The Future Starts Here: The Design Object of Tomorrow

The V&A’s exhibition presents the latest projects, designs and events that are shaping our society right now. For the UAL’s project ‘(Dis)connected Lives’, I have curated a selection of objects which, I believe, are the feasible trends of our near future, focusing mainly on the parliament of a stateless community.  The 100 objects cover the latest developments in four major areas – home, public, planetary … Continue reading The Future Starts Here: The Design Object of Tomorrow

(More Than) Insta-perfect Bath Spa

Bath is a popular British travel destination, especially for many brides and grooms-to-be who come here to celebrate their last days of freedom. A wide selection of high-end dining and luxury shopping explains why one apartment in Bath costs as much as all flats in Somerset combined.  Bath is famous for its Roman baths and UNESCO-protected architecture of white stones but what I love the … Continue reading (More Than) Insta-perfect Bath Spa

Italian Ladies: Well Groomed or Under Pressure?

Italian women are the synonym for beauty. They invest time and effort into looking and feeling good. At least that is what it looks like. But when you look under the surface, the choices they make are less voluntary and more forced onto them by the society. But does that necessarily have to be wrong?  I have arrived in Italy after having spent a week … Continue reading Italian Ladies: Well Groomed or Under Pressure?

Croatia by Boat: My First Holidays on the Sea

Sun in the hair, salt in the air, glittering seaside and a swinging boat. A concept I would be scared of a couple of months ago – but then I thought, why not! Free of all worries and roasted by the sun, I realised that a boating holiday can be both, wonderful and worrying. A boat, a bunch of friends and a few wild thoughts in the middle. Continue reading Croatia by Boat: My First Holidays on the Sea