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Could you benefit from our inspiration because right now we’re working slap bang in the middle of somewhere very special indeed?
This spring Page & Page, our growing design and brand business, has embarked on an exciting new phase.
More work meant we needed additional inspiring space so we’ve moved to somewhere very special indeed. Our new office is on Eel Pie Island, the beauty spot in the middle of the Thames at Twickenham, the home of great British rock.
Blessed with a chequered history (its name dates back to Tudor times, as it’s claimed Henry VIII used to stop off here for eel pies), it’s most celebrated as playing an important role in the evolution of many of the 1960s and ’70s’ greatest British rock acts.
The Rolling Stones, The Who, Pink Floyd, David Bowie, The Yardbirds and Rod Stewart all performed at the island’s Eel Pie Hotel. Having started out as a major ballroom nightspot in the 1920s and ’30s to become an essential jazz locale in the ’50s and early ’60s, the hotel followed its late ’60s high by transforming into a commune and eventually passed into counterculture legend by mysteriously burning down in 1971.
Since then, rock royalty has given way to artistic aristocracy, Eel Pie now being home to a close-knit artists’ community, among them painters, sculptors and photographers. Like those incredible acts of the ’60s and ’70s, Page & Page’s meteoric rise has rocked the brand and design industry – and we can’t wait to turn it up to 11 and take it to the next level on Eel Pie Island.
“It was important to be somewhere that reflected our desire to be truly creative,” says Kate, our Creative Director. “A place where we could collaborate with brilliant people and take clients out of their usual comfort zones. Rest assured our rapidly growing team has no solo artists – we work in harmony.”
Me? Well I now have the perfect excuse to wear these diamond studded jeans everyday . . .