MM6 Maison Margiela

French fashion house MM6 Maison Margiela transformed the industrial Nicholls & Clarke building for their street-inspired runway show. A disparate collection of retro hi-fi systems and mixing decks formed an unusual backdrop as models, like Grace Pickering and Josh Quentin, casually toyed with the musical sound system before stalking down the catwalk. Mission Media produced a… Read More

Preen

The ultra-modern Kings Cross tunnel provided the perfect setting for Preen’s Autumn/Winter 15 collection titled Dark Romance. Models took to the underground walkway wearing a gothic-meets-1970’s folklore-inspired collection, an experimental combination that proved very popular. Dark wispy fabrics were partnered with warm autumnal colours, as mid-length skirts were flourished with ruffles. Founded in 1996, Justin… Read More

LCM S/S15 Launch Party

London Collections: Men Spring/Summer 2015 kicked off in superb style with the Superdry S/S15 show and afterparty held at the Arches. The homegrown label, in celebration of its tenth year in the industry, took the opportunity to showcase both their men’s and women’s new collections in our underground vaults. Youthful models took to the runway… Read More

CONVERSE PRESENTS

As part of Converse’s Made By You campaign, Damilola Odusote and students from Central Saint Martin’s created a London-shaped hanging installation made entirely from polaroid pictures of Converse-wearers in our Nicholls & Clarke Showrooms. At the launch party, guests were invited to admire this experiential campaign to a soundtrack provided by Mary Charteris. This particular installation… Read More

JONATHAN SAUNDERS

Jonathan Saunders presented his visually arresting, orientalist-inspired collection under the sun’s gaze in Lewis Cubitt Square, near Kings Cross. Production company Family oversaw a greenhouse-style tent filled with dazzling mirrors and a star-studded audience. Poppy Delevingne, Daisy Lowe and Anna Wintour admired the new collection that was characterised by bright and bold colours, with free-flowing… Read More

Private Drama

The Old Sorting Office underwent an incredible transformation to re-create eighteenth-century Seville for Private Drama’s fully-immersive theatrical dinner event. The theme was translated into every touch point of the event, from the culinary treats on offer to the waiting staff and invitations. Guests stepped out of the cold and into the warm, sultry landscape of Seville, complete… Read More

HERE TODAY

The major international contemporary art exhibition Here Today explored the current state of our environment through a number of diverse perspectives and media including painting, installation, wallpaper, sound, video, dance, music, sculpture and photography. With over 50 internationally-celebrated artists and emerging thinkers contributing, visitors were encouraged to instigate important change to help our planet. The… Read More

Icon’s House of Culture

Clerkenwell Design Week 2015 celebrated the very best of contemporary design and creativity with special projects and installations all over London. Newly-commissioned projects and pop-up workshops provided visitors with an opportunity to be inspired and learn more about what’s new in the exciting world of design. This year’s festival also witnessed the introduction of Icon’s… Read More

Design Junction

For five days in September, the Design Junction took over the College with an inspired exhibition that celebrated commercial and cultural design. As part of the London Design festival, members of the press and the public were invited to view innovative and curated exhibitions within the unusual, historic space. The event saw a record-breaking 26,000… Read More