Categories / Architecture, Design and Interiors, Food and Drink

East London landmark mugs


People will always need plates have created quite a trend for putting architectural drawing onto homewares, a trend that continues with these East London landmark mugs.

The four mugs reflect the history (and the current fashionableness) of the area and have something for most architectural tastes: be it the Victoriana of the Museum of Childhood, the industrial motif of the gas towers, the turn-of-the-century Hackney Empire or Dalston's Deco Rio cinema. Perhaps unsurprisingly their designer, Saranotsarah, is also an architect. Each drawing is shown against an attractive, colourful background. 

The mugs cost £8.50 each or £30 for a set of four. Perfect for a Rosie Lee…

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Categories / Toys and Games

Sindy in the sixties at the Museum of Childhood

Sindy in the Sixties

Sindy, the British alternative to the Barbie doll, was launched in 1963 and her role in the 'Swinging London' of the period is celebrated in the display Sindy in the Sixties, taking place at the Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green, London. 

It's only a small display – taking just one case – but it's filled with over 70 objects including original 60s dolls featuring boyfriend Paul and friends Mitzi and Vicki as well as Sindy herself. There's also furniture, outfits from her extensive wardrobe and accessories. If you are a Sindy fan and in the area, it's well worth popping in. The display is on until 18 January. 

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