In the past three months, I'v been approached by some very exciting retailers to stock some of my ranges from Ara mirrors to Dandy clocks in the new 18th century wing at The Louvre in Paris to Handled chopping boards all the way in Miami at Gretel. See below for the full list of recent new stockists. STOCKISTS
The full collection of 'Box Factories', based on real buildings in Hackney Wick are available to buy in StourShop! This is particularly special because of its location, and it feels apt that they are back and available to buy in Hackney Wick where they belong. My previous studio was also next door to StourSpace a community hub, kept alive with artists studio, exhibitions and the counter café.
Each box pays homage to the historical Warehouses and Wharfs of the area and has a unique history attached to it, from war-time tales to the artist's studios that populate Hackney Wick today.
See SMEED, DACE & WALLIS from the 'Box Factories' Collection in the Zabludowicz Collection shop for the duration of 'Infinite City'. 27th Feb - 11th May, free entry Infinite City is an exhibition exploring the city as material, site and situation for the contemporary lived experience. Curated by Elizabeth Neilson, Director, Zabludowicz Collection and Joseph del Pesco, Director, Kadist Art Foundation, the project was initiated as a collaboration between two significant international contemporary art collections.
Works by nine international artists are drawn in equal measure from the two collections, encompassing a diverse range of media and approaches. Linking these artworks together is the question of whether cities are shaped by their inhabitants, or if inhabitants are shaped by the cities in which they live.
Since 2007 the majority of the world's population has been urban. The physical and spatial experience of a city is a global language —a language of architecture and affluence, crowds and traffic, poverty and noise. Whether we extol or condemn particular features of a certain city, it feels increasingly urgent to consider the multiple meanings ‘the city’ might contain.
Liberty situated in the heart of London since 1875 is know as an emporium of innovative and eclectic design, and the ultimate destination for the sophisticated and savvy shopper, is now stocking the full Ara Mirror range, you will find them on the fourth floor in the furniture section. The mirrors were selected for the Liberty 'Home Collections'.