This summer, KiosKiosk will be offering a small kiosk space to start ups selling ceramics, art, fashion and other creative products. At no cost to its temporary tenants.
Creative organizations, businesses or individuals ready to trade simply send in their details and explain why they’re a good candidate to fill the space.
KiosKiosk’s founders note that, although the number of people enrolling in design courses in the UK increases each year, it’s difficult for creative businesses to find affordable retail space in locations with enough foot traffic to attract potential buyers.
The initiative is backed by the London Sustainable Development Commission, working to promote creative independent shops instead of more dime-a-dozen souvenir stalls.
The first KiosKiosk–an eye-catching design by Geraldine and Wayne Hemingway–will be set up outside London’s City Hall all summer, with plans to roll out the concept in other parts of the city and country at a later stage.
As well as encouraging start ups and up-and-coming designers, the kiosk is a low-cost way for London to showcase the abundance of local creativity to visitors from around the world.
Photo by KiosKiosk.