Scotland

Field of Light: Bruce Munro

Field of Light: Bruce Munro

Bruce Munro: Field of Light Field of Light, by Bruce Munro, made its debut appearance in Scotland this month. Best known for immersive large-scale light-based installations inspired largely by his interest in shared human experience, his interactive  optical fibre  installation has been set up in Edinburgh’s St Andrew’s Square and will remain there until 27th April […]

Metaphorical Living Dream: Clare E. Saunders

Metaphorical Living Dream: Clare E. Saunders

Metaphorical Living Dream: A Collection of Work  is the latest exhibition by Edinburgh-based artist Clare E. Saunders. Saunders’ work is inspired by the Surrealist and Pre-Raphaelite movements.   Incorporating a wide range techniques including collage, mixed media, drawing and painting, her work focuses on themes of beauty and intrigue. Saunders confesses to being excited by […]

31.01.14: The Gathering 2

31.01.14: The Gathering 2

The Gathering 2:  Hillhead Bookclub, Glasgow Last November,  I covered the Scot Street Style Movember event hosted by the ever lovely  Gordon J. Millar  at  Harvey Nichols. Well, guess what? Scot Street Style is back with a bang in 2014 in what promises to be it’s most enterprising year yet. On 31st January,the Hillhead Bookclub will […]

Face to face with the wildlife: Alexis Southam jewellery

Face to face with the wildlife: Alexis Southam jewellery

Alexis Southam, Silver Stag Necklace I was ambling through Stockbridge Market in Edinburgh today and thoroughly enjoying the delicious smell of handmade cuisine bubbling and cooking away in the open air (I might, just might have sampled one or two dishes…), when I came face to face with the wildlife: otherwise known as the jewellery of Alexis […]

St. Andrew’s Day

St. Andrew’s Day

    On November 30th the world celebrates St Andrew’s Day, Scotland’s national day. It’s party time in Scotland, there are events being held around the world, are you joining in the celebrations?   What is St Andrew’s Day? The 30th November is St. Andrew’s Day,the feast day of Saint Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland. […]

Do you have Scot Street Style?

Do you have Scot Street Style?

Those of you using social media may have become aware of a new hashtag popping up with increasing regularity: #ScotStreetStyle.  Collaborating with Harvey Nichols for their Movember event in the Edinburgh store on 16th of this month, Scot Street Style is rapidly becoming a player in the Scottish style and creative community, but who are […]

An Eye on the World: A Retrospective

An Eye on the World: A Retrospective

There are some fantastic exhibitions coming up at the Dovecot studios this year and the one I am most excited about kicks off at the end of the month. Hands up if you’ve heard of David Peat. No? Well, you’re in for a treat. Peat was a Scottish film-maker and photographer.  His passion was recording […]

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 […]