Designer behind London Underground seat fabric honored with blue plaque

English Heritage has unveiled a blue plaque in honor of the designer behind the London Underground seat fabric. Enid Marx, who was celebrated for her industrial textile designs, has been commemorated outside her home in Islington, London where she lived and worked for more than 30 years. Her most notable work includes the 1937 commission … Read more

V&A to stage first UK exhibition on fashion designer Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel in 2023

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) will stage the first UK exhibition showcasing the work of French fashion designer Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel next year. It will chart the evolution of her design style and the establishment of the House of Chanel, from the opening of her first millinery boutique in Paris in 1910 to the … Read more