Hawthorne & Heaney for Greggs x Primark Launch

To kick off our 2022 live embroidery events calendar, Hawthorne & Heaney had the pleasure of Monogramming at the launch event for the hotly anticipated Greggs and Primark collaboration ! We were invited to the lovely Dean Street store in the heart of Soho, where the Greggs and Primark team had a wonderful setup for their […]

Hawthorne & Heaney visits Peru: A Journey in Time

  Independent, isolated yet highly developed. The Andean people challenge contemporary ideas of what makes a successful society, yet their civilisation began 3,500years ago (900 to 200 BC). The British Museum’s exhibition ‘Peru: a journey in time’ intrinsically integrates the different Andean communities in chronological order yet still allowing for an organic integration of life, […]

Hawthorne & Heaney Visits ”Hell in its Heyday” at Sir John Soane’s Museum

This exhibition at Sir John Soane’s Museum takes you on a journey to the weird and wonderful world of contemporary artist Pablo Bronstein’s depiction of hell. “Members club” (Gaudy mansions which used to line the avenue have been torn down and replaced by swanky apartment buildings, but this venerable old place is still holding out.) […]

Hawthorne & Heaney Explores London Craft Week

Last week was full of London Craft Week events, workshops and open houses. A few of which we had the delight to attend including an open house and embroidery demonstration at Erdem, an exhibition of embroidery artist Rosalind Wyatt’s work and a talk and demonstration by the Heritage Craft Association on the red list of […]

The Past and Present of Korean Embroidery- Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

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This online exhibition has allowed us to have an insight into the past of Korea’s embroidery. Allowing us to understand the transformation it has made throughout time, and see the stunning collection provided by Sookmyung Women’s University Museum to give us visual aid to appreciate the beautiful, intricate work. The exhibition takes us on a […]

Sneaker Unboxed – Studio to Street

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This exhibition showcased how the sneakers you choose can relate to a particular sport, music genre or subculture. Fast paced production leads to us and the brands themselves dismissing the history of where it all started. The motivation for the exhibition was the innovative attitude and products within the sneaker industry being developed today.  Stock […]

Hawthorne and Heaney studies virtual tour of Rei Kawakubo’s collection: Collecting Commes

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A global Pandemic would have thought to close a lot of opportunities to explore and continue with normal livelihood, however one could say it has opened a lot of opportunities for us to stay in touch with radical discoveries more through virtual experiences. The NGV exhibition, “Collecting Comme” features Rei Kawakubo’s contemporary fashion collection. Cloak […]