not just a shop is UAL's pioneering new retail and enterprise learning space in High Holborn.

not just a shop sells design products and artwork by the University’s abundance of talented alumni, whilst also providing a space for students to get support with starting and developing their businesses.

UAL has long supported its students with starting and developing their businesses; the University’s Careers and Employability department helps students and alumni to embark on their professional futures in the creative industries, find jobs, set up businesses and sell their work.

As the name suggests, not just a shop is much more than a commercial retail space; it also hosts a programme of talks and workshops on topics ranging from pricing work to protecting intellectual property. Proceeds from the shop are reinvested back into supporting the department’s enterprise programme, which includes free talks, workshops, funding and one-to-one business education.

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not just a shop is sponsored by eIP.

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  • @nosetotail_shop is a tape measure that lets you visualise the average lengths of different animals, from the tiny Gold Frog to the mighty Komodo Dragon. Comes fully marked with 50 different animal lengths as well as metric units up to 300cm.⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Shop at our store., Find us at: 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY. Opening Times: Monday-Friday (11am-3pm)⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #prettycitylondon#thisislondon#toplondonphoto#prettylittlelondon#cntraveler#travelerinlondon#iamatraveler#mytinyatlas#ww#myoklstyle#visitlondon#visitbritain#visitengland#lovegreatbritain#mydarlinglondon#forbestravelguide#passionpassport#thatsdarling#bbcbritain#living_europe#timeoutlondon#culturetrip_ldn#hewwllo_worldpics#guardiantravelsnaps#beautifuldestinations#suitcasetravels#bbctravel#topeuropephoto#sharewheretofindme
  • Fawn and Thistle's @fawn_and_thistle stylish and modern card with black watercolour stripes and a gold effect font makes for a great birthday card for a close friend or loved one.⠀ ⠀ Shop at our store in 272 High Holborn London ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #industrialdesign #handmade #designhunting #newdesign #interiordesign #homedecor #craftsmanship #makersgonnamake #craft #contemporarycraft #britishdesign #giftware #ual #contemporarydesign #designshop #Holborn #visitlondon #giftshop #igerslondon #ig_London #instalondon #thisisLondon #lovelondon #LDN #londonlife #londoncity #igart #instadesign #igdesign ⠀
  • Josh Crowe @jsh_crw painting 'Pop!' (2016, oil on canvas, 40.6 x 40.6 cm). @wimbledonual graduate Josh shared with us: ⠀ ⠀
  • Josh Crowe @jsh_crw painting ‘The Woods’ (2016, oil on canvas, 40.6 x 40.6 cm). @wimbledonual graduate Josh shared with us: ⠀ ⠀
  • MEET THE ARTIST: JOSH CROWE @jsh_crw⠀ ⠀ Josh Crowe is a fine artist whose work primarily consists of painting and video installations. He graduated from @wimbledonual in 2016, with an undergraduate degree in Fine Art Painting. ⠀ ⠀ Two of his paintings Pop and The Woods are available to buy at #notjustashop. We are open Mon-Fri 11am - 3pm.⠀ ⠀ Read more on: ⠀ http://notjustashop.arts.ac.uk/meet-artist-josh-crowe/ ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .#fineartist #ualdesigners #Holborn #giftshop #London⠀ #design #designer #art #instadesign #designgram #igdesign #designstagram #universityoftheArtsLondon #loveLondon #ig_London #instalondon #artofvisuals #igerslondon #livefolk #visualsgang #artcollege #artschool #university #Color #dscolor #colorgram #instacolor #vibe #mood
  • Emily Nash @emilynashillustration (@camberwellual grad) is a Bristol based illustrator and designer. She uses collage to design playful and eye-catching images - layering together hand-cut pieces of texture and colour – which are then printed onto greetings cards. ⠀ ⠀ All of Emily’s cards are packaged in a biodegradable cellophane, with envelopes made from 100% recycled material.⠀ ⠀ You can shop her product at our store. ⠀ ⠀ Find us at: 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY. Opening Times: Monday-Friday (11am-3pm)⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #Holborn #visitlondon #giftshop #igerslondon #ig_London #instalondon #centralsaintmartins #thisisLondon #lovelondon #LDN #londonlife #londoncity #universityoftheArtsLondon #visualsgang #artcollege #artschool #university #CSM #LCF #LCC #ualinsights #weareual #art #arts #creativity #ualgrad #artcollege #artschool#artofvisuals⠀
  • We are excited to launch Not just a shop's Enterprise Programme to inspire and support the next generation UAL: University of the Arts London's creatives.⠀ ⠀ This exciting new enterprise programme is partly funded by procceeds from the retail shop.⠀ You can find out more about Enterprise Events on UAL's website: http://www.arts.ac.uk/about-ual/not-just-a-shop/⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #Artist #productivity #creativity #inspiration #creatives #creative #artcollege #artschool #artofvisuals #visualsgang #igart #instadesign #igdesign #instaart #selfbeliefiskeytoyoursuccess #leader #ceo #motivation #motivator #entrepreneur #leadership #mindsetofachampion #quotesoftheday #quotes #financialfreedom #beyourownboss #businesspassion #business
