The Laslett, London

An apartment-like boutique hotel experience in Notting Hill

On the hushed street of Pembridge Gardens, lined with pristine Victorian townhouses, one would hardly have any idea that five of these Notting Hill residences—which date from the mid 1800s and Grade 2 listed—actually conceal a hotel. The exterior of newcomer The Laslett has been preserved so carefully, with no marked signage, in fact, that we had to double back and retrace our path a …

2015 New Designers London: Part Two

More standouts from the July portion of the graduate showcase

While Part One of London’s New Designers exhibition focused heavily on textiles, Part Two (on now through 9 July) particularly rewarded anyone interested in furniture and product design. Students from all over the UK gathered under one roof to show their graduate collections in categories including furniture, product and industrial design, graphic design and illustration. With plenty of exciting and practical ideas on display, the …