If you are a fan of architecture, interior design, history or just enjoy being nosy this weekend will be a treat. The 21st and 22nd of September will see The Open House initiative opening doors all over London for its 22nd year, including many buildings and sites that are usually off-limits like the Gherkin, Foreign Office and, for the first …
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On Monday evening we were invited by our friends at Brother Cycles to a series of short film screenings as part of the Bicyclce Film Festival. The festival takes place across the globe with forthcoming screenings in Warsaw, Istanbul and Quebec and features a wide range of film making styles and stories, all with the humble bicycle taking the starring …
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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