We’re inspired by craftsmanship and its place in today's culture. While we get ready to welcome you to The Pilgrm, we’d like to share a few stories of compelling makers and places in our Journal. Stay in touch and we promise we will too.
From code-breaker Alan Turing to thespian Alfred Molina, Paddington has had many notable residents. It is perhaps more commonly known for its striking canals, being the birth place of Alexander Fleming’s discovery of penicillin and of course, Michael Bond’s nomadic bear. But Paddington, home to Norfolk Square, has a lesser known history. Read on
One could argue that we’re part of a generation who are forgetting what it means to build something with our hands. Mass consumption and profitability might well have been the two biggest adversaries for craft culture, but a small yet powerful group of individuals are taking a stand. Read on
London, it's often said, is a series of villages connected through a cosy proximity. With each village comes a culture and a pulse specific to it, but there’s a unifying thread running through London - the River Thames. More recently some have come to consider its potential as a canvas for artistic expression. Read on