Recommendation | McQueen Unlocking Stories

On the 28th of January the Alexander McQueen brand opened an exciting experimental space in their new flagship store at 27, Old Bond Street in London. On the top floor they have created an open atelier like space that will host a programme of exhibitions, talks and events aimed at inspiring visitors, students in particular. The first installation is called Unlocking Stories, exploring the stories behind works from the Spring/Summer 2019 collection. On display are the processes, stories, teamwork and materials that has gone into the collection, along with some original pieces designed by Lee Alexander McQueen.

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Thoughts | Walking around London

Photograph of the redevelopment of the Coal Drops Yard in London. In view are two old victorian buildings formerly used for storage of produce that came into London on trains. Architect Thomas Heatherwick has created a roof structure that combine the two structures while creating a space between the two buildings by bringing the roofline up between the two buildings in an organic fashion rather than a conventional triangular roof. The shape sort of resemble the shape pages in a book take when its opened in the middle and the pages are held softly at either side.

Finally found a quiet moment to sit down and write another post. In between assignments at the moment, so here goes…

There is nothing like London to fight away those January blues, even if it shows itself primarily from its grey, cloudy and rainy side – there is simply too many great things to do and see to worry about that. After my time on Hampstead Heath I spend the rest of the day walking around London with an old friend, we managed to walk some 25 km before it was time to part ways. It might seem like a long walk, but to be honest it is rather business-as-usual for a day in London for me. I love walking around London with no real goal in sight, just exploring.

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