THE LONDON LIST
THE LONDON LIST
Towards Progress and Understanding in Design

HOUSE OF GLASS

Culture

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MEDITATING ON THE VOID

The most important member of the Art Informel (Unformed Art) movement to come out of Spain in the latter part of the 20th-century, Antoni Tàpies conceived of his body of work as a meditation on the concept of “the void”

ACTS OF DARING

A highly skilled and virtuoso potter, Georges Jouve modernized the art of ceramics, developing unique techniques motivated by his individual style of sensual and sometimes ironic creations that illustrate a subtle combination of rigor, savoir-faire and imagination

WHIMSY AND REASON

Perhaps best known for his iconic white L’Ours Polaire sofa, decorator and furniture designer Jean Royère came late to his métier, achieving global prominence in the greatest period of transition in the decorative arts in the last century

PEOPLE 

DESIGN ENCOUNTER

This year Decorex presents Design Encounter, a boundary-pushing collaboration offering visitors a unique, immersive journey through design

Indomitable human spirit

Best known for his vast bronze figures — bold, raw and urgent — acclaimed sculptor Maurice Blik places the human condition at the centre of his work

DANNY KAPLAN STUDIO

Born in New York City and raised in Aix-en-Provence, Danny Kaplan’s passion for ceramics was shaped by early exposure to the traditional pottery of the region

PLACES

ALEXANDER TCHARNY

Alexander Tcharny sells antiques and decorative arts encompassing art, lighting and furniture from the late 19th - late 20th century from his shop at 297 Lillie Road

THE NEW CRAFTSMEN

Occupying a 19th Century arts and crafts workshop, the New Craftsmen curates contemporary craft selected from a network of over 100 British makers

8 HOLLAND STREET

West London gallery, 8 Holland Street, set up by interior designer Tobias Vernon, specialises in carefully selected 20th century art and design