To see and do

Land of Kids

It was with big smiles that we stumbled across Land of Kids, a new Hackney based festival aimed at 2-12 year olds. Created by the same great minds behind the annual art and music festival, Land of Kings, this is sure to be a pretty incredible day out. There is just so much to see and do we don't know where to start...

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03 May 2013 to see and do
Art and Design

Dreaming Worlds

What first draws you into Kristiana Parn's work, is the warmth and calmness that it exudes. Each piece starts as a bare wood panel, which is then slowly saturated with paint, forming areas of transparency where the grain of the wood shows through. The dream like worlds that become Kristiana's final work have an air of simplicity, and you can't help but wish you could escape into them for just a moment.

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Photography

Gifts to Grow Into

These visually stunning images were shot by Thomas Klementsson for NK, a Stockholm based department store. Although they are from a few years ago, the images are still fresh and engaging, depicting unimpressed children receiving grown-up presents. Back then, NK wanted to encourage more contemporary gift giving for children. Rather than the usual silver spoons and golden charms, they wanted people to buy gifts that they would appreciate more over time. As part of this, they extended the return policy on selected gifts from 30 day to 30 years, allowing children time to grow into their gifts.

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02 May 2013 photography
Products we love

Fox Underfoot

These gorgeous felt animal rugs from Sew Heart Felt are made by shaping organic Tibetan wool with soap, water and hand pressure. They are then left to slowly dry under the Nepalese sun before friendly faces are skillfully needle felted to finish the cosy rugs. Designed in England and beautifully hand made in Kathmandu, the Sew Heart Felt collection provides sustainable, traditional work for women in rural Nepal.

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Movies

F is for Fox

If this little fox video from Hank & Jona doesn't get you smiling, we don't know what will.

01 May 2013 foxesvideo
To stay

To Stay - Hotel Fox Copenhagen

Set in urban Copenhagen, the home of underground music and art, Hotel Fox is a reflection of the street and vice versa. It was created by 21 international artists who decorated the hotel just the way they wanted. In just a few short months, these young artists turned the traditional Copenhagen hotel into an artistic mecca. Each room tells it’s unique story and drags you into the artist’s universe. With 61 uniquely decorated rooms, you will definitely have 60 good reasons to return after your first visit.

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Books

32 Ways to Dress a Fox

32 Ways To Dress a Fox from Wee Gallery is the perfect sized book for little hands. Imaginations will be working overtime finding fun and creative ways to dress up a fox! Made from recycled paper this great little book can be easily packed for day trips and other outings. It is also a much safer way of finding out whether a fox will look better in pair of spotted pants or a striped skirt with braces...

30 Apr 2013 foxesbooks
Technology

Little Fox Music Box

The only thing that beats a fox that can sing and dance, is one that can play a tune on a teapot. In the wonderful sing-along songbook app Little Fox Music Box, you can join in the fun. As well as being able to belt out the songs, you can also enter Fox's Studio which is full of music making devices such as choir birds, croaking frogs and dangling metal spoons. And to top it all off, the characters and landscapes are simply beautiful. It does help that the app was put together by Oscar nominated designer Heidi Wittlinger...

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