24 Hours in Shoreditch

Welcome to Shoreditch, east London! It isn’t till quite recently that Shoreditch has tranformed from a very poor area to the trendy hotspot that it is today. Here are my personal favourite tips for your diverse and exciting 24 Hours in Shoreditch!

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Same Wall Different Street Artist #1: Restaurant Kinkoa, Pedley Street (Shoreditch)

Going through my street art photo archive recently inspired me to start a new blog post series: Same Wall, Different Street Artist. As the name suggests, this series will show you how exactly the same wall is transformed by different artists over time.

Let’s kick off this series with murals on Thai restaurant Kinkao on Pedley Street in Shoreditch, one of the spots I always visit on my street art wanderings around Brick Lane.

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Walthamstow Street Art Trail with Wood Street Walls

In the last year the London street art scene has expanded over the entire city, even into areas previously hardly known to the average Londonder or tourist. While Shoreditch in east London is still the most significant go-to area to see the best works on display, there’s also a fine selection of excellent art in Walthamstow in far north-east London. In this post I lead you along the amazing street artworks in E17.

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Logitech East London Street Art Tour

You know you’ve made it when artists and companies start to invite you to review their products on your blog. Before all PR departments start sending me their latest high-end gadgets worth hundreds of pounds, invitations to Michelin-starred restaurants or exclusive hotels, it’s good to know that I don’t accept all random requests but tend […]

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A Modern Bestiary by Street Artist Phlegm

East London has so much to offer: from hipster cafes, to markets, vintage shops and a vast array of independent boutiques. But to me, it’s the amazing street art that gives this part of London its character and, quite literally, adds a bit of colour to the area. While some walls are covered in dozens […]

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Street Artists Unveiled #2

Last Saturday I explored the London streets of Shoreditch and Hoxton with fellow blogger Inspiring City and stumbled upon lots of live painting, spraying and pasting. Just see for yourself… Jim Vision Earlier that week I took a a leisurely walk around Shoreditch on my own to look what new street art was around while enjoying […]

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Street Artists Unveiled #1

It’s now almost a month ago I sent off my first blog post as Dutch Girl in London. I then wrote about the street art tour I had taken around Brick Lane area, just ‘round the corner from where I live. Feeling inspired by the tour, my camera and I have been obsessively scouring the […]

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Brick Lane, street art in progress

Brick Lane Graffiti Tour

First words that come to mind when you hear Brick Lane: Banglatown, curry houses, trendy people, boutiques, pubs, cafes, record shop, but most of all: STREET ART! Brick Lane is only a 10-min walk from me so I see amazing street art come and go constantly. Last week I decided to go on a graffiti […]

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