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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  • Artwork of the week: Gin Lane 2016 by Thomas Moore @thomasmooreillustrates (BA (Hons) Graphic Design, Central Saint Martins, 2017).⠀ ⠀ Gin Lane 2016 is a modern day interpretation of William Hogarth’s famous cartoon: Gin Lane (1751). The piece was commissioned by the Royal Society For Public Health to commemorate their 160th anniversary. Hogarth’s Gin Lane was a reaction of the public health issues of the day. His piece gave us an insight into the horrors of the gin crisis that plagued London at the time. Gin Lane 2016 reacts the current public health issues, the main one being obesity and mental health.⠀ ⠀ Gin Lane is available to purchase at our shop. Find us at 272 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7EY.⠀ ⠀ Read more about Thomas: ⠀ http://notjustashop.arts.ac.uk/artists/⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #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 #notjustashop⠀
  • Add some artistic touch to your walls with @TheCityWorks prints. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Find us at: 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY. Opening Times: Monday-Friday (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 ⠀
  • This beautiful The Triangle Charm Necklace by Maya Magal (@chelseaual grad) is now available at #notjustashop! ⠀ ⠀ Maya Magal London @mayamagaljeweller is a contemporary British jewellery brand, stocked by some of the best department stores and boutiques in the world and worn by celebrities including Alexa Chung, Jourdan Dunn, Rita Ora, and Adele. ⠀ ⠀ Find us at: 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY. Opening Times: Monday-Friday (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 ⠀
  • Elysia Byrd @elysiabyrd (@wimbledonual grad) is a London-based artist, working primarily with painting, exploring ideas of storytelling and how we collect and re-visit experiences of travel. ⠀ ⠀ We caught up with Elysia to find out more about the creative idea of 'Rotating Rock Huggers'. Elysia shared:
  • Antoine Langenieux-Villard is a French painter living in England after graduating from @csm_news . His practice holds an investigation of the elements that belong to the picture plan. We caught up with Antoine to find out more about the idea behind his artwork. ⠀ ⠀ Antoine shared few words about his artwork that is available at our store:
  • #Repost @wimbledonual ・・・ BA Fine Art: Painting alumnus, Ben Edmunds @bentedmunds has artwork available to purchase at @notjustashopual Ben's paintings employ techniques associated with domestic arts, such as tie-dying, embroidery and stencilling within the 'high-art' structures of hard-edged and colour field abstraction. He is interested in intersections between abstraction and figuration, between Painting and graphic design, and between image making and marketing. This year, Ben has been invited to present two solo exhibitions at Noble Studios and Carousel. He was listed among Saatchi's top artists to invest in in 2016, and won the Aidan Threlfall Prize. @wca_ba_painting @ual_alumni #wimblegram #weareual
  • We're delighted to announce that Ben Edmunds' @bentedmunds' artwork is now available to purchase at our shop! ⠀ ⠀ Ben graduated from @wimbledonual in 2016 and was the winner of the Aidan Threlfall Prize. His paintings employ techniques associated with domestic arts, such as tie-dyeing, embroidery and stencilling within the ‘high-art’ structures of hard-edged and colour field abstraction. He is interested in intersections between abstraction and figuration, between painting and graphic design, and between image making and marketing. ⠀ ⠀ We are open 11am - 3pm. http://notjustashop.arts.ac.uk/visit/.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #Holborn #visitlondon #giftshop #igerslondon #ig_London #instalondon #thisisLondon #lovelondon #LDN #londonlife #londoncity #igart #instadesign #igdesign #UAL #handmade #designhunting #newdesign #interiordesign #homedecor #craftsmanship #makersgonnamake #craft #contemporarycraft #britishdesign #fineart #ual #contemporarydesign #designshop
  • Brighten up autumn mornings with handcrafted, limited edition ceramics designed by @designk !⠀ ⠀ Purchase these colourful ceramics at our shop at⠀ 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY. #UAL ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #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 #notjustashop #giftshop #ceramics
  • Discover unique home, fashion, giftware and artwork while supporting the next generation of creative entrepreneurs. ⠀ Proceeds are reinvested in #UAL's enterprise learning programme. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Find us at: 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY. Opening Times: Monday-Friday (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 #instadesign #igdesign ⠀
