Events
PENSON's Pick: Quirkiest Events at Clerkenwell

PENSON’s Pick: Quirkiest Events at Clerkenwell

Clerkenwell Design Week has arrived again! Apart from getting very very excited here in the office (hey, it’s a designer thing) we have been avidly planning our three days in order to get to see what we want. It’s set to be the biggest and best Clerkenwell yet with the most events, experiences, installations and inspiring...
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 Agenda: Easter for Design Bunnies

Weekend Agenda: Easter for Design Bunnies

With all the free time this Easter weekend, it would be a waste not to enjoy London’s best offerings. Get out there and enjoy the first glimpses of spring. To help you sort through the abundance of events on this weekend, we’ve selected our top 5 events for design mavens: Pop up Makers Market at the...
Weekend Design Agenda | 3 of the best

Weekend Design Agenda | 3 of the best

You need to catch these design events this weekend. Just take our word for it. We’ve got all the areas covered: art, exhibition, design, free beer and a vintage fair…   Get to KK Outlet in Hoxton Square tomorrow, Saturday 27th January 1-4pm, to say farewell to the famous creative mecca. The time has come...
Weekend Design Agenda: The best free art & design events in London this month

Weekend Design Agenda: The best free art & design events in London this month

This weekend is bursting full of FREE events in London to feed your design appetite. From the annual Lumiere festival to photography and poster design, this is a weekend full of creativity. Making use of the dark evenings, London is switched on and lit up by Lumiere, the experimental lights festival that comes to the city once...
Lee Penson set to lead talks at Maison&Objet Paris | 22nd Jan 2018

Lee Penson set to lead talks at Maison&Objet Paris | 22nd Jan 2018

If you want to get your early 2018 fix for all things Interior trends, design and inspiration then annual leading home and decor fair Maison&Objet Paris can’t be missed. It kicks off again from the 19th to the 23rd of January 2018 with Lee Penson selected to speak in the L’Espace Conférences about his view...
Weekend Agenda | Katharina Grosse: This Drove My Mother Up The Wall

Weekend Agenda | Katharina Grosse: This Drove My Mother Up The Wall

PENSON love the abnormal in life and in design. Anything that turns the idea of art on its head is a winner in our books and Katharina Grosse‘s new exhibition at the South London Gallery is a perfect example. This exhibit explores what it is to go beyond the traditional limits of a canvas. On such...
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...
Notting Hill Carnival Inspiration

Notting Hill Carnival Inspiration

It’s been hailed the most colourful Notting Hill Carnival yet. If anyone went along to last weekend’s famed event then you will have witnessed a great foray of colour for sure. PENSON got thinking – colour is the simplest tool that you can use to brighten any mood. It so easily translates into interiors & accessories. So what...
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...
PENSON's summer social!

PENSON’s summer social!

There’s nothing like open water to calm the soul and to restore creative minds. That’s exactly what the PENSON team did in our annual summer social last week. We headed down to the Southern English coast and hopped on a fancy boat to spend the day catching up with colleagues and friends – all while sipping...