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The Conran Shop & It's Nice That
Since its foundation in 2007, It’s Nice That - the print, digital and event-based creative platform - has grown to become one of the industry’s loudest editorial voices, spreading creative inspiration to over one million individuals each month. Sharing many of The Conran Shop’s core values, through its innovative and considered approach to storytelling It’s Nice That aims to democratise design by sharing the industry’s most exciting and engaging work.
The fit was natural when the two brands first collaborated in the 2016 project ‘A Load Of Jargon’. Thanks to the success of that partnership, the relationship has continued, producing an on-going series of projects, product collaborations and events.
Signing up as a main sponsor in 2018, The Conran Shop supports It’s Nice That’s event series Nicer Tuesdays which invites four emerging creatives to present their practices to over 400 audience members on the last Tuesday of every month. With tickets selling out in seconds, it is well worth keeping an eye out for our upcoming events.
A Load of Jargon
London Design Festival 17th September – 30th October 2016
The project brought emerging artists and designers together with local design-led brands including G.F. Smith, Hato Press and South East Print Studio to produce interesting, thought-provoking artworks for exhibition in The Conran Shop’s iconic Chelsea store windows.
London Design Festival 16th September – 4th October 2017
The Conran Shop and It’s Nice That invited designers Arc Two, Howling Hands and the writer Michael Crowe to stage the aftermath of a fictitious exhibition opening titled LT Meillassoux. Taking over the Chelsea store window, it included a workshop with artist Charlotte Mei who crafted small, hand-painted ceramic sculptures; the project also included a capsule collection of merchandise sold in store.
9th June 2017
As one of the official sponsors of Here London, It’s Nice That’s annual creative conference held at the Royal Geographical Society, in 2017 The Conran Shop helped welcome a series of talented and interesting speakers including Christopher Raeburn, Juno Calypso, George Hardie and Noma Bar.