Silk Cocoons: We Can't Get Enough

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Ida Ivanka Kubler, an artist born in Bulgaria, is overwhelmed by the great interest her cocoon paintings are having after exhibiting at the New York and London Affordable Art Fairs. Ivanka makes sculptural paintings using silk cocoons as the main material for her works which are highly influenced by Abstract Expressionism.

Pretty Pastels With an Edge

Ashleigh Houlton | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ashleigh Houlton

It's that time of year again (although the weather would certainly disagree); with spring in full bloom and summer around the corner, candy colours are back! Flicking through the glossy pages of this month's Vogue, I can't help but be drawn to the ice blues, gentle lilacs, soft pinks, mint greens and lemon yellows.

Niche Perfumes Are the New Luxury

Christine Babington Smith | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Style
Christine Babington Smith

Designer perfume brands package mass market luxury, whereas true luxury labels have a story to tell. A recent trip to Avery, a tiny shop in the heart of London's Mayfair, introduced me to some niche perfumes and the concept of Art Perfume.

London Artist Uses Stress-Buster Silk Cocoons

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 01.12.2012 | Home
Lorenzo Belenguer

For artist Ida Ivanka Kubler the therapy lies in the act of using actual cocoons to create artworks awakening positive responses in people. Both cocoon therapies results are the same: allowing the humans brain to rest and thereby heal.

TV Pick: Courtroom Drama 'Silk' Returns

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Silk - BBC1, 9pm It's time to head back to Shoe Lane Chambers as legal drama Silk returns for a second series. Maxine Peake is back as Martha Costel...