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Monthly Archives: August 2013
Gymkhana | Indian High Society comes to London
Bringing the style of India’s prestigious sports clubs to London, Gymkhana is arriving in Mayfair on September 10th, and with it is coming some of the finest Indian style cuisine available.
The need to create eye-catching, attention grabbing advertisements often results in photographs that border on becoming art in their own right, as well as being commercial in intention. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite campaign images for the Fall/Winter 2013 season, and here they are:
Carnaby Echoes | Celebrating Carnaby Street’s Musical Heritage
Artist Lucy Harrison is set to bring the musical history of Carnaby alive with exhibition Carnaby Echoes. Starting in September, the exhibition will reveal musical history all the way from the opening of Jazz club ‘Murray’s on Beak Street’ in 1913 to the present day.
Marianne | London’s New Intimate Dining Experience
Chef and author, Marianne Lumb is set to make her debut on the restaurant scene with the opening of her self-titled restaurant ‘Marianne’, opening in Notting Hill in London.
Folly de Grandeur | Nicky Haslam
Nicky Haslam is one of the UK’s most celebrated interior designers, having worked on spaces for such clients as Mick Jagger, Rupert Everett and the Queen of Brunei. Folly de Grandeur takes the reader through the house’s own history before embarking on a particularly visual series of explanations concerning Haslam’s process of making his mark on the property.
Art News | The Week in Pictures
A round up of this weeks art news | 17th – 23rd August
Madame Gautier | London Welcomes a New French Bistro
Madame Gautier Bistro opens today in Kensal Rise, offering an authentic French dining experience combining traditional cuisine methods with the finest ingredients from local farms. Owned and run by chef and entrepreneur Mark Gautier and his wife Corinne, the venue incorporates a bistro, wine bar and traiteur take-out service.
Jonathan Yeo Portraits | National Portrait Gallery
Jonathan Yeo Portraits is a new exhibition that will be opening on 11th September at the National Portrait Gallery. The collection will present an overview of the artist’s work to date, including private studies of his own family as well as portraits of well own figures.
The New Situation | Art in London in the 60s
Sotheby’s is set to stage ‘The New Situation: Art in London in the Sixties’, an exhibition that will hopefully address the question as to why many British post-war period artists receive as much recognition as European and American artists.
Lactofree at L’atelier Des Chefs | A Breakthrough in Lactose-Free Cooking
Cooking a meal for guests with dietary requirements can be a hassle and all too often requires two separate meals to be made. For those who are lactose intolerant, Lactofree and L’atelier Des Chefs are pairing up to make things a bit easier.
Berners Tavern | The London EDITION’s tribute to British cuisine
Ian Schrager will be marking his first return to London in the last 15 years with the opening of a new restaurant, in partnership with chef and restaurateur, Jason Atherton. The restaurant will be part of Schrager’s new hotel, The London EDITION, which is to open on Berners Street in Fitzrovia.
Art News | The Week in Pictures
A round up of this weeks art news | 10th- 16th August