Ethical, FairTrade & Sustainability are topical subjects for a wide variety of consumer products today. Jewellery however is often hard to find that embraces some of these values. Zayah showcases 3 ethical & sustainable jewellery stores that embrace the philosopy of fairtrade and also look at recycled materials and are an alternate to mainstream stores.
With their 2015 exhibition “Shoes: Pleasure and Pain”, the V&A distilled into 4 words the dilemma that shoes represent for so many women. It sparked a debate at Zayah World about what shoes are about, what they could be, and what happens when you push the boundaries of footwear design. We start with a series of designers that take fresh perspectives on what matters most when designing footwear, and as a result each create something truly different.
When you first see Alex Chinneck's Bullet From A Shooting Star imposing itself on the industrial Greenwich Peninsula landscape, the first thing that hits you is likely to be the scale and sheer audacity of this magnificent structure. But when we got closer, we found ourselves equally fascinated by the intricate details, and the many forms, textures and shapes within shapes almost hidden in the details. Is this what its creator wanted us to notice? Discover what we saw, read what he says, and judge for yourself.
LDF15 was the biggest and (in our opinion) best London Design Festival held so far, with over 400 at times amazing exhibits spread over 7 Design Districts across London. Discover our personal highlights: from space travel to cutlery, via industrial landscape, synthetic insects and imaginative jewellery!