3 cocktail party classics

Perfect for an aperitif or a champagne reception, these classic cocktail recipes are sure to get the party started. — Set the standard: Old fashioned While the Old Fashioned was originally concocted to cover up the taste of bootleg liquor, there’s no excuse for scrimping when it comes to your cocktail. Whether you take yours […]

Behind the design: the Organic Sheep

Take a tour of Iceland with The Organic Sheep, home to the world’s most hardy yet luxurious sheep fur throws and rugs. Known for its spectacular yet uncompromising landscape, Iceland has a long tradition of sheep rearing that stretches back to the islands first settlers in the 9th century. The Organic Sheep celebrate this legacy, […]

Heal’s goes Beyond Caravaggio

The latest blockbuster exhibition at the National Gallery, Beyond Caravaggio explores the extraordinary influence of the Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio on a whole generation of artists across Europe. Mad, bad and above all a genius, Caravaggio’s art was truly revolutionary. Through his use of naturalism and dramatic lighting effects, he changed the course of European […]

Hygge your home with Meik Wiking

Not so much an interior trend as a way of life, Hygge has invaded British interiors this season with its blend of cosy comforts and Scandi style. So who better to turn to for a masterclass in all things hyggelig than the author of The Little Book of Hygge, Meik Wiking. What’s Hygge? Hygge, or […]

Find ‘presents for particular people’ with our Christmas gift guide

Finding the perfect Christmas presents is never easy, especially for those ‘particular people’ in your life. This Christmas we’ve taken inspiration from our archive series of gift guides ‘Presents for Particular People’ giving the glamorous 1930s gift suggestions such as Bright Young People, the Bon Viveur and the Punctual Correspondent a 21st century update. From secret […]

The Heal’s Cat Charity Auction

This Christmas we’re raising money for the Great Ormond Street Hospital with the Heal’s Cat Charity Auction – a feline fundraiser that gives you the chance to own an original piece from one of ten of our favourite designers. Presiding over a century of design innovation, the Heal’s cat has remained a feature of the Cecil Brewer […]