Tag Archives: Modernism

The Edit

September 19, 2013

miscellany

My favourite things at the moment: miscellaneous second-hand, Lidl plants, upcycling and modernist architour blog. Read More

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Through the Aperture (on The Promenade…) British Seaside – Part 2

August 26, 2013

Bexhill

Field trip to Modernism by sea:

Bexhill is a lovely seaside town. It has all the usual Georgian & Victorian decay common to Sussex seaside towns complete with net-curtain-twitching-B&B’s, uniform beach huts and murky brown healing waters, but it also has something unexpected – Modernism. Bexhill is home to the De La Warr Pavilion which is the second ever modernist structure built in the UK. And just like famous childhood resident Eddie Izzard the pavilion is surprising, beautiful and unexpected, I give you my second photo diary of English Seaside towns:Read More

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Piero Fornasetti – Design Crush

June 17, 2013

Fornasetti HomewaresI love Piero Fornasetti, he is a full on design crush for me, from hot air balloons to his obsession with Lina Cavalieri, his designs rarely fail to amuse me. If anyone was ever silly enough to give me a couple of grand to spend on an object for the home it would probably go on a vintage Fornasetti piece, maybe one of these umbrella stands:Read More

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