Posts Tagged "kensington"

Video: The New Design Museum at the Commonwealth Institute

The New Design Museum from Design Museum on Vimeo. Film by Crane.tv

In 2014, the Design Museum is moving from its current location in Shad Thames to the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington.

Designs for the site have been produced by two of the world’s most innovative architectural practices: John Pawson has redesigned the interior of the Grade 2* listed building and OMA has planned the surrounding residential development.

We’ll miss having the Design Museum here on our doorstep at VL.com, but look forward to the many exciting developments that will come with the new, bigger space in West London.

Chinese Cuisine at Min Jiang in Kensington

If you fancy some Chinese cuisine which is slightly more authentic than the questionable takeaway over the road then head to Min Jiang in Kensington High Street.  Overlooking Kensington Gardens, on the tenth floor of the Royal Garden Hotel, this Chinese …

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Park Terrace Restaurant

Last night I visited the new Park Terrace restaurant in the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington. The revamped venue has a floor-to-ceiling glass wall with views over Kensington Gardens, and the park theme continues in the food and drink menus. We …

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