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Dezeen Space Opens in London

From now through 16 October, Dezeen opens “Dezeen Space” at 54 Rivington Street in London, in the heart of Shoreditch. This space serves as a pop-up store as well as a pop-up gallery – and the temporary offices for Dezeen during the London Design Festival, London Fashion Week and Frieze Art Fair.

The pop-up gallery called Dezeen Platform, will host 30 designers in 30 days over a one metre by one metre space where designers will be able to show his or her work. I checked out the work of Israeli designer Sivan Royz, who designed a laser-cut XYZ.

In addition, the space serves as a pop-up store, showcasing some fun products including a series of time-based sculptures called “Moments in Time” by Dominic Wilcox. Each piece is customized by attaching miniature figures to the rotating hands of vintage watches to tell a story. The series is sold exclusively at Dezeen Space for £500 (US$775, 575€) each.

Dezeen Space vintage watches

Dezeen Space vintage watches

Another fun piece is the “Change the Record” analog amplifier by Paul Cocksedge. Each amplifier is handmade out of old vinyl records. Sold at £25 (US$38, 28€). Check them out.

Dezeen Space analog amplifier

Dezeen Space analog amplifier

Dezeen Space
54 Rivington Street
London EC2A 3QN

Opens 17 September to 16 October 2011

Opening hours:
11am to 7pm Monday to Saturday
11am to 5pm Sunday

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