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Inside and Outside the Tent

These days, my preferred camping style is a night spent at a B & B. Not so for the fall webworms that have erected tents in the black cherry tree by the corner of our house. 385 more words


Kancheepuram: Declining number of Silk Weavers

“Once, this was a profitable business and the whole town was involved” said Ezhumalai (30), who has been working at the S.S.K Handloom World in Kancheepuram since 15 years now. 773 more words


Silk Process

I went on the most amazing trip to Cambodia and visited lots of amazing locations. I thought I would share the silk worm factory I visited where everything was made by hand with amazing skill. 337 more words

Under The Roof: Textile In The Attic

In the center of East End London, there was once this prosperous silk industry of Spitalfields. Located in the diverse neighborhood, the weathered brick-built 19 Princelet Street embraces itself in a connectedness to the past. 2,223 more words

Design Cultures

Stepping back in time with a trip to Spitalfields

When you head away from the hustle and bustle of Liverpool Street station, in the direction of London’s famous Spitalfields market, it’s hard to imagine you’re about to step a century or two back in time but that’s exactly what lies behind the heavy black door of number 18 Folgate Street. 622 more words


BBC Garden Design of the Year Finalist

In April 2014, Helen Reid and l were finalists in the BBC’s Garden Design of the Year competition. The prize was £45,000 to build the winning design at Hampton Court Flower Show 2014. 295 more words