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
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 -
Taking a look at what we are working on this week .... starting with an 80cm globe in Prussian Blue.
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Painting the horizon band
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
We took some new photos of Glacial Blue Curve (80cm).
The 80cm globe is also available of a traditional wood base (The Galileo).
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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
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
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
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
The latest addition to our Mini Desk Globe range.
The Albion is now available in solid brass. The base features the same innovative roller bearing mechanism as our other desk globes permitting 360 degree rotation in all directions.
The base comes with your choice of 23m handcrafted & hand-painted terrestrial or celestial globe. We offer a range of colours and as each globe is made to order, the added personalisation options are endless.
For further information or to commission your globe, call us on + 44(0) 20 8800 7235 or email firstname.lastname@example.org || our main website is www.bellerbyandco.com
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