Hawthorne & Heaney on ‘Faberge in London’ at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Walking into the exhibition immediately you feel the nature of the exclusivity of the brand and the luxury of which these ornaments possess. Each object displayed exquisitely in their own selective groups laid on soft fabrics and under crystal clear light, allowing for the viewer to see them sparkling away in all their glory. With […]

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 for Jason Momoa

In October we had the great pleasure of working on a very quick turn around job with our friends across the road at legendary tailors, Henry Poole. They were making a coupld of jackets for Hollywood actor Jason Momoa one of which was to be a velvet smoking jacket for the ‘Dune’ London premiere. No […]

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 […]

Hawthorne & Heaney for London Craft Week 2021

London Craft Week is alive and kicking this week in London after a skipped year becuase of Covid and delayed from it’s usualy May slot. However, if you are in London between now and the 10th October, there are lots of events, open doors and workshop on to get involved with. We are very excited […]

In Discussion with Lisa Grainger for Walpole

It’s always a surprise and a delight when a writer for the Times Magazine calls, so you can imagine our feelings when Lisa Grainger got in touch for a chat in preparation for her latest column for Walpole: The Value of Craftsmanship. The piece came out on their website today so follow the link to […]

Sneaker Unboxed – Studio to Street

shoes, diagram, fashion, exhibition

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 & Heaney for Riley Studio

It almost feels like normal! After a long break in monogramming events due to Covid 19, Hawthorne & Heaney has had the pleasure of having our first live event of 2021 for the lovely Riley Studio. Last month, we took one of our machines and sent a member of the team over to their Notting […]