Seven questions with... designer Khaled El Mays

With Beirut Design Week taking over the Lebanese capital this week, we wanted to take the opportunity to introduce some Beirut-based creatives. Designer Khaled El Mays was born in Lebanon, where he has now returned to form his design practice after studying in New York. He designs mainly furniture with an emphasis on process, materials and the tactile aspect of the pieces we live with...

Helping refugees preserve local crafts

With international Refugee Week, we look at Made 51 an organisation supporting and empowering uprooted craftspeople and makers living in refugee camps all over the world...

373 reasons why print isn't dead

A new exhibition at Somerset House, Print! Tearing It Up tells the fascinating story of British independent magazines – and why they are just as important today as ever…

The Curators' Guide to Venice

With the Venice Biennale up and running once more (until 25 November 2018), we asked the people who know it best – the hoteliers, the art critics, the artists and most of all the curators – to open up their little black books for us…

Sign up for courses at The Craftsman's Cottage

A year after opening, founder and craft obsessive Amanda Bannister wants to go one further in championing British Craft by encouraging her guests to gain hands-on craft experience through a series of ‘makers’ courses. In association with Hole & Corner, she now offers a range of unique workshops...

Roll Away the Stone

Johnny Messum describes how one of the earliest examples of art in Britain was discovered in the field behind his sculpture gallery, Messums Wiltshire, and how it might persuade us to think of art as fundamental throughout human evolution…

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