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New York, New York!

I visited New York and Miami over the last two weeks, and made the very most of every moment whilst I was there, so I am writing these blog posts on reflection. This is also helping me process everything I […]

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The Maiden Voyage

I was very lucky this year to receive an A-n bursary to extend my current research into mid war coastal architecture and begin my project, ‘The Maiden Voyage’. My work since 2013 has mainly responded to 1930s seafront architecture. This […]

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The Maiden Voyage

This 2018 A-n Bursary Blog will document my research visit to New York and Miami to explore the expansion of modernist architecture from Europe to the USA via Oceanliners, which often mimicked the form and design of ocean liners themselves.

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Update on our a-n bursary funded FUTURE Programme!

1 – Kicking off our a-n funded Future Programme as our first commissioned speaker, Nuno Coehlo gave two lectures in one in April (10th) that spanned seemingly divergent ages and subjects as ‘How Modernism Envisaged A New Future’ via 1920s chairs, Bauhaus […]

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Ben Cove, Freeloader, 2014, acrylic on panel, 40x40cm
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Ben Cove, 1974–2016

The London-based artist Ben Cove, whose work explored art and design history with particular reference to modernism, has died unexpectedly after a short illness. Artist Emily Speed pays tribute to her friend and his work, while also collecting the thoughts of other artists and curators.

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New Brighton: Seaside Shelters and More…

Last Thursday I visited New Brighton, which is part of Wallasey, on The Wirral to meet the owner of the New Brighton Palace and take a look round the building. New Brighton is a short train ride from Liverpool Lime […]

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Morecambe: Brucciani’s and More..

So far on my project, I have been amazed how generous people have been with their time and knowledge. During my last visit to Morecambe this was not any different. I met up with the lovely artist, illustrator and ice […]

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The Midland Hotel, Morecambe

This past Wednesday, I visited Morecambe to see the interior of The Midland Hotel, and be guided around the hotel by the very knowledgeable concierge Brian, who has worked at the hotel since it reopened in 2008, and also stayed […]

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Blackpool Casino and Pleasure Beach

A fortnight ago I took the train to Blackpool Pleasure Beach, to visit the Blackpool Casino and Pleasure Beach, designed by Joseph Emberton.  It is probably quicker to take the train to Blackpool North, if you are travelling from far, […]

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Bispham Tram Station, Blackpool

On a very rainy day, I went to visit the Bispham tram station, built in 1932 and designed by J.C Robinson and the Blackpool Corporation.  He also later designed the Little Bispham Tram station further up the line which opened […]

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Michael Marriott

Frances Lord explores Michael Marriott’s career and practice which involves exhibition design, curating, writing, product and furniture design and installation.

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