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VE44 Feb/Mar 2019 Contents

Jeweller to the Stars
Gemma Redmond admires the flamboyant creations of jewellery designer Joseff of Hollywood

Winter Kitsch
Part one of a series of articles about 1950s kitsch ceramics. Ranging from travel through to animals, Chris Marks looks at how different manufacturers approached similar topics

Living with Design
Now an effective contemporary home with a few key Mid-century pieces – Interior Designer Clare Pascoe has transformed Locks Lane in West Sussex

Prisoner of Love
Straps, buckles, leather, wooden plugs, slings and harnesses... no not medieval torture or dominatrix inventory, it’s the seating designed by Arne Norell

Colour Wizard
Bernat Klein’s contribution to fashion, design, architecture and Scotland’s international reputation, will be his enduring legacy

Exhibitions
A Life in Drawing - Wherever you are in the country, as of this February you can engage with one of the greatest minds in history – Leonardo da Vinci

Design - Five Design Shows not to be missed...
From Bath and London, to Brussels, Amsterdam and Paris

REGULARS

Auction Explorer
Lights, camera... Auction! February brings two great sales – a collection of movie props from Ewbank’s in Surrey, and over 5000 toys will go under the hammer at Anderson and Garland in Newcastle

Trading Places
Dealer Kieran Mathewson of River and Jones digs into the lives of four women involved in the trade


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TRADING PLACES - FEB/MAR 2019

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After an exciting run interviewing decorative dealers, our editor Karyn suggested I try a slightly different approach and asked if I could interview women in the trade who have gone beyond just dealing, and have set up other businesses related to the trade. Not only did Karyn suggest a couple of dealers that she’d like me to talk to, but she also dropped quite a few hints that she in fact, would also be a perfect candidate!

As time went on, and with our deadline looming, it soon became apparent that one of the dealers wasn’t going to get back to us in time, and with no time to find a replacement, I could almost hear the sound of Karyn shouting “Pick me, PICK ME!” in the distance..

Now I’m not one to point fingers... but I wouldn’t be at all surprised if Karyn purposely tried to sabotage my article in order to secure her slot! Nevertheless, knowing where my bread is buttered, and with my hands firmly tied, I was delighted to interview Karyn for the last two pages! Read more…


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