Tag: Art

  • Interiors and self-portraits: what to hang on your walls

    Interiors and self-portraits: what to hang on your walls

    They’re my own favourite wall decor: paintings of a chair or a lamp, of a piece of fruit or a water jug. Those paintings are peaceful, reflective and introvert. And that’s what some of London’s leading galleries are showing this spring. Here we show you some interiors and self-portraits and what to hang on your…

  • White walls and colours to brighten up the Scandi home

    White walls and colours to brighten up the Scandi home

    Loving the yellow, red and orange colours on show this year which are perfect for brightening up the Scandi home. This spring we’re looking for fireworks. And team up those warm colours with my other favourite interior look: the childlike quality of scribbles and forms and shapes that features in many paintings I’ve spotted London’s…

  • How to beat January blues with bright colours indoors

    How to beat January blues with bright colours indoors

    There was plenty of cool paintings on display at the London Art Fair this week. In our article on how to beat beat January blues with bright colours indoors we pick our favourite wall art of the moment. White walls, pale curtains and even a white floor make the natural light coming through the windows…

  • Skagen holidays, the St Tropez of Scandinavia

    Skagen holidays, the St Tropez of Scandinavia

    It’s now some time ago but still a holiday to remember forever. Back in May I returned to Skagen, also known in July as the St Tropez of Scandinavia. The remote Danish fishing village I last visited nearly 50 years ago is now a jet set haven for the Scandi elite. Here in the most…

  • How to view art and interiors with a Scandinavian eye

    How to view art and interiors with a Scandinavian eye

    There was a moment over Easter when the design world stood still. But it’s back with a new look – and it’s a look that those of us who view art and interiors with a Scandinavian eye like very much. There is so much on offer: fun, colourful, witty and thought provoking works of art…

  • Scandi artist Oliver Bak opens his first show in Knightsbridge

    Scandi artist Oliver Bak opens his first show in Knightsbridge

    It’s Bak’s first solo show in London, at the Cassius & Co gallery a stone’s throw from Harrods department store. The theme of the show, Caves in the Sky, is also the title of a limited edition artist’s book where Bak interprets poems by French writer Roger Gilbert-Lecomte (1907 – 1943). He discovered Gilbert-Lecomte’s ‘Caves…