Category Archives: LASSCO Press Office
11 November 2020
We study the interiors of Eltham Palace to seek out the method behind the elusive genius of Peter Malacrita and invite our customers to 'take the look home'.
4 September 2020
“There is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known.”
28 April 2020
JAMES MORTIMER 23rd October 1930 – 20th April 2020 A long standing friend of LASSCO, we first got to know James when he came to St Michael’s Shoreditch to take some snaps for a John Diamond piece for the Sunday Times in the late 1970s. Immediately we warmed to him – a ‘bon viveur’, a ‘roue’,...
13 May 2019
As so often here at Brunswick House, an upcoming event of ineffable modernity reminds us of things past – usually more decorous.
28 November 2018
LASSCO bids a fond farewell to another big beast of the Victorian public house interior.
28 September 2018
LASSCO is having a clearance sale of remaindered batches of reclaimed flooring. Individual batches in a range of timbers are ‘priced-to-clear’.
12 July 2018
On 18th July we welcome Stephen Calloway for his talk ‘Inside – Outside; the Architectural Interior’. Ranging widely in time and location Stephen will consider the long and varied use of ‘outside’ architectural motifs in interiors ranging from the magnificent to the mad. Architects, designers and decorators have long seen the repertoire of architectural forms...
18 May 2018
On Wednesday the 23rd May we welcome Jeremy Musson who will examine the work and legacy of Robert Adam in his lecture ‘Adam and the Art of Elegance’.
3 May 2018
One night, 106 years ago, a small cluster of men with a lifting derrick, ropes, block & tackle and muscle-power would have been seen in a wooded glade on the western bank of The Serpentine in Kensington Gardens. After darkness had fallen, at some point, their work completed, they would have slipped away; what they...
8 March 2018
LASSCO has salvaged a large stock of Edwardian Baltic Pine from a site with a history stretching back to 200 A.D.
10 January 2018
LASSCO has salvaged a number of interesting items from the prominent former Bankside office, Sea Containers House, designed by Warren Platner.
1 November 2016
LASSCO has come into posession of a large quantity of reclaimed Victorian maple strip flooring from the Ogden’s tobacco factory in Liverpool. Ogden’s Imperial tobacco factory was constructed in Liverpool on its Boundary Lane site in 1899 by the Architect Henry Hartley in a heterogeneous and pleasingly indiscriminate ‘Queen Anne style’. It was a statement...