People I’ve Met Category

Saturday 25 May, 2013

Carolinda Tolstoy, Ceramicist – London

This is Carolinda Tolstoy. Carolinda is a ceramicist with an incredible body of work. Everything in her house is in-keeping with her unique style, from the walls to the plates and dishes, right down to her shoes. Her home is so distracting. I can’t carry on a conversation without looking around the room as her [...]

Saturday 11 May, 2013

Skye & George, Visual Artist Agents – Limehouse, East London

This is Skye and George. They run an agency called Trayler & Trayler which represents visual artists from photographers to illustrators and film makers. Their home looks like a set from an American sit com, it looks like the set from New Girl in fact…

Tuesday 07 May, 2013

Alex Shipp, Creative Mum – Hackney Wick, East London

I used to live next door to Alex and Oliver and the first time I saw their place I thought it was the most amazing flat I’d ever been too. It used to be where a porn company stored all their film (mine was where the filming used to take place). It’s a great open [...]

Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Marcelle Hanselaar, Artist – Pimlico, London

Marcelle Hanselaar is an artist living in London of original Dutch decent and is one of the most interesting people I have ever met. She seems to have lived many different lives according to her own rules and appears totally ageless….

Monday 15 April, 2013

David Carter, Interior Designer – Stepney Green, London

This is David Carter, an interior designer and hotelier of sorts, he runs his home, 40 Winks as a B&B, albeit the most glamorous B&B you will find anywhere on the planet and a storytelling night, Bedtime stories, an elegant gin fuelled affair…

Saturday 30 March, 2013

Tessa Farmer, Artist – Tottenham, London

Tessa Farmer is one of my favourite artists. She creates incredible installations using animal and bird skeletons, taxidermy, dead insects, leaves and branches to create either simple pieces or epic battle scenes…

Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Josh Principe, Graphic Designer – Venice, Los Angeles

This is Josh, he and a three other designers, Brett Woitunski, Paul Anderson and Mathew Gerson share this amazing space in Venice, Los Angeles. Looking at it closeup you can see it’s literally a shed but Brett, Paul and Mathew who put it together did an amazing job using the most basic materials…