Lamppost Series – 4 – Vitra Campus, near Basel

For the last post of 2013, I return to my first series – the Lamppost series – with a rather cute pair of entwined lampposts seen at the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, just across the German border from Basel. There’s no name-plate – I can’t find out anything online about it, so I…

Lamppost series – 2: The London Eye

For the second in my lamppost series, I couldn’t help but link lamppost two with one of my favourite London attractions, The London Eye on the Victoria Embankment.  Continuing the regal theme, this lamppost is crowned! Look at the detailing of this cast iron dolphin at the lamppost’s base, designed, I believe, by G Vulliamy….

Lamppost series – 1: Buckingham Palace

The more I look around me via my faithful lens, the more I see … and there are really some cracking lampposts around.  Some of these tireless providers of light are highly decorative.  Such is the case with those lighting up Her Majesty’s London home –Buckingham Palace.  In this Diamond Jubilee year, this was the…