Oscar Francis produced a new piece of work that was selected for the Jealous Needs You 10 year anniversary exhibition. Locations of the exhibition are Jealous Gallery Shoreditch, London and the Saatchi Gallery, Kings Road, London.
Limited edition Raze, Robin Hood Gardens 1972-2017 is one of 30 new pieces of work that will be exhibited in Jealous Needs You. Robin Hood Gardens is a brutalist residential estate located in Poplar, London. The estate was designed by architects Alison and Peter Smithson in the late 1960s and was completed in 1972. Demolition of the estate started in 2017.
Oscar Francis is a contributor in the July issue of Wallpaper Magazine. The illustration for the Architects Directory 2018 is a round up of unique projects by emerging architects from all over the world.
Oscar Francis was commissioned to produce an illustration for a Wallpaper Magazine "Best Break-Out" piece written by Christopher Stocks. This article was part of their Design Awards February 2018 issue.
Oscar Francis was commissioned to produce a poster book with Prestel UK Publishing. The Modernist London Poster Book is a collection of 22 stunning posters of inspirational architecture. The book is available in our online shop or from Waterston's, Amazon, Barnes & Noble (US) & Foyles Books.
Interest in Brutalist and modernist architecture is undergoing a major revival. This stunning collection of Oscar Francis poster art published by Prestel UK publishing will thrill fans of architecture and London alike. From the National Theatre on the Southbank, to Willow Road in Hampstead, Sarah Evans, the architect and designer behind Oscar Francis, has captured the patterns and textures that make Brutalist and modernist architecture so intriguing, creating images that celebrate the pure aesthetics of these forward-thinking, utopian designs.
About Prestel Publishing:
Prestel is one of the world's leading illustrated book publishers with a stunning list of beautifully crafted books on all aspects of art, architecture, photography and design. Prestel has won company wide recognition and numerous awards in the publishing world.
Oscar Francis has collaborated with London Art Wall Paper as part of their 2016 and 2017 collections. The collections include four of Oscar Francis designs from the Modern, Modern House London and New York Facades collection for 2016 and three new commissioned designs entitled Piazza to form part of their 2017 collection.
London Art Wall Paper is an Italian company established by Nicola Bottegal. This exciting design lab combines both creativity and craftsmanship in search of original interior design solutions. Their unique collections of striking wall paper designs are produced in collaboration with a host of artists and designers from all over Italy and Europe.
The main showroom is based in Milan in the Brera district and their factory is situated in North East Italy near Vicenza. Click on the image to be taken to their site.
Oscar Francis collaborated with the Laura Lea Design boutique in Leytonstone to produce two original drawings and 40 limited edition prints.
This pair of original A2 hand drawings were inspired by the 1960's housing blocks Fred Wigg and John Walsh towers, located on the Wanstead Flats, as part of Montague Estate in Leytonstone. These towers are something of a local landmark and are soon to be demolished.
Both original hand drawn pieces and the limited editions have all sold.
Oscar Francis was selected to be part of the Craft Central Pop Up in the Museum of London over the 2016 Christmas period.
The Museum of London shop and designer-maker charity Craft Central teamed up for the first time to create a special pop-up store for Christmas. The collaboration offered shoppers a festive destination to buy original, stylish gifts for friends and family.
Opened on 14 November 2016, the pop-up featured 10 independent designer-makers, specially selected by the Museum and Craft Central, selling handcrafted jewellery, ceramics, stationery, homewares, prints and paper craft all made in the UK with most made in London.
The Oscar Francis Pattern Architecture collection is still sold in the Museum of London Shop.