Tagged: november

Screenshot of the John Lewis Christmas 2014 advert, starring Monty the Penguin.

Unwrapped: John Lewis Christmas Ad 2014 – 6 November 2014

A common Christmas crisis: finding something suitably special for one’s nearest and dearest, when twelve months earlier it seemed unlikely you’d ever better that ‘one-off’ gift. Imagine, then, the struggle for the ad team at John Lewis, who every year give the Great British public greater and greater offerings.

2012 Velodrome Building – 17 November 2010

Today, I saw for the first time London’s 2012 velodrome building – and I was staggered by its beauty. It is, quite simply, wonderful – but also practical and well-designed. Here’s an aerial photograph...