Posts tagged "art"
LFW | Set Design that got us Inspired

LFW | Set Design that got us Inspired

With London Fashion Week wrapping up last week, and the news about the great Karl Lagerfeld, London was a storm of emotion – some would say riot even – given the overriding theme of politics (see Vivienne Westwood’s activist’s catwalk for instance). Design isn’t one dimensional, so inspiration shouldn’t be either. The PENSON team get out to shows, galleries,...
Under the Radar Instagram Accounts

Under the Radar Instagram Accounts

There are millions of Instagram profiles out there, each fighting for their voice to be heard. Some really don’t get the exposure they deserve. Here, we select the ones we’re coveting right now. Who knows, they might give you the inspiration you’ve been looking for… Fashion  @siduations ~ not what you would expect @adarchives ~ for old school...
Weekend Agenda | Inspirational January

Weekend Agenda | Inspirational January

It’s January. We’ve welcomed in 2019, Christmas has been and gone in the blink of an eye, and already we’ve settled back into hibernation mode as we look eagerly ahead to the summer… But have no fear, we here at PENSON have an endless list of the best art and design events to keep you...
Presents by PENSON | Design-Led Wrapping Paper

Presents by PENSON | Design-Led Wrapping Paper

To conclude our PENSON Picks mini-series – Presents by PENSON – just in time for those panic-fuelled last minute wrapping sessions, we’ve selected some of our favourite design inspired wrapping paper…   CENVEO STOLLER DESIGN GROUP This quirky holiday infographic wrapping paper is both bold and festive! Designed by the Stoller Design group, one side is...
Weekend Agenda | December Feasting

Weekend Agenda | December Feasting

It’s December! The countdown to Christmas has begun, and of course, that means a month of the best eateries in London…whether it’s a wild work social, a rejuvenating break during high-intensity Christmas shopping, or a pick me up treat to combat these long dark days, we’ve chosen some of the most beautifully designed restaurants to...
Team Visit | Milan

Team Visit | Milan

Last week some of the PENSON team headed to Milan along with our friends from Task and Day2. We discovered the process of ergonomic chair and sofa manufacturing at ICF and Marelli factories, in what better place than Europe’s design capital, Milan. A new city is always a great way to get out there and soak up all the design inspiration...
Presents by PENSON | Books for the Design-Minded

Presents by PENSON | Books for the Design-Minded

As the PENSON team get down to the all-important task of secret santa-ing; it has us all pondering on the best gifts this Christmas… and so we bring you ‘Presents by PENSON’ – this week, a list of the best books for the design minded in your lives! From beautifully presented coffee table reads, to...
Weekend Agenda | The Hayward Gallery: Space Shifters

Weekend Agenda | The Hayward Gallery: Space Shifters

Prepare to have your perception altered, in the most stomach-twisting, gravity-defying way possible. Currently exhibiting at the Hayward gallery, ‘Space Shifters’ features the work of 20 renowned artists from around the world; Richard Wilson, Yayoi Kusama, & Jeppe Hein, to namedrop but a few of these incredible creators, whose work spans over 50 years –...
Weekend Agenda | Yayoi Kusama: The Moment When I Went To The Universe

Weekend Agenda | Yayoi Kusama: The Moment When I Went To The Universe

Here at PENSON, we are passionate about bold colour, texture, and statements, all of which Yayoi Kusama’s new exhibition – ‘The Moment When I Went To The Universe’ is bursting with! Her twelfth exhibition at the Victoria Miro Gallery features pieces from the My Eternal Soul collection, her iconic bronze spotted pumpkin sculptures, and an all-new...
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...