Inside the Mid-Century Pamphlets Celebrating the Best of British Design

From Ercol chairs to motorway signposts, the Council of Industrial Design’s 1948 folios are the subject of a new exhibition at Margaret Howell’s flagship store October 29, 2018 Photographs of aeroplane meal trays, Ercol chairs and pleated ceiling lamps are the unlikely subjects of Design Folios , an exhibition currently on display at Margaret Howell’s flagship … Continue reading Inside the Mid-Century Pamphlets Celebrating the Best of British Design

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British Academy Awards Identity

The British Academy brand identity (2018)

A felloThe British Academy is the UK authority on the humanities and social sciences. It is a  fellowship of over 1,000 leading experts, they inspire, support and promote the most outstanding research and researchers focussed on people, cultures and societies. We were approached to help the Academy to define a new direction and help it reach new … Continue reading The British Academy brand identity (2018)

Moody Street Photos Of London After Dark By Luke Holbrook

Stunning street shots at night by Luke Holbrook, a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, and urban explorer currently based in London, England. Luke focuses on urban and street photography. He is a master of night photography. Source: Moody Street Photos Of London After Dark By Luke Holbrook

The London Underground Map – Design Icon

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.

The art of 'British' pulp fiction

The art of ‘British’ pulp fiction (digitalartsonline.co.uk)

It is mostly viewed as American representational art but as the following article reveals it was also used in British crime novels.

Meet London-based illustrator, animator and curator Joey Yu

  Joey works largely in sketchbooks which “vary in mediums, but I carry a massive pencil case with assorted materials that work well when travelling- gouache, felt tips, coloured pencils and paper. I like when things are a little messy”. Source: Joey Yu’s sporadic and colourful illustrations play upon on the mundane moments  

Gundry & Ducker adds sooty brick and glass extension to London house

A darkened brick tower and a glass volume form this extension by Gundry & Ducker , added to the rear of a north London residence to create a kitchen and living room with garden views. Read more Source: Gundry & Ducker adds sooty brick and glass extension to London house