From the notorious Jack the Ripper murders to Jewish culture, here are 10 unique things to see in Shoreditch! Being part of the East End of London, Shoreditch is soaked in history. And if you know where to look, you'll find that the history of Shoreditch is literally written in its streets.
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.
The identity of the enigmatic artist Mr Fahrenheit is a well-kept secret. The only personal information he shares on his website is that he’s originally from Berlin. Unlike other street artists roaming around London, you won’t be able to find any pictures of Mr Fahrenheit online: it’s all about his work and not about the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]