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We are fast approaching completion of the second floor fit-out and with the majority of the first floor currently under offer or let, we are fast running out of space.

There are still a few remaining studios on the first floor, and a selection of sizes - starting at 280sqft - on the second floor. To book an appointment to view the studios still available; please contact us on 020 7221 0100 or email us at

London Design Week took place at the end of March at the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour. There were a number of lectures and masterclasses held by the worlds top interior designers during the week. Amongst them were Great Western based architect and interior designer Dan Hopwood who gave a lecture on how he discovered his style. Dan attracted a full house of 200 people, and explained how his technique lies in his ability to interpret his clients style.

Heather Wallace is participating in the group exhibition Do You Like The Shape You're In? at the Mernier Gallery, Southwark. The show, running between 20th and 24th April, exhibits Heather's work which takes a satirical look at the modern-day society.

Honest Entertainment recently installed and sponsored the décor for a pop-up show on Carnaby Street called ECO-CHIC for the charity The Environmental Justice Foundation. Honest raided their prop warehouse and; armed with weird and wonderful Alice in Wonderland props transformed a three storey shop into a colourful Mad Hatter's T-shirt party with over-sized teacups and brightly coloured furnishings. It will be open until 3rd May and is very much worth a visit - pick up a designer organic cotton t-shirt, have a smoothie or a home-made cupcake in Honest Entertainments spectacular setting - all for a worthwhile cause.

Joy Richardson's exhibition Journeys through Childhood has been extended and will go on until 30th June. If you're going up to Oxford during the spring and early summer you can see Joy's paintings at Oxford University, Kellogg College.

Two of Yukako Shibata's big circle pieces could be spotted on BBC the other week. The rings are placed behind the reception in the newly opened Circle Hospital in Bath. This is architect Lord Foster's first hospital, designed to feel more like a hotel than a hospital with pleasurable surroundings to increase patients' well-being and recovery. You can see more about the hospital and spot Yukako's rings on BBC's website.

In line with all dog lovers at Great Western Studios - Tamar Zaig has styled the costumes for the four part campaign Pedigree Adoption Drive, made by Pretzel Films. The film, shot at the National Animal Welfare Trust in Watford, tells the story of an abandoned dog and aims to encourage people to adopt one like Mini you can see here.

Former Great Western artist and Goldsmith's alumni Blue Curry features in BBC4's documentary Goldsmiths: But Is It Art? The first episode, aired on Monday 12th April and soon available on BBC iPlayer, followed Blue and three other students during the time leading up to their final masters show. The second and final episode follows the students after graduation as they take their first steps as professional artists.

The relaunch of Open Studios will take place on 5-6th June. This is the first major event for the new Great Western Studios, and as such will have a great deal more on offer than before. There will be a number of stand alone events planned throughout the weekend as well as exhibitions and a guest exhibitor market place. With over 100 studios we are sure there will be something to please everyone! More information will be available in next months blog.


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