The Celestial Cassini : Livingstone Desk Globe

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We are in love with the new colouring on our 36cm Celestial Livingstone.

A lighter background and brighter colours make the illustrations really pop.

Each globe is hand painted and handmade to order

The Livingstone Desk Globe


Glacial Blue Livingstone Desk Globe

36cm diameter : cherry base : this example has added personalisation.


Mint Green Livingstone Desk Globe

36cm diameter : cherry base : this example

Bellerby Globe in Rudimental’s music video – Lay It All On Me feat. Ed Sheeran

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You can spot one of our large globes in Rudimental's video 'Lay It All On Me' feat. Ed Sheeran..

This is actually an old tester we made before crafting our first 'Upside Down Globe', so we were talked

The Wallace Line: Faunal Boundary

Map of the 'Malay Archipelago' showing position of the Wallace Line. Copyright G. W. Beccaloni.
Map of the 'Malay Archipelago' showing position of the Wallace Line. Copyright G. W. Beccaloni.

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...




Following up our on post last year (WE LOVE :: MONTPELLIER THIS CHRISTMAS) the globe is back and looking even more fabulous!

If you find yourself in Montpellier France this time of year…. be sure

Globe Lamp Installation : Karlsruhe, Germany

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In Karlsruhe, Germany there is currently an installation of illuminated globes above the water at K-Punkt. It looks beautiful! According to the official city Instagram page.... it symbolises the Silk

Recent Work with Yinka Shonibare (Updated)

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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

Globe Installation :: Mondovì, Italy

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An outdoor exhibition of hanging globes currently in the city of Mondovi, around the Belvedere Tower. Mondovi is a town in Piedmont, northern Italy, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) from Turin. The area around

If Earth Were The Size of This Globe… via UX.Blog

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Original blog post by John Nelson on UX Blog.
So if Earth were actually the size of this 127 cm diameter globe (and that by dragging my hands along its surface I would not be destroying a soft dusty lava

~ ~ Celestial Globes ~ ~

Bellerby & Co Globemakers Celestial Desk Globe in progress

Long before there were planetariums or advanced technologies available for studying the sky, people devised ways of depicting the sun, moon, planets, and stars in relation to the Earth. There was a desire

Cats Love Globes, You Should Too

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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

We Love :: Walk Among Worlds

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Installation of 7,000 inflatable beach balls - Maximo Gonzalez
In the installation "Walk among worlds" the artist (Mexico City–based Argentine artist Máximo Gonzáles) explores the effects of light

Star Atlas :: The Harmonia Macrocosmica of Andreas Cellarius

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The Harmonia Macrocosmica is a star atlas written by Andreas Cellarius and published in 1660 by Johannes Janssonius. The first part of the atlas contains copper plate prints depicting the world

Travels To My Elephant :: Rickshaw Race

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Today 'Travels to my Elephant' was launched! Come on a journey with Elephant Family, Quintessentially Foundation and lots of amazing artists (including us) to celebrate the life of Mark Shand and help

James Wilson : First American Globemaker

James Wilson Globemaker

Born in Londonderry, New Hampshire, Wilson farmed with his father and trained as a blacksmith, though he had little other formal education. He moved to Vermont in 1796, became interested in cartography,

Places That Don’t Exist

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As globe-makers we often get asked how we deal with political issues surrounding certain countries and if we have been asked by customers to add or takeaway cities or states. There are almost 200 official

Conde Nast Traveler : Travel-Themed Gifts for Art Lovers

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We were included in Conde Nast Traveler's list of "Travel-Themed Gifts for Art Lovers"

Some other ones we love ::


Mini Desk Globe Seen on The Apprentice……… in Lord Alan Sugar’s Office!

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We were so pleasantly surprised to see a Bellerby & Co Mini Desk Globe in Lord Alan Sugar's Office on the last episode of the Apprentice! You can watch Season 10, Episode 13, "Why I Fired Them" on