home: event [ Barbican tour ]

home: event [ Barbican tour ]

Whether you love brutalism, are interested in architecture, love the Barbican or just love history of buildings then book in for one of the exciting and informative tours of the Barbican area and architecture.

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Follow our Barbican guide on a 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.

How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?

Walking along the Barbican highwalks, you’ll learn more about the construction, design and influence of the estate, along with surprising and rarely seen sights and discoveries plus little known insights into this unique architectural endeavour.

From concrete styles to architectural motifs and insightful facts, our Architecture tour will leave you thinking and looking at the Barbican from a fresh perspective… 

Architecture Tours are available throughout the year. If you are planning your visit beyond the dates available online, please contact our Box Office on 0207 638 8891 for further information on future tours.

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home: made [ book shelf ]

home: made [ book shelf ]

If you’re looking for a new challenge with a cool well designed modern piece of furniture as the result then this u tube video from Sikana is for you.

Just from wooden pallets broken down for their wood, with basic carpenter tools you can create this really stylish shelving unit.

home: event [ macrame workshop ]

Get in quick and get your place at this Thursdays macrame workshop at West Elm, Tottenham Court Road, London.

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Learn how to create the most iconic of all macramé projects: the Plant Hanger. Brooke will show you how to create a hanger out of cotton rope tied into simple square knots and half square knots. This project is totally customizable and deal for beginner’s who are keen to learn the basic knots and techniques that will hold the pot perfectly

Thursday 28 June / 6.15pm – 8.15pm

home: made [ kitchen magnets ]

home: made [ kitchen magnets ]

Looking for a cute easy project to make some great kitchen magnets? We found three great online projects

First, a fun simple project. Metallics are very on trend so how about getting some colourful alphabet magnets and spraying them with a metallic paint? It’s so quick and effective. They’ll be fun for the kids but still look stylish in your kitchen. Head to Kojo Designs for the full tutorial.

Second, a handy mini storage project. Create magnetic little boxes to pop pens, cutlery, plants or anything else small that might need containing – using vintage tins or tins from certain food products and then attach good strong magnets to them with strong glue.

And third, try hand painting some stones and attach magnets to make handy memo holders! Use geometric designs for a great on trend look and paint with colours to match your interior. Or even add initials on to personalise them.

Check out the tutorial from Alisa Burke

home: event [ interiors styling for photoshoots workshop ]

home: event [ interiors styling for photo shoots workshop ]

Excellent interiors styling work shop for designers in London, this November. Book now for get your place on this informative workshop covering styling, photo shoots, and the business surrounding interior styling.

For more information and for booking click here.

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Interiors magazines are full of beautifully styled interiors oozing with ambience, but what are the skills that an interior designer will require, in order to take a real-life home and turn it into a beautifully styled interior? This workshop will illuminate the trade secrets and practicalities of styling for shoots, with careful scrutiny of successful projects and a host of insider tips.

£86.40 – £150

DATE AND TIME

Thu, November 15, 2018

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT

LOCATION

7th Floor, Meeting Room 1, societyM

citizenM Hotel Tower of London

40 Trinity Square

London

EC3N 4DJ

home: event [ weaving workshops ]

home: event [ weaving workshop ]

Sign up to the newsletter for The London Loom and get all the details on available weaving and tapestry classes at their east London studio.

Various types of class and length of learning, with options for adults, kids and groups!

Studio 8

Hackney Downs Studios

17 Amhurst Terrace

London, E8 2BT

home: made [ concrete lighting ]

home: made [ concrete ]

One of our favourite diy sites, Brit + Co, has another amazing project to try. With concrete being so stylish and on trend, we absolutely love this straight forward tutorial to make cool, concrete lighting. Perfect for an industrial or minimalist interior, these shades follow a reasonably easy process to make, with equipment and materials all available at your local high street hardware store.