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Minimal Geometric Necklace Minimal Geometric Necklace

Minimal Geometric Necklace

£55.00

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Bold, geometric and minimal statement necklace composed of a lilac resin circle, half circle and triangle concrete effect resin segments on black cord Circle, half circle and triangle elements can be separated and repositioned along the cord Cord can be lengthened or shortened using moveable wooden ball at the back of the neck allowing the necklace to be worn high or low depending on the neckline of your top Cord drop: 45cm Handmade in our London studio. Comes packaged in a branded kraft tube
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Minimal Geometric Necklace Minimal Geometric Necklace

Minimal Geometric Necklace

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Striking statement necklace composed of a bright red resin ball, black corian half circle segment and white stepped concrete-effect triangle on blue cord Ball and shape segment can be separated and repositioned along the cord Cord can be lengthened or shortened using moveable wooden ball at the back of the neck allowing the necklace to be worn high or low depending on the neckline of your top Cord drop: 45cm Handmade in our London studio. Comes packaged in a branded kraft tube
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Minimal Geometric Necklace Minimal Geometric Necklace

Minimal Geometric Necklace

£55.00

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Bold, colourful and fun statement necklace composed of a bright red resin ball and black corian segment on blue cord. Ball and segment can be separated and repositioned along the cord Cord can be lengthened or shortened using moveable wooden ball at the back of the neck allowing the necklace to be worn high or low depending on the neckline of your top Cord drop: 45cm Handmade in our London studio. Comes packaged in a branded kraft tube
Dividers - pendant by Whitebeam Studio Dividers - pendant by Whitebeam Studio

Dividers - pendant by Whitebeam Studio

£32.00

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Traditional drawing tools in miniature Handmade in matt and polished stainless steel  Fine two-dimensional design scaled for men or women Dimensions: 6cm, with stainless steel snake chain 46cm
ISO pendant by Whitebeam Studio ISO pendant by Whitebeam Studio

ISO pendant by Whitebeam Studio

£95.00

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From the Vertex collection inspired by Russian Constructivism A sculptural pendant of geometric curves and angles reflecting light and shadow. Handmade in brushed stainless steel using origami principles Dimensions: 3.5 x 2cm, also complements ISO earrings Flexible stainless steel neckwire 43cm
ISO earrings by Whitebeam Studio ISO earrings by Whitebeam Studio

ISO earrings by Whitebeam Studio

£110.00

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From the Vertex collection inspired by Russian Constructivism Sculptural earrings of geometric curves and angles reflecting light and shadow Handmade in brushed stainless steel using origami principles Dimensions: 3.5 x 2cm, also complements the ISO pendant Hypo-allergenic stainless steel ear hooks, for pierced ears
HIGH LINE by Whitebeam Studio HIGH LINE by Whitebeam Studio

HIGH LINE by Whitebeam Studio

£120.00

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From the Vertex collection inspired by Russian Constructivism A dynamic freeform design reflecting light and shadow Handmade in brushed stainless steel Dimensions: 2.5 x 7cm on a sterling silver chain 42.5cm
FOLD LINE by Whitebeam Studio FOLD LINE by Whitebeam Studio

FOLD LINE by Whitebeam Studio

£96.00

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Architectural minimalism, from the Vertex collection inspired by Russian Constructivism A deceptively simple, minimalist design Handmade in brushed stainless steel Dimensions: 2 x 5.5cm on a sterling silver chain 42.5cm
ARC pin by Whitebeam Studio ARC pin by Whitebeam Studio

ARC pin by Whitebeam Studio

£92.00

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From the Vertex collection inspired by Russian Constructivism A sculptural pin/brooch of geometric curves and angles reflecting light and shadow. Handmade in brushed stainless steel using origami principles Dimensions: 3.5 x 3.5cm with pin back fixing
Artek Magazine Rack Artek Magazine Rack

Artek Magazine Rack

£125.00

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Magazine and firewood rack Made from birch veneer available in natural or lacquered finishes. Dimensions: W34 x D28 x H56.5cm

