The Aeshthere, Ini Archibong, How to Spend It August 4th 2018
All Fired Up, Homes & Antiques August 2018
The Aesthete, Oivind Slaato, How to Spend It July 6th 2018
Boats that Rock, How to Spend It, June 9th 2018
Hide & Seek, Times LUXX, May 19th 2018
The Aesthete, Pavlo Schtakleff, How to Spend, May 18th 2018
The Aesthete, Barnaby Barford, How to Spend It, April 27th 2018
Achille’s Appeal, How to Spend It, April 21st 2018
Something Old, Something New, Times LUXX, March 10 2018
The Power of the Personal, Design Centre Guide S/S 2018
Bright Young Things, Times LUXX, March 10th 2018
Sheen Spirit, How to Spend It, March 3rd 2018
Perfect Weekend Jim Olson, How to Spend It, March 3rd 2018
Perfect Weekend Bill Amberg, How to Spend It, January 6th 2018
The Aesthete Susie Hoodless, How to Spend It, January 6th 2018
I also write regular exhibition previews and design profiles for How to Spend It.com
Talks: I will be chairing a panel discussion with Edward Bulmer, Rabih Hage and Jonathan Tuckey on the subject of Past, Present, Future: Reimagination and Renewal at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour as part of Focus 18 at 11.30am on Tuesday September 18th 2018. Conversations in Design
Curating: The next edition of new talent showcase Spotted will run as part of Top Drawer Spring, 13-15th January 2019. Apply here
Recent exhibitions, talks & shows
Curating: Rodmarton Re-imagined, September 2018.
This exhibition in a series of bedrooms at the Arts & Crafts house Rodmarton Manor, explored the stories hidden and revealed in the objects which fill our homes. Exhibiting artists were: Sue Paraskeva, Rosalind Wyatt, Sandra Shashou, Charlotte Hodes, Hannah Louise Lamb, Natasha Kerr, Cleo Mussi, Moira Buckley, Nicki Jarvis, Zoe Hillyard and a group from Victoira Works Studios.
What was said:
“A triumph in the most subtle and sophisticated delivery.”
“An exquisite, thoughtful and delightful show.”
Curating: New talent zone Spotted drew the crowds at Top Drawer Autumn 2018. 45 emerging brands launched to the trade and the Spotted Award went to Ben Langworthy Papergoods, with Roadscents and Finfo Design taking the runner up places. Spotted
Talks: I chaired a panel discussion with Suzy Hoodless, Lizzie Deshayes of Fromental and Georgina Wood from David Collins Studio on the subject of Defining True Bespoke at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour as part of London Craft Week 2018.
Talks: Rooms of Our Own at Design Club, 3rd Floor, South Dome, Chelsea Harbour on Tuesday 6th March as part of London Design Week. 11.30am-12.30pm ‘With individualism fast becoming the design world’s most favourite word, writer Charlotte Abrahams talks to three leading interior designers about how they navigate this rise in personal expression. Sophie Ashby, founder of Studio Ashby, Hubert Zandberg of his eponymous studio and Susie Atkinson of Susie Atkinson Design explore today’s shifting interior landscape, discussing whether design is now driven less by fashion and more by the desire for a curated narrative that reflects who we are. Or is individualism itself simply a trend by another name?’
Talks: Exploring Hygge: Celebrating the Simple Things in Life. A hygge workshop with Psychologies Magazine on 10th October 2017 at Conway Hall, London
Talks: I was in conversation with Bill Amberg, Michael Ruh and Linda Morey-Burrows at Focus/17, discussing Making Difference, The Importance of Bespoke Craft in Interior Projects.
Judging: I was one of the judges for New Designers of the Year Award 2017 (Part 1)
Talks: I addressed an audience of architects and interior designers, talking about the impact of hygge in the well-designed workplace at Icons of Denmark as part of Clerkenwell Design Week 2017
HYGGE A Celebration of Simple Pleasures, Living the Danish Way
The paperback version of my latest book is out now, published by Trapeze