Architecture Tours at The Southbank Centre (Age 8+)

This March, April and June 2016, you can take a 1 hour architecture tour around the Southbank Centre. The tour will focus on its 20th-century (Brutalist) architecture. The centre itself was completed in 1968 on the site of the 1951 Festival of Britain. Its name The Southbank Centre was adopted during the Festival of Britain (over the local less attractive name of... Continue Reading →

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5 of the Best Bespoke Stationery Shops and Designers

HoneyTreePublishing The HoneyTree team are a fully fledged British success story. They have grown their personalised stationery company from their farmhouse kitchen table in Somerset. It is now a thriving small business, where the staff are a major part of the family, and each artist receives a commission when their illustration is chosen. Run by husband... Continue Reading →

5 Fun Things Worth Knowing About

How to Explain to a Child That Life Is Difficult Overparenting is still in style, despite a lot of evidence against it. While letting children fail is critical to instilling resilience and creativity, it's often difficult to do. In this episode of If Our Bodies Could Talk, senior editor James Hamblin demonstrates various strategies with writer David Young and his child.... Continue Reading →

Watch and Learn This Sandwich Monster

Over a period of time, David Laferriere, the creator of Kritzels, has drawn over 1,500 unique Kritzels characters on sandwich bags. New Kritzels keep adding to the tally everyday. What started off as an affectionate token of love and care to his children, has become a part of David’s life. All Kritzels are hand drawn by... Continue Reading →

Watch and Learn The Coolest Toys

Happy Memories hey? All courtesy of The King of Legoland. Enjoy your weekend, and if you do one thing whilst you're away from your desk this weekend, I suggest you make time to play with a toy... With or without kids is allowed of course! Music by Hunting Charlie's Band(e) Samuel Vielliard. Video by Micaël... Continue Reading →

Watch and Learn Yoga Joe

Brogamats was founded on the belief that yoga practitioners defy simple categorization, and include people of all walks of life, all genders, all Lululemon budgets, and all levels of earthy pretentiousness. If you have 10 minutes watch the kickstarter video Mr Brogamat presents about his ideas and plans for the future, he is such a... Continue Reading →

Watch and Learn This Paper Bird

DIANA BELTRAN HERRERA (b. 1987, Colombia) is a designer and artist that has been working over the past years with paper as the primary medium in the production of her work. After graduating from her BA degree in industrial Design at the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University in 2010, Herrera realized that she wasn't interested in... Continue Reading →

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