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Hans Brinker midlife book

Dutch courage

Some hotels develop a reputation for exquisite food, class and excellent service. Some hotels gather a reputation, but of quite a different kind. The Hans Brinker Budget Hotel in Amsterdam

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Footprint rethink competition

Design Week and sister magazine Creative Review have teamed up with City University London to offer one reader a full scholarship for its Masters in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership, which

Shooting Shoreditch

Cameras at the ready and snap away – that shall be the order of the day in London’s Shoreditch this Saturday. The interactive photography specialist Shoot Experience wants you to

Suzuki illustrations

Work in progress

Delicate and intricate, the drawings of Japanese artist Momoko Suzuki do not instantly lend themselves to the large white spaces of London’s Koukan gallery. But perhaps that is the point.

High flyers

Although it seems a little disrespectful to the ultimately tragic Second World War heroes whose story is told in Channel Four’s Bloody Foreigners series, the first thing to note about

Mary Portas takes on a failing homewares business in the latest Mary Queen of Shops

Bring back the chintz

Last night’s episode of Mary Queen of Shops on BBC Two wasn’t so much a study in retail design as a wake-up call for anyone interested in domestic styling. Indeed,

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