Got along to the well-designed The Brits Who Built The Modern World at the RIBA, Portland Place over the weekend. Great display of original drawings, sketches and scale models showing the global success of a handful of British architects covering 1950 to today, worth a visit. On until 27 May.
Frank Dobson’s 1951 ‘London Pride’ sculpture sited on the Southbank by the National Theatre. The larger-than-life bare breasted ladies are a reminder of the Festival of Britain which took place on the site over 50years ago. The figures currently has a temporary teal painted hoarding behind as work goes on at the National Theatre. So good […]
I always wear a watch, even though there are so many ways now of finding the time of day. My latest is this well-designed Braun BN0095 chronograph classic by Dieter Rams, whose principles of “less, but better” is evident throughout. The engineering is excellent and unlike most chronograph watches of today, it’s not unnecessarily oversized […]