We are pleased to announce that antikmodern will be taking over the basement of our Upper Street store and hosting a pop up shop from the 18th of January.
Jason and the antikmodern team will be taking over the basement and furnishing it with a selection of mid-century modern, vintage furniture pieces and accessories. Everything will be available to …
Posted by Albam at 12:28pm
Today signals the start of Clerkenwell Design Week, a festival where all manner of professionals and aesthetes gather to celebrate the richness and relevance of modern design and look at lots of beautiful new creations.
And this year we’re delighted to be launching our own, concise, collection of functional furniture, including a version of the modular shelving that we use …
Posted by Alex at 3:18pm
We’ve just received another update from our friend Jon Bonfiglio, as the Clipperton Project finally reaches the island:
“Clipperton is a remarkable atoll.
We managed to land 6 people and about 30% of kit in the first two hours. We got ashore through the huge surf on kayaks, spotted a channel and had the dinghy do two runs in …
Posted by Andy at 10:16am
This weekend I’m planning on popping down to the Hayward Gallery to have a look at the new(ish) Jeremy Deller exhibition: very excited.
To the right are some stills and photographs of his work. While all are hugely visually arresting even in this brief context, each piece is so much more than this: lighthearted yet introspective; deeply personal …
Posted by Andy at 3:46pm
There’s been a fantastic reaction to John Spinks’ Factories exhibition, currently on show at the exposure Gallery on Little Portland Street – so much so in fact that the show has been extended until the end of March (the 29th to be precise).
To celebrate this frankly excellent news, we’ll also be extending the dates of our of promotion on …
Posted by Andy at 3:16pm
Long one of our favourite sources for all things creative (no other ‘best of the web’ roundup comes close to their ‘The Weekender‘), website and magazine It’s Nice That has just featured the ‘Factories‘ exhibition in one of their daily posts:
“Anyone who got their hands on John Spinks’ Factories book since it was published …
Posted by Andy at 4:58pm
We had great time at last night’s Private View for John Spinks’ Factories exhibition – a massive thanks to everyone who came along, and to exposure for being the perfect hosts. It being a London gallery, there was an appropriate amount of ‘appreciation’, which happily didn’t stop the night being lots of fun.
We’re hugely proud of the book, so to …
Posted by Andy at 11:44am
To celebrate today’s launch of John Spinks’ Factories exhibition at the exposure Gallery, we’re offering you the chance to pick up a copy of the Factories book absolutely free! For the duration of the exhibition, spend over £200 in stores or online and we’ll give you a copy of the book for free (while stocks last).
If you like the …
Posted by Andy at 1:04pm
With his exhibition Factories opening at the exposure Gallery in London tomorrow, we thought we’d haul long-time Albam friend and team photographer, John Spinks, over the coals before all the ‘serious’ publications got a hold of him.
Hi John, what’s the exhibition about and what’s your part in it?
The exhibition deals with five of the factories that produce, or produced, …
Posted by Alex at 10:09am
This February we’re holding an exhibition of John Spinks’ Factories photographs at the exposure Gallery on Little Portland Street in central London. The exhibition will run from 2nd – 29th Feb and is open to all.
John spent two years visiting some of our factories, documenting the machines, places and people that make our clothing what it is; the images …
Posted by Andy at 12:43pm