Category Archives: Interviews

Threaded Stories: A Talk with Polly Leonard

Selvedge magazine - A talk with Polly Leonard - Classiq

Polly Leonard has a visionary mind and an eye, skill and respect for craft and for the beautifully made. She is an expert with an education and background in textiles. She has a passion for fabric, for storytelling and for … Read More

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Alex Beard: Making Art and Creating Awareness

Alex Beard On the Ngare Ndare River

Exotic creatures like elephants, giraffes, rhinos and sailfish are drawn out by artist Alex Beard’s hand into colourful, whimsical, fantastic landscapes. Some of them are interacting with the street scenes of New Orleans, Alex’s residing city, taking the form of … Read More

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Talking Books and the Art of Bookshop Keeping with Vlad Niculescu

Carturesti & Friends

On any given Saturday spent in town, you will find me in a bookshop. It is my family’s favourite weekend activity – my latest partner in this activity is our almost three-year-old son. He is out the door when he … Read More

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Le Redoutable: In Conversation with Costume Designer Sabrina Riccardi

Interview Le Redoutable

Adapted by Michel Hazanavicius from Anne Wiazemsky’s own memoirs, titled Un An Après (or One Year After), Le Redoutable tells the story of Anne’s life with Jean-Luc Godard, with Louis Garrel and Stacy Martin in the lead roles. Anne made … Read More

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S A Y A Designs: Turning Heads for the Right Reasons

SAYA Designs Mini a Pandans

I have cut down how much I talk about fashion around here significantly. That’s partly because I want to embody the minimalist and mindful philosophy I so often support and embrace. It’s also because when looking for special things to … Read More

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