Tag: Art

  • 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…

  • Sparklers on the London circuit – great art on show

    Sparklers on the London circuit – great art on show

    Phew! This was perhaps the busiest week in the calendar for quite a few months. New artists and designers are springing up and literally taking London by storm. True sparklers on the London circuit who are fearless, fun and full of great ideas. They know how to fill a home with show stopping works of…

  • End of winter exhibitions: here are my favourites

    End of winter exhibitions: here are my favourites

    The end of winter exhibitions is here and with it the season’s new home decor ideas comes. My two favourites pieces this season come from two very different artists, Linjing Peng and Kate Corbett-Winder. Corbet-Winder established herself as a painter and keen gardener over 20 years ago. Her oil on board called July 2022 appeals…