Ending Soon: Flowers Gallery “Dust“ Exhibition

Running until 11 October at Flowers Gallery on Kingsland Road in Shoreditch is the fascinating exhibition “Dust”. Rooted in an interest in the ‘aesthetics of destruction,’ Nadav Kander’s most recent project Dust explores the vestiges of the Cold War through the radioactive ruins of secret cities on the border between Kazakhstan and Russia. According to … Continue reading Ending Soon: Flowers Gallery “Dust“ Exhibition


Shoreditch Design Triangle 2014

Shoreditch Design Triangle London Design Festival // 13th-21st September 2014 The Shoreditch Design Triangle 2014 is the most coherent street by street event during this year’s London Design Festival.  Now in its 6th consecutive year, the event brings together a fascinating collection of designers, stores, galleries, studios, cafés, bars, brands and one-off events for a … Continue reading Shoreditch Design Triangle 2014

Rivington Street Pedestrian Zone

Hackney Council recently conducted a consultation regarding turning a portion of Rivington Street into a pedestrian only zone.  The results of the consultation and the decision to temporarily proceed can be found here:  Rivington Street. Our observation is that the consultation was far too narrow.  The geographic reach of the consultation left out many, many … Continue reading Rivington Street Pedestrian Zone

Shoreditch Walk for the Hackney Society – Sat 6th of Sept

Shoreditch Furniture Trade Walk Saturday 6 September 2014, 11am Walk with Ray Rogers From the 1850s to the 1950s South Shoreditch was both the centre of production and the commercial heart of the English furniture trade as it underwent a transformation from a craft-based industry to one serving a mass market.  The furniture trade evolved different … Continue reading Shoreditch Walk for the Hackney Society – Sat 6th of Sept