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Paul Smith by Phaidon

Sir Paul Smith is probably Britain's best known designer. Over 50 years he has forged a globally renowned brand, his...

Holistic London

Here at CELLOPHANELAND* we are always trying to find beauty and wellness products that are cruelty-free, vegan and clean. As...

The Julian Lennon Conversation

Julian, you are Executive Producer of the documentary Kiss the Ground, narrated by Woody Harrelson, which will premiere on Netflix...

Weleda Skin Food

Since the launch of Weleda’s original Skin Food in 1926, the iconic NATRUE-certified moisturiser has steadily become known as a...

Legology

With a gargantuan amount of leg firming and anti-cellulite products flooding the market in recent years (and all of them...

The Women Writers’ Handbook

The new edition of The Women Writers' Handbook, published by Aurora Metro, features poems, stories, essays and interviews with over...

Japan: Courts And Culture

Japan: Courts And Culture edited by Rachel Peat, is an exquisite book that tells the story of 400 years of British...

HEINRICH BARTH

Here at CELLOPHANELAND* we are always excited to discover on our radar, new vegan and cruelty-free beauty products. The HEINRICH...

Dora Maar Tate Modern, London

Henriette Théodora Markovitch, otherwise known as Dora Maar, perhaps had the misfortune of being one of Picasso’s many muses and...

The Raffles Hotel Singapore

Raffles Hotel Singapore is one of the few remaining great nineteenth century hotels in the world – how lucky we are...

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...

Epionce Renewal Eye Cream

Epionce Renewal Eye Cream is a name to remember. Eye creams can be one of the trickiest beauty regimes to get...

The Neon Museum, Las Vegas

Founded in 1996, the Neon Museum in Las Vegas is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to collecting, preserving, studying and exhibiting...

Frieze London 2018

As soon as Frieze makes its annual appearance in Regents Park everyone knows that it is time to check out...

Frieze London 2017

October is the very best time of year to see art in the capital. The city is abuzz with the...

A Tour of Twin Peaks

As Twin Peaks: The Return ended on Sunday evening, it left many of its fans feeling bereft. David Lynch and...

The David Mach Conversation

David, you will soon be creating a new sculptural installation ‘Incoming’ for the Griffin Gallery in west London using about...

Hockney – Tate Britain

Writing about the latest David Hockney exhibition at first seems rather like trying to write about a Stones concert. These...

B2 Hotel & Spa – Zurich

There seems to be a definite trend towards giving hotels short – very short – names, in fact just letters. As...

White Fences Inn, The Hamptons

Situated between Bridgehampton and Southampton, the peaceful hamlet of Water Mill is home to the beautiful White Fences Inn, built...

The Mike Garson Conversation

CELLOPHANELAND* interview Mike Garson - hugely talented pianist and musician and David Bowie's 'Piano man' for over 1000 concerts.

The Tim Mendelson Conversation

An interview with Tim Mendelson, Elizabeth Taylor's personal assistant for over 20 years, talking about celebrity, parties and of curse...

Liverpool Biennial 2016

‘Liverpool Biennial 2016 explores fictions, stories and histories taking viewers on a series of voyages through time and space, drawing...

The Mandeville Hotel – London

The Mandeville Hotel occupies a fantastic position smack bang in the centre of Marylebone and just minutes from Christopher’s Place....

30,000 Years of Art – Phaidon

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Our historic – and largely still current – curatorial approach to archaeological and artistic objects has...

Frieze London 2015

The preview day of Frieze always provides plenty of visual stimulation – both on and off the exhibiting gallery walls....

Ham Yard Hotel, London

Arriving at the recently opened Ham Yard Hotel the first thing that strikes you is the quite astonishing location. A two...

Into The Woods

Into The Woods, the new musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall, from Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, premiered in...

Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace

Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace is the inaugural exhibition of the Blenheim Art Foundation and one’s first instinct is that...

