Here are some selection of photographs taken by Lord Snowdon in the 1960s of British Artists. You can see more photographs taken by Snowdon between 1962 and 2005 here on the Snowdon Review – a beautifully curated new website which catalogues his photographs, designs, objects, books and ephemera.
Lucian Freud by Lord Snowdon, 1963
Ivon Hitchens by Lord Snowdon, 1963
I also came across this page on Pinterest with more photographs of artists in their studios including De Kooning, Francis Bacon and Monet.
Clockwise from top left:
24h Tuokio by Arabia tabelware range by Finnish designer duo Helorinne & Kallio from Skandium, Sandalwood D Tana Lawn, Liberty Art Fabrics from Liberty Vintage Grainsack Pillow Double Blue Stripe from Jill Bent Cut Paper Wallpaper from the Tea House Collection from Thibaut Calico Teapot by Burleigh Nejlika Jardiniere from Nordic Style
These beautiful vintage posters were originally published in 1931 by the Electric Railways Company Ltd. Designed by the Ecole des Beaus Artist Andre Marty, they would have advertised days out form London by tube, bus or tram. You can now buy a beautiful presentation pack of these set of A3 prints from the London Transport Museum shop.
I came across A space of my own by Caroline Clifton-Mogg the other day. It is full of photographs of home offices, craft studios and studies with lots of inspirational ideas for lighting, storage and furniture. There is everything from small office spaces under stairs to large artists studios and case studies from desginers and stylists (where to get to have sneak peek inside their studios). Below are some of my favourites…
All images are scanned from “A space of my own” by Caroline Clifton-Mogg, Ryland Peters & Small (2011)
A Little Bird: Only what we Love:- This blog was set up by two Ex- Vogue girls Daisy Garnett and Francesca Martin.. its a brilliant guide to what’s on in theatre, art, film, dance, music, tv, food, beauty and shopping.
Cream canvas printed bag with grey birds and light turquoise eggs
size 33cm x 42cm approx from Thornback and Peel
Swallow and Pebble Cushion made from 100% cotton cambric cover. FromSanderson
Designed by Felicity Hall this Bird and peony clutch bag kit allows you to create a quirky clutch bag by stitching in the pattern yourself. featuring metallic wool, making it perfect for day or evening. From Liberty
Small blue bird print metal bowl made from stainless steel, avaliable from Liberty
Hummingbird Notebook: Printed on fabulous natural-coloured leather and finished with a black satin ribbon, the illustrations for these notebooks are taken from an 18th century encyclopdeidia. Avaliable from Natural History: The Origin of Style