Hem is an online furniture store, that originally started as a Scandinavian design brand, but has expanded so much that it identifies with more broadly just European design. The design team has now 16 nationalities, however the style of the furniture is still very typical Scandi design. Continue reading
London furniture designer Tom Dixon has created a pop up shop called Multiplex for this year’s Design Week. According to Dixon the pop up shop gives a glimpse into the future of retail spaces. It is an immersive and multi-sensory space to explore. Continue reading
Selfridges department store has created another timely event called Work It: Makersity. The events program is based around importance of entrepreneurship and the changing nature of work.
House of Voltaire by Studio Voltaire is more than an ordinary Pop-up store. It sells limited editions and special commissions by artists and designers. Studio Voltaire is also a non-profit gallery. Continue reading
Monochrome was an unusual choice for a Christmas pop-up store in a collaboration between OTHER/shop and DARKROOM. Both shops are well known for choice of strong graphic styles, so the offering was an interesting and successful mixture of wide range of products. Continue reading
Petit h is a special collection by Hermès. It is was born in 2010 to re-think what to do with the amount of waste materials that Hermès produces. The unique items in the collection are all made out of recycled “luxury waste” to give them a second life as upcycled new products. Continue reading
Hackney Wick, next to the Olympic Park, is one of the best locations in London to explore how creative pop ups can change and invigorate a grim, industrial location into an edgy and lively neighbourhood. Continue reading