  • We're much more than a commercial retail space; profits from the shop goes back into supporting @careers_employability department’s enterprise programme, which includes free talks, workshops, funding and one-to-one business education and support.⠀ ⠀ You can shop @ual_alumni's artwork during the following times: Monday-Friday from 11am-3pm. ⠀ Our address: ⠀ 272 High Holborn⠀ London WC1V 7EY⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #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
  • We stock diverse range of home, fashion and giftware – from cards, stationary, bags and jewellery, through to limited edition prints and one-off artworks – all created by those who studied at UAL’s six world-leading arts college.⠀ ⠀ We are open Monday-Friday from 11am-3pm! ⠀ ⠀ Find us at:⠀ 272 High Holborn⠀ London WC1V 7EY⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #notjustashop#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
  • Find out more about the creative process of @jacquelinecolley illustrations and pattern design products! Read on our blog and get a sneak peek into her studio > http://notjustashop.arts.ac.uk/jacqueline-colley/ ⠀ ⠀ Illustrator and pattern designer @jacquelinecolley studied BA Graphic Design for Communication at @chelseaual. A range of her colourful printed products – including cards, enamel pins and trays – are available to buy from #notjustashop.⠀ ⠀ Find us at: 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY. Opening Times: Monday-Friday (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 ⠀
  • Last week we visited Illustrator and pattern designer @jacquelinecolley at her studio in Hackney! ⠀ ⠀ Jacqueline studied BA Graphic Design for Communication at @chelseaual A range of her colourful printed products – including cards, enamel pins and trays – are available to buy from not just a shop.⠀ ⠀ Read a blog post following this link:⠀ http://notjustashop.arts.ac.uk/jacqueline-colley/⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #Holborn #visitlondon #giftshop #igerslondon #ig_London #instalondon #centralsaintmartins #thisisLondon #lovelondon #LDN #londonlife #londoncity #universityoftheArtsLondon #ualinsights #weareual #art #arts #creativity #fearless #bold #ualgrad #artcollege l#artofvisuals #visualsgang#igart #instadesign #igdesign #instaart#design #livefolk⠀
  • The new blog post is out! Recently we visited Jacqueline Colley at her studio in Hackney. Find out more about Jacqueline, her work, who does she look up as entrepreneur and why did she start her own business! http://notjustashop.arts.ac.uk/jacqueline-colley/⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #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 ⠀
  • #Repost @terracottarow ・・・ I spy with my little eye! Lots of great custom colours available at @notjustashopual Holborn, London. . . . . #Design #TerracottaRow #BeachStyle #California #Repurposed #Reused #Recycledbags #Handmade #HandmadeInEngland #London #EthicalFashion #WeMadeThis #EcoDesign #EcoFashion #Sustainabledesign #BlockColours #Tote #Bags #Fashion #SlowFashion #Velo #BackPack #Reflective #Trend #BucketBag #TotesAmazing
  • This beautiful #London tea cup by @houseofcally is available to buy at our shop in 272 High Holborn . We are open today until 3pm! #Repost @houseofcally ・・・ We are almost sold out once again of these Central London tea cup sets ☕️😳 . . . . . . . #teaparty #creamtea #afternoontea #ceramics #teacup #londonskyline #blackandwhite #londonphotography #interiors #homeware #kitchenware #giftideas #londonstyle #illustratedmap #londonblogger #londonproducts #londonfashion #londoneye #macarons #treatday #toweroflondon #southbank #londoner #londonerslondon
  • #Repost @thelondonrefinery ・・・ Love this shot of the trio set. @kanganarora gorgeous cushions popping in
  • Playful Walk-in-Books by @weare_story are now available at #notjustashop! Walk-in-Books are a new concept in storytelling for children. ⠀ ⠀ Melanie, @lcclondon grad, founder of STORY shared with us:
  • Beautiful handmade jewellery by @reikokanekoltd, @mysticforms and @miyukurihara are now available at #notjustashop. You can find us at 272 High Holborn⠀ London WC1V 7EY. Opening Times: Monday-Friday (11am-3pm). Photo by @yeshen.venema.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #Holborn #visitlondon #giftshop #igerslondon #ig_London #instalondon #centralsaintmartins #thisisLondon #lovelondon #LDN #londonlife #londoncity #women #moda #style #beauty #womensfashion #artshub #gems #jewellery #jewelry #handmade #emergingartist #fashion #fashionista #fashionaddict #giftideas #UAL #talents
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