Tag Archives: London

Getting Trippy With The Tate

Animator Jack Sachs spent just three weeks creating this trippy little video tour of the Tate Britain Museum in London. Sachs’ surreal CG characters occupy the staid gallery while guiding us on an engaging tour of the art treasures. I … Continue reading

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Virtual History

On his death in 1837, English architect and avid collector Sir John Soane bequeathed his stately London mansion and personal museum and library to the nation, with the stipulation that it would be preserved intact. He also required that the … Continue reading

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Underground Design

h/t to follower Evan Smythe for this post During the 1930s, London Transport’s first chief executive, Frank Pick, commissioned radical new designs for the system’s Underground stations, the famous Johnston typeface, and the iconic roundel. To mark the 75th anniversary … Continue reading

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City of a Million Bikes

In my ongoing promotion of print travel guidebooks, I’m happy to recommend the new Carl Goes Amsterdam guide. You may remember previous posts here on Carl Goes London and Carl Goes Berlin.This quirky series focuses on travel for creative types and modern urban nomads who … Continue reading

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Grey London

  To mark the launch of Bose’s Get Closer campaign for Quiet Comfort wireless headphones, Grey London has created a one minute video that shows dancer Maëva Berthelot moving through the deserted streets of London. Dancing through locations that range from Piccadilly … Continue reading

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Typewriter Art

Inspired by the story of aviator Amy Johnson’s flight from London to Darwin, Australia in a de Havilland Gipsy Moth biplane, animator Lizzy Hobbs created this charming film using an old Underwood 315 typewriter.

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How Dickensian

Tom Gauld created this brilliant print for the London comic book store Gosh!s 30th anniversary celebration. Prints are available on their website.  

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Free Books For Life

One of my all-time favorite London bookshops, Heywood Hill in the heart of Mayfair, is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, the purveyor of antiquarian, rare, secondhand, and new books has launched “the worlds first major … Continue reading

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Mission Impossible

It may have just been a stunt to promote the UK National Art Pass, but Alex Gorosh did attempt to see “all” of the art in London’s museums in one day.

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I am curious London

Readers of TBTP know that I am enamored with London. Over the years, I have had the good fortune to spend quite a bit of time there and I even wrote a budget travel guide for the British capital. So, … Continue reading

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