James, editor of We Heart, was recently ribbing me for my ‘obsession with the Southbank Centre’ as he put it, so I thought I would attempt to convert him and his readers, by starting with a column about one of my favourite buildings, the Southbank’s Royal Festival Hall.

Royal Festival Hall Net & Ball Carpet

Design Geekery; The Royal Festival Hall

The Royal Festival Hall has always been one of my favourite spaces in London. When I first moved to London and hardly knew a soul, I would often wander along the Southbank and find myself there.

But it was only much later, when I learnt…”

To read the rest of the column, head over to We Heart.

Further reading for the especially geeky: