london

The London Underground is the world’s oldest subway, most people know it colloquially as the Tube. An engineering marvel and just as almost as famous is the map. The Tube map is instantly recognisable all over the world. It is a simple and elegant diagram of the 400-kilometre subway network. It is considered by many as one of the great images of the 20th century.Read More →

Eugenia Errazuriz

Eugenia Errazuriz was a Chilean society hostess. She was born in Huici Chile and was active in Paris and London. In 1880, she married the wealthy landscape painter José Thomas Errazuriz and settled in Paris.Read More →

Festival of Britain artist's view

The Festival of Britain (FOB) was seen both as a public morale booster and an opportunity to remind the world of Britain’s contribution to civilisation, history, and technological development in the past, present, and future. It took place on the South Bank of the River Thames. The Council of Industrial Design (COID) provided an essential stage for promoting well-designed British products in its national push for economic recovery in the post-Second World War era, especially on the main South Bank, London, more specifically in terms of design.Read More →

If you are looking for an original and cosy cafe in London, have a tour at the  God’s Own Junkyard, an entirely decorated with neons bar. For all the warm and kitsch deco lovers, this place will be an insolite experience. The owners, Chris & Linda Bracey, are neons collectioners since 40 years and they can be proud of having in their collection lights from iconic movies like Eyes Wide Shut, The Dark Knight and Charlie and the chocolate factory.Read More →

William Bower Dalton ceramics

He was the principal of Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts from 1899 to 1919. He was the curator of the South London Art Gallery during and after this time. Dalton was just 31 years old when he arrived at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts in 1899. He’d done well to land the position in such a competitive environment – there were 71 other candidates.Read More →

Luce Rie Ceramics

Lucie Rie was an Austrian ceramicist she was born in Vienna, and active Austria andRead More →

Ali Sahba is a freelance designer from Hamburg whose love for working on colourful and funRead More →