Artek Magazine Rack

from £125.00 - £135.00
Traffic Light Necklace Traffic Light Necklace

Traffic Light Necklace

£35.00

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Brighton based illustrator and designer, Lou Taylor has created an exclusive range of acrylic jewellery for the Design Museum Shop. Imaginative colourful illustrations take life as jewellery. A talented print and accessories designer, Lou takes a playful and graphic approach to iconic subjects. 
Traffic Light Brooch Traffic Light Brooch

Traffic Light Brooch

£30.00

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Brighton based illustrator and designer, Lou Taylor has created an exclusive range of acrylic jewellery for the Design Museum Shop. Imaginative colourful illustrations take life as jewellery. A talented print and accessories designer, Lou takes a playful and graphic approach to iconic subjects. 
Road Sign Brooches Road Sign Brooches

Road Sign Brooches

£35.00

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Ahead Only
Bumps in the Road
Falling Rocks
Men at work
Roundabout
Hidden dip (!)
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Brighton based illustrator and designer, Lou Taylor has created an exclusive range of acrylic jewellery for the Design Museum Shop. Imaginative colourful illustrations take life as jewellery. A talented print and accessories designer, Lou takes a playful and graphic approach to iconic subjects. 
Anglepoise Type 75 Desk Lamp - Paul Smith Third Edition Anglepoise Type 75 Desk Lamp - Paul Smith Third Edition

Anglepoise Type 75 Desk Lamp - Paul Smith Third Edition

£160.00

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The latest edition of this collaboration between two classic names in design: Paul Smith and Anglepoise.  Paul Smith's design for the third edition exhibits a bold primary colour palette, inspired by the visual vocabulary of Dutch painter Mondrian’s De Stijl. Originally created for Anglepoise by leading British industrial product designer, Sir Kenneth Grange, the timeless Type 75 design provides the perfect canvas for a designer known for his mastery of colour. Its streamlined, modernist form has become the designer’s palette and its no-frills, mechanical functionality is highlighted by his playful colour-by-component approach.
The Language of Cities The Language of Cities

The Language of Cities

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Deyan Sudjic, director of the Design Museum, defines the greatest artefact of all time: the city. An entertaining and insightful study of the modern city and how it has evolved in the twenty-first century. Sudjic considers the differences between capital cities and the rest to understand why it is that we often feel more comfortable in our identities as Londoners, Muscovites, or Mumbaikars than in our national identities.  
African Modernism - The Architecture of Independence African Modernism - The Architecture of Independence

African Modernism - The Architecture of Independence

£55.00

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In the 1950s and 1960s, most African countries gained independence from their respective colonial power and architecture became one of the principal means by which the newly formed countries expressed their national identity. This groundbreaking book investigates for the first time the relationship between architecture and nation building in Ghana, Senegal, Kenya, Cote d'Ivoire, and Zambia. The book features well over one hundred buildings with brief descriptive texts, images, site plans and selected floor plans and sections. Paperback, 640 pages 4 kg, 24.1 x 33 x 3.8 cm
On and by Frank Lloyd Wright

On and by Frank Lloyd Wright

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This volume brings together the most important essays on and by Lloyd Wright, providing both an illuminating study of one of the key figures of the 20th century, as well as an overview of the very principles that are at the foundation of great architecture. Each essay is illustrated with archival material. Contains fourteen analytical essays that use Wright's buildings as a means to understanding his complex creative process. Paperback, 372 pages 1.1 kg, 17.2 x 24.5 x 4.1 cm
The Future of Architecture Since 1889