  • Founders of @materiarica shared a story behind their Tifaifai jewellery collection:
  • Have you read our recent blog post there the founder of @thelondonrefinery shared how she makes her natural scent products?
  • Recently we visited the London Refinery's founder's Lucy Heale's studio to find out more about the natural candle making process (all @thelondonrefinery's products are free from petrochemicals, synthetic fragrances or paraffin). Head to our blog to find out more about what it takes to make her unique scented candles, currently available to buy from not just a shop: ⠀ http://notjustashop.arts.ac.uk/studio-withlucy-heale-london-refinery/⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #Holborn #visitlondon #giftshop #igerslondon #ig_London #instalondon #centralsaintmartins #thisisLondon #lovelondon #visualsgang #artcollege #artschool #university #CSM #LCF #LCC #ualinsights #weareual #art #arts #creativity #fearless #bold #ualgrad #artcollege #artschool#artofvisuals #visualsgang#igart #instadesign ⠀
  • Lucy Heale (@CSM_news graduate) is the founder of natural scent company, The Refinery London @thelondonrefinery. Recently we visited Lucy's studio in West London, to find out more about what it takes to make her unique scented candles, currently available to buy from our store. ⠀ ⠀ Read more here: http://notjustashop.arts.ac.uk/studio-withlucy-heale-london-refinery/⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #notjustashop #giftshop #design #designer #art #instadesign #universityoftheArtsLondon #loveLondon #ig_London #instalondon #artofvisuals #igerslondon #livefolk #visualsgang #artcollege #artschool #britishdesign #giftware #ual #contemporarydesign #designshop #Holborn #visitlondon #giftshop #igerslondonn #thisisLondon #lovelondon #LDN #londonlife #londoncity ⠀
  • Lovely to see chef’s Yotam Ottolenghi @ottolenghi’s Instagram featuring @chattyfeet artists socks! You can shop these lovely socks at our store! ・・・ Frida Callus.. ;)
  • Congratulations to @lcclondon students Linlin Pan and Caicai He - and @camberwellual students @nataliecandlish and @teresarego.studio - for winning our @notjustashopual Christmas card competition! Their winning designs will be available to buy as limited edition boxes of cards from next week! #Christmascards #illustration #graphicdesign #artschool #LCC #CamberwellCollege #notjustashop
  • Thanks to everyone who entered our Christmas card competition! We’ll be announcing the winners later today. In the meantime, take a look at these brilliant entries... 🎅🏻🎄⭐️ #itsbeginningtolookalotlikechristmas #UAL #competition #illustration #graphicdesign #artschool
  • For those days when you’ve got creative block and sit staring at a blank piece of paper for hours, Feetasso funny art socks by @chattyfeet will get your creative juices flowing. Available at our shop. We are open today 11am – 3pm. Find us at 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY) . . . #designhunting #newdesign #interiordesign #homedecor #craftsmanship #makersgonnamake #craft #contemporarycraft #britishdesign #giftware #ual #contemporarydesign #designshop #Holborn #visitlondon #giftshop #igerslondon #ig_London #instalondon #thisisLondon #lovelondon #LDN #londonlife #londoncity #igart #instadesign #igdesign
  • Looking for a card for your work buddy? What about this Old Fashioned Cocktail Greeting Card designed by @crispinfinn? ⠀ ⠀ This lithographically printed greeting card includes cocktail recipe on reverse of card. Made in UK. ⠀ ⠀ Available at our store in 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY. We are open Mon - Fri (11am - 3pm). ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #industrialdesign #handmade #designhunting #newdesign #interiordesign #homedecor #craftsmanship #makersgonnamake #craft #contemporarycraft #britishdesign #giftware #ual #contemporarydesign #designshop #Holborn #visitlondon #giftshop #igerslondon #ig_London #instalondon #thisisLondon #lovelondon #LDN #londonlife #londoncity #igart #instadesign #igdesign ⠀
  • Beautiful miniature pottery by Japanese ceramic artist Yuta Segawa @yutasegawa_ceramics are now available at our store! ⠀ ⠀ Yuta shared with us:
  • Shop this purrrfect Cat Ring designed by @tattydevine for #halloween! ⠀ ⠀ Celebrate the autumn season in style with beautiful designer rings by @tattydevine. Create a high impact look with this lovely Cat Ring! ⠀ ⠀ Find us at: 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY. Opening Times: Monday-Friday (11am-3pm)⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #Halloween2017 #Halloween #spooky #UAL #ualalumni #weareual #giftshop #universityoftheArtsLondon #loveLondon #ig_London #instalondon #artofvisuals #igerslondon