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The Value of Art

Can You Collect For Pleasure and Get An Investment Return?

The value of art is a broad subject, and one argued from every direction – whether art is political, emotional, passionate, observational or reflective. We all have a different take on what art means to us, and which artworks, artists and movements are the most “important”. Janine Stone spoke with The Fine Art Group to discuss this eternally debated topic.

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Beautiful Belgravia: Guide To Living In Central London

Belgravia is London regally dressed in its Sunday best.  Elegantly proportioned white stucco architecture characterises the neighbourhood’s distinctive streetscape. This aristocratic London district has a sense of community with its pretty cobbled mews, secluded private gardens and charming shopping streets as typified with Motcomb, Elizabeth and Kinnerton streets.   This chic neighbourhood is home to …

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Talking Interiors at the RCA

A New Lecture Series Announced

Following on from the huge success of the 2013/14 series, the Interior Design programme at the RCA has confirmed the Talking Interiors public lecture series for 2014/15 with a roll call of extraordinary speakers

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Exhibition: Constructing Worlds at the Barbican

Every picture tells a story …

Constructing Worlds brings together eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and perceive the world around us. From the first skyscrapers in New York and decaying colonial structures in the Congo, to the glamorous suburban homes of post-war California, and the modern towers of Venezuela, …

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Open House: Annual Festival of Architecture and Design

Discover the wonders of a London weekend

Open House London is the capital’s largest annual festival of architecture and design.

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British Design, Craftsmanship, Engineering and Innovation

Celebrating British Design Excellence

An exhibition by David Linley and Scott Simpson

Design Director, Anthony Bevacqua attended the celebration of British Design, Craftsmanship, Engineering and Innovation by David Linley and Scott Simpson at Linley’s flagship store in Pimlico.

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‘The Brits Who Built the Modern World’

A new exhibition at the Royal Institute of British Architecture (RIBA)

Head of Architecture, Chris Gaylord takes a look at a new exhibition at the Royal Institute of British Architecture and explores the work of a remarkable generation of British architects. 

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The Royal Academy Sensing Spaces Exhibition

Sensing Spaces at The Royal Academy

The Royal Academy of Arts has invited seven of the world’s major architectural firms from six countries across four continents to create installations to showcase their work in this new exhibition.

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‘Through the lense’ at The Little Black Gallery

Five decades of his photography by Terry O’Niell

Terry O’Neill, the world renowned photographer, portraitist and a judge for our eponymous Young Interior Designer Award is showcasing the best of his work from across the decades.

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Pearls at the V&A

The stunning exhibition exploring the glamour and allure of pearls over the centuries is due to come to an end at the V&A next week

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