Posts tagged "art"
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...
PENSON's Pick: Mannequins

PENSON’s Pick: Mannequins

You had a chance to meet PENSON’s official mascot Regina Phalange last year when we moved to our brand new studio by Tower Bridge. She still proudly guards our studio and enjoys every bit of attention from us and visitors. PENSON team doesn’t do things in halves, so this year we decorated Regina with Christmas...
“The Master of Glow” has gone to “Gods Own Junkyard”

“The Master of Glow” has gone to “Gods Own Junkyard”

This week we heard the sad news that Chris Bracey passed away aged 59 after losing his battle to cancer. Chris Bracey was the founder of Gods Own Junkyard, a known for designing iconic neon lights he transform neon signage into an art form. He became a well know British artist creating and designing some...
Halloween Costume Inspiration For Architects

Halloween Costume Inspiration For Architects

Halloween has been fast approaching and today we wanted to provide you with some inspiration for your costume. Other professionals have it easy: doctors can wear their scrubs and policemen can wear their uniform, but what can architects do for an occupation-themed costume? It turns out that question was already answered back in 1931. The below...
5 Design Exhibitions Not To Miss This Summer

5 Design Exhibitions Not To Miss This Summer

Useful + Beautiful @ Geffrye Museum Until Monday 25th August Admission £5/£3 concessions This exhibition of forward-thinking interior designers features everything from furniture and textiles to funky lighting and humble wallpaper, as well as the best new garden furniture outside among the flowerbeds. Leading international designers will have their work displayed alongside plenty of high-quality...