Category Archives: interior design
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...
4 August 2014
Britain’s best-selling Period Homes magazine, Period Living, has a regular section called Salvage Savvy written by Jackie Herald. September’s issue is about boot scrapers. She chose this wonderful Arts and Crafts cast-iron boot scraper from LASSCO Ropewalk. Further information about boot scrapers here: http://www.independent.co.uk/property/house-and-home/rise-and-fall-of-the-bootscraper-2341628.html
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
22 July 2014
It’s that time of the year again, when we dream of the sea-side and plan to motor to the coast. Other coastal stock includes driftwood at LASSCO Brunswick House as well as a print of one of the great English sea-side towns of the 19th century, Ramsgate.
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
8 April 2014
Joan Porter quotes Adrian Amos in a recent Antiques Trade Gazette article about how salvage is no longer a leftfield look,
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...
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