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Country Living UK

Country Living UK Modern Rustic 18

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Whether you live in the town or countryside, in Country Living you’ll find a wealth of ideas for your home and garden, learn about traditional crafts, keep informed of rural issues, enjoy irresistible dishes using seasonal produce and, above all, escape the stress and strain of modern-day life.

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Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Hearst Magazines UK
Frequency:
Monthly
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12 Issues

in this issue

3 min.
artisan profile

MEET THE MAKERS ABIGAIL SCHAMA The junction between art and function is always fascinating, and in Abigail Schama’s work it gets extra impact from her interest in the uncanny: in things that look fragile but are strong beneath the surface. “I like the idea of making you think, ‘Is that going to work the way other jugs work?’” she says. One is so big you wonder if it can hold its own weight. Another appears to have cracks all the way through it. “Yes,” Abigail says, “but it’s sealed, it will hold water. Every piece is watertight or food-safe. It’s just ‘different’.” Abigail initially trained as a painter and she earned a living from fine art for 20 years, but gradually realised that she wanted to make whole objects. She was already painting…

2 min.
the secret city hideaway

1 min.
objects of desire

*CONTENTS INCLUDING WOODEN BROOCH BY NAOMI GREAVES ARE NOT INCLUDED…