• Green Tea Obsession

    I fulfilled a life-long ambition recently and went to Japan. There are so many things that I adore about Japan. The culture, the Kitsch, the food and of course my two favourite beverages Sake and green tea
    To really exercise my Green tea obsession I took myself to Uji in Kyoto, a green tea producing region. A green tea mecca where I ate , drank, licked and inhaled every form of green tea substance known to man. I just can’t wait to do it all over again…..

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    Green Tea Jelly, Green tea ice-cream topped with Matcha green tea Powder. Heaven, I dream of this often.

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    Matcha Green tea Shochu. Killer drink this was a nightcap…..

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    Adorable Tea houses with the most adorable packaging

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    EVERYTHING with Green tea. No joke

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    Green Tea Cheesecake

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    I have Squirreled boxes of these home and my supplies are dwindling.Fast

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    Green Tea Kit-Kat so wrong but the most Brilliant kitsch Gift

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    Green Tea coke and a smile

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    Green Tea in it’s purer form (pre Kit-Kat)

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    A Tea Emporium. Love their tea chests

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    A Portion of my days Green tea related purchases that I had great fun arranging on the floor of my Ryokan. Japanese Packaging makes me sublimely happy

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    Agreed .

  • Dita Von Teese – Perfume Launch at Liberty

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    We recently art directed and produced the Liberty launch of Dita Von Teeses’ first fragrance in-store and the celebratory dinner that evening at the Dover Street Arts Club.

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    Flanked by handsome men. THIS is what happens when you wear the right fragrance …..

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    Vintage black swans filled with blood red roses

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    Setting up the dining room at Dover Street Arts club. A gorgeous room.

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    Vintage Compacts made the prettiest placement & guest gift (cigarette cases for the boys)

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    We ransacked the Liberty Haberdashery department and had these lovely napkins made from Tana Lawn Boadicea

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    Vintage compacts and perfume bottles scattered down the entire stretch of table.

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    An illuminated runner of soft pink roses and peonies. Dreamy but modern.

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    Champagne our favourite way … In a tower!

  • Elle Style Awards 2012 – Midas well go for Gold

    Gold. We love Gold.

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  • Snapshots from a Philistine

    I do love a lot of things and things I love…I love a lot of. Looking back at recent snapshots I noticed I was drawn to capturing objects en masse.

    The most mundane of items are transformed magically when grouped together. Give us more.

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  • Louis Vuitton – An Illustrated Dinner

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    We recently designed a dinner that allowed us incredible creativity. The Louis Vuitton Paris team held a fabulous dinner in central London. We Love the idea of being in beautifully designed luxurious surroundings and having the contrast of a hand painted craft paper table cloth. A long stretch of art to eat from and enjoy, there wasn’t a scrap of tablecloth left at the end of dinner. So great to see guests tearing their place setting up, proof for us that it’s worked it’s magic.

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    Applying lipstick, using a knife as a mirror. There’s a trick.

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    One of my favourite “Tablecloth Girls” with cocktail sticks for heels (complete with Olives), Martini Heels?

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    The table was adorned with a stretch of Slipper orchids & Succulents accompanied by magnifying glasses and mirrors.

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    A delicious tasting menu of six courses by Nuno Mendes for Viajante. Each course matched with accompanying wine. Words can’t explain how divine this food was. We illustrated the menu and  used suede ribbon and magnifying glasses as napkin rings (Perfect for reading the small print)
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    We had the Experimental Cocktail Club come set up bar and make some of their signature cocktails. Can’t really get enough of their Opium Express.

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    Table cloth to go?

    Photography by Ed Reeves

    http://www.louisvuitton.com

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