interiors life + style

Midcentury East at Haggerston School

You’ll be sure to find some vintage gems at Midcentury East, in association with Balfron Tower on Sunday 13 October. Dotted around the ground floor of the stunning Ernö Goldfinger designed Haggerston School, you can expect 55 top vintage dealers showing an eclectic mix, from rare collectable pieces to more functional C20 furniture. Fit out your […]

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Art Installation at The Zetter Townhouse

The Zetter Townhouse, a boutique hotel with a Georgian façade and known for its eccentric interior, bears one of the most photographed doorways in London. Available to view until 17 June, art installation, ‘Geraniums in Coral’ showcases coral-coloured Geraniums, transforming the iconic entrance. The fantasy ‘underwater’ vignette, inspired by ‘Living Coral’ – Pantone Colour of […]

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Earl of East London Candle-making Workshops

Keep the Flame Alive We can’t be the only suckers for a good candle. What home isn’t infinitely improved by their warm, ambient glow on every available surface? Luckily East London is home to candlemakers Earl of East London, who boast a tantalising collection in their Hackney shop. They also run beginners’ candle-making workshops, where […]

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East London Property of the Week

The East End has transformed dramatically over the last decade, becoming a creative, cultural and commercial hub that people from all over the city gravitate towards to socialise, work, and live. As such, the property market here has soared, and with it, the need for a new breed of estate agency. That’s where EastHaus comes […]

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Black Friday, Wasted Chic & Student High Street

While splashing out on Black Friday bargains is particularly tempting, it’s sometimes easier to ignore the ethical implications of fast fashion and being able to flog products so cheaply. That’s why Wasted Chic is teaming up with Student High Street to give you a weekend of Black Friday shopping that doesn’t feel morally dubious. Browse […]

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Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch Christmas Display Design Competition

Calling all visual artists and designers (who live or work within Hackney Borough) – Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch has teamed up with Hackney Council to launch a competition for creatives to propose this year’s festive window display. Working from the theme, ‘A Nobu Christmas’, the designs should take inspiration from Nobu’s heritage and its Shoreditch […]

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East London Florist Free Delivery on Fridays

Larkspur and Lavender Now operating online, one of our favourite East London florists, Larkspur and Lavender are offering free delivery on their signature posies on Fridays – starting at just £15, to all the good people of East London and selected London postcodes.  Delivered pre-arranged, wrapped and in water straight to your door they simply […]

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The Best Market for Artisan Design in East London

The London Artisan 29 – 30 September 11am – 6pm             The London Artisan brings a diverse, quality, shopping experience that celebrates independent producers and makers at Old Truman Brewery for a two-day event. You’ll find 50 contemporary UK designer makers offering a unique selection of jewellery, ceramics, glassware, textiles, […]

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Bert & May, Handmade Tiles, East London

Surface Impressions BY ANOOP PARIKH Old stuff is cool. It’s axiomatic in East London. Reclaiming old fittings, repurposing found objects, and questioning the idea that new is always better Londoner Lee Thornley, the founder of Bert & May, is one of its early advocates. His love of reclaimed architectural fittings stems from the early 2000s, […]

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Barbican Estate

Brutally Beautiful By Kelly Beswick Most East Londoners? will be familiar with the Barbican Estate’s Brutalist exterior, but thanks ?to photographer and resident Anton Rodriguez, we get to peep through the keyhole It began with a blog and ended up as a book, Residents: Inside the Iconic Barbican Estate (£30, The Barbican Centre), but what […]

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Sunday Best – Vegan home fragrance

While there is no shortage of home fragrance brands that claim to be all-natural, few can claim quite the same depth of knowledge as, a new venture that began life just a year or so ago in East London. Artist Natasha Garbawi began by selling gorgeously scented candles, packaged somewhat incongruously in old cider […]


Fabulous Furniture, Columbia Road

Wawa is all about tailored seating and sleeping designs which enhance the consumer’s life This fabulous furniture showroom and workshop is based right near Columbia Road and is owned by Richard Ward who has been designing furniture since the 80s and sofas since the 90s.  He’s always been involved in some aspect of design; working […]

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