<em>Edit Event</em> The #LibertyOpenCall 2018 Exhibition at Liberty London
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An exhibition showcasing the finalists and winners of #LibertyOpenCall 2018 – a competition to discover the best untapped interior design talent in the UK. Winning entries are available to purchase.

Liberty Open Call is back. In a bid to find the best untapped interior design talent in...

<em>Edit Event</em> Making Time: Discover the Watchmaker’s Craft at William &amp; Son
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Meet eight of the world’s most exclusive artisan watch brands in the intimate surroundings of William & Son’s boutique. Enjoy demonstrations of the skill that goes into hand-finishing a luxury watch, and be the first in the UK to see new watches presented at SIHH and Baselworld....

<em>Edit Event</em> The Conran Shop presents a Unique Tekio Light Installation
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The Conran Shop welcomes the Global Market Exhibition to its Marylebone store: a curation of handcrafted products that showcase the finest in artisanal techniques. Undergoing an enlightening transformation by Santa & Cole, The Conran Shop is the first UK retailer to unveil the paper Tekio...

<em>Edit Event</em> Design &amp; Discovery at The Conran Shop’s Global Market
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The Conran Shop welcomes the Global Market Exhibition to its Selfridges store: a curation of handcrafted products that showcase the finest in artisanal, time-honoured techniques, offering an insight into an array of intricate skills and materials from across the globe.

Caroline Kent...

<em>Edit Event</em> Wearable Glass in Collaboration with the National Glass Centre at Studio Fusion Gallery
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View the only London showing of this touring exhibition, which showcases collaborations between glass artists and jewellers. Julia Stephenson, Head of Arts at the National Glass Centre chairs a talk with James Maskrey and John Moore, two of the artists in the exhibition.

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An exhibition exploring the role of language in facilitating making and thinking processes within material-based practices. The exhibition features processes of making and the resulting objects that are collected through dialogues with UK and Japanese artists and makers.

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An exhibition and masterclass showcasing metalsmith Adi Toch’s reflections on the material remnants of her metal-working process. In addition, ceramicist Sasha Wardell demonstrates slip casting and the decorating techniques involved in the creation of a complete bone china tea set.

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<em>Edit Event</em> Head, Hand and Heart: Design-Nation at Helen Yardley
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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...

<em>Edit Event</em> White Cube Breakfast &amp; Tour of Beatriz Milhazes’ Exhibition with Atelier Pinton
12 May 09

Join a tour of White Cube’s exhibition of Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes, with special guests from Atelier Pinton, renowned weaving studio and makers of a monumental 17-metre tapestry forming the centrepiece for the show. Includes a light breakfast.

Milhazes' densely layered works...

<em>Edit Event</em> Clay College at Maze Hill Pottery
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Leading studio potter Lisa Hammond opens her studio to host Clay College’s students in London. The weekend features demonstrations by Lisa, Darren Ellis, apprentice Dom Upson and Kevin Millward, with an exhibition by Maze Hill Pottery and Clay College.

Clay College was founded in 2017...

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Artist Jo Cope partners with YKK London Showroom to create a conceptual fashion installation and opening night performance. Shoes are vessels and provocateurs to explore life metaphors, pushing shoe-making to its limits.

Both the installation and performance explore the complex subject...

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Craftspeople from QEST and the Heritage Crafts Association demonstrate an array of skills, with opportunities for visitors to join in. Furniture maker and designer John Makepeace OBE also gives a talk on how he made the Master’s Chair for the Worshipful Company of Carpenters, followed by a...

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London-based manufacturer SCP presents a ceramic exhibition and workshop by longtime collaborator Reiko Kaneko. Additionally, live demonstrations take place courtesy of terracotta thrower Steve Harold, who is responsible for hand-making Kaneko's SCP Terracotta Collection.

SCP has always...

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A series of installations by artists, drawing inspiration from London College of Fashion’s (UAL) shoe archive. Their work reflects viewers’ histories and experiences of footwear, including themes of balance and fragility. Supported by Arts Council England and Kurt Geiger.

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Modern Society hosts a ceramic-painting workshop with fine artist Venetia Berry. Guests can learn sketching techniques and create one-of-a-kind ceramics on site. This is part of a larger collaboration between Venetia and Modern Society.

Launched in March, this partnership sees Brixton-...

<em>Edit Event</em> Leather – Then and Now at the Leathersellers’ Hall
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Bill Amberg Studio curates an exhibition of fine leatherwork at the Leathersellers’ Hall. This exhibition pairs unique and historically important pieces from the National Leather Collection with their contemporary equivalents, reflecting on the enduring qualities and appeal of this remarkable...

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The Han Collection exhibits a range of artists, celebrating three of Korea’s most loved traditional crafts: ceramics, embroidery and lacquerware. Guests are also invited to witness a Korean tea ceremony and participate in a tea tasting.

This exhibition aims to showcase the beauty and...

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The British Ceramics Biennial and sponsor Johnson Tiles present (UN)WOVEN, an exploratory and material-specific presentation of 2017 AWARD-winning artist Tana West at Material Lab. They also announce new developments and opportunities for the BCB's headline exhibition AWARD.

(UN)WOVEN...

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An exhibition of traditional artisans from Chungcheongbuk-do, the home of the Cheongju Craft Biennale. Explore munbangsau, a set consisting of a brush, ink, ink stone and paper used traditionally by seonbi, the virtuous scholars of historic Korea, and by those who hold that same spirit of...

<em>Edit Event</em> The Alchemy of Glass at FBC London
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Join two emerging glass artists as part of FBC London’s ‘Meeting our Makers’ series. Rebecca Rowland-Chandler, one of the New Ashgate Gallery’s Rising Stars for 2018, and...

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