London’s Top Brutalist Buildings

London’s Top Brutalist Buildings

We love Brutalist architecture, and England has some great examples. Its a strange thing - Brutalism is such a polarising style, but there's an honesty in it, and also a belief in design and it's ability to influence our lives for the better - two qualities completely...
Then & Now: Covent Garden Tube: 40 Years

Then & Now: Covent Garden Tube: 40 Years

Fascinating photo comparison between Covent Garden Tube in 1973 and 2013. So much has happened in Britain over those 40 years that it's not exaggerating to call it a social revolution - bankruptcy and bailout by the IMF, the loss of complete home-owned industries (car...
The Festival Wing

The Festival Wing

I just came-across this information on the refurbishment of part of The Southbank Centre in Central London. What caught my eye initially was the identity...hello, here's a new logo that's using a slab-serif  'Egyptian' font, much used in post-war Britain (albeit not...

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