Check out the newly released book, The Craft and the Makers: Tradition with Attitude by Gestalten. The book is a showcase of crafted products created by small manufacturers, including us at Bellerby & Co Globemakers! Craftsmanship is an expression of quality,… Continue Reading
Working on a couple new orders this week as well as a one-of-a-kind bespoke Livingstone for a June auction in aid of The Elephant Family. A number of the Mark Shand‘s favourite artists have donated works in his honour to help… Continue Reading
This week we started a new custom order – loving the colours.
Great article and gorgeous photos in Billionaire Magazine by Piers Cunliffe.
Jon laying down the horizon for the handmade globe stand, which is crafted using reclaimed oak and cherry wood. The Britannia was the first in the Bellerby & Co. collection, and is a beautiful, freestanding globe; offering a fine spin with our… Continue Reading
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1. Daniela and her new Mini Desk Globe “Terra”, 2. The Mini Desk Globe in Peters home, 3. Isis working on a Curve for Harrods, 4. The new Mini Celestial Globe. Follow us @globemakers.
Brooke Saward from World of Wanderlust came by to check out the studio. Read about her visit and her other adventures around the world here. “Purchasing a globe is in some ways a right of passage, an appreciation for the… Continue Reading
Isis finishing up a Galileo and a Churchill. The globe chandelier Peter is working on (we are taking donations of your old plastic light up globes ;)) and Cressida cutting out gores.
Well the rain has started to pour down and we are all keeping busy to avoid the chill of our beautiful warehouse with its metal roof and drafty windows. Isis finished painting the detail on a Churchill globe, Jon is… Continue Reading
Geodata doesn’t have to be ugly. Stamen Design’s watercolored maps make Google Maps look flat and tired. Here you have Watercolour punched through by satellite imagery from MapBox. We watercolour our globes so why not our google maps. Play around to see… Continue Reading
Some time ago Peter met up with Simon Garfield who wanted to write a chapter on him in On The Map: Why the world looks the way it does. Maps fascinate us. They chart our understanding of the world and… Continue Reading
The celestial globe is a three-dimensional map of the stars, and has been used since classical times. The stars were thought to sit on the surface of a giant sphere around the Earth, and the constant movement of the stars… Continue Reading