Posts tagged "art"
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...
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...
PENSON's 2017 in ten concept images

PENSON’s 2017 in ten concept images

With 2017 behind us and a new year starting, we decided to take a look back on our year of inspiration and imagery mood boards. Every time we get a sniff of a new project we hit google images, Pinterest, magazines, old mood boards – you name it and we find it. It’s our unique source of...
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 Agenda | Ilkay

Weekend Agenda | Ilkay

To give you a better understanding of the people behind the sleek interiors of SEI and the green velvet ‘pub’ room at Google HQ, we decided to put down our tools for a moment and throw our doors wide open. Every now and again we introduce you to one PENSONite, where they share their weekend...
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...
The Best of the Blogs | JO&JOE Hossegor is open!

The Best of the Blogs | JO&JOE Hossegor is open!

This weekend saw fun, sun & paradise thanks to the new JO&JOE Hossegor in Biarritz. Bloggers and the most famous global nomads were checking out the crazy cool interiors and checking in for a weekend full of flavour, yoga, beach chill-outs, celebratory drinks with features from Roxy & Quiksilver. It’s the first glimpse of the French...
Get crafty this weekend with London Craft Week

Get crafty this weekend with London Craft Week

From food to perfumery and good old-fashioned craft, London Craft Week is where you want to head this springtime weekend. Here we pick out the 10 that can’t be missed this weekend:   Mulberry: The Passion of Making Visit Mulberry’s flagship store and see craftsmen and craftswomen from the brand’s two factories in Somerset demonstrate...
PENSON's Pick: Neon Lighting - Art and Ambience

PENSON’s Pick: Neon Lighting – Art and Ambience

We haven’t posted in a while for all you design fiends, so what better theme to kick back off on than the artistry that is neon lights. What else seamlessly combines art with ambience & atmosphere creation? Spring still hasn’t yet reached us here in London which means that lighting in the early evenings is...
Project Completed! SEI Finsbury Square

Project Completed! SEI Finsbury Square

Open minds and open workspaces: trusted financial services company SEI (NASDAQL SEIC) is letting us into their highly anticipated new UK HQ in London, solely designed by global workspace design disrupters PENSON. Located in a major new creative workspace The Alphabeta Building in Finsbury Square and nestled among 10 other offices, this new HQ definitely...
Popular misconceptions about interior designers

Popular misconceptions about interior designers

Every time I introduce myself to someone from a different walk of life saying I work with a team of interior designers I often get this “okay not bad” nod. In these scenarios I always expect the talk of home makeover shows, slick periodical spreads, IKEA and discounts on habitat.com Assisting interior designers while not being a designer myself allowed...