Form Through Colour at Somerset House

Somerset House really comes in to it’s own during the summer months. Gigs and film screenings take place almost daily in the courtyard whilst a varied series of exhibitions occupy the smaller gallery spaces.

Current exhibition ‘Form Through Colour’ see’s modern fabric & rug company Christopher Farr collaborate with the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and Gary Hulme to create limited edition collections based …

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The London Festival of Architecture 2014

The London Festival of Architecture takes place over the month of June and includes debates, exhibitions, film screenings, walks & cycle rides that all explore the importance of architecture and design in London today.

Now in it’s tenth year and with over 150 events the London Festival of Architecture continues to grow and attract a global range of exhibitors and …

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Clerkenwell Design Week 2014

Normally we post about these kind of things a day or two before they happen but we thought an early heads up was in order for this.

Now in it’s fourth year, Clerkenwell Design Week brings together a wealth of creative business’s, architects & design showrooms & stages talks, exhibitions & seminars galore.

Registration for Clerkenwell Design Week is free …

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Design is a state of mind: Martino Gamper

If  you follow us on Intsagram, you will have seen that last week we took a trip to The Serpentine Sackler Gallery to take a look at the Martimo Gamper exhibition, design is a state of mind. In the exhibition, Gamper exhibits a series on shelving systems, telling the story of their design & their impact on our lives. Pieces …

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A weekend Pick Me Up

Pick Me Up rolls into the glorious surroundings of Somerset House once again for an 11 day extravaganza  of exhibitions, creative workshops & music. For the uninitiated , Pick Me Up (now in it’s fourth year) is a graphic arts festival that focuses on contemporary graphic art, design & illustration. Having been to past Pick Me Up events we can …

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Check out Spin London this weekend

The popularity of the humble bike continues to grow & many of you will be excited to hear about Spin London.  To be held at The Old Truman Brewery in east London, over the weekend of the 28th, 29th & 30th March, the event features a range of specially curated bike brands, plus talks, comedy, craft …

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United Visual Artists: Momentum at The Barbican

One of our favourite spots close to our Islington & Spitalfields stores is the Barbican. Not only is it architecturally inspiring, it also has a whole heap of interesting stuff going on at any one time, such as current exhibition United Visual Artists: Momentum .

The exhibition explores the relationship with light, sound & movement, all brought together in the …

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David Lynch – Factories

For any photography fans out there or fans of David Lynch, maker of iconic and slightly disturbing films and TV series, we highly recommend the current exhibition of his photography at the Photographers Gallery near our Beak Street store.

We’re pretty sure you will love it.

On until the 30th March. £4.

http://thephotographersgallery.org.uk/the-factory-photographs

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The Brits Who Built the Modern World

Thanks to Dan for the heads up on the recently launched exhibition at the Royal Institute of British Architects; the ‘Brits Who Built the Modern World’.

The exhibition focuses on the period after the second world war through to 2012 and tells the story of how British architects were influenced, and went on to influence a number of the greatest …

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Something for the diary – The Shuffle Festival

Something we are definitely looking forward to checking out is the forthcoming Shuffle Festival in & around Mile End in east London. Operating out of the grounds of St. Clements Hospital – a former workhouse & psychiatric hospital – the Shuffle Festival is running from Feb 22nd to Feb 28th & incorporates exhibitions, walks, talks & film. Previous contributors to …

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