The Future of Architecture Since 1889

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Jean-Louis Cohen, one of today's most distinguished architectural historians and critics, gives an authoritative and compelling account of the twentieth century, tracing an arc from industrialisation through computerisation, and linking architecture to developments in art, technology, urbanism and critical theory. Encompassing both well-known masters and previously neglected but significant architects, this book also reflects Cohen's deep knowledge of architecture across the globe, and in places such Eastern Europe and colonial Africa and South America that have rarely been included in histories of this period. It is richly illustrated not only with buildings, projects and plans, but also with publications, portraits, paintings, diagrams, film stills, and exhibitions, showing the immense diversity of architectural thought and production throughout the twentieth century. Hardback, 528 pages 2 kg, 21.3 x 27.7 x 3.8 cm  
30:30 Landscape Architecture

30:30 Landscape Architecture

£45.00

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30 of the most renowned landscape architects explore the work of the 30 of the world's top emerging architects with more than 500 illustrations. A global and influential group of landscape architects divulge fascinating details about their work - including their inspirations and design processes, as well as debate the key issues for landscape architects today and in the future. Features some of the best-known and most established landscape architects in the world as well as the best and brightest of the next generation of designers. By Meaghan Kobol Hardback, 320 pages 2.3 kg, 25.7 x 29.6 x 3.4 cm
The High Line The High Line

The High Line

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The first-hand, behind-the-scenes account of the creative inspiration behind the High Line, the transformative public 'park in the sky' that has reshaped global perceptions of urban space. The first full documentation that visually charts the journey of this global landmark from the designer's point of view. Hundreds of illustrations showcase every aspect of the project and its unforeseen influence in its entirety. Includes previously unpublished archival materials such as the drawings behind the original proposal and exclusive images of construction. Hardback, 452 pages 500 g, 23.2 x 34 x 4.4 cm
Peter Marino: Art Architecture

Peter Marino: Art Architecture

£79.95

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A profile of architect Peter Marino's extensive, collaborative process of commissioning art for luxury brand spaces and private clients worldwide. Dubbed 'The Leather Daddy of Luxury' by New York Magazine, Peter Marino is the premier architect of luxury brand spaces worldwide, including for Chanel, Dior, and Louis Vuitton, in cities including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Munich, Singapore and Tokyo. This is the first book to look at the collaborative process by which Marino has commissioned site-specific works for luxury retail spaces from artists. The process of these collaborations is documented here through personal anecdotes, notes, diaristic photographs and sketches, culminating in beautifully photographed images of the final work in situ. Hardback, 240 pages 1.8 kg, 24.8 x 30.9 x 2.6 cm  
Ettore Sottsass

Ettore Sottsass

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A lavishly illustrated monograph chronicling the life and works of the unparalleled Italian designer and architect. A gorgeous object in itself, the unique design of the book allows it to either be read cover-to-cover as a narrative history, or by discipline, picking up the relative thread under each period, with multi-coloured tabs to distinguish each sub-chapter. Packed with 800 beautiful images taken from the extensive Sottsass archives as well as drawings and sketchings, many of which have never been published before. Also includes four short essays from experts in their fields, including Deyan Sudjic, director of London's Design Museum. Hardback, 500 pages 3.1 kg, 25.1 x 32.8 x 5.1 cm  
Mies Mies

Mies

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The most definitive monograph ever published on the modern master of architecture, Mies van der Rohe, by Detlef Mertins. Unprecedented in scope and illustrated with more than 700 original drawings, plans, diagrams, and contemporary and archival photographs. Mertins' rich and highly readable text traces the aesthetic and intellectual context for all Mies' work, with in-depth discussions of his most important projects. Mies paints a fascinating portrait of the famed architect whose contribution to the modern urban landscape cannot be overlooked. Hardback, 544 pages 3 kg, 24.6 x 31.2 x 4.6 cm  

Mies

£100.00
Le Corbusier Le Grand - midi edition Le Corbusier Le Grand - midi edition

Le Corbusier Le Grand - midi edition

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A spectacular visual biography of the life and work of Le Corbusier (1887–1965), one of Modernism’s most influential architects, urban planners, and theorists. Approximately 2,000 images and documents, many previously unpublished, feature his major built works, urban plans, paintings, publications, and furniture as well as sketches, archival photographs, and personal correspondence. Rarely seen photographs and correspondence shed new light on Le Corbusier’s relationships with Josephine Baker, Eileen Gray, Fernand Léger, Pablo Picasso, Jean Prouvé, and many others. Hardback, 864 pages 23.5 x 5.1 x 29.8 cm Please note the book is very heavy and weighs 3.2kg
MAD works MAD architects

