The Whitechapel Gallery in London's East End was founded in 1901. Designed by Charles Harrison Townsend, the gallery has always been central to Cool Britannia.
The Whitechapel Gallery has showcased some legendary artists such as Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Jackson Pollock, Gilbert & George and Lucian Freud.
Charles Harrison Townsend had a limited budget to work with. He focused much of his attention on the front of the gallery, designing a beautifully detailed arched entrance. Our architectural sculpture is of this gorgeous arched doorway.
Each of our architectural sculptures is handmade in our studio in Sussex, England. They are made of strong plaster that has a reassuring weight and smooth, cool feel. The window frame is made of etched brass. Stylish ornaments, gifts or presents that are handmade in Britain and look fabulous on a desk, shelf or wall.
Address: Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QX, England.
We all want the world to be a better place. We are trying to do our bit. We reuse, recycle and use less where we can. We search out sustainable local suppliers. We sponsor grassroots sports for the local youth, donating both money and time. We sponsor local environmental projects. We know we can do more but we're making a start!
We hand make all of our models. Chisel & Mouse is the combination of an artisan‚Äôs approach (the chisel) with modern innovation and transformative technologies (the mouse).
By capturing life and its big ideas in miniature, the brand celebrates the beauty of our industrialised world.
11in high, 6.5in wide, 2.5in deep & 5.5lb approximately.
Erno Goldfinger's Trellick Tower is a Grade II listed 31-storey block of flats in North Kensington. The tower is built in a narrow oblong with a separate lift tower linked at every third storey to the main block. Its Brutalist design was not to everyone's taste and was unpopular with many of its council tenants. However over the years the building has become highly desirable and home to up-and-coming designers and entrepreneurs. The building is striking and now has a place in architectural history as London's most iconic tower block.
11in high, 4in wide, 3in deep & 4.6lb approximately.
In 1933-34 William Lescaze, the revered modernist architect, designed and built his own house in Manhattan. Claimed to be New York's first modernist house, it stands out from its row of Brownstones due to its striking design. White concrete, glass bricks, an absence of ornamentation and its use of strong geometric forms make this house unique.
Lescaze approach to architecture can be seen in every facet of the building. From the external design to the internal layout, his focus on function and practical living are evident.
Chisel & Mouse have produced a stunning sculpture of the front facade, paying a fitting homage to one of New York's most desirable residences.
Each of our architectural sculptures is handmade in our studio in Sussex, England. They are made of strong plaster that has a reassuring weight and smooth, cool feel. Stylish ornaments, gifts or presents that are handmade in Britain and look fabulous on a desk, shelf or wall.
Address: 211 East 48th Street New York, United States
13in high, 13in wide, 2in deep & 7lb approximately.
London is one of the world's oldest great cities. It grew from three centres: the Roman settlement in the 1st century on the northern banks of the Thames, now known as "the City"; Southwark on the southern banks; and Westminster upstream. London expanded rapidly. The Great Fire of 1666 led to the proposal of many radical rebuilding schemes but these came to little. Instead London was rebuilt piecemeal driven by capitalism and housing demands. London's population passed one million by 1800 and had reached 6.5 million a century later. Its structure is immensely complicated and there is little discernible form. Unsurprisingly it is not characterised by any particular architectural style with its buildings having been amassed over such a long period of time.
This 3d map of London, at a scale of 1:5000, is of "the City" - London's hub of trade, commerce, and banking. It is a single resin tile measuring 30x30cm encapsulated in an oak frame. The model can wall hang or be displayed on a desk or table top.
Acrylic case optional
8.5in high, 8.5in wide, 3.5in deep & 6lb approximately.
The Conran Shop flagship store opened its doors in 1987 in the historic Michelin House building on Fulham Road, Chelsea, and heralded the revival of the area now known as Brompton Cross. The building was originally commissioned in 1909 by the Michelin Tyre Company as their first permanent British headquarters and the art deco masterpiece officially opened in 1911. The building also houses the critically acclaimed Bibendum Restaurant, named after Michelin's iconic figure, Monsieur Bibendum, or more commonly referred to as, 'The Michelin Man'.
Address: Michelin House, 81 Fulham Road, London, SW3 6RD, England.
I CONFIRM THE GOOD RECEIPT OF THE FIVE MODELS ORDERED, ARRIVED IN PERFECT CONDITION THANKS TO SOLID AND SUI PACKAGING. I AM DELIGHTED WITH THE RESULT. I ALSO APPRECIATED BEING KEPT INFORMED OF THE SMALL DELAY IN PROCESSING MY ORDER. I WILL HAPPILY ORDER AGAIN.
Thank you very much. We received it within the last hour and absolutely love it!
It has arrived. Looks brilliant! Very pleased indeed.
Art Lovers House delivered safely today in perfect condition as always. Itís going to delightmy daughter on Christmas Day .Your service and quality of product are of the best.Thank youso much for going the extra mile, I really appreciated it.
Just received them! Gorgeous as usual! Thank you very much for your kind help and have a great week,
the model is amazing - its my 4th purchase and they just get better and better - thanks
Models arrived today, Robert. Both excellent. Thks for the usual professional service.
They are brilliant. Two happy Arsenal fans!
Just received London Cityscape safe and sound. Itís even better than expected and I am very pleased.
Thank you very much. The order arrived today. Beautifully wrapped and prompt service.