People & Stories

Hear from and about the people that make King's Cross

  • Get the No.12 Look

    Some serious interior inspiration from No.12 design studio

    The super-stylish interiors of Gasholders London come courtesy of design studio No. 12. Here, No. 12’s Emma and Katie select their favourite pieces to more >>
  • Spring Style

    You don’t need to go far to pick up some great buys this season...

    No.1 · Cactus City Aflorum | 36 Caledonian Rd, N1 9DT Indoor greenery is all well and good, but when we’re heading off more >>
  • London Libation

    Why London is the best place in the world to drink

    William Beatty, 28, is the bar manager at Granary Square Brasserie. He grew up in east London and has worked in bars and restaurants more >>
  • The Sharpest Cut

    An interview with Richard Marshall, director of Pall Mall barbershop

    It’s been a while since any man has popped to a King’s Cross barber shop to have a tooth pulled. Or, for that matter, more >>
  • Courage in the Curation

    Meet the women behind No12, the rebellious interior design studio

    It’s not often that a London-design studio pride themselves on being completely ‘un-London’. Yet for Emma Rayner and Katie Earl, the duo behind interior more >>
  • Method in the Makers

    Two London accessories brands bringing the handmade renaissance to Coal Drops Yard

    Thanks to a new generation of visionary ‘makers’, craft has become synonymous with credibility. Katie Baron meets two London accessories brands bringing the handmade more >>
  • Thinking through Drawing

    The creative process of Chris Wilkinson, architect of the mighty Gasholders

    Gasholders’ architect Chris Wilkinson reaches for his propelling pencil and sketchbook when seeking inspiration for his projects, whether they are high, low, complex or (deceptively) more >>
  • Making Scents

    A glimpse into the inspiration behind Miller Harris' incredible perfumes

    The perfume industry is big business. Huge, in fact, with UK perfume sales rumoured to top £1.5 billion a year. Yet this powerful money-making more >>
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