Hannah Woodhouse

Hannah Woodhouse makes unique sculptural and architectural wall lights. She has exhibited for many years at Sotheby's London and New York galleries and her lights adorn the world’s most beautiful interiors. Woodhouse’s passion for sculpture can be traced back to the year she spent working in...Read more

Louise Boyland

Having re-trained and changed career herself, Louise Boyland has been ideally placed to offer realistic and practical advice to those who come to SDR also looking to change their careers.

After leaving her IT job in the City, Louise began her new journey into furniture, design and fabrics...Read more

Hugh Miller

Hugh Miller specialises in gallery-standard contemporary furniture in wood. Hugh trained as an architect and sees his furniture as small pieces of architecture, where the concept is embedded within the intricacy of the detail.

Hugh's studio is founded on a set of Japan design principles...Read more

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Rupert Bevan, designer, maker, finisher of bespoke furniture and creator of the RB Designed collection, gives a talk and demonstration on a variety of traditional skills including gesso, gilding & verre églomisé and their transfer to modern applications.

Rupert Bevan & Company...

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10 May
1921

Central Saint Martins hosts a provocative evening of debate and discourse on the future of craft. Five influential thinkers respond to the key themes of London Craft Week in a contemporary context.

Together, they wrestle with the question of how to sustain these paradigms in our...

<em>Edit Event</em> Customising Traditional Upholstery at Dudgeon Sofas
10 May
1113

An upholsterer from Dudgeon Sofas demonstrates their craft, building a piece from raw beechwood to a finished sofa or chair.

Learn how each handmade Dudgeon piece can be customised in their Fulham workshop, whether through changing the dimensions, wood finish, custom leg shape or even...

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Learn how Robert Kime uses furniture and antiques that hold layers of history and resonate with the past. In conversation with Jeremy Langmead, Robert also discusses why looking to the past when furnishing is currently more important than ever, considering the carbon footprint of new high-...

<em>Edit Event</em> The Global Market: Crafting by Design at The Conran Shop
9 May
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The Conran Shop welcomes Global Market to its flagship store: a five-day product exhibition including a day of live demonstrations with creators from across the globe.

Experience ceramic painting with Morocco-based LRNCE, intricate hand-weaving by Scandinavian manufacturer Carl Hansen...

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10 May
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Discover the expertise involved in crafting a good night’s sleep with luxury British bed makers Savoir Beds. Meet the craftsmen who hand-make Savoir’s beds and view the new collection, created in collaboration with the National Gallery.

Throughout the afternoon, Savoir craftsmen...

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11 May
1019

Scandinavian design brand Republic of Fritz Hansen hosts a workshop on wicker. See the artisanship behind one of their most iconic furniture pieces, the PK22™ chair in wicker by Poul Kjærholm.

Founded in Denmark in 1872, the story of Republic of Fritz Hansen™ is a story of four...

<em>Edit Event</em> Concept to Creation: Open House including Inlay and Marquetry Demonstrations at Clive Christian Furniture
9 May
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Celebrating 40 years of luxury British design for the home, Clive Christian Furniture opens their London studio to share the bespoke design and manufacturing process behind each of their statement rooms. Featuring live carving, inlay and marquetry demonstrations.

Pursuing a passion for...

<em>Edit Event</em> LOCAL HEROES: Clive Christian Furniture Celebrates Regional Design and Manufacture in Britain
11 May
1821

Clive Christian Furniture hosts an evening celebrating regional design and manufacture in Britain. The event features the reveal of a bespoke gentleman’s dressing room collaboration with Cordings of Piccadilly, as well as a question and answer session.

Advocates of regional British...

<em>Edit Event</em> Head, Hand and Heart: Design-Nation at Helen Yardley
9 May
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An exhibition of works by craftspeople who inspire, delight and inform contemporary craft practice, taking the theme of ‘Head, Hand and Heart’. Based in the showroom of Helen Yardley Studio, the exhibition ranges from furnishings to decorative objects.

In partnership with host and rug...

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Christopher Howe, of Howe London, and Merlin Wright, creative director at Plain English, discuss their collaborative work in crafting a Georgian-inspired kitchen in the basement of the Howe showroom. The discussion extends to Georgian cake, with samples to try, and Howe tabletop accessories,...

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Bamford and Sebastian Cox present light, perfectly balanced pieces of suspended sculpture, handcrafted from English wood and spilling with native flowers and leaves. These pieces capture the essence of biophilic design and create a sense of wellbeing and calm.

The Historic Furniture and Decorative Arts Team - The Houses of Parliament

The Historic Furniture and Decorative Arts Team in the Houses of Parliament manages and cares for 11,000 items of historic furniture, silver, clocks and ceramics. This working collection mainly consists of Gothic Revival furniture designed by A.W.N. Pugin in the 1840s and 1950s items designed by...Read more

Christopher & Nicola Cox

Founders of Cox London, Christopher and Nicola’s unique brand of sculptural furniture has found influence and inspiration in many eras, styles and techniques.

Having studied Fine Art together at Wimbledon School of Art in the 1990's, the dominant driving force in their creations is their...Read more

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Combining disciplines in craft with a focus on quality, custom production and its application to Danish furniture classics. An exhibition and demonstrations linked to both fashion and furniture design make for something extraordinary.

This year, Carl Hansen & Son has once again...

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12 May
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Award-winning designer Emma J Shipley is in-store on the third floor of Harrods, signing artist’s prints of her illustrations, meeting customers and talking about the inspiration behind the ‘Animalia’ furniture, fabric and wallpaper collection in collaboration with Clarke & Clarke.

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<em>Edit Event</em> Experts in Conversation at Leighton House Museum: Two Lunchtime Talks
9 May
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Luke Hughes of Luke Hughes Furniture and Daniel Robbins, Senior Curator of Leighton House Museum, on the making of a copy of Lord Leighton’s sideboard; and leather expert Bill Amberg and Agnieszka Dobrowolska on establishing a leather workshop for women in the cemeteries of Cairo’s City of the...

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