The Idealist

Benjamin Drake

Ben is a painter and DJ and loves all things concrete, urban and handmade. Based in London, when he’s not working on an interior renovation, he’s riding his scooter down some alley or other in search of the perfect cortado.

Saatchi goes to Brooklyn

Seems like we’ve found another reason to visit New York and Brooklyn in June as Saatchi’s The Other Art Fair ...

Idealist City Guide: BOSTON food, design and style

The beautiful city of Boston is well known for its New England style food, history and accent. Just a short hop from New York ...

Idealist City Guide: TOKYO Shopping and Style

Tokyo, the capital and largest city in Japan, is a wonderful mixture of ancient and modern, trendy and traditional, serene and frenetic. You could ...

Industrial Chic Accessories – Our Top Ten Finds

Following on from our Top 10 Industrial Chic furniture pieces, Benjamin has been out looking for ways to accessorise with ...

Get the Industrial Chic Look with 10 of the best furniture pieces

With so much of a buzz around industrial chic, we've been out shopping again to find our favourite pieces. Today's shopper for furniture is ...

Idealist City Guide: MANCHESTER

Manchester thanks to its vibrant music scene, student population and working class history is a great place to visit for music, design and art. ...