Thursday, 07 May 2015 01:00

Miliband, Cameron and kitchen politics

The lead up to today's British general election has revealed that no other room expresses more fully a family's taste and values – which is why politicians want to be seen mug in hand and why commentators search for meaning in Ed Miliband's lino, says Edwin Heathcote

Published in Comment
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 14:39

Kitchen politics

Last week's fuss over Ed Miliband's home made clear that the kitchen is now the principal representational space of the house – a room that expresses the taste, aspirations and status of a family, but is actually less used for cooking and eating than ever before, says Edwin Heathcote

Published in Comment
Thursday, 25 March 2010 16:04

David Cameron’s face

The Conservatives' new poster campaign is pure 21st-century politics: the perfect fusion of medium and message, says Sam Jacob.

Published in Review