With a particular penchant for Greek mythology and Cecil Beaton, Luke Edward Hall is a designer whose work interprets history with color, playfulness and romanticism. Working across illustration, painting, ceramics and interior design, as well as brand collaborations on porcelain and embroidered slippers, the 30-year-old divides his time between London and—particularly this year—a cottage in countryside. What did you do last night? My boyfriend, Duncan, and I made a chicken pie for supper, and played with our new whippet, Merlin, with Poirot on in the background. I love Agatha Christie! We’d thought about getting a dog for a long time and now we’re in the middle of intense puppy training. Our flat in Camden is a shoebox. Here, there’s more space. This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Seven Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 19 Going Incognito We all secretly wonder what mischief we’d make if invisible: When our identity is hidden, everything seems possible. Arts & Culture Issue 19 The Best Policy Sometimes we talk to each other without feeling heard. Honesty—a most intimate interaction—can be just as thrilling as its more devious inverse. Arts & Culture Issue 19 A Sense of Suspense With unhinged imaginations and mountains of cliff-hangers, the filmmakers behind the sci-fi podcast Limetown have all the makings of a scary story. Arts & Culture Issue 19 Like Clockwork In this new column about time, we learn how slipping off our watches makes us feel like deadline-damning renegades. Arts & Culture Music Issue 19 On a Grander Scale Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna now may live on the opposite side of the globe, but she’s determined to evolve while staying true to her roots. Arts & Culture Issue 19 Neighborhood: Fire Stations The firefighting profession has evolved over time from Ancient Rome’s rudimentary bucket brigades to today’s sleek life-saving departments.