Art & Design

Art & Design Browse through exclusive conversations with industry leaders, newcomers and start up founders. Discover new artists and design brands you probably haven’t come across yet. Get inspired! Sharing artists stories in Free Spirits by Rosie Osborne Inspired by her time spent in St Ives, Cornwall as a child, Rosie Osborne first began writing […]

Dazzle Oxo Tower

Success story: Dazzle exhibition at Oxo Tower

In 1981, Christine Bola was a Theatre Manager at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester and Tony Gordon was running the Portland Gallery, the first contemporary commercial art gallery, which introduced such artists as Josef Albers, Sidney Nolan, John Piper, Salvadore Dali, David Hockney, Tim Mara and Maurice Cockrill to Manchester. A random trip to […]

practical elements

Edit 27/28: Practical elements

Our digital issue of Estila EDIT 27/28 is about embracing practical elements in your life. One of the benefits of living in different countries over the years is that I was exposed to different ways of living. Different cultures, different attitudes and different values. While living in Germany and Switzerland in particular, it opened my […]

PR calendar template

PR calendar template

If you’re doing your own PR, one of the best tools to help you is creating a PR calendar. Without it, it’s very hard to target press with your pitches effectively. In my wholeselling days I created a PR calendar template, which not only served as a guide so I didn’t miss out on any […]

California cool design

California-Cool Design

This interview first appeared in Issue 3.- California – Cool Design 1. TELL US WHAT THE CONCEPT OF YOUR STORE IS? I decided to set up the store because I was bored of the mass-produced homewares available in so many places (on the high street and online).  I wanted to create and curate pieces that people would […]