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The Scientific Photography Of Berenice Abbott

Although more famed for her modernist images of the New York skyline, Berenice Abbott was also hugely influential in the development in scientific photography from the 1930’s onwards. Indeed, it was this type of pioneering photography and it’s ability to display both the structural element of an object and it’s construction, that informed our own recent Summer Portraits.

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100 Years Of Graphic Design at Kemistry Gallery

If you are visiting our Spitalfields store this weekend then you may be interested in this, just a 10 minute walk away at the Protein studios.

Curated by Kemistry Gallery and spanning from 1914 to the present day, this exhibition documents some of the most iconic and important elements of graphic design over the past 100 years. Featuring the likes ...

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Brighton Hosts The Bicycle Film Festival

The next episode of the Bicycle Film Festival heads to the UK this month and is setting up home in Brighton from March 19th-March 21st. Now in its 15th year, the festival has travelled the globe and is made up of bike based short films and screenings from around the world.

The first night of the ...

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Designs Of The Year 2015

Design fans will have no doubt noticed that London’s Design Museum has just selected its nominations for 2015’s ‘Designs of the Year’.

The awards are a real celebration of the different facets of design and take in 76 nominations over six categories, including architecture, digital, fashion, graphics, product & transport. Our particular favourite category is architecture with the Sancaklar Mosque ...

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Unorthodocs at Somerset House

If you find yourself twiddling your thumbs on Monday evenings, or just enjoy a good documentary, why not head down to Somerset House who, in conjunction with Dartmouth Films, are presenting Unorthodocs.

The Unorthodocs series is a programme of documentaries that have won awards, been screened at international festivals, but fall outside the remit of British television.

The films range from moving ...

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Albam Will Be At Pop Up Flea NYC

Good news for all our friends in New York – this coming weekend (12th – 14th December) we will be showing at the Pop Up Flea in NYC. So, if you’re going to be in town, or can make it down, why not drop by and say hello.

The Pop Up Flea is “the short-term store for long-term goods” based ...

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Richard Serra at the Gagosian Gallery

Just out of ear shot from the hustle and bustle and sounds of Kings Cross Station, you’ll find the the quiet calm of the Gagosian Gallery. The Gagosian has become a firm favourite amongst the Albam team over the past couple of years and a few of us recently visited the current Richard Serra exhibition.

Four large-scale steel sculptures are on show ...

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Architecture for the People

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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Brother Cycles – The Coldest March at the Bike Film Festival

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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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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