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Bouf.com

To help with the Christmas shopping and following on from the recent mention of notonthehighstreet.com, here’s introducing bouf.com designed to connect consumers directly with suppliers of unique, quirky products that you won’t find on the high street. It comes with full blown social media connections including its own community. Want a Banksy wall sticker!? Or [...]

East London Design Show 2010 [2nd to 5th Dec]

Those who were here this time last year will remember Happy Scrapbook highly recommending the East London Design Show featuring over one hundred of the best independent product, interior and jewellery designers, all under one roof. For years, I’ve sourced most of my Christmas shopping at this single venue in a few hours and in [...]

Tent at London Design Festival

One of my favourite events of the year is the London Design Festival, and if you were to go to just one of its many events, Happy Scrapbook recommends Tent and Tent Digital. There were so many wow moments last year, including Troy Abbot’s Nano Cage, that I found myself consistently engaged and having fun. “The ground-breaking [...]

Drink Shop Do

Drink Shop Do is a new design shop and café bar selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. An eclectic range of evening events include talks; (e.g. founder of Etsy talking on the 14th Sept) the opportunity to get creative yourself and no doubt connect with like-minded people over a cocktail, [...]

School of Everything

Happy Scrapbook has brought you The School of Life and the Museum of Everything and various ways that the internet is bringing people together to make things happen. Now it’s the turn of The School of Everything, the website that helps you find things to learn near you. Working from the premise that everyone has [...]

London International Festival of Theatre 2010

LIFT 2010 is taking place in some of the capital’s most prestigious theatres and on the city streets over three weeks from June 23. It also places theatre in the online world embracing the possibilities of new technologies for both artists and audiences. Uniting art, London and technology, the programme draws upon artists from all over [...]

Joobili

Joobili is a travel site that starts with the when rather than the where of planning a trip, helping users find inspiration and unique ideas. As you’d expect in this day and age a community can be engaged with to find like-minded souls. For a few days every year, each European city is among the [...]

SciFi London 2010 [28 Apr - 3 May]

From its outset this Festival’s intention was to attract people who thought they didn’t like sci-fi, rather than just the hard-core sci-fi fans. With the focus this year on what will life be like in 2050, it includes over 40 features, 25 shorts and standout special events, live panel discussions and workshops at the Apollo [...]

Live to Create [15th May]

Founded by activist and creative consultant Lucy Wills, Live to Create is a one day workshop, with ideas, tools, and dynamic activities drawn from corporate best practice, grassroots activism, personal development, dance theory, festivals and personal experience to: * find out where our creativity has gone * switch from consumer to creator * remove the barriers and [...]

Contemporary Graphic Art Fair [23 Apr - 3 May]

Somerset House presents Pick Me Up, the first contemporary graphic art fair in the UK. The fair will bring together the most exciting graphic artists working today, giving you the opportunity to buy limited edition, affordable graphic art, illustration and design. The fair will be presented alongside a lively programme of events and activities including an open [...]