Read More8thApril 2014
Joan Porter quotes Adrian Amos in a recent Antiques Trade Gazette article about how salvage is no longer a leftfield look,
Read More7thApril 2014
The Three LASSCO shops are adopting differing opening hours this weekend – so you should be able to get your fix of LASSCO at one of them throughout Easter – but please check the opening times below: LASSCO Three Pigeons in Oxfordshire: Good Friday: Closed but with Limited Viewing available (the Restaurant will be Open) Easter ...
Read More31stMarch 2014
A year ago, Poppy Smadja ate the lemon tart that changed her life. It was a tarte au citron, made by cult Parisian chocolatier Jacques Genin. Simple yet perfect, it convinced Poppy – already ‘besotted’ with patisserie after three years in Paris – this was her calling. With the help of her French-trained twin ...
Read More28thMarch 2014
Making an entrance this week - this steel rod and wooden ball ”runway” installation. Created by Kite and Laslett for Emilio de la Morena’s Autumn / Winter Collection (AW2014) for London Fashion Week. It can be seen as originally installed at LASSCO Three Pigeons. More details here: http://www.lassco.co.uk/a-steel-rod-and-wooden-ball-runway-installation/ For something more traditional LASSCO Ropewalk has a large ...
Read More18thMarch 2014
The Saw Swee Hock Student Centre (SAW), the London School of Economics’ ( LSE) latest landmark building, is the first new building it has commissioned in over 40 years. SAW’s dramatic sculptural form and unusual perforated brick façade, designed by Irish architect O’Donnell + Tuomey has been garnering praise from students, staff and architecture critics alike since opening earlier ...
Read More17thMarch 2014
Adrian Amos, owns architectural salvage company LASSCO. The company’s headquarters, an 18th-century villa overlooking Vauxhall roundabout, was once the seat of the Duke of Brunswick but today it houses everything from salvaged crystal chandeliers and radiators to Victorian hooks and handles. It’s also next door to chef Jackson Boxer’s first venture, the Brunswick ...
Read More14thMarch 2014
We are shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Dr Edward Haughey, Lord Ballyedmond in a helicopter crash yesterday near his home in Norfolk. Dr Haughey was a regular LASSCO customer – a rubicund and congenial latter-day Hearst he would fall upon our most grandiloquent stock in the manner that might be expected ...
Read More7thMarch 2014
If you listened to You & Yours on Radio 4 yesterday ( http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01tds04) your interest in taxidermy may have been stimulated. Here’s a selection of some of the taxidermy for sale this w/e at LASSCO shops.
Read More3rdMarch 2014
From April’s H & A magazine, featuring LASSCO Ropewalk and Georgia Dorey who’s set up our new textile department. Words: Alice Hancock Photograph: Lydia Evans
Read More28thFebruary 2014
The South London Concert Series presents a very special concert at a unique London venue. Emmanuel Vass, BBC Music Magazine’s March “rising star”, will give a piano recital with supporting performances from talented amateur pianists from the London Piano Meetup Group on Thursday 3rd April 2014 at LASSCO Brunswick House. The programme includes music ...