MAD works MAD architects

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A complete overview of the most important contemporary architecture practice ever to have emerged from China It documents the buildings of the MAD architects and traces the development of their ideas through associated practice including art, research, and exhibition projects MAD works is illustrated with photographs, architectural drawings, and 3D visualisations to explore their works, unbuilt projects, and future ideas Dimensions: 25 x 29cm 240 pages
The School of Life sea paperweight The School of Life sea paperweight

The School of Life sea paperweight

£35.00

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Modern version of 'memento mori'. A Latin expression meaning 'remember that you have to die' originating from a practice common in Ancient Rome in the form of a beautiful object Meditate on the struggles of everyday life as a sailor battling the waves might. We can also, in the midst of our struggles, appreciate the beauty and grandeur of what we’re up against Glass paperweights Pleasing to look at and should serve as daily inspiration Paper covered gift box Booklet D8cm Themes available: stars and sea
Ola Studio pocket notebooks A6 Ola Studio pocket notebooks A6

Ola Studio pocket notebooks A6

£7.50

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Smoke grey
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Pocket size layflat notebook featuring Layflat binding allowing the user to work across two pages simultaneously, and the book to rest open at a chosen page Each features a traditionally printed cover that’s flexible, so will fit comfortably into any pocket or bag, and 80 soft white pages that are sewn at the spine for durability Printed on FSC certified stocks using vegetable based inks Made in the UK 105 x 148 mm (A6) 300 gsm embossed paper cover 80 plain pages Sent carefully packed in a padded sleeve Available design: Diamond print in Phthalo green; Curve print in Smoke grey
Shigeru Ban pen Shigeru Ban pen

Shigeru Ban pen

£85.00

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Designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban The triangular shape sits comfortably in hand Can be used as a fully functional architect's scale used to determine actual distances on a scaled drawing Pen retracts upon twisting upper and lower halves Presented in triangle packaging from Acme 2009 Good Design Award Winner Material: Aluminium  
The School of Life stars paperweight The School of Life stars paperweight

The School of Life stars paperweight

£25.00

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Modern version of 'memento mori'. A Latin expression meaning 'remember that you have to die' originating from a practice common in Ancient Rome in the form of a beautiful object This image, taken by the Hubble telescope, says nothing directly about what happened today at work or in our relationships. Its function is to make us feel small That’s normally unpleasant, but to be made to feel small by something so much more majestic and powerful than we are has something redeeming and enhancing about it Glass paperweights Pleasing to look at and should serve as daily inspiration Paper covered gift box Booklet 6cm Themes available: stars and sea
Achille Castiglioni

Achille Castiglioni

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A detailed study of one of the most important and prolific designers of the twentieth century This comprehensive monograph is the only detailed study of his remarkable career and includes a catalogue of his complete works of architecture and exhibition, interior and product design This book discusses Castiglioni's wide range of diverse projects including the spatial design work that dominated his early career as well as late The book contains more than 800 photographs and drawings which does full justice to his designs that won eight prestigious Compasso d'Oro prizes Paperback, 480 pages 2.7 kg Dimensions: 25.4 x 27.9 x 4.4cm  
Eero Saarinen Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen

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Eero Saarinen was one of the world's most celebrated architects at the time of his tragic death at the age of 51 This volume is the most thorough monograph to be published to date on Eero Saarinen and the first major publication on the architect in 40 years Organised into 14 chapters chronologically, it traces Saarinen's life and career from his childhood in Finland through the collaboration with his father, to his iconic airport projects of the 1960s Documenting more than sixty commissions and competitions with approximately 300 including period photography by renowned architectural photographers, such as Ezra Stoller and Harvey Croze A great book examining how Saarinen was perceived in the past as well as the present with rarely seen sketches and plans Paperback 250 pages
Architecture Words 1: Supercritical Peter Eisenman and Rem Koolhaas

