The (New) Design Museum Mini Post

A few photos from the all new Design Museum in Holland Park. Housed in the former Commonwealth Institute, a 1960s Grade II listed building that has stood vacant at the end of High St Kensington for as long as I can remember.

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Better Late Than Never

Burberry Makers House - gorgeous seating

After the September runway event Burberry opened up its London show venue, The Makers House, for a free-of-charge week long showcase of British craftsmanship.

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Expo Cycles Bédoin Ventoux

Tour de France yellow bike

On Sunday we went to visit Expo Cycles Bédoin Ventoux – the shonky (in the best sense of the word) private bicycle and cycling memorabilia collection of Lino Lazzerini, a man whose boyhood dream of being a professional cyclist transformed into a 50 year passion for all things velo, making him a well known and much liked figure in the area.

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LUMA Arles

LUMA Arles, Parc des Ateliers

On Monday I visited LUMA Arles, the latest arm of The LUMA Foundation whose aims (according to their website) are ‘to support the activities of independent artists and pioneers, as well as institutions working in the fields of art and photography, publishing, documentary and multimedia.’

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