Third floor, Mens Tailoring, Going up!

Six Word Saturday By the 1920s Selfridges was the most glamorous department store in London. American shopping magnate Gordon Selfridge had opened the Oxford Street store in 1909. Selfridges initially employed young women to operate the store lifts but, after World War II, they were replaced by disabled ex-servicemen. This lift was removed during a… Continue reading Third floor, Mens Tailoring, Going up!

Playing with perspective at the Barbican

Six Word Saturday Originally commissioned by the Ministry of Works in 1960, these nine ceramic panels feature stylistic images of telecommunications equipment. They were based in Fleet House, a large telecommunications building and when the site was redeveloped they were moved to the Speed Highwalk in the Barbican