Two Columbia Road

    Occupying the prime location along East London's busy 55 bus route, it is difficult to pass by Keith Roberts' Two Columbia Road without temptation to step inside. Having opened its doors in 1995, the space is more a gallery than shop specializing in collectables from the worlds of art and design, ranging from high end items to smaller tokens of nostalgia. With such a wide array of what Roberts' describes as 'simply things I love', in one corner figurines of the Beatles could be found framing designs from names such as Hans Wegner and Joe Colombo, juxtaposed with artworks from Ed Ruscha and Peter Blake. Having previously trained his eye for the fantastic while working in the film industry, scouting covetable items started as a hobby for Roberts. The success of Two Columbia Road comes from Roberts' belief that he isn't selling but rather redistributing and collaborating with individuals and organizations to find new homes for his found treasures.Show lessRead more

    2 Columbia Road Bethnal Green , London


    Home & Design

    Furniture, Antiques

    Public Transport
    Old Street (Northern Line)
    Liverpool Street (Central, Circle, Hammersmith, Metropolitan)

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