Architecture Words 1: Supercritical Peter Eisenman and Rem Koolhaas

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A new series with emphasis on the written word as a basis for critical debate by contemporary architects and theorists Based on an evening of conversation at the AA bookshop in 2006 Each architect states his views about the terms of architecture, including its theories and relationship to the city and other forms of critical and cultural practice.  Responses from the audience follows filtered through a moderated debate Paperback 160 pages
Design Museum in a Box Design Museum in a Box

Design Museum in a Box

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One hundred iconic works of art and design, published to mark the museum's relaunch in Kensington The Design Museum is home to the visionaries that shape our lives and create our futures The museum spotlights era - defining designs in fashion, interiors, architecture, transport and technology This is a 'museum in a box' containing 100 world - famous designs, including the first apple computer, chairs by Eames and the iconic mini cooper Deyan Sudjic is the Director of The Design Museum, born in London and studied Architecture in Edinburgh. He has also worked as a critic, editor, curator and author Paperback 100 pages
Artek N 65 Chair Artek N 65 Chair

Artek N 65 Chair

£245.00

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The N65 Children's Chair is a smaller version of the Artek Chair 65 that was designed by the Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto With its simple design and comfortable structure, this chair for children would fit beautifully in any bedroom or within a play area A safe, sturdy chair with L-shaped legs that are designed to be able to withstand bumps or knocks! The legs and back of the chair are made of natural varnished birch wood, making it suitable for a variety of interiors The round seat offers options of birch wood, white laminate or black linoleum Dimensions: H60 x W35 x D38cm  Please note: delivery times for this product are 12-15 weeks
Artek 60 Stool Birch Artek 60 Stool Birch

Artek 60 Stool Birch

£212.00

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The three legged Artek stool is another example of Alvar Aalto's close working relationship with birch The stool's sleek style shows his ability to create smooth curved wooden surfaces The stool is great for use within the home or office, its ability to be stackable makes it easily stored away to create space when needed Available in white or black Dimensions: H44 x D38cm  Delivery: 3-4 weeks for this product
Future Systems

Future Systems

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Future Systems is an architectural and design practice who have rocked the architectural world with their daring forms and inventive design philosophy that merges modern ideas with natural shapes and technological innovations from other fields This book by Deyan Sudjic presents a sophisticated selection of work from the past twenty-five years - some of it previously unpublished It celebrates the perfected accomplishments for which Future Systems are recognised today, as well as looking at the more recent proposals and concepts that continue their forward-looking philosophy Organised according to theme, this innovative format furthermore presents well-known works in a new light, permitting a fresh appreciation of Future Systems' oeuvre today - at their highest point of public acclaim yet Hardback 240 pages 1.2 kg Dimensions: 25.2 x 29.2 x 3cm  
Steven Holl Steven Holl

Steven Holl

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A comprehensive monograph on one of America's greatest living architects by award-winning author and architecture critic Robert McCarter Robert McCarter has known and taught with Holl for over 30 years and provides an authoritative and personal examination of Holl and his work Offers an extensive overview of both realised and unrealised works and the inspiration behind them Richly illustrated with hundreds of colour photographs and Holl's own watercolours Hardback 288 pages 2.3 kg Dimensions: 26 x 29.8 x 3.8 cm  
Breuer Breuer

Breuer

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The most comprehensive book on architect and designer Marcel Breuer (1902-1981) The book examines, in detail all the houses, furniture, and public buildings he designed in Europe and the United States Trace Breuer's career from his beginning at the Bauhaus through his collaboration with Walter Gropius, and the establishment of his own practice in the USA Hardback 456 pages 800g Dimensions: 16 x 30.5 x 3.6cm

