91 Magazine's A/W Issue
For it's seconding outing in print, 91 Magazine has taken inspiration from Hygge, the Danish art of living well. Bringing together their timeless design style, thirst for creativity and love of a good cup of tea, the 91 team have curated an intimate Autumnal issue filled to the brim with inspiration.
As it is an interior magazine, it will come as a no surprise that the issue contains quite a few home, studio and shop tours - my favourite of which is a tour of ceramicist Katie Robbins' workspace. Photo's of Katie's white-walled garden studio filled with her simplistic contemporary ceramics collection provide visual stimulation whilst Katie's words about how building her creative hub and investing in her passion have paid off inspire courage to invest in what makes you happy. Katie's shed sits perfectly amongst the collection of spaces showcased throughout the magazine's pages, with interiors varying from minimalist modern homes to perfectly preserved countryside cabins, all sharing the cool, calming undertones which make up 91's eclectic aesthetic.
Just as in their first outing in the world of print, the newest issue contains plenty of interactive elements. Have you're phone at the ready as their wish lists and round-ups, give you plenty of new places to shop online as well as enviable Instagram feeds to follow. And following on from the success of their styling with scissors Instagram project, the latest issue also introduces their next hashtag for you to get involved with, this time encouraging to readers to share a pick of the having a quiet cuppa. Even though (despite it being our national drink of choice) I am not a fan of tea, I am excited to get involved this Winter with a stylish cup of hot chocolate - that counts right?
Out of the varied selection of features in this issue, my top pick comes at the very end with Meredith Crawford's article entitled "Take Heart". In the article, Meredith discusses creative courage and explains how she used her own creative outlets to harness her inner superhero. As well as the comforting Hygge theme of the issue, Meredith's wise words and several of the magazine's other features share the theme of creative encouragement. If you have even seen the cover of 91's latest issue you will be expecting the perfect reading accompaniment to an hour snuggled under a blanket with your favourite cup of something hot - and that's exactly what they have delivered. However, you might be surprised that by the time you are done with the issue (it didn't take me long) you won't be dosing off to sleep but jumping up from underneath the covers - inspired and ready to take on whatever creative challenge faces you next!
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