Albion, Shoreditch

Albion

Albion is a pleasant break from loud burger bars and outdoor food trucks that saturate the area.

Q&A: Gemma Kay Waggett

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Textile designer, Gemma Kay Waggett, talks to us about her time at the RCA, inspirations and her online shop, Nothing But Navy.

London Summer Eats

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When the sun is high, the only place you want to be is outside. So the key is to find somewhere is the big city that has enough space for you to catch some rays and fill your belly.

Lily Mixe’s Creatures of the Deep

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Photographs courtesy of lilymixe.wordpress.com Words by Elizabeth Pollard Graphic and street artist Lily Mixe has creates beautiful illustrations inspired by daydreams and nature. With exquisite detail and fine inky lines, these aren’t the most obvious choice for the very temporary D-I-Y world of street art. But Lily’s sea creature paste ups have added to to […]

Meanwhile: WIP

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Words by Elizabeth Pollard Last night, in a busy, sweaty and very excited, Hoxton Gallery, was the Brighton Uni, BA Graphic Design and Illustration w.i.p show, Meanwhile, where I was absolutely blown away by the overall standard of work exhibited. I have always been under the impression the course was carried by the reputation of […]

8 Hoxton Square

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Photograph courtesy of barchick.com Words by Shaun Cooney From the moment you walk into 8 Hoxton Square, you get a familiar feeling. Maybe it’s the banquette running the length of the restaurant, the strange little holes in the table holding the cutlery, or the menu written on three different walls. The reason for this, is […]

Happiness Forgets

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Photographs courtesy of @happinesshoxton Words by Shaun Cooney Happiness is a nice warm fuzzy feeling, and after a few cocktails at Happiness Forgets you will definitely start to feel warm and fuzzy. Just off Hoxton Square and down a some steps next to newly opened 8 Hoxton Square, Happiness Forgets is tucked away in the basement. […]

Bedroom Bar

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Words by Shaun Cooney Nothing puts me off a satisfying old fashioned more than the bartender making it without putting any thought and looking bored out of their skull. This is the staff at Bedroom Bar. All the guys are sporting the kind of beards that have been trimmed along the edge of a ruler […]