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Wow Factor: the eye-popping results of A Load of Jargon’s printing workshops

Partnership / A Load of Jargon
Words by It's Nice That, Tuesday 27 September 2016

While the installations for A Load of Jargon continue to take over the windows of The Conran Shop, Chelsea – from the floor-to-ceiling “Big Idea” balloon to the “Going Viral” ping pong balls firing through the air – inside has also been a hive of activity.

Throughout the exhibition Hato Press and South East Print Studio have been running a series of printing workshops with the public, allowing them to explore the theme of the show in their individual creative ways.

Hato Press ran the Jargon Generator workshop, where visitors to the shop could make their own Risograph print. Each print-maker chose their favourite jargon from the five installations (for example Easy Win) and two shapes, which they used to design a composition to be scanned and Riso printed.

Hato Press for A Load of Jargon at The Conran Shop

Hato Press for A Load of Jargon at The Conran Shop

South East Print Studio later ran the A–Z of Buzzwords workshop, exploring the type design behind It’s Nice That’s identity for the show. Each visitor chose their favourite letter from the identity, which uses the typeface Sporting Grotesque, and a paper colour, then screenprinted their own artwork.

Hato Press for A Load of Jargon at The Conran Shop

Hato Press for A Load of Jargon at The Conran Shop

The results of both are eye-poppingly colourful, playful and a great product of the show’s interactive side. For more chances to make your own print we still have two more workshops to come where South East Print Studio will experiment with other aspects of the world of Jargon.

Saturday 1 and 8 October – Screenprinting Drop-In Workshop

11am – 5pm

Join South East London Print Studio in-store to create a screenprint in the spirit of A Load of Jargon that you can customise and take home.

Store Opening Hours:

Monday: 10am – 6pm

Tuesday: 10am – 6pm

Wednesday: 10am – 7pm

Thursday: 10am – 7pm

Friday: 10am – 6pm

Saturday: 10am – 6.30pm

Sunday: 12pm – 6pm

All events are free and you can drop into the store at any time.

Location: Michelin House, 81 Fulham Rd, London SW3 6RD

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