Assemble’s “Skating Situations” Sculptures

As many cities around the world purposely make spaces and surfaces impossible to skate, Folkestone (a port town in England) has—through the 2021 Creative Folkestone Triennial—commissioned public sculptures designed for skateboarders to enjoy. Made by multidisciplinary collective Assemble (in collaboration with local skaters), the nine “Skating Situations” are located on the city’s Harbour Arm promenade. Made from “raw Kentish ragstone found on the beach and …

Hampshire, England’s Eco-Friendly Luxury Hotel, Heckfield Place

A grand country house where the heavens feed the earth—and the guests

The great English country house conjures dreamy images of horseback rides and strolls through rolling hills on misty mornings. Of piles of scones at afternoon tea. Of formal dress for grand dinners served beneath yellowing portraits of long-gone forebears. The reality of the modern English country house is, of course, not the same as the cliché, but it can be just as picturesque and memorable …

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Burberry + British Fashion Council Will Donate Fabric to Students Burberry has teamed up with the British Fashion Council for a new initiative called ReBurberry that will provide students with the luxury brand’s unused fabric. Aiming to give the fabric (minus that iconic check pattern) to UK-based students who are most in need of resources, Burberry hopes that their program encourages other fashion houses to …