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The Design Museum, London

We went to visit the new design museum. It used to be housed in a building by the Thames and Tower Bridge but has now re-opened in the old Commonwealth Institute which has been renovated by John Pawson. The space has one permanent exhibition, two spaces for temporary exhibitions as well as a restaurant, cafe …

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Lisbon, Portugal

Here is the second instalment of our recent trip to Portugal. We only spent one day in Lisbon but we packed a lot in! So here are some of our highlights!        If you want to view the whole of Lisbon, look out over the Tagus River and see a little bit of history …

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5 London Exhibitions this summer

There are as usual a tonne of different exhibitions on this summer in London. We’ve chosen 5 that we are interested in and will let you know some more we find later! 1 -Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century “A major retrospective of the work of American photographer and film maker, Paul …

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Porto, Portugal

We’ve just come back from a whistle-stop visit to Porto and Lisbon. Here are our highlights from the Porto visit. Some top places to visit, some great architecture and the best places to chill out. This church was the first thing we saw when we emerged from the metro station in Porto and we were …

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The influence of Andrea Palladio

Andrea Palladio (1508-1580) was a Venetian architect whose design philosophy summarised much of the worthy architecture that had gone on before his time, particularly Greek and Roman, and set the standard for most of the architecture that followed. His influence and his work can still be seen today in our historic buildings, and 21st century …

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Summer Exhibition 2015

Every summer the Royal Academy holds this massive event in which over 1100 artists fill the walls. From paintings, photography, sculpture and architecture the art is varied and some of it is questionable. “The Summer Exhibition is about artists’ generosity and democracy. No other gallery in the world tries to do what the RA does …

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Salt and Silver at the Tate Britain

We headed over to the Tate Britain yesterday to check out their exhibition ‘Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840 – 1860’ a look into the early photographic process of using light sensitive paper coated in silver salts to create photographic prints. The overall exhibition was very interesting, getting to see images that were taken so …

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5 Exhibitions to see in London

Here are some of the upcoming and current exhibitions in London that you should check out. 1 – Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty opening the 14th March at The Victoria and Albert Museum. “Celebrating the extraordinary creative talent of one of the most innovative designers of recent times, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty will be the first …

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Red’s True BBQ Nottingham

Sunday I was invited to the friends and family opening of Red’s True BBQ in Nottingham. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was great. The music playlist was awesome, perfectly suited to the style. The good book, let there be meat. The leather menus feel great and are designed perfectly. For the amount of …

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