Tag Archive: London

London Vistas – an Instagram project

I gravitate towards these kinds of symmetrical (or as near to symmetrical as I can get freehand) views as I pass through the city. I started collecting them alongside and sometimes as part… Continue reading

Beautiful information: London bubbles, plant altitudes and the ocean floor

Three very different and very beautiful pieces of data visualisation crossed my path today. One a map of London, another a visual representation of plants at different altitudes and the the last a… Continue reading

Fashion shows, London Fashion Week and Mark Fast

Strangely, the one strand of the visual arts I talk about the least is the one I work with on a day-to-day basis: fashion. We’re approaching the end of London Fashion Week so… Continue reading

Octopus Monday: CBS Outdoor adverts – Urban By Nature

All over the London Underground CBS Outdoor are touting for business. After all, why not prod prospective clients in the run-up to the 2012 Olympics? And to be fair, it must be working… Continue reading

Rainbow Puddles in London

I took these pictures outside County Hall on the south bank after a rainstorm. I always thought that the  lights they used on the columns looked a bit tacky but the distortions that… Continue reading

Putting a galling Gallic cock amongst the pigeons

This is the sculpture to sit atop the fourth plinth of Trafalgar Square in 2013. I remember commenting on it a while back but cannot for the life of me remember where I… Continue reading

Pattern Completion

If you happen to be within meandering distance of Mayfair this weekend it’s well worth taking a trip to Davies Street and popping in to the Gimpel Fils gallery. Downstairs, in the back… Continue reading

Supernatural – Marble Arch

Here’s a nifty bit of advertising I saw at Marble Arch on Monday for the new series of Supernatural.

Autumn in Hyde Park

So it’s officially autumn – the scarf is on, the shoes are kicking through leaves and it’s dark when I leave the office. This also means that Hyde Park has heaved itself from… Continue reading