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The best London Lidos for Design

The best London Lidos for Design

With another hot balmy weekend on the horizon, what could be better than to jump into some outdoor water close to home? Amongst London’s array of outdoor swimming, we’ve selected the finest Lido’s for design, because, of course, a weekend wouldn’t feel right to us if it didn’t have design points. These Lidos are beauts for their classic turn...
What Milan 2018 taught us

What Milan 2018 taught us

This year the PENSONites dusted off their design hats and took a trip to Milan Design Week. It didn’t disappoint – what with the fab weather, the atmosphere and the food – the inspirational design we saw was just an added cherry on top of the Milan-styled cake. As expected, we learnt a few things along the...
Salone del Mobile: Our top 5 picks to see

Salone del Mobile: Our top 5 picks to see

The thought of sorting through the hundreds of events at Salone del Mobile, one of the great annual furniture fairs, filled us with panic so we thought we’d cut down the choices to just a top 5 – perfect if you’re visiting the show for just one day. If like us, you’re heading to Milan for the weekend then a...
Weekend Design Agenda: The Hive at Kew

Weekend Design Agenda: The Hive at Kew

A magnificent organic shape adorns the skyline thirty minutes south of central London. With a lattice backdrop against the sky and a honeycomb structure, if you haven’t caught sight of The Hive at Kew Gardens, Richmond, near London, then you’re missing out on a multi-sensory experience in one of the most unrivalled garden settings. The immersive...
Weekend Design Agenda | Serpentine Pavillion

Weekend Design Agenda | Serpentine Pavillion

Summer means another Serpentine Pavillion & this year doesn’t disappoint! This weekend you must get to see the iconic annual structure & tonight’s Park Night performance at 8pm by Shen Xin which promises to delve into the emotional states that are caused by socio-political structures. Instead of usually hitting the pub, head along to tonight’s...
Weekend Design Agenda: Exhibitions you need to catch

Weekend Design Agenda: Exhibitions you need to catch

Now that the sun is finally shining it has encouraged PENSONites to get out at the weekend and soak up any sun we can get! What better way to celebrate a London in summer than exploring around all the best exhibitions. Here we select our top picks & our not-to-be-missed artists. Catch these before they...
Salone Del Mobile | Our favourite picks

Salone Del Mobile | Our favourite picks

This years’ Salone Del Mobile came and went in a flash and treated us to some gorgeous furniture in the process. Salone is the creme de la creme of the yearly furniture shows, and it’s cemented itself as the most eagerly awaited furniture show in the calendar. Predicting trends and upcoming trusty pieces to incorporate...
PENSON release images for JO&JOE Hossegor Surf Camp

PENSON release images for JO&JOE Hossegor Surf Camp

PENSON release visuals from their eagerly awaited new project in collaboration with AccorHotels: JO&JOE Hossegor Surf Camp. We can’t wait until the visuals become reality. Bookings being taken from April 10th & opening from May 29th 2017.                          
The Townsters & Tripsters - which JO&JOE space is for you?

The Townsters & Tripsters – which JO&JOE space is for you?

To help you decide, here is a handy guide to staying at JO&JOE’s….and to get the low-down if you haven’t already, (where have you been?!), then check out our press release about our brand new collab with AccorHotels. OOO – Out of the Ordinary The perfect adventure-loving answer for those who want to stay in more than just...
10 Things To Do During London Craft Week

10 Things To Do During London Craft Week

Brands are coming together for London Craft Week for the second time with an ambitious programme of 130 events across the city, featuring hidden workshops and unknown makers alongside celebrated masters, famous studios, galleries, shops and luxury brands. It will take place from May 3-7 and give us a chance to see world-class fragrances being...
Memorable Offices On Screen | Part 1

Memorable Offices On Screen | Part 1

What is the most dramatic thing that has happened in your office?  Shenanigans on the Christmas party? That team lunch when Ben spilt hot sauce on his shirt? Hell, here at the PENSON office we once even ran out of tea and milk, at the same time! In the movies, though, offices tend to be a...
Stockholm Furniture Fair '16 Round Up

Stockholm Furniture Fair ’16 Round Up

Hello troopers, have you made your way back from Sweden yet? Stockholm Furniture Fair returned all guns blazing this year and PENSON team was fortunate to be a part of it. While it’s impossible to round up an event of such scale, we will foolishly attempt to do so. We couldn’t help but notice several reoccurring themes and developments...