Give the Gift of Hole & Corner this Christmas!

An annual subscription of 4 issues delivered to a friend or family stuffed full with beautifully crafted work, intriguing notes on life and stories of dedication that celebrate a gamut of creativity. For the Christmas period we’ll be offering an annual subscription for only £32 (instead of the usual £36) with free UK P&P...



Paul de Monchaux

It may have been a sculpture he made at the age of eight, of Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, that set Paul de Monchaux on the path of an artist. Now is his eighties, De Monchaux can freely comment on a life in art. He can join the dots between private and public art. He sees how the wheels continue to turn, stretching back to antiquity and into the future. With his second solo exhibition now on at Megan Piper Gallery, we share some of his thoughts on work and creativity...


The Reflection Issue

We are proud to announce The Reflection Issue (on sale 14 Dec).
We speak to gilder Colin Mullins, who left school at 14 without being able to read or write and now does prestigious work for the Queen, Emma Peascod talks us through her unique, mirrored surfaces. We feature a conversation with four leading lights of the jewellery industry. We visit Lasvit in Bohemia and Riedl in Bavaria to see how some of the world’s best glassmakers defy physics and chemistry...


Work In Progress

Nic Webb is an artist and maker who works with natural materials, particularly unseasoned wood, to explore themes of function, ceremony as well as the history and cultures of human making. Here we are observers as he burns, smears and interns the work he has created…


Olivia Fiddes

London based artist Johanna Tagada meets Scottish ceramic artist Olivia Fiddes at the Turning Earth studios to talk about her dedication to making entirely by hand (with 'no wheel or moulds'), how her practice sometimes leads to carelessness and the pleasures of making to music...





East London’s Sweetdram is based on a simple but refreshing concept to ‘make liqueurs that we want to drink’. Embodying the values of a luxury, crafted brand, their aim is to create liqueurs that are free from artificial flavours, with less sugar and are delicious...


My Hole and Corner

The term 'hole-and-corner' derives from an old English phrase meaning a secret place or a life lived away from the mainstream: somewhere you go to contemplate, create and be inspired. From sheds to secret gardens, here are some of our favourite people's favourite spaces…