Remembering with Wow-Factor

//Remembering with Wow-Factor

Remembering with Wow-Factor

Ever since I heard about this installation at the Tower of London to commemorate 100 years since Britain’s involvement in the First World War, I can’t stop thinking about it. It’s truly a remarkable exhibit depicting magnitude of loss with beauty and serious wow-factor. Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red by ceramic artist Paul Cummins and stage designer Tom Piper is 888,246 handmade ceramic poppies filling the grounds at the Tower of London – a poppy to mark each British fatality of the War.

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Photos: www.hrp.org.uk

Watch the making of the poppies video.

Here’s to remembering our Canadian soldiers tomorrow.

Gild & Co. will be open a shorter day, 12-5, for the holiday.

 

 

By | 2014-11-18T04:17:47+00:00 November 10th, 2014|Interior Design|0 Comments

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