The Performance Issue

In a first for the magazine, legendary set designer and artist Tony Hornecker has built his own physical interpretation of a ‘hole-and-corner’ for our cover. Delving behind of the scenes of performance - we meet creative director Michael Howells and costume designers at Glyndebourne. We feature composer Hannah Kendall, deconstruct the rules of pop with The Art of Noise and go back to basics with songwriter Luke Sital-Singh. We travel to Paris for the Hermès Saut equestrian event and tour the deco cinemas of India. There’s also interviews with über-choreographer Ryan Heffington who’s created some of the world’s most-watched YouTube videos from avant-garde roots and Stephanie Buttle a ballet dancer turned ceramicist. But ultimately, this issue is about discovering more of ourselves – whether by walking in Scott of the Antarctic’s footsteps or staring into the flames of an open fire, telling stories...



Port Eliot Festival Review

Despite the almost biblical amount of rain outside at times, the Makers' Tent and its collaborators at Port Eliot Festival weathered the storm to deliver another brilliant weekend of making, music, coffee and cocktails...


Florian Gadsby

Florian Gadsby was hooked on pottery from his first throw, he tells Hole & Corner about the importance of the right education, representing your work in the best possible light and the enduring pleasures of eating from something that you've made yourself...



To The End of The Earth

'I’m interested in human performance, and in extending and transcending my boundaries. The limits I’m exploring are human, rather than geographical.' Ben Saunders on why testing the limits of performance in Antarctica helped him to discover a few home truths.  


British Craft Pavilion

Hole & Corner are curating the British Craft Pavilion at the London Design Fair (21 - 24 September). We'll be presenting a talented roster of contemporary British-based makers: from woodworkers to ceramicists, blacksmiths to textiles practitioners, leatherworkers to printmakers...



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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…