Exhibitions

Swiss Body Painting Art Festival

Swiss Body Painting Art Festival

Last weekend, Lugano Switzerland was host to a myriad of fantasy creatures, colourful bodies and spectacular stage performances as artists came  from all over the world to show their skill at the Swiss Body Painting Art Festival.  Armed with paint, brushes, airbrush guns and sponges, stunning, living, breathing sculptures were created by amateur and professional artists […]

Dazzled at Dovecot

Dazzled at Dovecot

  Dazzle Contemporary Jewellery Exhibitions is dedicated to showing the best of contemporary designer jewellery.  Organizing  four exhibitions a year in Glasgow, Edinburgh, London and Manchester,  they show work in a wide range of materials from gold and silver to paper, plastics and textiles. Committed to showing the work of young makers at the point […]

The Body Beautiful

The Body Beautiful

  Surgeons’ Hall Museum, has always been an intriguing place for me.  Tucked away in the Royal College of Surgeons’ Campus in Edinburgh, if  you have an interest in anatomy, surgery and the curiosities of the human body, you could do far worse than spend an hour or two exploring it’s many treasures. The Museum […]

Jewellery and Silversmithing at the 2013 ECA Degree Show!

Jewellery and Silversmithing at the 2013 ECA Degree Show!

The ECA  (Edinburgh College of Art) 2013 Degree Show closed Sunday (9th June) and I wanted to take the chance to share some of my favourite pieces from Jewellery and Silversmithing collection with you all! First up, Kirsty Stewart! Inspired by nature (flowers, feathers and leaves) Kirsty’s work has a beautifully contemporary feel through combining precious […]

From Death to Death and Other Small Tales

From Death to Death and Other Small Tales

Ernesto Neto “It happens when the body is an anatomy of time”, 2000. D. Daskalopoulos Collection   If you are in Edinburgh and looking for a more…unusual way to while away an hour or two, I’d suggest a trip to Modern One at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art to See From Death to […]

Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire

Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire

The Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire on Sunday was fab! There was so many wonderful exhibitors there with their wonderful projects! It was also very very busy, jam packed and buzzing with energy. The variety of makers there was awesome, its amazing to see so many people doing so many amazing different things. Some familiar faces where there too that include the […]

Fresh Sense Taiwan

Fresh Sense Taiwan

For anyone who missed it, Fresh Sense Taiwan was exhibiting for the first time at Tent London celebrating Taiwan’s creative industry.  The show featured 18 of Taiwan’s top creative studios which include KEV Design Studio, 22 Design Studio and DESIGNBURG.  The fantastic welcoming and energetic pavilion was designed by o/i Studio and Phalanx Creative.  The pavilion’s design strikes a delicate  balance between contemporary styling […]

Variant – Kingston University Graduates Exhibition

Variant – Kingston University Graduates Exhibition

Check out this amazing collection of highly motivated graduate designers!  Kingston University graduates have created the Variant, an exhibition showcasing their fantastic work!  The exhibtion focuses on materials and user behaviour – nice!  The designs on exhibition range from tools for the home to furniture solutions, the range of designers work explores different perspectives on design, sounds good, yeah?  The Variant […]