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H&C Recommends: Elizabeth Friedlander

First on our ‘must see’ calendar for 2018 is Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft’s retrospective of the work of designer and calligrapher Elizabeth Friedlander, best known for her work on Penguin book covers in the mid-20th century.

H&C Recommends: The best of 2017 Pt 2

In the second of our reviews of 2017, Editorial Director Mark Hooper picks his cultural highlights, alongside our own 'Saint Nicks' – contributing Editors Nick Sullivan and Nick Compton…

H&C Recommends: Not a Brief Glance

A collaboration show at The Gallery in London brings together two artists’ individual responses to the landscapes that surround their homes and workspaces. The exhibition has been inspired by the ever-changing natural and structured environment of Johnny Brophy and Gerard Hastings…

Book of the Week: John Pawson – Spectrum (Phaidon)

For pure ‘does what it says on the tin’ minimalism, this book – essentially a perfect-bound moodboard in hardback – arranges 320 images taken by the architect John Pawson in chromatic order. It starts in white and it ends in black; running through the full colour spectrum in between.

DVD of the week: Richard Batterham, Master Potter

When we met Richard Batterham, the reluctant, reclusive legend of pottery, for Issue 10, he told writer Emma O’Kelly how, instead of worrying himself over ‘offensive’ designs that might sell, he prefers to do things on his own terms, in his own way, the only way he knows how...

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