People & Stories

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

  • The Willy Wonka Dream

    Master chocolatier Alain Ducasse brings a taste of his infamous confectionary to London

    Making chocolate was Alain Ducasse’s childhood dream… this autumn he will open his latest vision for Le Chocolat in King’s Cross. Lucky London, says Rebecca...read more >>
  • A Meeting of Masters

    Paul Smith and Tom Dixon on their careers, London, and moving to King's Cross

    Two of the UK design scene’s famous faces, Paul Smith and Tom Dixon, discuss modern retail, moving to KX and their love of London with...read more >>
  • Back to the Future

    Exploring the relationship between the long history of King's Cross and the digital age

    Steeped in history, the music scene in King’s Cross was vibrant and is still infused in the fabric of the area. New retailers and digital...read more >>
  • Eat Your Hart Out

    An interview with Sam Hart as he opens three new venues in Coal Drops Yard

    Sam Hart revolutionised eating out with the tiny, no-reservations, tapas restaurants, Barrafina. Now he’s bringing a taste of Spain to Coal Drops Yard with his...read more >>
  • The Ultimate ‘Restaurer’

    An insight into London's restaurants from veteran critic Nicholas Lander

    With almost three decades spent as a restaurant critic, it’s fair to say Nicholas Lander has seen plenty of restaurants come and go. Here, he...read more >>
  • The Sound of Summer

    Cubitt Sessions is back! With a free music programme of live music from Wed 25 July to Sun 12 Aug

    Cubitt Sessions offer the best free music and performance art in London this summer. Tommy Melville profiles three acts to look out for… Casting an eye...read more >>
  • Modern Marble

    Meet the architects bringing their pop-up product design exhibition to King's Cross

    The nomadic architects behind Matter of Stuff are bringing their pop-up design and research gallery to King’s Cross this summer. Author Jesse Loncraine and filmmaker...read more >>
  • Industrial Design

    An insight into Tom Dixon's latest creative venture at King's Cross

    Tom Dixon’s multi-faceted UK headquarters are the newest addition to King’s Cross’ creative landscape, where visitors have the opportunity to become makers in the manufacturing...read more >>
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