June 2016 Blog Posts (25)

Rhubarb Filling

Not much to report this week, so I'll digress on the new garden in Birmingham, for where I have been struggling to find that most proasic of vegetables (fruits, I suppose): rhubarb. I have always thought I hated rhubarb but one day a few months back, my colleague, Claire Price, brought in a jar of jam for us to eat at one of our regular staff breakfasts. I tucked in without giving it much thought and marvelled at the balance of sour and sweet, at the hint of orange, at the amazing scent. It…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 5, 2016 at 12:40pm — 2 Comments

Versailles Gate Ring

All the luxury and impracticality of the Ancien Regime, at your fingertips!

4.75 x 5 x 1.5"

Sterling silver with 22K gold overlay

Thanks to apprentices Kirsten Kulland, Anna Aparicio and Tammy Nguyen who all helped make it…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on June 3, 2016 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Unisex (sometimes metallic) Wingtips - Luke Grant-Muller, UK

Luke Grant-Muller is an English-born Egyptian, Scot and Ukrainian artist currently living between London and Tokyo. Grant-Muller describes his design signature as “slightly dark, slightly surreal, ambiguous, androgynous, sometimes grimy and sometimes polished.” He mixes it up by experimenting with interesting materials, using them in new ways…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 3, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Jaime Hayon

Named by Time as one of the 100 most relevant creators of these times, Spanish artist-designer Jaime…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 3, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

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