When eggs tell jokes, are they called yolks?

After a hard weeks work we are nearing completion on our Egg Globe for The Big Egg Hunt 2014 in New York.

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Can’t wait to see how New York compares to years past in London..

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The Globemaker Vimeo Spreads Around The World!

Since Vimeo kindly chose us as a Staff Pick and put us on their front page (as well as tweeting their 121,855 followers gasp) the video Peter Bellerby – The Globemaker has spread far and wide. We are up to 35,500 views!! We are humbled by the response and positive feedback.

The short film has been shared on twitter over 100 times. It has been written about by Huh. MagazineDevour.comThe Worlds Best EverThosewhomake.com, South Africa’s Cherry FlavaThe Documentary NetworkMental FlossArtnau, Little Green Footballs,
Curiosités de Titam (for our French readers), and the brilliantly named Socks on an Octopus in New York to name a few. Wahhay.

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Top Five Uses For That Old Globe Of Yours!

Perhaps you have a lesser quality globe that needs a new lease on life? Trade it in for a newer model (ahhemm we can recommend some great ones that don’t fall apart) … but don’t go tossing that old one.

Here are some ideas and overall favourites.

5. Half a globe becomes a genius planter for flowers. Either a hanging basket or else on a base indoor or out.

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4. Chalk Board Globes …. imagine the world how you want to. Chalk paint is fun and easy.

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3. A jaunty hat.

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2. A cheesy sentimental up-cycled gift to a loved one. With or without cliche quote. I’m a fan of mapping out places you’ve been or places you want to go.

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1. We love love love these ceiling lamps!! Major want.

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Globemaking has never looked so good…

Thank you to Hal Shinnie for coming by and taking some beautiful photos.

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Manual Labour :: Making & Making-Do

Tomorrow (August 27th) we will be in the window space at 289 Railway Arches, Cambridge Heath Road from noon – 2.30pm. The shop is being turned into a laboratory for the study of labour, skill and expertise with a lot of really interesting and talented people involved – click for more details.

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A Look into The Studio at Bellerby & Co

When moms come into town they get snap happy, we’ve stolen our most recent visitors photos to give you a little look into our studio..

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Dubbed! Il Fascino Peculiare Dei Mappamondi

We had a little visit at the studio from RSI La 1 and the great Head of Map Collections – Peter Barber from The British Library – to talk about what they dubbed…. the peculiar charm of globes.

Click to watch us on Swiss-Italian TV!

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Sneak Peek :: The Big Egg Hunt :: New York City :: Easter 2014

We are excited again to be part of the Big Egg Hunt. This time it is in one of our very favourite cities … New York!

Progress is already underway at Bellerby & Co and we think it is looking gorgeous.

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The eggs sold at auction raise a lot of money for Action for Children – and The Elephant Family.

Check out http://www.thebigegghunt.co.uk/ – and we will update you again with details in the new year!