Le Labo x Bellerby & Co Globemakers

We are excited to share that we have collaborated with New York-based artisanal perfume brand Le Labo this year for their City Exclusive Event. We loved working with Le Labo as they are also a brand that celebrates craftsmanship and… Continue Reading

New Work With Yinka Shonibare MBE : Globe-Heads

We made more  bespoke “globe-heads” for recent work by Yinka Shonibare MBE. Globes by: Bellerby & Co Globemakers Ibeji (twins) Riding a Butterfly Dimensions: 265 x 235 x 105 cm Medium: Fibreglass mannequins, Dutch wax printed cotton textile, plastic, fur and globes… Continue Reading

The Wallace Line: Faunal Boundary

Our customers often teach us new things. With great explorers and adventures commissioning globes.. this post is inspired by one addition that has been requested to a bespoke globe just today… The Wallace Line or Wallace’s Line is a faunal… Continue Reading

Myth of the flat Earth & World Exlorers Pre 1492 || Today i Found Out

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue… with a whole lot of maps and information about the very round Earth. Contrary to popular belief, not only did Columbus realize the world was round, so did his contemporaries. In fact, it… Continue Reading

Recent Work with Yinka Shonibare (Updated)

For a few years now we have been working with Yinka Shonibare (MBE RA), on creating bespoke globes for his artwork. Over the past decade, Shonibare has become well known for his exploration of colonialism and post-colonialism within the contemporary… Continue Reading

Today In The Studio :: Working on a 80cm Galileo Hand Painted World Globe

The Galileo is based on the design of the famous Blaeu globe, our modern version of the antique masterpiece hosts a up-to-date map with added bespoke cartography, it is available in the traditional Terrestrial model. The 80cm globe will be cradled… Continue Reading

New Marble Bases for Mini Desk Globes

Collaborating with Ahsayane Studio on beautiful solid marble bases…. first two are for the Mini Desk Globes… larger ones in the works! Yet to be named or posted on our website, email [email protected] for more information or call + 44(0) 20 8800 7235.… Continue Reading

Cats Love Globes, You Should Too

  Here we bring together the internets largest collection of “Globe & Cat” photos in the world! All images found on Instagram and are credited at the bottom of the post. To send us your photos email [email protected] or find… Continue Reading

We Love :: Watercolour Maps & Architectural Illustrations by Anne E. McGraw

     Anne E (Summit Ridge Studio) keeps catching our eye, her love of maps shines through on every work of art she creates. She studied architecture and you can see the precision is each print. In a world of… Continue Reading

This MONTH In Instagram…

This is what we have been working on this month! To follow us on Instagram —-> HERE. Want to know more about what you see – email [email protected]              

Graham Hughes Photoshoot

British adventurer, filmmaker, and television presenter Graham David Hughes recently visited the studio to take some photos for Frankie Magazine. He is a Guinness World Records holder for visiting all 193 United Nations member states without flying. Done over a period of nearly four years,… Continue Reading

We Love.. The World According to Matthew Picton

Matthew Picton is a British-born artist living in Oregon, USA. His work is influenced by cartography and the inherent beauty of lines and forms that arise from natural topography and built environments. His series of ‘City Sculptures’ look at the organism… Continue Reading

On The Horizon

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

This Week in…. Instagram

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.

This Week In Instagram

  

Birthday Globe

Two nice things happened on Sunday. One…. the sun came out and we were able to catch a tan on Church Street with a nice glass of wine. Two… a lovely family surprised the man of the house with a… Continue Reading

Global Picks :: World Book Day

In honour of World Book Day… here are our top picks for 2014. 1. On The Map : Why The World Looks The Way It Does From the early sketches of philosophers and explorers through to Google Maps and beyond,… Continue Reading

Exactly why we made an ‘upside-down globe’

Or shall we say… ‘right-side up globe’ – We suggest everyone gives How the north ended up on top of the map a read today! It provides a insightful reminder / explanation / cartographic history of what is up.

This Week…. in Instagram

PrivatAir, Winter 2014

Check out the feature on Peter Bellerby in the PrivatAir Winter 2014 magazine, available online and for download here. Photography by Andrew Montgomery.