a 100 years of selfridges, london

a 100 years of selfridges, london

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queen of time sculpture installed in 1931 and ‘open to the world since 1909’ emblazoned in giant neon on the store’s canopy on oxford street, london image © designboom

founded by american harry gordon selfridge, retail department store, selfridges on oxford street in london celebrates 100 years with a centenary exhibition.curated by lindy woodhead, author of ‘shopping, seduction and mr selfridge’, the exhibition features rare archive images of the selfridge’s earliest days, a sculpture made from the store’s carrier bags from the decades, art installations and photos of celebrities from over the years. the exhibition will run through the summer until 31 august, 2009 and is located on the ground floor of the department store.

a 100 years of selfridges, london the ultralounge on the lower ground floor image © designboom

a 100 years of selfridges, londona sculpture of carrier bags from all decades image © designboom

a 100 years of selfridges, london a panel showing history of selfridges image © designboom

a 100 years of selfridges, londonselfridges birmingham planning application model designed by jan kaplicky image © designboom

a 100 years of selfridges, londoninteractive section for the vistors to create artwork by coloring the selfridges postcards image © designboom

a 100 years of selfridges, london a postcard colored by a visitor image © designboom

a 100 years of selfridges, london vintage selfridges poster advertisement image © designboom

a 100 years of selfridges, londonplaque on the main entrance image © designboom

  • LOVE Selfridges. I went there once last year while I was in London and I knew I had to remember the name of that store. everything’s quite pricey, though…

    Lucy
    Jul 29, 2009

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