Breuer

£100.00
Jutaku: Japanese Houses Jutaku: Japanese Houses

Jutaku: Japanese Houses

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Frenetic. Pulsating. Disorienting. Japan’s contemporary culture is constantly in flux, with a host of new architectural practices ushering in an era of continuous experimentation Featuring more than 400 houses - one per page, one image per house - Jutaku: Japanese Houses is a fast-paced, shock to the system that shines a Harajuku–bright neon light on the sheer volume, variety and novelty of contemporary Japanese residential architecture Hardback 512 pages 1kg 13.3 x 19.4 x 4.8cm
Brick Brick

Brick

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A fresh, insightful and surprising look at one of the world’s most versatile and popular architectural building materials Brick explores the beauty of brick through 169 structures dating from 2,100 BC to the present day "Brick is a glorious, surprising and moving account of this, the first building material. It is a record of the depth of imagination that has been invested in clay over millennia and I loved it." Edmund de Waal Author: William hall Hardback

Brick

£29.95
City Clips Page Markers - New York City Clips Page Markers - New York

City Clips Page Markers - New York

£7.00

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CityClips are little architectural page markers produced to a scale of 1:5000 Mark your favourite pages and create you own miniature New York skyline The New York set contains the iconic Empire State Building, Hearst Tower, Art Deco Chrysler Building and the New York Life Building
City Clips Page Markers - Paris City Clips Page Markers - Paris

City Clips Page Markers - Paris

£7.00

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CityClips are little architectural page markers produced to a scale of 1:5000 Mark your favourite pages and create you own miniature Paris skyline The Paris set includes four iconic buildings: Tour Eiffel, La Grande Arche, Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris and Sacré Coeur
Buckingham Palace Architectural Sculpture

Buckingham Palace Architectural Sculpture

£150.00

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Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British monarch This Chisel and Mouse sculpture is of the central portion of the East Front and contains the balcony from which the Royal Family acknowledges the crowds on momentous occasions and annually after Trooping the Colour Each sculpture is handmade in Sussex, England
Trellick Tower Architectural Sculpture

Trellick Tower Architectural Sculpture

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Chisel and Mouse's architectural sculpture displays Erno Goldfinger's Trellick Tower, a striking Grade II listed 31-storey block of flats in North Kensington Chisel and Mouse have sculpted the Brutalist housing block, complete with its separate lift tower which is linked at every third storey to the main block Each sculpture is handmade in Sussex, England
The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes

The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes

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Both a practical guide and a great source of inspiration, this book presents the interiors, furniture, and locations you need to know about along with portraits of the people who can make it happen Most architecture and interior books show houses polished to perfection, manicured to the extent that it is hard to imagine anybody actually lives there: they seem to miss the point that homes are meant to be inhabited A handbook for making a home that will stand the test of time; take knocks and scuffs in its stride; and where lives can unfold, children grow up, and dogs run wild Hardback 402 pages 1.7kg Dimensions: 20.3 x 26.9 x 3.3cm
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Identic Architecture Memory Game

Identic Architecture Memory Game

£15.00

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An architecture matching game to stimulate mind and memory Observe and remember worldwide architectural masterpieces to win
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Home Puzzle Home Puzzle

Home Puzzle

£40.00

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White
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A 3D architectural puzzle The puzzle has 17 pieces which, when separated can be re-imagined as pieces of furniture or a town The game works on the double principal of brainteaser and construction game Dimensions when built: 10.5 × 10.5 x 15cm

Home Puzzle

from £40.00 - £45.00
Archimetric Architects Sketchbook Archimetric Architects Sketchbook

Archimetric Architects Sketchbook

£27.50

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Archimetric is a sketchbook conceived for architects, designers and everyone who cares about scaled drafting The pages are ruled at a scale of 1/100° and 1/50° for precision, with blank pages included for notes and freehand drawings This sketchbook also comes with cardboard drawing instruments, including a scale ruler, T-square and protractor, as well as a bookmark 272 pages Dimensions: 17 x 24cm 100gr milimeter sheet 1/100° + 1/50° One supplied

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