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Founded in 2016, Laperruque develops artisanal, minimal and timeless leather goods with a focus on functionality and refined details. For London Craft Week, Laperruque's founders share the secrets of their high-end finishings: raw edge burnishing, traditional hand-stitching (also called ‘...

Genevieve Bennett

Genevieve Bennett is an award-winning London-based designer. Her work references the tradition of decorative arts whilst being enabled by sophisticated technology and innovative techniques. Working with luxury natural materials, she applies an instinctive command of pattern and a commitment to...Read more

<em>Edit Event</em> Experts in Conversation at Leighton House Museum: Two Lunchtime Talks
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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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Mark Reddy (@toftmonkey) joins Hole & Corner to lead 2x three-hour spoon carving workshops from the Discovery Room at Bourdon House.

Learn bookmark making using off-cuts from the dunhill leather factory with a Walthamstow master craftsman.

Mark Tallowin

TALLOWIN is a luxury handbag label dedicated to creating the finest hand-stitched handbags available. The label is based in London and was founded by award-winning designer Mark Tallowin in 2012. Each item is handcrafted from start to finish by the designer. Every single stitch is formed by hand...Read more

Gary Billingham

Gary has worked in the Ettinger factory since he was 16 and, needless to say, has a wealth of experience under his belt. He is the main pattern and sample maker and is also the factory manager.

Pattern making means transforming a 2D drawing (or sometimes nothing more than a small...Read more

Michelle Peach

Michelle has gold in her hands, she is one of the rare craftspeople who excel at all the manufacturing stages, from hand-cutting to assembling and stitching, that's why she is Ettinger's main sample maker.

Her speed and excellence are why she was hand-picked to be photographed by Anthony...Read more

Bill Amberg

Bill Amberg, regarded as one of Britain's leading craftsmen, set up his first leather studio in London in 1985. Today Bill Amberg Studio is a thriving artisans’ collective creating furniture and interiors for cultural institutions, large-scale architectural projects and private residences.Read more

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