Pop-Up Shop #1 in pictures

"Would you like to use our space for a stand-alone pop-up next week?"
(small pause) "Yes please."
It was the fastest turn around and a positive lesson in saying YES and thinking later. 
This is a picture record of Simple Shape Shop #1
27 April - 1 May 2016, Cheshire Street, London E2.
 

In the beginning, there was black...

In the beginning, there was black...


Vinyls arrived...

Vinyls arrived...


Our ethos went up, the Hotaru Lanterns went up...

Our ethos went up, the Hotaru Lanterns went up...


Shelves were stacked...

Shelves were stacked...


...then white.

...then white.


...and so did plywood worktops.

...and so did plywood worktops.


...and the Bricolage Quilt went up too.

...and the Bricolage Quilt went up too.


...details were checked

...details were checked


And, just a week short of our first birthday, the doors were opened on the first physical Simple Shape Shop.

And, just a week short of our first birthday, the doors were opened on the first physical Simple Shape Shop.


...and then it was gone. Until the next time that is!

...and then it was gone. Until the next time that is!

Thank you so much
B_C_M_H for the Graphics, Art Direction and their tireless hard work
Isokon Plus for the table tops at the drop of a hat
Twenty Twenty One for the generous loan of the Barber Osgerby Hotaru Lanterns
Beach London for the shop space
(& to the countless others who moved boxes, painted, cleaned, organised, looked after children and stayed calm.)