Jestico + Whiles completes key new learning centre for the University of Cambridge
A new building that offers co-working and social spaces, the West Hub marks the start of the transformation of the West Cambridge Site into a centre for innovation.
LOST is London-based design practice that focuses on luxury hospitality, resorts and boutique residential projects worldwide. Founder & Creative Director Constantina’s approach is rooted in the principle that the journey informs the destination, that good design means pushing boundaries and that collaboration is central to success. Having recently completed two resorts in Crete, Greece, LOST is now active in Italy, Russia and the Middle East.
I have been using Aesop for the best part of 20 years, so I can’t imagine being anywhere without these two products especially.
Cashmere allows your body to breathe, so it is perfect for travelling. Talking from experience, even in warm climates there comes a time when you’ll need that extra layer and cashmere is soft and cosy. Mention a desert island and a tropical image springs to mind, but what if it’s somewhere in the North Atlantic?! Better to be safe.
I draw, doodle or make notes all the time. I think as I draw and vice versa, so a little pack of pens – preferably fine point – and a Smythson’s Panama notebook would definitely come with me, just so I can operate.
Candles make me feel at home, wherever I am, and this one is beautifully crafted in the form of a sun. I just love it.
This is something of an obsession that I share with my daughters these days. We can never have enough mochi.
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