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Christmas competition: Win a Pair of London City Cufflinks

Yes indeed, to celebrate the festive season and the iconic buildings of London, SEEN and City Cufflinks are collaborating to give one lucky reader a pair of the beautiful, hand-made London City Cufflinks featuring St Paul’s Cathedral, City Hall and many more. They’re a wonderful way to accessorise a smart business suit and a witty way to demonstrate your appreciation of the London skyline.

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Dinny Hall: A Shining Star

SEEN had the privilege recently, of hearing iconic jeweller Dinny Hall speak about her life and career in jewellery and design. She started off in the seventies when jewellery didn’t have the profile it has now, so in that sense she was very much a pioneer. She hung out with the cool musicians of the …

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Ferrari: Under the Skin at the Design Museum

This perfect capsule exhibition brings home yet again to SEEN the sheer grit and determination of the man behind Ferrari; one of the world’s iconic vehicle brands. Here is evidence (£140million of it) of Enzo Ferrari’s grand obsession: cars whose lines make them more akin to space rockets than anything earthbound. The factories in which …

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London City Cufflinks at Selfridges

SEEN loves City Cufflinks, so we were delighted to hear that you can now get them at Selfridges in time for Christmas. The London City Cufflinks, handcrafted in sterling silver, include the
Royal Albert Hall, City Hall, St. Paul’s Cathedral and much more.

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aqua shard’s Christmas Tree Designed by Lee Broom x Nude Glass

Here’s a beautiful thing: this year, aqua shard’s Christmas tree, ‘The Tree of Glass’, a modernist sculptural Christmas tree crafted by global glassware brand Nude, and designed by Lee Bloom (who’s celebrating 10 years in the industry this year) will illuminate aqua shard’s triple-story atrium on the 31st floor of The Shard from November 14th until early January 2018.

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Smartify App Launches at the Royal Academy

SEEN was fortunate enough to attend the launch of the Smartify app at the Royal Academy recently. Will Dallimore, Director of Public Engagement at the RA, welcomed us at a time of great transformation. They’ve had a huge construction project going on, which means that there will be a 70% increase in new public space …

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LDF17: Tord Boontje’s Luminous Reflections

This year’s London Design Festival saw the global launch of Tord Boontje’s new collection of chandeliers and crystal lighting components, designed exclusively for Swarovski Crystal Palace in his 15th year of collaboration with Swarovski.

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Tiipoi: Modern Kantha at LDF17

With so much to see at the London Design Festival, SEEN was keen to view the beautiful embroidery of Tiipoi. They’re a London-based studio that creates collections inspired by and made in India with a combination of traditional and craft skills and industrial manufacturing techniques. Modern Kantha included quilted blankets and cushions displayed to great …