April in The Studio : Bellerby & Co Globemakers

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What April in our studio is looking like so far! Starting with Alex working on an 80cm Galileo in Britannia Blue...

Back when the last gores were going on in back and Isis in front painting

March in The Studio II : Bellerby & Co Globemakers

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As the month comes to a close we finish a 50cm in Ocean Blue & an 80cm in Mint Green.

23cm Mini Desk Globe on Purpleheart Wood - available by special request.

The globe we made for Royal

March IN THE STUDIO Part I : BELLERBY & CO GLOBEMAKERS, LONDON

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This month so far .... we finally finished up the 127cm Churchill (Galileo style base). We are in love with this globe ..... the way it can be adjusted to spin at any angle / upside down and the overall

FEBRUARY IN THE STUDIO PART III : BELLERBY & CO GLOBEMAKERS, LONDON

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Taking a look at what we are working on this week ....

Starting with a 36cm Livingstone in Prussian Blue, 2nd gore going down!

 

Alex painting detail on a Mint Green 80cm -

 

FEBRUARY IN THE STUDIO PART II : BELLERBY & CO GLOBEMAKERS, LONDON

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Taking a look at what we are working on this week .... starting with an 80cm globe in Prussian Blue.

For some fun facts about the Statue of Liberty click > here <

Painting the horizon band

February in the studio Part I : Bellerby & Co Globemakers, London

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Sam working on a 36cm Livingstone in Prussian Blue - this globe includes the customers favourite quotations in the ocean in a calligraphy font.

The 127cm Churchill still in progress.. nearly

January In The Studio : Bellerby & Co Globemakers

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It's been a busy month post holidays, getting back on track and starting a new.

We had a new apprentice Eddy start at the beginning of the month as well! He will work through 6 months or so of training

December in the studio….

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Last month in the studio at Bellerby & Co Globemakers... starting with an Aquamarine 36cm Albion..

An 80cm Curve in Britannia Blue..

A Mini Desk Globe in Glacial Blue.

In The Studio With Ana Santl II

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Last week Ana Santl came by our studio and took a lovely set of photos!

Slovenia-born Berlin-based photographer Ana Santl picked up her father’s old film camera at the age of 11 and started taking

Glacial Blue Mini Desk Globe

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All sized globes are also available in Glacial Blue! A light blue ocean gets lighter towards the coast and shading on land makes the continents pop in contrast.. the colour really suits all bases.

The Britannia Floor Standing World Globe in Aluminium

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Introducing the Britannia in Aluminium.

Handcrafted and hand painted 50cm diameter globe shown here in ‘Britannia Blue’ - available in a wide range of colours , in a gloss or matte finish and with

NOVEMBER IN THE STUDIO….. II

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Photos in the studio through the end of November and first week of December. Working on globes of all sizes as per usual.. getting some winter sunshine through the windows when we are lucky.

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November in the studio….. I

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This month so far we have been working on all sizes of globes as per usual... a few new things in the mix though...

Two 50cm in Britannia Blue.. layers of watercolour make this colour shine more green

October II Through The Instagram Lens

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These past few weeks have been all about starting the 127cm Churchill, finishing up a Cool Blue 80cm globe and an 80cm Glacial Blue, and working on 23cm & 36cm desk globes.... as well as carving pumpkins.

Work in Progress : The 50cm Cassini in Mint

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The 50cm Britannia in Cassini colouring ... with a Minty background instead of our usual Ochre. Absolutely in love with it already! Example of how the Cassini usually looks glossed in 80cm : CLICK HERE.

The 80cm Curve :: Glacial Blue

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We took some new photos of Glacial Blue Curve (80cm).

The 80cm globe is also available of a traditional wood base (The Galileo).

Trouble picturing how big 80cm is? Scroll down for an 80cm next to

Albion Desk Globe Available in All Sizes

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Bellerby & Co's signature desk globe with 360 degree movement by hand can now be ordered as the original 23cm globe, 36cm, 50cm, 80cm or 127cm.

We will add more photos as we complete this years

New Work With Yinka Shonibare MBE : Globe-Heads

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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:

Martin Brudnizki Design Studio :: January 2016

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We are in the blog & in-house magazine for Martin Brudnizki Design Studio (MBDS). Founded by interior architect Martin Brudnizki in 2000. Established in London, MBDS set-up a New York

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