Design

Hollywood Costume

Who would not be thrilled to see Marilyn Monroe’s Seven Year Itch white billowy dress in reality? Or Captain Jack Sparrow’s pirate clothes as he gets into a duel with Errol Flynn? Darth Vader’s robes or The Terminator’s boots and jacket? The list of costumes that delights and amuses at the […]

Give Me Tomorrow

              It’s a rainy day in south east England so it would be nice to head inside the Turner Contempory Gallery in Margate, Kent to see their latest show – Alex Katz Give Me Tomorrow. Here are images of stylish and elegant young things […]

Shakespeare: Staging the World

As part of the overall London 2012 Festival, the British Museum is hosting a major exhibition about the great English playwrite, William Shakespeare. However, this show has a focus on how the plays of Shakespeare and the theatre in general helped to shape Londoners’ emotional and political view of themselves as firstly […]

All shows Designed to Win

The Design Museum in London has a current exhibition that ties in with the Olympics, called Designed to Win. This features objects to do with sport, from equipment to clothing. Design and sport, it is remarked, share their drive to better human endeavour. Announced this week is the fact that […]