Almeida Greeks

One of the benefits of having a store on Upper St in Islington, is the number of great paces nearby. There is brilliant design at Twenty Twenty One and Folklore, top quality food next door at Ottolenghi and fantastic modern, Italian art just around the corner at the Estorik Collection. However, of all the local landmarks, the Almeida ...

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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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Kinfolk – In Praise of Slowness

If you are looking for something to read over the weekend, there is a great piece in issue 15 of Kinfolk from award winning writer Carl Honore. Taken from his book ‘In Praise of Slowness, Challenging the Cult of Speed’, the article explores the benefits of flexible working hours and downtime in the workplace and how it can affect our productivity ...

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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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Spring Portraits in the Press

Our ‘Spring Portraits’ have been getting a nice bit of attention this week with Selectism, Proper Magazine and Apparently Magazine amongst those to feature us on their websites.

As more Spring / Summer 15 product arrives over the coming weeks, we’ll be shooting again to add to the current round of portraits. You can keep up to date on ...

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For Winter, Spring and Summer – the Fade Knit Crew

With most of the UK waking up to a blanket of snow this morning, it was a sharp reminder that we are still in the icy grip of winter. So while spring may seem light years away, how about a knitted sweater that will keep you warm and cosy right now but is light and soft enough to wear in ...

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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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Win the Albam X Brother City Bike

Competition time this January at Albam! The prize is an absolute beauty as we are giving away an Albam X Brother City Bike.

To enter the competition all you have to do is email us at giving your name and telephone number. Please put ‘City Bike’ in the title and include your Instagram and Twitter handle, if you have ...

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Hiroshi Sugimoto – Still Life at Pace Gallery

Many of us at Albam were big fans of the Constructing Worlds exhibition that recently finished at the Barbican Art Gallery and if, like us, you enjoyed the hazy work of Hiroshi Sugimoto you might want to head down to the Pace Gallery before the end of the month to see his Still Life exhibition.

Although, the subject and style ...

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