TOAST Magazine

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

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.

2 months ago
Studio Kettle | Time to Make

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

2 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.

3 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.

3 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.

3 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.

3 months ago
Mariah Nielson | TOAST Portraits

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

3 months ago
Geetie Singh-Watson | TOAST Insider

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

3 months ago
Short Stories to Begin 2022 | Book Club

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

3 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. 

4 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.

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

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

4 months ago
Elemental Compositions | Our Spring Summer Collection

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

4 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.

4 months ago
Edible Flowers: How, Why, and When We Eat Flowers | Book Club

Monica Nelson highlights blooms in culinary usage and how they have been integral to our cultures.

4 months ago
Botanical Compositions with Photographer Shelley Kirkwood

The New England-based creative on the process behind her dynamic yet delicate works.

5 months ago
Jen Campbell's Best Books of 2021 | Book Club

A round up of literary favourites published this year.

5 months ago
The Ancient Traditions and Modern-Day Rituals of Palo Santo

Natalie Shukur reflects on the grounding effect of lighting this calming wood.

5 months ago
Christmas at River Cottage with Lucy Brazier

We speak to the cook and writer about her latest book and share two festive recipes.

5 months ago
Magical Realism with Painter Nneka Uzoigwe

We speak to the London-based artist about her dreamlike work.

5 months ago
Encouraging Nature through Farming with Author James Rebanks

We speak to the writer and shepherd about his second book English Pastoral and his considered approach to agriculture.

5 months ago
Creating an Agriturismo in Devon at Glebe House

We speak to Hugo and Olive Guest about establishing their Devon guesthouse and share two recipes from the kitchen.

5 months ago
Sea and Sardinia, One Hundred Years On

Matt Collins follows D.H. Lawrence’s intriguing route across the island a century after the travel classic was first published. 

6 months ago
Repair & Revive | Three Knitwear Mending Stories

We trace the narratives behind a selection of pieces mended by our TOAST Renewal repair specialists.

6 months ago