The Reflection Issue

The Reflection Issue is out now.  In our eleventh issue we explore the worlds of precious metals and jewellery, crystal and glassware – but also take a more meditative approach to the subject. 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 meet some of jewellery’s leading lights to discuss their industry today. We visit Lasvit in Bohemia and Riedel in Bavaria to see how some of the world’s best glassmakers defy physics, chemistry and received wisdom in their quest for perfection. Elsewhere, the late Zygmunt Bauman reflects on why it’s good to embrace a crisis and Mulberry founder Roger Saul on a life of changing perspectives. Come, step through the looking glass…

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Zygmunt Bauman

With the sad news of Zygmunt Bauman's death, here we republish Jude Roger's interview in the Reflection Issue, with the eminent sociologist musing on the importance of work well done, the problem with Facebook and why it’s good to embrace crisis. ‘I don’t have any answers,’ he says, ‘but I do have some ideas…'

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Makers for British Craft Pavilion

We are thrilled to announce that Hole & Corner are curating London Design Fair's British Craft Pavilion at The London Design Festival this September. London Design Fair are currently taking applications from makers who’d like to collaborate with us and have space within the pavilion. For more details read on...

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Elvis And The Pit

‘I should have realised sooner, that Elvis and his hair and those songs had not been ephemeral distractions, but part of a generational change that was articulated and communicated in looks, sound textures and movements.’  Richard Benson on the strange relationship between the pit and popular culture…

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Burberry Makers House

We are proud to announce that we will be curating a series of workshops inspired by Henry Moore as part of the Burberry Makers House from 21-27 February. Contributing artists including Forest + Found, Alex Devol of Wooden + Woven and Olivia Bullock will demonstrate maquette making, wood-block printing and the art of wax resist…

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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 people's favourite spaces…

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