Jewelry By Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers adored jewelry. That much was obvious; whenever you think of her, you think of the bold glitzy statement...

Raffles Hotel – Singapore

The Raffles Hotel Singapore, is one of the few remaining great nineteenth century hotels in the world. How lucky we are...

Malevich at Tate Modern

Despite Kasimir Malevich being widely feted during his lifetime, exhibitions of work since his death in 1935 have been few...

Naumi Hotel – Singapore

Singapore is one of the world’s great cities. Expanding rapidly, it is an international hub for trade and finance, and...

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith

“Okay at design and okay at business but exceptional at neither” – Paul Smith – Paul Smith’s modesty is refreshingly...

Breakfast with Lucian

This intimate portrait of Lucian Freud by Geordie Greig, is a real must for any art lover. It answers every...

Pearls at the V&A

‘A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls’ – Coco Chanel  Pearls, is a collaborative exhibition between the V&A and...

The Vogue Festival 2013

This year’s Vogue Festival which takes place at the Southbank Centre in London at the weekend, will be the second of...

Hollywood Costume, V&A

Hollywood Costume – a new exhibition which opens tomorrow at the V&A – brings together a spectacular selection of iconic...

Bill Cunningham New York

“I’m not interested in celebrities with their free dresses, I’m interested in clothes.’             – Bill...

Damien Hirst, Tate Modern

You can love him or loathe him, but you can’t ignore Damien Hirst. Regarded as one of the pre-eminent artists...

Hard Rain: What’ll You Do Now?

Hard Rain is a brilliant touring exhibition currently showing at the majestic Kew Gardens. It’s a topical, and sometimes controversial, exhibition which...

New Book by Celia Birtwell

We have just finished reading Celia Birtwell’s fabulous new book. As one of Britain’s best-known and best-loved designers, it was such...

Lee Friedlander: America by Car

Last week we attended the opening of America By Car at Timothy Taylor Gallery. The exhibition covers the recent work of American photographer, Lee...

René Magritte: The Pleasure Principle

Tate Liverpool is currently hosting the most comprehensive exhibition ever staged in the UK of the Belgian Surrealist René Magritte. The Pleasure Principle brings together...

Curtain Call at the Roundhouse

As part of Bloomberg summer at the Roundhouse, internationally renowned artist, architect and designer, Ron Arad has invited his favourite...

Glamour of the Gods

Almost all the photographs in the exhibition are vintage prints collected from the archive of the John Kobal Foundation. There are...

Wearable Art at Painswick

Painswick is often referred to as the Queen of the Cotswolds due to its fine buildings of creamy limestone reflecting the...

Leighton House Museum, London

This week we spent an exquisite evening at Leighton House Museum. Home of Victorian painter and sculptor, Frederic Leighton, this gem of a...

Beast at Pangolin London

Last week we attended the opening of Beast at Pangolin London. A wonderful gallery situated in Kings Cross that is purely...

The Tamarind Hotel – Barbados

Barbados does old-school glamour like no other resort. Joan Collins, Simon Cowell, Michael Winner, Cilla Black, Cliff Richard, Michael Caine,...

Aware: Art Fashion Identity

The third season of contemporary art at 6 Burlington Gardens examines how contemporary artists and designers use clothing as a...

Damien Hirst: Lost Souls

For sufferers of Lepidopterphobia (roughly translated as a fear of butterflies), it was with more than a little trepidation that we...

American Prince

Tony Curtis wasn’t just an actor, he was a movie star, something altogether different. Although if you asked Tony how...

Gauguin: Maker of Myth

Words are an integral element in Gauguin’s work and we firmly believe that’s why he has always been one of our...

Luxuries of Goa – India

The fabled palm-fringed coastline lapped by the warm waters of the Arabian Sea, also known as the ‘pearl of the...

Von Ribbentrop’s Watch

What would you do if you suddenly found yourself the owner of a watch that once belonged to Joachim von Ribbentrop, Hitlers friend,...