Create a YouTube Playlist as a Modern-Day Mixtape

The art of mixtape making has sadly been lost in our transition to a digital era of on-demand music, but there are still places where you can practice this lost skill, and one of them is YouTube. Here are the steps to assemble your group of songs and share them with a special someone or the world […]

Inside my art gallery home

hen Jemma Hickman launched the bo.lee gallery in Bath nine years ago, her choice of artists was intuitive. “I would ask myself, would I want to hang this piece in my own home?” she says. This proved to be a prescient principle as, having brought the business to London in 2012, she decided to look for a […]

How Ceramicist Helen Levi Turned Her Passion for Pottery into a Living

Picture by Andrea Gentl and Invoice Hyers. Courtesy of Helen Levi. On a balmy late September afternoon, Brooklyn ceramicist Helen Levi is seated in her light-filled studio in Pink Hook, attaching handles to mugs she’s just lately thrown. The house (coated in a skinny layer of clay mud, as all true ceramics studios must be), is lined […]

Best designer product range

ENTRIES on this class embrace adorning merchandise, furnishings, tender furnishings and residential equipment – whether or not ornamental or sensible. Judges had been on the lookout for eye-catching merchandise designed for consolation and ease of use however with that all-important visible wow issue. British ceramic tile – Ted Baker Paradise British Ceramic Tile frequently collaborates […]

Express Home and Living Awards: 50 amazing ideas for your home

WHEN I was asked to join the judging panel of the inaugural Express Home And Living Awards I was thrilled. All the solutions for home home under one roof My first thought was it was about time a newspaper put its weight behind celebrating the businesses and brands making their way into Britain’s homes. Now […]

Best bathroom supplier

WHEN IT involves putting in a brand new lavatory within the dwelling, customers are in search of hotel-quality finishes whereas sustaining worth for cash. This yr’s shortlisted entries come from a wide range of disciplines, from tiling retailers and toilet suppliers to bathe producers. What do all of them have in frequent? Ease of use […]

Best modern living innovation

AS the ‘Web of issues’ turns into a really actual idea, firms are arising with ever extra ingenious methods to make our properties interactive. However whereas wi-fi know-how stays the main focus for a lot of, judges of this yr’s Categorical Residence and Residing Awards had been inundated with entries that used easy innovation to […]

Best carpet and flooring supplier

As with so a lot of this 12 months’s Specific Residence and Residing Awards classes, there’s extra selection within the space of carpet and flooring than ever earlier than – and this choice of shortlisted entries illustrates that range. The judging panel regarded for glorious product recommendation from retailers and types as nicely good supply, […]

Smart Living: Head coach of UGA football team shows off elegant home

College of Georgia head soccer coach Kirby Good is understood for his low-key recreation day apparel which consists of a collared Georgia shirt, khakis and a visor, however on the subject of his Athens house the fashion is off the sector. Lately featured within the October version of Atlanta Magazine, the Good house which sits on a […]

In ArtsEmerson’s ‘Home,’ a community is under construction

What makes a home a house? And the way about after that transformation happens: You possibly can transfer out of a constructing, however how a lot of your self do you inevitably go away behind within the house? “Any form of residing is a type of group residing,” says theater-maker Geoff Sobelle, 41, “since you […]