Thursday, April 16, 2009

+...DaiLy ExPrEsS...+

Daily Express Building (formerly)
121-128 Fleet Street, London, EC4

Architects: Ellis and Clarke with Sir Owen Williams, 1930-32,
with interiors designed by Robert Atkinson.

The Daily Express Building is covered with black Vitrolite and clear glass, with chromium strips.
The lobby by Atkinson includes plaster reliefs of Industry by Eric Aumonier, lots of silver and gilt including a silvered pendant lamp, as well as an oval staircase.

The Daily Express Building is not open to the public but the façade and entrance lobby can be seen from the street.

Photographer Peter Aprahamian

Thanks 2 V&A

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