Hawthonre & Heaney Visits The Accidentally Wes Anderson Exhibition

When we think of Wes Anderson, we recall the symmetrical compositions, soft and vibrant colours, and dreamlike architecture from his films. In “Accidentally Wes Anderson: The Exhibition,” the curatorial team showcases over 200 intriguing and beautiful places worldwide through seven themed rooms. Through a unique visual experience, they construct Wes Anderson’s fantastical world as a […]

Berthe Morisot: Shaping Impressionism, Dulwich Picture Gallery

Berthe Morisot: Shaping Impressionism      Berthe Marie Pauline Morisot was a renowned French painter. She was an esteemed member of the group of painters in Paris, commonly referred to as the Impressionists. The Dulwich Picture Gallery showcases approximately 30 of Morisot’s exceptional artworks, sourced from various collections worldwide. It aims to highlight Morisot’s significant […]

Freddie Mercury: A World of His Own Exhibition

This exhibition was an insight into the life of the world-renowned icon, Freddie Mercury. It displayed the singer’s most priceless valuables from across  the globe. These ranged from ceramics, art, fashion, musical instruments, personal papers, possessions and photographs, furniture, and jewels,  accrued over the course of fifty years.  The exhibit was divided into 6 sections:   […]

Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear, at the Victoria and Albert Museum

The Three Graces. Virgil Abloh, JW Anderson, Ludovic de Saint Sermin.

Masculine fashion, what does it look like to you? Menswear has evolved and changed over the years as society has developed along with international influence and the greater understanding of what masculinity means to us as individuals and designers. The Victoria and Albert Museum has masterfully curated this exhibition which guides you from the early […]

Ceremonial Embroidery

Embroidery is a popular addition for university, legal and military ceremonial dress for robes and uniforms.  For small scale commissions from private enthusiasts to full sets of robes for well know heritage companies Hawthorne & Heaney have the privilege of working on ceremonial embroidery for projects all over the world. We pride ourselves on our […]

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 goes to London Craft Week

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What were you doing last week? Specifically 9-13 May. Did you manage to catch London Craft Week? Well, it’s alright if you missed it, because we are here to share with you what we did and learned! This festival that spans across London celebrates British and international creativity. Covering a vast range of disciplines, it […]

Hawthorne & Heaney goes to Ocean Liners: Speed and Style

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Spanning across 8 rooms the V&A museum’s exhibition, Ocean Liners: Speed and Style, takes us back to an era of opulence and lifestyle travel. Walls painted in moody grey tones, wooden floors, all paired with ocean sounds create an atmosphere of warmth and comfort.   Starting off with a brief history of ocean liners and […]