories And Other Contraptions

An intriguing insight into the workings of mechanisms, everyday science and the interaction and play between machine and spectator

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Man Making Machine © Tom Foulsham
Minnie Weisz’s studio, a one-storey alcove of delightfully quirky art concealed underneath Kings Cross’s railway arches, is currently harboring the perfect antidote to the last-minute …

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350 International Day of Climate Action!

A massive global spectacle, but is that all it amounts to?

Written by Adam S

Last Saturday was the 350 International Day of Climate Action, tens of thousands of people gathered around the world in hundreds of countries to raise awareness about the risk of …