Arts & Culture
Exploring the art world through the eyes of curators. Interviews with artists on their creative habits and reviews of current exhibitions.
TOAST Podcast | Series 5 | Rhythm
For our fifth podcast series, we look to the theme of Rhythm, how it forms us, how we carry it and where it can lead us.
In the Studio with Mimi Robson
The Cornwall-based artist creating sweeping brushworks for our shop windows.
In the Studio with Michelle Thompson
Chloë Ashby interviews the artist using collage to reflect timely, contemporary themes.
Lines of Beauty | In the Studio with Meg Rodger
In marks and in solargraphs, the Hebridean artist captures the shifting elements of island life.
Rhythm | Artistic Interpretations
The winning competition entries in response to our seasonal theme of Rhythm.
Tracing the History of Gestural Brushwork
Fiorella Valdesolo reflects on the art of calligraphy through the ages.
Artist and synesthete Jack Coulter on painting simulations of sound
In the studio with the Northern Irish artist.
Painting Women into a Limitless Space | In the Studio with Sungi Mlengeya
Chloë Ashby interviews the Tanzanian artist empowering women through paint.
In the Library with Tatter Blue | Time to Make
The Brooklyn-based library dedicated to the history of textiles.
Easy Mends by Emily Settle | Time to Make
A simple guide to two textile mends by repair specialist Emily Settle.
A Curator's View | Kunstmuseum Den Haag
Yasmijn Jarram explores the relevance of contemporary art and its relation to society.
Emma Straub of Books are Magic | TOAST Insider
The American novelist and bookstore owner on running an independent business with community at its heart.
In the Studio with Eileen Cooper
Chlo Ashby talks to the celebrated British artist, known for her figurative paintings of monumental, mythic women.
Painting the Weightless and Undiluted Vitality of Open Water
Emily Ponsonby captures female forms submerged in the greenish-blue depths of water.
Marieke Verdenius of The Gatherists | Meet the Founder
Marieke on her journey, the meaning of gathering and tips for dressing a winter table.
Alphabet Wrapping Paper with Rachel Hazell | Time to Make
A guide by Rachel Hazell for making bespoke wrapping paper.
In the Studio with Prudence Flint
Chlo Ashby talks to the Australian artist about her work painting strong female characters.
Objects of Meaning | Ekta Kaul
The textile works of Ekta Kaul are intricately embroidered objects of place and belonging.
In the Studio with Painter Ella Walker
Painting, drawing and fresco form the basis of Ella Walker's artistic practice.
Artist in Residence | Kate Owens
We talk to Artist-in-Residence Kate Owens about her innovative block print technique.
TOAST Podcast | Series 4 | Flux & Flow
Our fourth series looks at how we navigate change and the forces that steer our lives.