New Form of Matter created – light sabers from Star Wars may no longer be science fiction

New Form of Matter created – light sabers from Star Wars may no longer be science fiction

The Independent newspaper this week reported that physicists from Harvard and MIT exploring the properties of photons – an elementary particle that is the most basic constituent of light and all other types of electromagnetic radiation – have managed to create molecules formed from photons bound together. “Most of the properties of light we know […]

Van Gogh in Paris – exhibition in London

Van Gogh in Paris – exhibition in London

One of the most promising exhibitions of the autumn is Van Gogh in Paris at the Eykyn Maclean Gallery in Mayfair, London. Interest is anticipated to be large and booking through the gallery is recommended. The exhibition includes works from private and public collections from these pivotal two years of his work, supported by works […]

Our fascination with derelict buildings

Our fascination with derelict buildings

Buildings are like people – they are born, they develop, they age and they die.  Photographers love buildings when they are new, often before people have even inhabited them; photographers often also like them when they are in decline. A sad reflection of the changing industrial landscape is the impact on the historic and forgotten […]

Highest garden in London?

Highest garden in London?

At the top of the Walkie Talkie in London, and hopefully not affected by rays of sun as the facade has been, will be the highest gardens in Europe – on the 35th floor.  Designed by landscape architects Gillespies, with over 2000 plants selected with advice from Kew Gardens, the Sky Garden will compliment the […]

London Design Week: 100% Design at Earl’s Court

London Design Week: 100% Design at Earl’s Court

One of the largest exhibitions to run alongside London Design Week, 100% Design is now in the second year of its new revitalised format.   Separate zones cover the best of contemporary office furniture, bathrooms and kitchens and eco-conscious materials for the building industry. The most interesting zones are the international pavilions and the emerging brands. […]

London Design Week: designjunction in New Oxford Street

London Design Week: designjunction in New Oxford Street

In the surroundings of a dereict old sorting office, designjunction exhibited a wide range of exciting new furniture, lighting and product design from around the world, including both leading global brands and emerging enterprises. This year, designjunction returns to the centrally-located 1960s Postal Sorting Office, where a powerful line-up of renowned international brands, smaller cutting-edge […]