It's a very exciting week at SiGNAL this week as The Shed is opening its doors on May 29th and, with it, SiGNAL Studio!
SiGNAL Studio, the 7th SiGNAL brand to launch, will combine exhibition space, pop up space and a bar to showcase all our latest local artists and artisans, creating a uniquely social gift shopping experience for Bordon and Whitehill.
You can bring a friend and enjoy a glass of wine or prosecco while you write your cards and have your gifts wrapped in sustainable gift wrap and stationery, what could be better?
The revival of the town centre is going to need a great number of independents to introduce their offering to the High Street. However, this is often deemed a high-risk option; expensive overheads prevent most small businesses from accessing their own local high street spaces. An innovative, collaborative approach is needed.
Our model, SiGNAL Studio, brings together multiple online retailers in a single physical space.
From an environmental point of view, it important to us that the Studio is carbon negative. All of our gifts are locally created by nearby artists, reducing product miles, helping the environment and boosting the local economy. Our drinks are sustainably sourced, and all of our packaging is recyclable and responsibly sourced. By appointing local staff, we reduce travel miles as well.
Our environmental impact is measured, and we commit to offsetting any environmental cost.
For the launch this coming Saturday (29th May), we will be joined by some wonderful artists and creators, including...
Joanna Spragg at Escape2Art
- Joanna will be bringing her popular art to SiGNAL Studio. She'll be selling originals and limited-edition prints, like this - something unique for your home, perhaps?
"I'm really looking forward to having a presence in The Shed and being featured alongside other makers in the SiGNAL Studio. There's already such a good buzz about it and we're all working hard behind the scenes to get ready for opening day this Saturday - hope to see you there!" Joanna Spragg.
- Abigail, designer and maker of bespoke sterling silver jewellery and silversmithing pieces will also be exhibiting with us, creating an in-person opportunity to purchase her beautiful and bespoke designs.
"I am super excited to be exhibiting at The Shed! It's a fantastic opportunity for me and other local businesses to showcase our work in an amazing emerging area." Abigail Marsh.
Liz Foxon at Coconut Blue
- Liz will be bringing stylish bags and baskets, cushions and throws from her boutique store. You're sure to find the perfect accessory for your home or outfit with her collection!
We hope you'll join us at The Shed for the official launch of SiGNAL Studio on Saturday (29th May), wishing all the other retailers the best as we make these last-minute preparations!