Interview: David Shrigley
When he was inspired as a child to make cover art for Adam and The Ants, Brighton-based artist David Shrigley could have never predicted that he would go on to create everything from larger-than-life-sized sculptures to music videos, flags, a mascot...
Traditional Music Case
Originally created to carry sheet music, this classic leather case just as easily supports a MacBook Air or a bevy of reading materials. Each is handmade in Rutherfords' workshop in North West England by highly skilled craftsmen who use locally tanned...
A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps
"A History of Britain in Thirty Six Postage Stamps" is kind of like Cliff's Notes, but better. The stamps themselves are art, and Chris West incorporates not only the country's history, but culture and politics as well, into a snappy survey of three...
The Barlow Knife
Originating in 17th-century England, the Barlow Knife soon made its way stateside to become a staple among American farms, camps and workshops. Best Made's rendition of the handy pocket companion keeps sophisticated craftsmanship at the forefront...
The Independent Coffee Book: London
London isn't just a town for for the perfect cuppa tea. The Independent Coffee Book is packed with guides to the city's top cafes and roasters. It's all that and a cup of Joe.
Eclectic by Tom Dixon
First introduced this year at Maison et Objet, Eclectic by Tom Dixon, a new line of accessories by the influential British design studio, officially launches mid-October 2012. The aptly named line comprises miscellaneous "decorative artifacts" molded...
Churchill Style: The Art of Being Winston Churchill
Hundreds of books have been written about Winston Churchill, most of which focus on his military service and his leadership during both World Wars, but none assess his personal style like Barry Singer does in "Churchill Style: The Art of Being...
Lee Broom's Public House
Lee Broom's name features consistently on the lips of those-in-the-know at London's Design Festival. This year, the young designer, who we covered in 2010, took his solo show to Milan and created his own corner of English charm in which to show...
Flash Equestrian Gloves
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