Art & Design

Baroque paper wigs by Asya Kozina

Just what you need, a baroque paper wig. These fantastic paper sculptures are by Russian artist, Asya Kozina.

Interiors

Hinterland: celebrating a Scottish modernist masterpiece

In March, Hinterland will mark the official launch of Scotland’s Festival of Architecture with a night-time event at St Peter’s Seminary In Cardross, the UK’s first modernist ruin and a masterpiece of Scottish architecture. Audiences will walk through woodland to discover the ruined concrete seminary which will be re-animated by light installations and a specially commissioned choral work by composer Rory Boyle. This unique event has created by Glasgow-based public art organisation NVA as part of the fundraising campaign to restore

Writing & Film

Vogue covers ‘upscale’ wedding and it’s nuts

Here’s a great little commentary by Em Rusciano on a real wedding that was recently featured in Vogue. The article originally appeared in news.com.au:  “YOU know when you read something that is so utterly, stupendously ridiculous on so many levels, that you inevitably come full circle, and end up sitting in quiet admiration of its very existence? Vogue Weddings provided such an experience for me when they covered the wedding of Lauren Schwab and Bobby Webster. Lauren co-founded a fancy

Food & Drink

New look interior for Purslane, Stockbridge

Paul Gunning, chef and owner of Purslane in St Stephen Street, Edinburgh has just completed a redesign of his Stockbridge restaurant. After four years of building up the clientele and a reputation for the food Paul decided the interior of the small intimate space needed a refresh. Together with Rebecca McClement, an interior design graduate from Heriot Watt University they created a cleaner look with the help of local joinery company, Splintr, who installed the wooden feature wall, a new

Events

Hinterland: celebrating a Scottish modernist masterpiece

In March, Hinterland will mark the official launch of Scotland’s Festival of Architecture with a night-time event at St Peter’s Seminary In Cardross, the UK’s first modernist ruin and a masterpiece of Scottish architecture. Audiences will walk through woodland to discover the ruined concrete seminary which will be re-animated by light installations and a specially commissioned choral work by composer Rory Boyle. This unique event has created by Glasgow-based public art organisation NVA as part of the fundraising campaign to restore

Shopping

Curl up by the fire at Leakey’s bookshop in Inverness

Leakey’s Bookshop on Church Street in Inverness looks like it might be worth a visit. Housed in an old Gaelic church dating back to 1793, the second-hand book shop has a log burning stove and a cafe.