Archive for November, 2010

RESTAURANT: BARBECOA (ST PAUL’S)

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

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Chef Jamie Oliver, in partnership with New York chef Adam Perry Lang, has opened a new restaurant called Barbecoa. Located in the Jean Nouvel-designed One New Change near St Paul’s cathedral, the interior is by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio. (more…)

RESTAURANT: NORTH ROAD (CLERKENWELL)

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

North Road restaurant

Danish chef Christoffer Hruskova has opened his new restaurant NORTH ROAD on St John Street. He has transferred and developed his Nordic inspired menu from his FIG BISTRO in Islington to the new Clerkenwell site. (more…)

EVENT: MIDCENTURY.MODERN AT DULWICH COLLEGE (DULWICH), 14th November 2010

Friday, November 12th, 2010

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Check out this successful one-day show of collectible designs from the last century, mixed in with contemporary future classics. Housed within Dulwich College in South London, Midcentury.Modern is a great opportunity to snap up rare or unusual products without high mark-up prices. (more…)

SHOP: ‘PROJECTORY’ BY PHILLIPS DE PURY AT THE SAATCHI GALLERY (CHELSEA)

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Projectory

Leading auction house, Phillips de Pury & Company, has got in on the ‘pop-up’ act with Projectory, its second such installment of contemporary design at its top-floor space at The Saatchi Gallery. (more…)

EXHIBITION: ‘RCA SECRET’ AT ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART (KENSINGTON), 12th-20th November 2010

Monday, November 8th, 2010

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Royal College of Art‘s annual contemporary art exhibition – RCA Secret – returns in 2010, featuring over 2,500 original postcard-sized artworks made and donated by professional artists, designers and illustrators, plus students and alumni from RCA. (more…)

EXHIBITION: STUDIO MAKKINK & BEY AT SPRING PROJECTS (KENTISH TOWN), 5th November 2010-14th January 2011

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Makkink & Bey BedCrate

Spring Projects is exhibiting The Crate Series by architect Rianne Makkink and designer Jurgen Bey. The series explores the use of shipping crates as they are re-appropriated for domestic use. (more…)

LDG NEWSLETTER: NOVEMBER 2010

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

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For information of design activities taking place across London in November, check out our newsletter for the month. Highlights include the one-day Midcentury.Modern event in Dulwich and the RCA Secret exhibition of unique postcards. (more…)