Articles by: CELLOPHANELAND*

Arts & Culture, Travel

Hotel Des Indes – Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands

Hotel Des Indes – Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands

The old adage is that Dutch people work in Rotterdam, play in Amsterdam and live in The Hague. We had never visited the Hague before and it was not long before we realised why it would be such a great place to call home. Missing the dreadful packed streets, tacky […]

by × May 30, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Conversations

The Gary Daly Conversation

The Gary Daly Conversation

Gary, exciting times and massive congratulations! Your new debut solo album, Gone From Here, is going to be released on 31 May. Can you share with us why you decided to make a solo album at this moment in time? I always imagined Eddie ( my partner in China Crisis ) […]

by × May 21, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Fashion

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams – V & A Museum, London

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams – V & A Museum, London

‘There is no other country in the world, besides my own, whose way of life I like so much. I love English traditions, English politeness, English architecture. I even love English cooking.’ – Christian Dior – Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams is the V&A’s biggest fashion exhibition since Alexander McQueen: […]

by × May 7, 2019 × 0 comments

Travel

Hotel du Lion d’Or – Cauterets, French Pyrenees

Hotel du Lion d’Or – Cauterets, French Pyrenees

In the France of one hundred or so years ago Cauterets was one of the places to be seen. Here was a highly fashionable spa town where the well-heeled and well connected could travel to enjoy the famed thermal baths of the region. From Paris travellers came directly by train, […]

by × May 2, 2019 × 0 comments

Travel

The Best Thermal Spas In The Hautes-Pyrenees

The Best Thermal Spas In The Hautes-Pyrenees

The Hautes-Pyrenees has always been popular for thermal spas. In the 19th century, the region had some 30 hot spring spa resorts. A well-established tradition, royalty, politicians, and leading ‘faces’ of the day, including Victor Hugo and Edgar Degas, would travel for miles to ‘take the waters’. The Hautes-Pyrénées was a […]

by × April 23, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Bauhaus Museum – Weimar, Germany

Bauhaus Museum – Weimar, Germany

Weimar is a delightful small and cultural city not only famous as home to Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Nietzsche, but also as the original location of the Staatliches Bauhaus. A century ago, Walter Gropius merged two former art institutions to create the new Bauhaus. Inspired by modernism […]

by × April 18, 2019 × 0 comments

Health & Beauty

Pomegranate & Cassis Elasticizer by Philip Kingsley

Pomegranate & Cassis Elasticizer by Philip Kingsley

Philip Kingley’s cult Elasticizer has won numerous awards over the years, and has gained recognition as an iconic hair care staple amongst beauty editors, stylists and celebrities alike for its ability to transform dull tired strands into silken locks. So we very excited to hear about the sophisticated limited-edition Pomegranate & […]

by × April 16, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Books

Minimal Film: The Cinematic World Reimagined Through Graphic Design

Minimal Film: The Cinematic World Reimagined Through Graphic Design

Minimal Film: The Cinematic World Reimagined Through Graphic Design by Matteo Civaschi invites the reader to see cinema from a different perspective. But it is not only a book for film lovers; it will also appeal to lovers of graphic design, too. The book uses Shortology, created by the author, who […]

by × April 12, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Toulouse Capitole – Toulouse, France

Toulouse Capitole – Toulouse, France

The dusky pink neoclassical Toulouse Capitole building really is the vibrant heart of the city. Sitting proudly on the Place Du Capitole; a great rectangular square full of outdoor cafe’s which attract locals and visitors alike, the Capitole is a museum in its own right. But it’s a little livelier […]

by × April 9, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory – Tate Modern, London

Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory – Tate Modern, London

For the first time in twenty or so years the Tate gives us a major Bonnard exhibition, Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory. The exhibition spans four decades from 1912 to his death in 1947, and gives us a chance to take a closer look at a painter who seems to split […]

by × March 31, 2019 × 0 comments

Health & Beauty

Epionce Renewal Eye Cream

Epionce Renewal Eye Cream

Eye creams can be one of the trickiest beauty regimes to get right. Many women we know will spend a small fortune on anti-ageing face creams and serums, and yet will happily forgo an eye cream in favour of a revitalising under eye moisture strip which they will use now […]

by × March 27, 2019 × 0 comments

Health & Beauty, Travel

Sundance Mountain Resort – Sundance, Utah

Sundance Mountain Resort – Sundance, Utah

‘To us, Sundance is and always will be a dream. What you see, smell, taste and feel here is a dream being carefully nurtured. It’s a place of extraordinary beauty devoted to people. What we offer in the form of art and culture, spirit and service is homegrown and available to all’. […]

by × March 18, 2019 × 0 comments