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The Shetland Tweed Company's new shopRead MoreJanuary 23, 2021


The Shetland Tweed Company has a new online shop!

The ArcticRead MoreDecember 5, 2020


A new exhibition has reopened at the British Museum in London: Arctic: Culture and Climate .

Leila AlaouiRead MoreNovember 7, 2020

Somerset House is hosting an exhibition of photographs and video by Leila Alaoui, a photographer who was working to depict refugees and migration.

The Secret Garden Read MoreOctober 24, 2020


Gardening and nature has been a life-saver for humanity.

KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020


Kolam is the Asian art and craft of making patterns out of ground rice to greet the start of each day.

Costume at the National TheatreRead MoreJuly 4, 2020

At the moment, even though the building is closed, we can still view part of the Costume exhibition at the National Theatre.

Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020


Each week the blog presents a different article from the collection in the studio. This week, a woven whirlpool...

Late summer in ShetlandRead MoreAugust 3, 2019

It is a little while since we shared some pics of the islands. This year the summer colours are absolutely brilliant, in all senses of the word.

Finding family - the story of a Yorùbá CostumeRead MoreAugust 3, 2019

Textiles are important and just about every important museum in the world has some in their collections. Here is an interesting exhibition currently on in the Brooklyn Museum.

Conserving the Emperor's CarpetRead MoreJune 22, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum in New York conserved and displayed a unique carpet. The job took years...