Katie Law

My Design London: Ed Burstell, Liberty of London MD

The managing director of one of London’s leading department stores reveals his favourite London haunts, from The Modern Warehouse furniture shop in Stratford to the high point of Highbury Fields, and explains why he’d love to travel with bespoke Hermès luggage.

My design London: Abigail Ahern

Tastemaker Abigail Ahern has an eye for dramatic interior design and a penchant for moody glamour. She takes us on a tour of her favourite shops, haunts and secret escapes in the city...

Crossrail set to be transformed by Barber and Osgerby

Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby were the creators of the now-iconic Olympic torch. Now they have been appointed key advisors to London's ambitious £15 billion Crossrail project, with just the small task of completely transforming the commuting experience.

Christmas shopping: London's best pop-up shops and markets

London is coming alive with Christmas markets, seasonal pop-ups and special late-night shop openings. They give time-poor Londoners the chance to spend evenings and weekends on the hunt for unusual, interesting presents, along with a mince pie or a glass of mulled wine in hand.

Check individual events for details of gift-wrapping services, carol singing evenings or a Santa’s grotto. Here’s our selection from the best Christmas shopping events...