Sam Walton

Sam Walton

Sam is the founder and Editorial / Creative Director of Hole & Corner magazine. He is also Creative Director of the Telegraph Media Group's Luxury magazine and has worked as an art director and designer with some of the UK's most respected publishing houses, as well as titles including Vogue, Frank, Elle Decoration and World of Interiors. He spent six years at the creative helm of Spring Creative (formerly Six), developing brand campaigns for global names such as Bally, Harvey Nichols, COS, Nicole Farhi, Vertu, Barbour and William & Son.

  • What is the color of India for you?

    Burnt Sienna, driving across Rajasthan from Jodhpur to Jaipur, the streets, earth in the landscapes and buildings of the cities had such depth and richness of colour.

  • What is the scent of India for you?

    India is an assault on the senses, so it’s not easy to pin point one particular smell. But if I had to choose, probably the combination experienced on a roof of the old city of Jaipur, during the Kite Festival, the scent of all the amazing food being prepared and exploded fireworks – amazing.

  • What is the taste of India for you?

    My first Samosa from a street vendor in Jodhpur.

  • What is the sound of India for you?

    I love hearing the call for prayer (although not every morning!)

  • What is the touch of India for you?

    Not my own but watching the potters effortlessly produce the Matka pots was mesmerizing

Issue 12 – Journey
Issue 12 – Journey

Hole & Corner has always been inspired by an urge to widen our knowledge by learning from cultures. Be they the craftspeople of Ireland or India (in...

Issue 13: Performance
Issue 13: Performance

In a first for the magazine, legendary set designer and artist Tony Hornecker has built his own physical interpretation of a ‘hole-and-corner’...