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EXPLORING A CLASSIC

Kathryn Conway delights in the Victoria and Albert Museum’s tribute to one of the world’s most adored fictional characters
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REINVENTING TRADITION

Izzy Hunt and Emmie Hope are making needlepoint cool again with vibrant prints and new ways to use them. Lois B-E explores their vision
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DESIGN WITHOUT BORDERS

A remarkable polymath, designer Kia Utzon-Frank can turn her hand to anything, from product design and sculpture to patisserie. Lois B-E unpicks her unique creative process
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LISTENING TO NATURE

Sculptor Rowan Mersh handcrafts majestic works of art inspired by the organic beauty of seashells. Lois B-E explores his meticulous process
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THE ULTIMATE LIBRARY

As Kathryn Conway discovers, Albert Einstein had it right when he said “the only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library”
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LONDON’S BEST MEMBERS’ CLUBS

Enjoy the more exclusive side of London life by becoming a member of one of the city’s private clubs, says Kathryn Conway
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CRAFTING THE HUMAN IMAGE

For as long as there has been art, there have been portraits. But what role does this ancient craft play in a modern world? Lois B-E meets two artists interpreting the human form