TOAST Magazine

Each week we publish articles on books, artists, seasonal recipes, travel and the stories of our makers and materials.

Meet the 2022 New Makers | Emerging Craft

Celebrating and supporting creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.

3 months ago
In the Studio with Painter Laxmi Hussain

The London-based artist on her route to creating evocative figurative paintings.

3 months ago
Amelia Pemberton of Darn | Time to Make

From a converted barn in a quiet, rural village near Redruth in Cornwall, Amelia Pemberton runs her label Darn, crea

3 months ago
A Curator’s View | Hannah Watson

The TJ Boulting gallery director on creating a diverse programme with a community spirit. 

3 months ago
Linda Sivrican of Sesame LA | Time to Make

The Los Angeles proprietor of Sesame LA shares a recipe.

3 months ago
In the Studio with Ceramicist Nicola Gillis

The Brighton-based potter creating everyday pieces intended for contemplative moments. 

4 months ago
Celebrating Communities with Photographer Vivek Vadoliya

The London-based director explores identity through powerful portraits.

4 months ago
Tracing the Life of Joanna Drew: A Visionary Maker of Exhibitions

The respected gallery director who transformed the British art scene over four decades.

4 months ago
Breakfast with… Lauren Groff

Jo Rodgers speaks to the Florida-based author about her latest novel reimagining the life of 12th century poet Marie de France.

4 months ago
The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the mystery novel inspired by Agatha Christie’s own disappearance in 1926.

4 months ago
On the Trail of Sea Ranch, California

Fiorella Valdesolo finds a sense of serenity as she uncovers the architectural history of this coastal 1960s idyll.

4 months ago
Studio Kettle | Time to Make

Alex Jones creates practical bags and hats inspired by fisherman styles in his Yorkshire studio.

4 months ago
Expendio de Maíz, Mexico City | Time to Make

Jesús Salas Tornés, founder of the experimental restaurant in the La Roma neighbourhood, shares a recipe.

4 months ago
Repair & Revive | Three Sashiko Mending Stories

We trace the narratives behind a selection of pieces mended through our free repair service, TOAST Renewal.

5 months ago
Worn: A People’s History of Clothing | Book Club

Author Sofi Thanhauser on her exploration of five fabrics through society, gender politics and the planet.

5 months ago
Celebrating Slow Architecture with Peter and Thomas Randall-Page

We meet the renowned British sculptor and his architect son to discuss their decade-long project, the Art Barn.

5 months ago
Mariah Nielson | TOAST Portraits

Mina Holland meets with the design consultant and daughter of celebrated sculptor JB Blunk.

5 months ago
Geetie Singh-Watson | TOAST Insider

The ethical entrepreneur on preserving and reinvigorating The Bull Inn, Totnes.

5 months ago
Short Stories to Begin 2022 | Book Club

Jen Campbell’s favourite quick reads to kickstart the year. 

5 months ago
Laura Knight: A Panoramic View at MK Gallery

A look at the English artist celebrated for her paintings of marginalised communities, war and performers. 

5 months ago
In the Studio with Molesworth & Bird

We speak to Melanie Molesworth and Julia Bird about their seaweed design company, which is based between Lyme Regis and Cornwall.

5 months ago
Learning to Patchwork in Gee’s Bend, Alabama

An extract from author Victoria Finlay’s latest book, Fabric.

6 months ago
Elemental Compositions | Our Spring Summer Collection

This season we look to artists and makers creating dynamic objects using materials close to hand.

6 months ago
In the Studio with Potter Grace McCarthy

We speak to the east London-based potter about the process behind her artistic everyday pieces.

6 months ago