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Spectral Nation comes to Ludlow this October

Posted on: August 21st, 2013 by Lucy Anne No Comments

Heretic invites you inside the pulsating acid tinged continuum of the Spectral Nation. A warped out psychedelic mind trip spiked with irregular colour and print experiments, dissections and mishaps. This October, as a continuation of their journey, the printmakers will be bringing their ‘Spectral Nation’ to our Ludlow space. There’ll be colour experiments, technical glitches [...]

Valentines Day With Leon

Posted on: February 13th, 2013 by liz No Comments

It’s Valentines day! And whilst some of you will be dining out with your other halves I am cooking for mine. Valentines day is one of my favourite days to cook, everything is more indulgent, and for me nothing is better than making the dessert. I never usually bother with dessert, if I ever go [...]

Next up, a Floral Invasion from the folks at JamJar

Posted on: February 12th, 2013 by Lucy Anne No Comments

    “JamJar is London’s best kept secret when it comes to flowers. The brainchild of former Take 2 Model Director Melissa Richardson and i-D designer Jocelyn Lloyd, JamJar offers bespoke floral designs in an eclectic choice of beautiful vases and jam jars. Pouring passion and personality back into floristry by the vase-load, Melissa and [...]

Flipping Pancakes…

Posted on: February 12th, 2013 by joe No Comments

  Okay, we all know what day it is today- Tuesday- but, it is also pancake day and, for those of you who treat it like a religious thing, akin to Christmas but better because there is no need for the social anxiety that comes with family gatherings…   I like pancakes, not enough to make [...]

Festival International de l’affiche et du Graphisme

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by Lucy Anne No Comments

  Back in 2008 we took ourselves off on a journey to the small town of Chaumont in the Champagne region of France. As much as we did have a bit of a jolly whilst there, our alterior motives for the trip was to visit the 19th Annual International Poster and Graphic Design Festival of [...]

Fish to fix a new years slump

Posted on: January 16th, 2013 by liz No Comments

    So… the weather has turned and, here at Material, we’re certainly feeling the chill. Now is the time to rustle up something to remind us of warm weather and sunny skies. Fish is the book I’ve chosen to browse as it presents over 200 simple Italian recipes for fish and seafood, culminated from Phaidon’s [...]

The Lebanese Kitchen

Posted on: December 10th, 2012 by liz No Comments

  Here at Material, we have been browsing our selection of cookery books here and asked ourselves what we would most like to eat at this time of year. For me, the answer is in fact everything! When winter rolls around the temptation to delve into the pantry and just eat, like continual grazing, is [...]

A Faviken Experience

Posted on: November 27th, 2012 by liz No Comments

  FAVIKEN, a 12-seater restaurant located in the remote village of Jämtland in north-west Sweden is voted number 34 in the S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Awards 2012 and is celebrated for its imaginative use of foraged native produce and its approach to nature. The book by the restaurant’s chef Magnus Nilsson is a very [...]

Steph Von Reiswtiz: The Stone Raspberry

Posted on: November 12th, 2012 by Lucy Anne No Comments

  The Stone Raspberry is an exhibition of new drawings and prints by artist and illustrator Steph Von Reiswitz. A core member of artist collective LE GUN, Steph lives in a fin-de-siècle fantasy world of the mysterious unknown, of murder, alchemy, genteel hedonism and civilised depravity. Working predominantly in ink, she creates beautifully intricate illustrations of the outrageous and [...]



Posted on: September 27th, 2012 by Lucy Anne No Comments

“He is a monster. I hate him. He’s a perverter of children. Mickey Mouse was a pervert. He made children idiots. He created many little idiots. Children don’t like to see that now, they’re more awake; they have better taste.” Alejandro Jodorowski on Walt Disney     Since Material emerged back in 2007, we have [...]