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Inside the White Collar Factory

A new workspace in Shoreditch, although purpose-built, draws on many of the characteristics of old industrial buildings. It’s no surprise the team behind it developed the iconic Tea Building a stone’s throw away.  Courier got an early peak into this ambitious new building. Thousands of people have regularly passed the vast construction site on the south-west corner of Old Street Roundabout …

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The Hampstead Butcher’s workspace

Courier takes a trip to north London to visit the Hampstead Butcher & Providore’s workspace. Unusually for a high street butcher, The Hampstead Butcher & Providore has a large downstairs preparation area. Here, away from the shop front, head butcher Antonio Loi has plenty of space to chop up whole lambs and pigs, make sausages and burgers, and marinade meats. …

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Aarhus, Denmark: The right side of the tracks

A long way from the glitzy developments underway in central Aarhus, Denmark, is the sight a of Tetris-esque collection of stacked containers in an abandoned freight station. It’s become a magnet for creatives but the area is under threat. Located on the edge of the city centre of Aarhus, Denmark’s second city, is an area that many could be forgiven …

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Inside Bompas & Parr’s ‘ideas factory’

We go behind the scenes at London’s leading food architects Bompas & Parr   Behind the scenes at Sam Bompas and Harry Parr’s new ‘ideas factory’, it’s every bit as bonkers as one of their multi-sensory installations. ‘It’s Barbarella’s crystal kingdom meets the pastel colours of a cake shop, with everything we need to prototype, test and taste our inventions, says Bompas.’ …

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Three questions: Kids Love Ink tattoo studio, Deptford and Shoreditch

Marcus Broom of Kids Love Ink, which has tattoo studios in Deptford and Shoreditch, invited Courier to check out his workspace and answer three of the most common questions about tattooing. It’s black and grey sleeves and Christian-based iconography people are asking for. It’s definitely a fashion rather than religious. In the the late 90s, it was tribal and Japanese art, heavily influenced by TV and film. More …