On Synaesthesia & Individuality
Synaesthesia is a phenomenon where the senses intermingle — a union of sensations that are normally experienced separately, such as sound and colour
A Brief History of Milkshakes: McDonalds & Murder
If there’s one drink that captures summer; it’s the milkshake. Yet, thick and creamy, milkshakes can conceal added deadly ingredients...
Nudes: The Female Form
Hundreds of portraits of the female form line the walls of art galleries, spanning from Giorgione’s Sleeping Venus (ca. 1510) to Lucian Freud’s po
Toes are one of the most tortured areas of our body, with the heaviest burden to bare. Just over 100 years ago in China it was common practice to bind
Chained Libraries in Chelsea
Opening libraries to the public meant exposing valuable books to theft. A chained library was a logical response to the problem posed by light-fingere
How to be a MEGA STAR!
Reach for the stars they say, land on a cloud. Clouds are still pretty high. So maybe you’re not Polo playing with Prince Harry, but maybe you are a
Beautiful Objects: Korea In The British Museum
When we spoke to Eleanor Hyun, Curator for the Korean Collection, she conceded that “when you talk to British people for the most part, they say ‘
Cows Are Indecorous! A Brief History of Parks
Parks are a weird concept when you really start to think about it. They are supposed to be these natural spaces, yet putting up a fence around some la
Wearing a Book: Texts vs. Textiles
In his In Search of Lost Time, the French writer Marcel Proust makes a comparison between writing a book and making a dress. His narrator, who is just
Everything is Bespoke!
You may have noticed a word popping up along the high street stalking you as you shop. It beckons you from the posh snack aisle of Waitrose or on the.