Category Archives: architecture
8 June 2015
Here’s a selection of where you can see LASSCO in the press this week: A new interiors story ‘Mineral Hues’ out in the July issue of Homes and Gardens shot by Sarah Maingot & styled by Twig Hutchinson who puts our blue enamel pendant lights to great use. A wedding dress fashion shoot in Asiana magazine’s Summer issue which...
14 April 2015
See the May issue of World of Interiors for some beautifully photographed articles including ‘Positively Medieval’ with words by Ros Byam Shaw & photography by Jan Baldwin. It’s about Allt-y-Bela, Arne Maynard and William Collinson’s home in Monmouthshire which has been restored thanks to the Spitalfields Historic Buildings Trust. Look carefully and in the small...
3 February 2015
Adrian Amos, LASSCO Chairman writes: “One of my earliest memories was being shown Spiegelhalter’s by my father, Sid Amos, in the mid 1950s. He pointed it out as a ‘sod you’ phenomenon – the ‘independent trader’ against the powerful and corporate – hubris with built-in nemesis. Spiegelhalter’s was dear to the heart of every small businessman in...
20 October 2014
Remarkable reductions on a selection of stock at LASSCO Brunswick House. https://www.lassco.co.uk/catalogsearch/result/index/?p=1&q=autumn+sale Open 7 days a week. Also: Clearance Sale Now On at LASSCO Three Pigeons … See Current Sale items HERE.
1 September 2014
Timber cladding (also referred to as wall boarding & wall cladding ) is seen repeatedly worldwide on both residential and commercial buildings of all shapes and sizes and design aesthetics. Some are rustic, some are planed to within an inch of their life and are very precise and contemporary. But timber cladding does not have to...
5 August 2014
LASSCO has in stock eleven fine scagliola columns made for Prince Jefri of Brunei. In imitation of the rarest of marbles, Convent Siena and Russian Malachite they were made by Hayles & Howe for one of London’s twentieth century most remarkable and ill fated follies – the conversion of the Playboy Club in Park Lane...
1 August 2014
More of the retro Swedish ‘pig lamps’ and half a dozen stonking enamel factory lights from the Czech Republic. The largest couple are 75cm high! All re-wired and tested. More info in the links below. https://www.lassco.co.uk/a-retro-swedish-pig-lamp-grislampa https://www.lassco.co.uk/a-vintage-czech-enamel-factory-light https://www.lassco.co.uk/a-vintage-czech-enamel-factory-light-53374 https://www.lassco.co.uk/a-retro-swedish-pig-lamp-grislampa-53372
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)
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...
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...
14 November 2013
LASSCO was proud to donate reclaimed pine boards to WORKSHOP Architecture for their upcoming exhibition, Not What, But How. WORKSHOP is a non-profit organisation that deals primarily with impoverished communities, building schools and learning environments. The centre piece of the exhibition is a large live/work space comprised of shelves, desks and a ladder...