Our Senior Paper Conservator David Jones sits down with specialist Fine Art Insurers, Smith Greenfield to share his top 5 tips for caring for precious books and manuscripts
Towards the end of 2019, Period Living Magazine visited our Furniture Restoration Workshop to discuss Marquetry…
Follow the restoration process of an important Martin Travers’ gilded statue, entitled Our Lady of Peace, which came in for treatment from St Mary’s Church, Belgravia.
The new Christie’s Classic Week short film features some familiar faces from the Plowden & Smith restoration studios…
Invaluable advice from a host of leading industry experts specialising in the care and safeguarding of fine art, including guidance on art conservation, display, home security and insurance
In many contexts the application of traditional methods and their modern-day counterparts remains vital. Traditional metalworking knowledge can extend the life of objects which are severely damaged, have active corrosion in inaccessible places, or are missing parts or historic finishes integral to their stability or function.
In their aim to present a new imagery in cities, graffiti and street artists have managed to make the public aware of the potential and power of their ideas, and consequently, the public has added values to these art forms. These values play an important role in our current view of graffiti and street art, not only in accepting them as ‘art forms’ but also in presenting possibilities in their conservation.
In partnership with Plowden & Smith, Masterpiece Awards are awarded to those exhibits and stands that are judged to be outstanding - perhaps undiscovered, rare, provenanced, and of beauty. There are three types of award: Outstanding Display Rewards...
Plowden & Smith has entered into a partnership with Masterpiece London, becoming the fair’s Official Awards Partner for 2019.