People & Stories

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

  • The Art of the Album

    Rising star Tom Tripp picks his five most cherished albums and how the design of their covers has influenced him as much as the music

    Rising star Tom Tripp talks us through his five most cherished albums and how the graphic design of their covers has influenced him as much...read more >>
  • KX: Design destination

    Laura Houseley is lit up by the promise of the London Design Festival in King’s Cross The London Design Festival drew approximately 588,000 visitors from...read more >>
  • Denim to Live and Dream by

    Blackhorse Lane Ateliers tailors jeans that are as desirable to style geeks as they are to sustainability champs

    Blackhorse Lane Ateliers tailors jeans that are as desirable to style geeks as they are to sustainability champs. Katie Baron indulges her denim desires at...read more >>
  • Nothing to see here

    A nightclub has opened in London Design Festival’s newest district, but you won’t want to stay for long. Martino Gamper’s site-specific installation in Coal Drops...read more >>
  • Suitable Sustainable

    Bright ideas that won’t cost us the earth on show at London Design Festival

    London Design Festival in King’s Cross is dominated by bright ideas that won’t cost the earth. Words: Tom Kihl Twenty-nineteen already stands out as the...read more >>
  • The Blade Runners

    Sharpen your knowledge of Japanese knives and a whole lot more with London’s self-proclaimed cookery kit obsessives, Kitchen Provisions

    Here to sharpen up your knowledge of Japanese knives — and a whole lot more — are London’s self-proclaimed cookery kit obsessives, Kitchen Provisions Three...read more >>
  • From Grape to Grain

    English wine producer Chapel Down has branched into gin. The results are refreshing...

    Chapel Down’s expansion, from winemaking into brewing and now distillation at Gin Works, is part of a delicious trend, writes Aimee Hartley Rural England —...read more >>
  • Heaven Scent

    Delve into the emotive world of scent with Earl of East

    For too long, our olfactory experience of place has been a bit of an afterthought. But now the nose increasingly leads the way, Tom Kihl...read more >>
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