There are some really beautiful galleries and art shops on the Columbia Road stretch of Shoreditch and I enjoyed walking from one to another. On this creative journey, I stopped into Ryantown to check it out.
Rob Ryan is a great artist and his creations are paper, light, sentimental and, well, girly. It's a very unique and beautiful style but this store is clearly not for me. And that's ok....more
Rob Ryan is so cool right now, it's almost uncool. As east London became scattered with his designed flyers and posters, he made quite a name for himself.
Walking into Ryantown is like stepping into his head.
Magical designs that show stories of love and longing with so much time and detail put into them capture any visitors imagination in this shop. Post card, original art work, chopping...more
Combined with a visit to Columbia Rd Flower Market this is my idea of weekend bliss.
This store is heartwarming. I could spend too long staring at the gorgeous paper-cut prints and deciding what to spend my imaginary budget on. I dream of a full wall of Rob Ryan art, but at the very least this will be all over my next birthday and most definitely wedding wish list.
It's the kind of place...more
I adore this shop. I'm besotted with Rob Ryan's work, and this place is like a creative little mecca of papercutting happiness. Paper cuts in a good way, not in the "ouch, that hurt" kinda way.
Rob Ryan has got himself a rather impressive fan base now, and he's done everything from book covers (the awesome Book of Lost Things) to designs with Tatty Devine. He gets to do such cool things....more