24 June 2014
These images are from the Summer 2014 issue of Schön! Magazine, a London based fashion, arts and culture quarterly, published in 13 countries. The shoot is a fashion accessories still life story, inspired by the paintings of the 17th Century Baroque artist Daniel Seghers & shows a different use of LASSCO stock. ...
4 June 2014
Black and white tiles are classic and timeless, particularly in bathrooms, kitchens & hallways & perennially popular. ”… in my years at LASSCO I have yet to see a decline in demand for them”, Nick Newman, Manager, LASSCO Ropewalk Available to order from LASSCO Ropewalk. (£12 each, one size 20cmx20cmx18mm)
30 May 2014
Here’s a small selection of some of our stock as featured in June’s colour press. Clockwise from top left: World of Interiors ( candlesticks) , Germany’s Architectural Digest (gilt cabinet), Livingetc (urn & planter) & Period Living (road sign). You might also like the M&S blog starring Keeley Hawes shot at LASSCO Ropewalk: http://www.marksandspencer.com/c/style-and-living/in-the-moment
20 May 2014
“For perhaps two hundred years The Three Pigeons at Milton Common, the old coaching inn that is now the LASSCO country HQ, has enjoyed two gables. Now Oxfordshire Council have agreed to a ‘Third Pigeon’! The old pub is to be expanded to provide a ballroom, a parlour, a dining saloon, new kitchens and...
2 May 2014
LASSCO Three Pigeons is open as normal this Monday. LASSCO Brunswick House will be open from 11am until normal closing at 5pm whilst LASSCO Ropewalk will remain shut. We hope you all enjoy this national holiday whatever you are doing!
8 April 2014
Joan Porter quotes Adrian Amos in a recent Antiques Trade Gazette article about how salvage is no longer a leftfield look,
31 March 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...
28 March 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: https://www.lassco.co.uk/a-steel-rod-and-wooden-ball-runway-installation/ For something more traditional LASSCO Ropewalk has a large...
18 March 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...
17 March 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...
7 March 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.
3 March 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