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A building with history

When you peel back the layers of Canvas, it reveals quite an interesting history.

Until February 2017 this three-storey building was the production base of global fashion and design company Eley Kishimoto. ‘The patron saints print’ formed in the early 90s and quickly built a reputation for incisive and intelligent print design. 

Eley Kishimoto’s work has graced catwalks across the planet through their work with the likes of Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs and Alexander McQueen, to name but a few.

And beyond fashion their designs have appeared in worlds of automotive, architecture, arts and electronics. The shapeshifters are now working on new projects, check them out on Instagram.

We’re rather proud of this heritage and so we deliberately left some of the ink-splats on the floor in Canvas. 

Now, we've also been told that before Eley Kishimoto moved in another well-known British business was born here. 

Earlier last century 215 Lyham Road was home to some chemists. Then they hooked-up with the pram makers next door and that was the start of none other than high street family brand Mothercare.

Email us at hello@canvasbrixton.space to come and have a look.

Image: Eley Kishimoto's iconic Flashprint

Credit: © Incase [License]

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