Archive | Art & Design

South London in Pictures – Contemporary Artists

I was fortunate enough to go to Venice recently and spent loads of time looking at art from various centuries right up to the present.  Venice must be the most painted  city in the world – it is the artists’ favourite.  On my return I started thinking about the depiction of south London in art and wondered where south London is most famously portrayed in art? Well, a little […]

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Brixton Apparel

Forget your souvenir I Love NY T-Shirt, new British label Bundy & Webster bring South Londoners, Brixtonites in particular, their own clothes line to wear with pride.  Here at the South London Blog we’re always looking to support local talent and here’s a fine example of such.  Bringing together fashion and art to create original […]

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Design Museum – Lesser Known Architecture

The Design Museum in Shad Thames is well worth a visit and is currently helping to celebrate the London Festival of Architecture.  Go and check out the small free display Lesser Known Architecture which celebrates extraordinary London architecture. The 10 buildings which make up the display have been nominated by leading architecture critics.  Lesser Known […]

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Art in South London

When people think about art in South London the Tate Modern is often the first place that springs to mind, and it is a great gallery. However there is so much more to the South London art scene than this iconic building, and it’s not just art in galleries it’s all around us. Street Art […]

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Furniture Shopping in Crystal Palace

  Thanks to the London Design Guide I headed to Crystal Palace and found some unexpected delights.  As I’ve recently moved to ‘home owner’ status shopping for furniture has become a necessity and it doesn’t all have to be Ikea!  Crystal Palace is full of quirky vintage, antique and modern furniture stores.  It’s actually worth it just […]

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Buy South London Art

Buying local art not only supports artists in the community, but is a great way to give your home a personal touch.  No more off the shelf Ikea prints for me!  I have recently discovered a few artists who are immortalising in print many of the places that I love in South London, some of […]

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