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ARTS THREAD X IOM CHALLENGE – REDESIGNING MIGRANT INFORMATION CENTERS IN THE GAMBIA

June 5, 2019

Are you an emerging designer or creative ready to put your skills into practice to create lasting, impactful change for young people? Our friends at Arts Thread, together with International Organisation for Migration (IOM) are looking for a talented interaction/service/interior designer or architect to support their teams in transforming two Migrant Information Centers into local…

COMPETITION: WIN A HAND-WOVEN CLOTH BY MARIA SIGMA MADE AT ‘THE FUTURE OF CRAFT’ DURING LONDON CRAFT WEEK

June 3, 2019

Last month we celebrated London Craft Week 2019 by launching a brand new event in collaboration with Design-Nation and Future Icons; The Future of Craft took place at Bargehouse and featured displays from 40 makers, live demonstrations, hands-on workshops, a film installation and a free programme of talks. One of the demonstrations mesmerising those that…

Lois O’Hara Q&A at Oxo Tower Wharf

May 30, 2019

We checked in with Lois O’Hara, an artist and designer from Brighton who has recently painted ‘Colour is Power’ at Oxo Tower Wharf. Her instantly recognisable blobs, wiggles and patterns have been taking over the public domain in the past few years in the form of murals, art direction and design. Her brand ethos has…

London Craft Week 2019 – Our Top Picks

May 2, 2019

As you might be able to tell from our Instagram page, we’re getting more excited by the day for London Craft Week 2019 and the launch of our new event The Future of Craft at Bargehouse.  Aside from our own event, there is so much happening across London between 8-12 May to celebrate the city’s exceptional craftsmanship, from hidden…

2018 Round Up

January 8, 2019

Whilst we’re raring to go for 2019 it feels wrong to press forward into the new year without a quick look back at 2018 and everything that went on at Oxo Tower Wharf. FASHIONABLE START TO THE YEAR We kicked off the year with a fashion theme at Bargehouse, hosting Xander Zhou’s A/W 18 show…

OXO GIFT GUIDE

December 13, 2018

Are you looking for last-minute gifts that stand out from the crowd? Then do not fear, intrepid shopper. You can find original, well-designed presents at Oxo Tower Wharf this year and support small businesses and designer makers at the same time. Find out who’s here. Visitors can watch designers at work and purchase or commission…

Interview with Samuel Morton from Freedom – fundraising, event planning and his dream job.

December 10, 2018

Pictured above: Samuel back row, third from right – Fundraising Magazine’s 25 under 35   We caught up with Samuel, Special Events Manager at Freedom from Torture to talk about his recent accolade, his top tips for planning a successful fundraising event and how he got his dream job in the charity sector. Congratulations on…

CHRISTMAS AT OXO

December 7, 2018

We’re celebrating Christmas at Oxo and giving away some designer -makers goodie bags for you and a friend.  For the chance to win simply follow Oxo Tower Wharf on Instagram or Facebook and tag a friend in the comments section of one of our Christmas competition posts. Make sure that both you (the entrant) and…

Veuve Clicquot – The Widow Series: REBELS at Bargehouse

December 4, 2018

Now firmly established in the London events calendar, this year’s annual celebration of Widow (or Veuve in French) Clicquot took place at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf. With creative director Tom Hingston at the helm, REBELS brought together renowned designers, musicians and artists such as Nick Knight, Joe Goddard, Jenny Beth and Young Fathers to create…

New Creatives: Q&A Charlotte Ager

November 22, 2018

We speak to Charlotte Ager, a London-based illustrator known for her multi-layered, atmospheric drawings of people and places that burst with energy, movement and bold colours. Her work has been covered by It’s Nice That, Pocket Magazine and Urban Outfitters’ blog and she counts the New York Times, Penguin Random House, Vogue.com, British Council and…