Arts & Culture

Exploring the art world through the eyes of curators. Interviews with artists on their creative habits and reviews of current exhibitions.
The Print Series | Biophilia

The Print Series is a charitable venture that launched this Spring – an evolving collection of affordable photograph

1 year ago
Rachel Scott | TOAST Insider

Lindsay Sekulowicz and Elena Heatherwick meet British weaver and artist Rachel Scott.

1 year ago
Thread Counts | An interview with textile repair artist Molly Martin

Nell Card speaks to the London-based illustrator and author of The Art of Repair.

1 year ago
Rhythm in the Repetition | An interview with filmmaker Tamar Barnoon

Examining the internal struggle of daily tasks through dance in Scenes at Sunset Ave.

1 year ago
Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life at the Design Museum

A look at the pioneering life of the trailblazing female designer of the 20th Century.

1 year ago
TOAST Podcast | Series 5 | Rhythm

For our fifth podcast series, we look to the theme of Rhythm, how it forms us, how we carry it and where it can lead us. 

1 year ago
Little Symphonies | The Rhythmic Harmony of Flower Paintings

Olivia Meehan reflects on the sonic quality of floral arrangements in art.

1 year ago
In the Studio with Mimi Robson

The Cornwall-based artist creating sweeping brushworks for our shop windows.

1 year ago
In the Studio with Michelle Thompson

Chloë Ashby interviews the artist using collage to reflect timely, contemporary themes.

1 year ago
Lines of Beauty | In the Studio with Meg Rodger

In marks and in solargraphs, the Hebridean artist captures the shifting elements of island life.

1 year ago
Rhythm | Artistic Interpretations

The winning competition entries in response to our seasonal theme of Rhythm. 

1 year ago
Tracing the History of Gestural Brushwork

Fiorella Valdesolo reflects on the art of calligraphy through the ages.  

1 year ago
In the Studio with Rosalind Wyatt

The London-based textile artist using stitch as language.

1 year ago
Artist and synesthete Jack Coulter on painting simulations of sound

In the studio with the Northern Irish artist. 

1 year ago
Painting Women into a Limitless Space | In the Studio with Sungi Mlengeya

Chloë Ashby interviews the Tanzanian artist empowering women through paint.

1 year ago
In the Library with Tatter Blue | Time to Make

The Brooklyn-based library dedicated to the history of textiles.

1 year ago
Easy Mends by Emily Settle | Time to Make

A simple guide to two textile mends by repair specialist Emily Settle.

1 year ago
Material Issues

The Textile Stories of Artist Natasha Kerr.

1 year ago
A Curator's View | Kunstmuseum Den Haag

Yasmijn Jarram explores the relevance of contemporary art and its relation to society.

1 year ago
Emma Straub of Books are Magic | TOAST Insider

The American novelist and bookstore owner on running an independent business with community at its heart.

1 year ago
In the Studio with Eileen Cooper

Chlo Ashby talks to the celebrated British artist, known for her figurative paintings of monumental, mythic women.

1 year ago
Painting the Weightless and Undiluted Vitality of Open Water

Emily Ponsonby captures female forms submerged in the greenish-blue depths of water.

1 year ago
Marieke Verdenius of The Gatherists | Meet the Founder

Marieke on her journey, the meaning of gathering and tips for dressing a winter table.

1 year ago
Alphabet Wrapping Paper with Rachel Hazell | Time to Make

A guide by Rachel Hazell for making bespoke wrapping paper.

1 year ago