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 …


Food Workspace

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. …

Bompas and Parr portrait in workspace


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.’ …